Everyone loves Taylor Swift and everyone loves a good red lipstick. Even if you are not a music lover, you still love Taylor Swift and just like that even if you are not a makeup lover, you are still a red lipstick lover. In short, red lipsticks are quite a mandatory thing in your makeup collection and needless to say, your collection, no matter how big or small it is, is incomplete without red lipstick.
Red lipsticks have the power to make you look bold as well as classy. It can give you carefree party vibes as well as professionalism if carried out with elegance and confidence. Whether you are on your first date or a business meeting, red can be your colour of choice. There is something about this one colour that has everyone wrapped around its pinky.
But finding your red lipstick is not an easy task. One wrong shade selection of red could be disastrous. There are many variations for this colour that it’s difficult to choose the one. Considering how important this colour is, we have made a list of red lipstick, which are the best in the market and go with most of the skin tones (if not all).
1. MAC Retro Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo
If you think that the perfect red doesn’t exist, then you haven’t heard of MAC Cosmetics yet. MAC is, hands down, an expert on red lipsticks. The brand has formulated its reds in a way that they do not just glide onto your lips but suit all skin tones.
Ruby Woo is the name of the lipstick we can’t stop raving about. It’s a tried and tested universal shade of red which is trusted not just by us but many celebs. One of the best red ever made for mankind . The lipstick doesn’t feel heavy and is one of the best we came across.
2. MAC Matte Lipstick in Russian Red
As we said, MAC knows what they are doing with the reds and that is why the second red lipstick on the list is also from MAC. This is dark red lipstick which is bold is a must-have if you want to make statement. The colour looks perfect on all and in our opinion, a beautiful essential go-to winter red. The shade of red will definitely make you stand out bold and confident.
3. Fenty Icon Velvet Liquid Red Lipstick
Rihanna did it before and she did it again! This velvet liquid red lipstick looks absolutely gorgeous. And the best part is that is it is a universal shade which means it suits on all skin tones. It looks absolutely stunning and dries down velvet matte. The formula doesn’t feel heavy on the lips and is winning hearts with its super long staying power.
4. Revlon Ultra HD Matte Mousse In Red Hot
Another budget-friendly red which is absolutely gorgeous and won’t break your bank is from Revlon. The beautiful colour of red is the Ultra HD Matte Mousse in the shade Red Hot. Revlon has a stronghold on reds and this iconic red is matte liquid which looks gorgeous on every lips. Completely transfer and smudge-proof. It’s definitely a must-have red.
5. Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint in Uncensored
Another perfect red formulated by none other than Rihanna for Fenty Beauty is a universal shade in the series of her liquid lipsticks. Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint in the shade Uncensored is a perfect red in our opinion. You don’t have to think about whether red will suit you or not. The liquid lipstick is lightweight and comfortable to wear. It is very pigmented hence, just one swipe of brush is enough.
6. Giorgio Armani Beauty Rouge d’Armani Lipstick in 400
Undoubtedly Giorgio Armani Rouge d’Armani’s 400 is one of the best and perfect looking universal red and can’t be ignored. Well, if it’s from Giorgio Armani, it can’t go wrong. The beautiful shade of red is dreamy and one of the best we ever came across. The long-lasting lipstick is formulated with the best formula to make it highly pigmented and lightweight.
7. NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment In Starwoman
Next on our list is Nars Powermatte Lip Pigment in the shade Starwoman. NARS best known for its best pigments doesn’t disappoint in lipstick. It is one of the best shades of red one could come across as it is a universal shade with a lightweight and super pigmented formula. It is comfortable to wear and doesn’t budge at all. And, we mean it.
8. Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in 99 Pirate
If we are talking about reds and not mentioning Chanel, that would be a sin. The dark-red lipstick from Chanel is all you need in your collection. 99 Pirate by Chanel is a perfect universal shade and trust on this, you can’t find any better red than this. This stunning bold red colour is an absolute favourite and trusted by many celebs. We can without any doubt say, it is a perfect makeup investment.
9. Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick- American Doll
For perfect red lips, look no further, Anastasia Beverly Hill got you covered. The liquid lipstick by Anastasia Beverly Hill namely American Doll is a gorgeous red lipstick. The weightless formula is smudge-proof and transfer-proof with a long-lasting stay. Hands down, it is one of the best liquid lipstick available for red lovers.
10. Bite Beauty Power Move Creamy Matte Lip Crayon In Negroni
Bite Beauty is a relatively new company that instantly won hearts with its amazing products and one such is its Lip Crayon. The shade Negroni is one of the best picks for you if you are looking for creamy and bold red lipstick. The clean formula is clean and long-lasting and deserves a chance.
11. Gucci Rouge à Lèvres Mat Matte Lipstick
Hands down Gucci is one of the best red lipstick we have come across as Gucci didn’t fail to impress us with its classic red, It is one the best reds you could invest your money into and gives a beautiful dry finish without making you feel uncomfortable. The highly pigmented, transfer-proof lipstick and long-lasting lipstick definitely deserves to be in your makeup collection and our list. A bit of an investment but totally worth it!
12. Pat McGrath Labs LiquiLust In Elsen 4
If you haven’t come across a good red, then try this from Pat McGrath Labs. This lightweight red colour looks good on every skin tone. The formula glides onto your lips and the lipstick dries down matte which feels super comfortable. It’s transfer and smudge-proof and definitely ticks all the boxes to be in your collection.
Price – $34
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