20 Red Lipsticks To Shop Now

Beauty
By Tamara Corin | 13th June 2024
Red Lipsticks

Red lipstick has always been a classic choice for Valentine’s Day, and this year is no exception. A swipe of red lipstick will literally transform any and every outfit. Caroline Barnes, make-up artist extraordinaire, says, “everyone can wear a Hollywood red.”

Thanks to its allure, it has timeless appeal whether you’re 20 or 60 years old, but there’s a lot to think about when you’re choosing ‘the one’, such as skin tone, colour, and finish. Even your skin’s texture should be considered, “a red lip can pull out all the red in your skin and face, so if you suffer from pigmentation or bleary red eyes, suitably prepping and shading your skin is a must.”

Not sure where to start? We’ve chosen our all-time favourite statement lipsticks to rock this Valentines Day and beyond.

mac ruby woo
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A cult classic that has a global following with almost 500,000 tags on Instagram. Need we say more?
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A true ruby-red hue with a matte finish that never feels drying.
offer Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Colour
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The perfect universal red that lasts forever and suits every skin tone.
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A soft coral red with warm undertones that lift pale complexions.
LISA ELDRIDGE True Velvet Lip Colour
1.
Intense colour, creamy texture, matte finish but without the flatness.
TRISH MCEVOY Veil Lip Colour-1
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A bright pillar box red that adds punch to warm skin tones.
3.
A pure cherry red that leaves a buttery shine and moisturised lips.
jones road ruby
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A hydrating dose of red that is suitable for everyday wear.
NARS Powermatte Lipstick, Feel My Fire
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Rock a red lip with a hint of orange. This won’t budge until removed. A makeup artist favourite as revealed Celebrity Make-Up Artist Katie Jane Hughes Shares Three Looks For The Party Season
Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Color in Fatal Red, £6
2.
An everyday red with a creamy satiny finish that won’t break the bank!
WESTMAN ATELIER Lip Suede in Les Rouges 4
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Rock a red lip with a hint of orange. This won’t budge until removed. A makeup artist favourite as revealed Celebrity Make-Up Artist Katie Jane Hughes Shares Three Looks For The Party Season Customise your red with this palette that leaves a unique colour every time.
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A sensual orangey red housed in refillable packaging and interchangeable cases.
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This hot red tomato shade looks incredible against blonde hair.
Rouge Pur Couture The Bold by Yves Saint Laurent
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A buildable and glossy pure red shade that delivers colour wow.
VIEVE MODERN MATTE LIPSTICK
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Super moisturising formula that leaves a beautiful blood-stained pout.
4.
Not your regular matte lip, this glossy red lip collection comes with everything you need to create that iconic red look!
DIOR Rouge Dior in 999
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An iconic rich red that comes in four different finishes.
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick, 4
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Giving women a bold bright lip since its launch in 1952!
Pat McGrath Labs Matte Trance Lipstick in Forbidden Love, £36
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A creamy matte lip colour that compliments all skin tones.
Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick in Red 0, £39
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A brilliantly bright creamy red that guarantees to turn heads.

for more valentine’s beauty, check out our february beauty thrills 

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