Chances are, you don’t always use every last smidgen of lipstick left in the tube.

When you envision the shades of spring, you’re probably thinking of pastels like lilac, jade green and baby pink.

We realize by now that some of you have only been hearing about how bright, vivid lip colors are making their mark this season, leaving you with the sense that the other shoe is about to drop. If you had that feeling, you’re definitely correct – as with so many popular trends, there’s often an opposite obsession that makes its debut at around the same time.

As the leaves begin to turn, deeper colors begin to emerge in the hottest fashions. But that doesn’t mean women are forced to don dark hues until spring arrives. In fact, one tone that is particularly striking come fall is extremely warm – mustard yellow.

Over the past 15 years, Gwen Stefani has transformed from a bindi-wearing, blue-haired ska diva into a glamorous style icon. The mother of two recently spoke to StyleList.com about her new role as a perfumer and, of course, her infamous red lipstick.

As the hottest fall trends slowly make their way into women’s daily beauty routines, there is one hip look that more than a few girls may be intimidated by – the bold lip. However, thanks to a few tips from beauty experts, the look can be easy to achieve.