Finding an irresistible red lipstick is a skill that many of us are still yet to master. There are just too many decisions between the right color to match your outfit and the right formula for long-lasting wear that matches your complexion. Well, no need to fear as we bring you a list of the most irresistible red lipsticks that are sure to become your secret weapon for any occasion.
1. NARS Semi-Matte Lipstick, Jungle Red
The NARS Semi-Matte Lipstick in the shade Jungle Red features a warm red, similar to the color of a perfect glass of wine, that can be worn throughout the day and into the evening. The semi-matte finish of this lipstick provides the ideal application with an ultra-long wearing and non-drying formula so your lips will be full and luscious all night long. This red lipstick is infused with Vitamin E to nourish your lips. If you fall in love with Jungle Red, you will be intrigued to grab your hands on more, with NARS offering another 13 shades within this collection. Pucker up, girl!
2. DIOR Rouge Dior Jewel Edition Lipstick
Find luxury and comfort with the popular high-end brand Dior, as they release their jewel edition Rouge Dior collection. Add a touch of class to your makeup kit with this lipstick; offering a sleek satin finish and hydrating formula. The shade Red Smile speaks for itself – you’ll have a gorgeous red-stained smile with up to sixteen hours of coverage. With every swipe on the lips, a unique message of ‘love, faith, luck or bliss’ will be engraved on the lipstick bullet – a perfect affirmation to start the day. Those glossy lips won’t be able to stop the compliments, no matter how hard they try!
3. Givenchy Rouge Interdit Satin Lipstick
If you’re after an irresistible red lipstick with not only the perfect finish, formula, and color, but a contouring effect as well, then you are in luck. The Givenchy Rouge Interdit Satin lipstick range offers a luscious and creamy formula, so you can hydrate and replenish for as long as you desire. The best part about this lipstick is its contouring effect, where every glide leaves your lips with a defined and sexy finish. If you fall in love with Redlight, there are 23 other shades you can add to the shopping basket, just for the sake of owning flawless lipstick.
4. Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Colour
Bobbi Brown is one of the makeup brands currently running the show with popular products continually being released, including their Luxe Lip range. Offering over 30 different shades, you can find your perfect red lipstick – plus more. The shade Red Velvet showcases a more profound and subtle tone, compared to similar shades within the collection, making this a unique addition to any red-lipstick-lovers collection. This vibrant red allows more versatility as it can complement your outfit, rather than be the statement piece. The Luxe Lip collection aims to hydrate the lips while reducing and preventing creasing or flakiness, even after its removed. If your lips are craving luxury and hydration (and maybe a slice of red velvet cake), then this is the one for you.
5. Christian Louboutin Beauty Sheer Voile Lip Colour
If red lipstick isn’t extravagant enough, Christian Louboutin Beauty Sheer Voile Lip Colour collection will take it to a whole new level. Each shade obtains a Middle-Eastern inspired gold casing, which can also be worn as a necklace throughout the day. This lipstick leaves the lips looking full and shiny as one sweep across the lips creates a pigment that is to-die-for. Mexicatchy will be your new best friend as it provides a vibrant yet wearable shade of red, suitable for any skin tone. You will walk out of the house feeling like a million dollars with this lippy on!
6. GUCCI BEAUTY Rouge à Lèvres Satin – Odalie Red
This irresistible red lipstick has arrived straight from Italy, where vibrant colors and exotic scenery are at the forefront. The Gucci Beauty Rouge, a Leveres Satin collection, features the stunning Odalie Red shade, perfect for every skin tone. For those with a lighter complexion, this shade will be gorgeous as the stand-out element of your outfit. If you have a darker complexion, it creates a more subtle tone with a hint of pop. The satin finish and long-lasting color is everything a girl could dream of in a lipstick.
