Red lipstick is one of the few makeup staples that is timeless and works on everyone, regardless of skin tone. Recently, fire-engine red pouts were spotted on models and celebrities alike, from Karlie Kloss at the TIME 100 Gala to Chrissy Teigen and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. The rich rouge color ranges from bright and sheer to classic and creamy and looks equally amazing whether it’s worn with a matte or glossy finish. The secret to finding the perfect red is all about considering your skin tone: Pale skin favors a more understated cherry hue, while darker skin can pull off a bolder, deeper tone. Here, six different takes on the classic red lipstick.