"In your 50s, your lips tend to lose the moisture they once had, so prep your lips with balm to plump them up and fill in any cracks," says makeup artist Emily Kate Warren.
50s: Angela Bassett
"A true blue-based red looks absolutely gorgeous on darker complexions," says CoverGirl makeup artist Molly Stern.
50s: Annette Bening
Avoid dark shades and matte textures, which will make your lips appear smaller. "Go for something a little brighter and creamier," says Stern.
50s: Susan Sarandon
"Layer a sheer red gloss over your lipstick for a fresh, youthful look," says Warren.
50s: Kim Cattrall
"Use a neutral lip liner to prevent your lipstick from bleeding and add definition to the shape of your mouth," says Stern.