7. MARC JACOBS BEAUTY Le Marc Lip Crème – Oh Miley 200
Marc Jacobs’ Le Marc Lip Creme collection features a range of shades created and named in recognition of inspiring women. It seems only fitting to call the bright red lipstick after the iconic Miley Cyrus. So, if you want a taste of Miley, then the Oh Miley 200 red lipstick will be your ultimate go-to. This red lipstick is a must-have in your makeup collection as it features a cool undertone, creamy texture, and vanilla-scented formula.
8. PAT MCGRATH LABS LuxeTrance Lipstick – Major Red
The ‘LuxeTrance’ lipstick collection by Pat McGrath Labs is something just too good to miss. If you love a hydrated lip throughout the entire wear of your lipstick, then this lipstick in the shade Major Red needs to find its way into your makeup set. Infused with Water Lily, this lipstick will hydrate and moisturize your lips all day long. This irresistible red lipstick will leave your lips luscious, contoured, and vibrant – perfectly paired with golden and bronzed makeup looks.
9. Givenchy Le Rouge Lipstick
Givenchy has hit the nail on the head with their ‘Le Rouge’ lipstick range. Featuring a bold, yet wearable, shade of red means this limited edition lipstick is a necessity. With a semi-matte finish, lasting color and radiant effect, your lips will stand out from the crowd. Get your hands on this beautifully designed limited edition lipstick that will have all eyes on you and your lips.
10. MAC Mini Lipstick
MAC makeup has created every girl’s dream lipstick – and it comes in a mini form! For nights out with your significant other or a wine date with the girls, this lipstick will be there every step of the way. Ten of the bestselling cream lipsticks have been created in their mini versions, leaving you undecided by choice on which shade to own next. Your favorite red shades, including Russian Red, Ruby Woo, and Chili, are all in a mini version, so you can now freshen up anytime!
11. Huda Beauty Power Bullet Matte Lipstick
Jumping on the almond trend, Huda Beauty’s collection of matte lipsticks features a creamy, matte formula infused with almond oil. This nourishing addition to the custom formula of every shade leaves your lips feeling hydrated all day long. Not only is this lipstick nourishing, but it is also highly pigmented. Hyper-pigmentation is the core element of these lipsticks, which means your new shade of red will last a lifetime!
12. YSL Rouge Pur Couture The Slim Lipstick
A unique and flattering type of lipstick has landed in the YSL The Slim Lipstick collection. Adding a touch of modernness to their classic lipsticks, YSL has created square-shaped bullets. This lipstick will be your new favorite as it showcases a gold casing with a mini mirror for on-the-go touch-ups. Offering medium-to-full coverage for up to six hours, it is the ultimate shade, no matter rain, hail, or shine.
13. Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips 2.0 Lipstick Patsy Red
An irresistible lipstick collection that highlights powerful women has been released as the Hot Lips 2.0 collection by Charlotte Tilbury. Featuring a warm red shade with hints of burgundy is the Patsy Red lipstick. This iconic color is named after owner and founder Patsy Tilbury, mother of Charlotte. Every swipe of this shade on your lips will leave a touch of wisdom, beauty, and power. But most of all, a timeless red!
14. Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Hi-Lustre Light Sculpting Lipstick
Estee Lauder’s Pure Color Envy Hi-Lustre Light Sculpting lipstick collection speaks for itself. Offering a selection of seven different shades, each one of them will leave others envious of your perfect lips. The shade ‘Drop Dead Red‘ features a deep red with subtle brown tones that ensures wearability for day and night. Channel your inner glowing-goddess with this lipstick as it leaves a luminous shine and shimmer finish.
15. Dolce & Gabbana Make-up Miss Sicily Colour and Care Lipstick
Dolce & Gabbana remain on-brand with their lipstick collection Miss Sicily Colour and Care. Naming 15 different shades after the femininity of Sicilian women will leave you dreaming of sun-kissed skin and endless bowls of pasta. A selection of reds is also in this collection, focusing on a dewy-gloss finish and extreme nourishment. The ultra-light texture of these lipsticks will leave your lips feeling free, vibrant, and ready for some chocolate gelati. Belissimo!
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