Red lipsticks are a classic, sexy look that just about any woman can wear. Wearing a red lip is bold, beautiful and accentuates one of the most sensual parts of a woman. Simply swiping on a red lipstick can take your makeup look from modest to marvelous. If you need some help deciding which red lipstick is for you, check out 15 of the latest, greatest and overall best red lipsticks below.
1 YSL Rouge Pur Couture in Le Rouge
If the elegant packaging doesn’t get your attention, the rich, red color most definitely will! This amazingly luxe lipstick offers medium to full coverage with a soft, silky finish. This is the perfect red lipstick for special night outs or everyday as it’s enriched with SPF 15 to protect your pucker from damaging UV rays.
2 Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Color in Pirate
Saturate your lips with moisture and color with Chanel’s Intense Lip Color. This blue-based red lipstick is gorgeous on deeper complexions, although some beauty experts recommend this tone for fair skin as well. Enriched with green tea and sappan wood, this long-wearing lipstick pampers your lips while providing you with intense color.
It might not be that hard to find long-wearing lipsticks that provide lasting color and coverage, but finding one that’s comfortable and functional can be quite the feat. Enter NARS Jungle Red lipstick. This versatile red works for a variety of skin tones and the semi-matte finish is perfection for leaving lips beautifully painted while wearably soft.
4 Revlon Super Lustrous Creme Lipstick in Love That Red
Revlon proves that you don’t have to go to the department store to get a quality red lipstick. Get the best of both worlds with Revlon’s Love That Red. The Super Lustrous line focuses on giving us rich color, moisture and softness without breaking the bank. This flirty red lipstick will instantly warm up your face and add a dash of glam to your daily look.
Sometimes, we want to rock a bold, matte lip and in that case, MAC’s Lady Danger is an ideal candidate. This coral-red has warm undertones and provides lasting, full coverage. It’s creamy, packed with color and offers even coverage with a matte finish without drying the lips.
These days, fashion designers seem to be taking over the beauty scene. Tom Ford had one of the earlier beauty collections and Cherry Lush was one of the most popular shades from his line of lipsticks. One look and you’ll see why this red lipstick was on so many beauty wish lists! This classic red lipstick leaves your lips a lush red while the cool undertone leaves teeth pearly white.
Russian Red has been seen on the lips of beauty bloggers and celebrities as far back as I can remember. The deep, matte red is glamorous yet very wearable, so you can easily go from a day to night look. You know you’ve found a good lipstick when it’s been a best-seller since the 1980s!
8 Tom Ford Private Blend Lipstick in Narcotic Rouge
From Tom Ford’s 2012 holiday collection, this cherry-red lipstick is a jaw-dropping red in a satin matte finish. Narcotic Rouge earned its exotic name with ingredients like soja seed extract, Brazilian murumuru butter and chamomile flower oil. This red lipstick is as much a treat for the eyes as it is on the lips.
9 Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge Lipcolor in Absolute Rouge
Lancôme’s multi-tasking lipstick is a fabulous find for beauty addicts. This incredible lip color offers rich, pigmented color, a smooth finish, a long-wearing formula and with the Pro-Xylane finishing molecule, you can enjoy the look of fuller, plumper lips!
10 Estée Lauder Signature Hydra Lustre Lipstick in Rich Red
Estee Lauder has been in the beauty game for many years so they know a thing or two about what women look for in makeup. Their Rich Red lipstick is well-known for being a hydrating, full-coverage lipstick with a lustrous shine that lasts and lasts. Don’t get caught wearing lipstick that can’t keep up with your lifestyle, make Rich Red your go-to red!
11 Givenchy Rouge Interdit Satin Lipstick in Rouge Cancan
For makeup purists, this true red lipstick is a must-have in your makeup collection. Formulated with antioxidants, this creamy, full coverage lipstick leaves other lip colors in the dust. Wear this all day to keep lips soft, silky and show-stoppingly sexy!
12 Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Shine in Rouge in Danger
How gorgeous is this strawberry red lipstick? This is one of the most dazzling reds I’ve seen in the tube and on the lips. This isn’t your ordinary red lipstick, this is formulated with fruit extracts, vitamins and antioxidants to leave your lips satiny smooth and hydrated for up to eight hours.
This might look like a tube of lip gloss, it’s actually a liquid lipstick packed with nutrients like vitamin E and avocado oil so it hydrates your lips while leaving them rich with color. This creamy, matte formula hugs all of the curves of your lips so you don’t have to worry about any of the color bleeding or transferring.
What do think, ladies? Did any of these red lipsticks tickle your fancy? I’ve always shied away from certain shades of red lipstick because it seemed to overwhelm my other facial features. But seeing all these beautiful shades of red lipstick has got me excited to start looking for my signatured red lipstick again! What’s your favorite red lipstick?