The best red lipsticks are different for each girl. You should always pick a red based on your complexion so that it looks natural, not gaudy. With so many to choose from, you should have no trouble finding the best red lipsticks for your look. Below are top recommendations from HarpersBazaar.com, that are great choices. If you're new to wearing red lipstick, you are going to love how the color can totally transform your entire face. Let us know which one you choose.
Table of contents:
- dragon girl
- red revival
- fire & ice
- rouge louboutin
- underage red
- rouge kiss
- ruby woo
- le rouge
- kate moss 01
1 Dragon Girl
An unapologetically bright color that falls somewhere between classic red and pink—it's no wonder Dragon Girl is a favorite of red lipstick queen Taylor Swift.
Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl, $27, narscosmetics.com.
The boldest orange-red shade with a name to match.
Dolce & Gabbana Classic Cream Lipstick in Devil, $34.50, sephora.com.
3 Red Revival
This pigmented formula is considered the go-to drugstore dupe for so many other designer red lipsticks in this slideshow (we won't name names).
Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lip Color in Red Revival, $7.49, ulta.com.
There are a dozen perfect red shades in Chanel's arsenal—but Pirate is by far the most fun to say.
Chanel Rouge Allure Intense Long-wear Lip Colour in Pirate, $37, chanel.com.
5 Fire & Ice
Long before Game of Thrones, the only Fire & Ice we'd know by name is this classic shade of Revlon lipstick (created all the way back in 1952!).
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Fire & Ice, $8.49, sephora.com.
6 Rouge Louboutin
The shoe designer brought his famous red soles to makeup, and the lipstick world hasn't been the same eve since.
Christian Louboutin Silky Satin Lip Colour in Rouge Louboutin, $90, sephora.com.
Dior's iconic 999 shade has had its fair share of celebrity fans over the years. It helps that it looks just as beautiful on every single skin tone.
Dior Rouge Dior Lipstick in 999, $35, sephora.com.
8 Underage Red
Kat Von D got in all sorts of trouble for the name alone. The shade, however, is stunning—a matte formula that locks onto lips and won't leave for hours.
Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Underage Red, $20, sephora.com.
9 Rouge Kiss
The creamiest and most moisturizing take on a blue-red shade.
Guerlain Kiss Kiss Creamy Satin Finish Lipstick in Rouge Kiss, $37, sephora.com.
10 Ruby Woo
Arguably the most famous red lipstick shade, the semi-matte formula was even spun-off into a version made just for Rihanna called Riri Woo.
MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo, $17, maccosmetics.com.
11 Le Rouge
Red and gold make a major statement for YSL's take on a crimson lipstick.
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Satin Radiance Lipstick in 01 Le Rouge, $37, sephora.com.
12 Kate Moss 01
The supermodel created her go-to blue-red shade at the perfect drugstore price.
Rimmel London Lasting Finish By Kate Lipstick, 001, $4.97, walmart.com.
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