'''Basic Trope''': A lesbian character who sports an attractive-to-straight-men appearance, typically pairing with another.
* '''[[AccidentalPun Straight]]''': Alice and Betty have faces ripped from a fashion-magazine.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Lesbians are the only feminine women in the world.
** Lipstick lesbians are portrayed as even more attractive than straight women, because GirlOnGirlIsHot.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice and Betty aren't particularly stunning, but still act too conventionally feminine to count as {{Butch Lesbian}}s.
* '''Justified''':
** Alice likes the style. It has nothing to do with her sexual orientation.
** Alice lives in a country where lesbianism is persecuted and [[FlyingUnderTheGaydar has to at least appear straight to avoid imprisonment]].
* '''Inverted''': ButchLesbian.
* '''GenderInverted''': ManlyGay or StraightGay.
* '''Subverted''': Betty ditches the makeup as soon as she's escaped a social event.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...because she didn't like said event. She then puts it on again.
* '''Parodied''':
** Alice reads the magazine tips on "how to impress your man!".
** Alice reads men's magazine tips on "how to impress women!"
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice and Betty are glammed up the first time we see them… at a formal event. In the next episode, they're in flannel and hiking boots… for a camping trip in the mountains. ''Neither'' style turns out to be typical of either; Alice usually looks like a stereotypical GranolaGirl, while Betty is a PerkyGoth.
* '''Averted''':
** Neither Alice nor Betty is a lesbian.
** Alice is TheLadette, whether or not she is a lesbian.
** Alice is neither particularly masculine nor feminine.
* '''Enforced''':
** [[StuntCasting They've signed a bombshell actress for the part]].
** The writer wishes to provides {{Fanservice}}, and believes that GirlOnGirlIsHot as long as the girls look pretty.
** The writer wishes to avoid UnfortunateImplications or stereotypes associated with typical depictions of the ButchLesbian, instead going to the other extreme.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Well, ''excuse me'' for liking to look ''pretty''!"
* '''Invoked''': Alice and Betty, usually Chapstick Lesbians, decide to [[SheCleansUpNicely glam it up]] for a Halloween party.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': "I am a strong proud modern woman and I am ''not'' going to turn myself into a Barbie doll clone for ''any'' reason, but '''especially''' not so I can facilitate [[AllMenArePerverts your]] [[GirlOnGirlIsHot masturbatory fantasies]] about me and my girlfriend!"
* '''Discussed''': "Why can't any of the lesbians we know be all Creator/RitaHayworth smoking hot instead of always wearing flannel?" "…why am I friends with you?"
* '''Conversed''': "I have to wonder if the writers designed Alice and Betty to be ultra-feminine as {{Fanservice}} or as a legitimate attempt to avoid the ButchLesbian stereotype."
* '''Deconstructed''': Alice and Betty are deeply closeted, because the [[StepfordSuburbia deceptively sleepy little town]] where their lives would turn nasty if anyone found out that they were a couple.
* '''Reconstructed''': Alice thinks the butch angle is stereotypical and played-out, deciding she can still be gay and feminine.
* '''Played For Laughs''': In-universe, wearing makeup and dresses is masculine, while having short hair and playing football is feminine. Everyone treats them like {{Butch Lesbian}}s.
* '''Played For Drama''': Alice's femininity causes [[CassandraTruth no one to believe]] she's really a lesbian, causing her [[{{Gayngst}} much angst]] and making it hard to get a girlfriend.
Back to LipstickLesbian.
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???