Top 15 Most Iconic Lipstick Shades

Remember the lipstick shades you just HAD to have during certain periods of your adolescence and young adulthood? Revlon Toast of New York was all the rage when I was in high school, and I definitely remember the cult of Clinique Black Honey. I asked my Facebook fans what lipsticks they remember as being iconic, and it unleashed a major walk down memory lane, folks.

Here are the top 15!

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  • The 15 Most Iconic Lipstick Shades 1 of 16
    The 15 Most Iconic Lipstick Shades
    Prepare for a trip down memory lane...
  • Revlon Cherries in the Snow 2 of 16
    Revlon Cherries in the Snow
    A cult classic, this pinkish-red lipstick has graced the lips of women since 1953.
  • Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey 3 of 16
    Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey
    Are you a woman? Then you've probably tried this lip color at some point in your lifetime.
  • MAC Ruby Woo 4 of 16
    MAC Ruby Woo
    This matte, true red is everywhere. Don't believe me? Do a "Ruby Woo" image search on Google right now.
  • Bobbi Brown Lip Color in #4 Brown 5 of 16
    Bobbi Brown Lip Color in #4 Brown
    This pinkish brown shade was Bobbi Brown's first lip color creation, claiming to look great on almost any skin tone.
  • MAC Viva Glam 6 of 16
    MAC Viva Glam
    MAC creates yearly incarnations of this lipstick, but Lady Gaga's shade sure flew off the shelves.
  • Revlon Toast of New York 7 of 16
    Revlon Toast of New York
    Remember when brown lipstick was all the rage, thanks to Cindy Crawford? I wore the heck out of this shade in the early 90s.
  • Revlon Wine With Everything 8 of 16
    Revlon Wine With Everything
    Another lipstick touted by magazines and girlfriends alike, the wine-stained lip was quite a look a few decades ago.
  • MAC Twig 9 of 16
    MAC Twig
    This tawny pink, ladylike lipstick has been used on fashion runways for years, and had a huge following in the late 90's.
  • Chanel Vamp 10 of 16
    Chanel Vamp
    Not only was the intense, super dark nail polish a hit (think Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction), the lipstick flew off the shelves as well.
  • Clinique Raspberry Glacé 11 of 16
    Clinique Raspberry Glacé
    Young ladies in the mid-80s were all over this this sheer, shimmery raspberry lip color.
  • Revlon Rum Raisin 12 of 16
    Revlon Rum Raisin
    Not only was Rum Raisin a popular shade, the name has been used in several different cosmetic lines. (Did anyone else wear Bobbi Brown Rum Raisin?)
  • Club Monaco Glaze 13 of 16
    Club Monaco Glaze
    This infamous color flew off the shelves after the Monica Lewinsky mentioned wearing it during her affair with Bill Clinton. Scandalous!
  • MAC Russian Red 14 of 16
    MAC Russian Red
    Another universal red, MAC Russian Red continues to be a favorite decade after decade.
  • Revlon Silver City Pink 15 of 16
    Revlon Silver City Pink
    Frosty, frosty, frosty. That's all I have to say about this one.
  • Bonne Bell Lip Smacker in Dr. Pepper 16 of 16
    Bonne Bell Lip Smacker in Dr. Pepper
    This shade looks amazing on all ages, and has the cult following to prove it.

Care to add any to the list? Please do in the comments!

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