With Valentine’s jut days away, what better product to look for than the infamous red lipstick? Recognised throughout history as the tool for the perfect pout and with sexy vixens like Marilyn Monroe and Dita Von Teese seen sporting it, you know it’s a much-loved look – whoever your date is and wherever you’re headed.
We’ve listed our top 10 favourite red lip pies, below – hopefully helping you find one that’s perfect for you and your February 14th…
1. Bobbi Brown Creamy Matte Lip Colour in ‘Red Carpet‘, $35.49
Retro glam at its finest, this deep red lipstick is moisturising but with a matte finish. A unique formulation you just must-try.
2. Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Satin Lip Colour in ‘Pirate‘, £25
Touted by Lisa Eldridge as the perfect red lipstick, this rich, blue-toned red, is gorgeous on just about every skin tone. Try it against yours and fall in love.
3. Dolce & Gabbana Makeup Passion Duo Gloss Fusion Lipstick in ‘Fatale‘, $65
An exciting creamy lipstick that leaves a satin gloss in the middle, this product delivers a high shine red pout with every single application.
4. NARS Semi Matte Lipstick in ‘Heat Wave‘, $26
With a bright reddish-orange hue for bold, daring girls, this matte finish lipstick is perfect for deep, dark skin. Perfect for turning up the heat with your make up look for date night.
5. MAC Lipstick in ‘Ruby Woo‘, $15.39
Definitely the most famous red lipstick ever made, ‘Ruby Woo’ is a blue based, long wear, vintage style matte red that most woman want to own – and as soon as they do, they always want to repurchase it.
6. Rimmel Kate Lipstick in shade ‘#1‘, $4.97
Super model Kate Moss loves red lipstick and wants everyone to be able to wear it out, too – thus, the Rimmel Kate Lipstick, ‘#1’ is a deep red shade that is perfect for a night on the town. Deeply pigmented, a few swipes is all you need.
7. Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in ‘Fire & Ice‘, £7.49
A very wearable red for those who want bold colour but without any shine, this creamy and good bang-for-your-buck lipstick is one to look out for. Just make sure your lips are well moisturised before application to avoid them drying out.
8. Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Ultra Lipstick in ‘Flame‘, $15.34
Always associated with 3 distinct words – moisturisng, lasting and shine – this volulip infused lipstick also delivers a plumper red pout with a little bit of sheen. Try it and you’ll see what we mean.
9. Clinique High Impact Lip Colour SPF 15 in shade ‘# 12 Red-y To Wear‘, $25
If you are bold enough to wear red during the day, this lovely shade from Clinique is a must. Known to last up to 8 hours it also protects that lips from ageing with spf 15.
10. Maybelline Colour Sensational Lip Colour in ‘Red Revival‘, $5.50
Think red patent pumps and you’ve got the shade figured out. Red Revival is a well balanced lipstick that leaves you with a glossy pout and provides a long lasting wear – no matter how many kisses you’ve given out after applying.
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