Pucker up! 10 of our favourite red lipsticks right now
The best red lipsticks from MAC to Charlotte Tilbury, and Tom Ford to NARS – there will be the perfect red lip colour for you. Matte or gloss – here’s the most searched for red lipsticks.
Who doesn’t love a red lipstick? If you are a matte, glossy kinda gal or perfer a deep, tomato-toned red or even a blue-toned scarlet, a bolt of red can instantly make dull complexions radiant again, not to mention instantly giving your face a bit of a lift. Red gives you an instant glam, made-up look. Everyone has their favourite shade of red, and sometimes it’s quite hard to find the perfect fiery tone just for you. Never fear, we have put together a roundup of the best red lipsticks that will totally give your pout some va va voom….
1. Blooming Bold Lipstick in Tiger Lily, £18.50, Origins
Origins is best known for natural skincare, but the lipstick range has some gorgeous shades, with lots of ravishing reds. The flower-infused, We particularly love the Blooming Bold collection, especially the orangey-red Tiger Lily, which would look incredible with a tan.
2. Wonderwand Lipstick, £16, Ciate
Ciate Wonderwand Lipstick is the newest release for the uber-glam brand and will add a majorly high shine as well as a bold, rich flush of colour. Ruby is a deep red with flattering blue undertone, that will lift your complexion instantly. And we love the matching metallic bullet.
3. Semi Matte Lipstick IN Shanghai Express £23, NARS
If you are after a semi-matte texture with some serious vamp, Nars Shanghai Express will be right up your street. Velvety and rich, the vivid shade is just want you need to pair with your little black dress..
4. Creme Smooth Lip Colour, £22, Laura Mercier
Red lipsticks can be so pigmented that they have the capacity to be rather drying at times. But by opting for Creme Smooth Lip Colour by Laura Mercier, you won’t have that problem. Packed with olive oil and vitamin E, it hydrates yet adds a punchy pop of colour. FYI, Portofino Red is the one…
5. Generation G lipstick in Zip, £14, Glossier
If you are after a more natural-toned red, you have to try Glossier’s Generation G lipsticks. We are loving the shade ‘Zip’ – a pretty poppy red that works with your own lip colour which gives a lovely light finish.
6. Ruby Woo, £16.50, MAC
Ask any makeup artist what their go-to red lipstick is, and you can bet the majority of them will say MAC’s Ruby Woo – it’s a cult classic. This extra-matt texture makes your teeth look pearly white after just one swipe.
7. VisionAiry Gel Lipstick,218 Volcanic £25, Shiseido
For maximum impact, Shiseido’s VisionAiry Gel Lipstick offers a weightless colour that lasts for up to 6 hours. Nice! Despite the fact it is bold and bright, the water-based ingredient list ensures your pout won’t get dry, meaning your red lips will last even longer…
8. Matte Revolution Lipstick in Red Carpet Red, £24, Charlotte Tilbury
Charlotte Tilbury’s extensive range of lipsticks are widely regarded as the best in the business and there isn’t anything quite as satisfying as whipping one out of your clutch to re-apply on the go. As part of the Matte Revolution collection, Red Carpet Red covers your lips in a moisturising ruby shade with just one swipe. Team with a flick of black eyeliner for pure retro vibes…
9. Oh Miley, £25, Marc Jacobs Beauty
Marc Jacobs Beauty’s Le Marc Lip Crème collection is infused with Seaberry and Cocoa Butter, which means they last up to a whopping 10 hours. Plus, they are named after A–list ladies that have inspired the man himself and we are loving Oh Miley.
10. Liquid Matte in ‘Heartbreaker’, £18, Huda Beauty
Huda Beauty’s liquid matte lipsticks are loved by bloggers everywhere and we’ve found the ideal pinkish red hue, which gives a funky, suedette-style finish that DOES NOT budge until you want it to – so great if you have a day of eating and drinking ahead!