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I never quite understood why Mustapha Mond had red lips. In Chapter 3 it states,

On the fringe of the little group stood a stranger- a man of middle height, black-haired, with a hooked nose, full red lips, eyes very piercing and dark.

Most people in real life don't have red lips - if they don't wear any makeup over their faces. This is a curious question I have, like where did the red lips come from? He must have worn some form of lipstick or something.

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    People differ in their circulation; Mond's blood circulation was sufficient to make his lips noticeably red. May 31 at 12:32
  • Could also be a sign of liver disease. May 31 at 15:13

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