Exclusive: Dita Von Teese Shows You How She *Really* Applies Her Famous Red Lip

Your pout game will never be the same.

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"I can't believe I'm talking to you without lipstick on right now," confesses a bare-lipped Dita Von Teese as she waxes poetic about the power of her statement pout.

The extraordinary occasion? Mode's (opens in new tab) latest iteration of their "About Face" series in which the burlesque queen/beauty icon gives us a peek inside her sacred lip color routine, showcasing three of her favorite bold shades including a hot pink, cherry red, and deep ruby red. 

Here, find our exclusive reveal of the video as Von Teese reveals her tried-and-true techniques (including her *brilliant* pinky trick) and changes your lip game forever.

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Lauren Valenti
Beauty Editor

Lauren is the former beauty editor at Marie Claire. She love to while away the hours at coffee shops, hunt for vintage clothes, and bask in the rough-and-tumble beauty of NYC. She firmly believes that solitude can be a luxury if you’ve got the right soundtrack—that being the Rolling Stones, of course.