The Best Red Lipsticks—Ranked

Just in time for Valentine's Day

By Taylor Stephan Feb 13, 2019 6:00 PMTags
E-Comm, Red Lipsticks

In life, it's always the goal to look as good as humanly possible.

Our favorite way to step up your look? A bright red lipstick. Seriously, a good lip color will completely transform, not only what you see in the mirror, but also the way you feel. But we're not just talking about swiping on any old shade here. Maybe it's because love is in the air this time of year, but the only color we want to wear is classic red. Cherry red, Big Apple red, venom red—it goes by many names. But the takeaway? You can't go wrong with a sexy red lipstick incorporated in your makeup routine.

Now for our 13 current favorites...

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick - Love That Red

SHOP NOW: $5 at Amazon


COVERGIRL Katy Kat Matte Lipstick - Crimson

SHOP NOW: $5 at Target


Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate - Red

SHOP NOW: $4 at Target

L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Lip Color - True Red 315

SHOP NOW: $6 at Target

Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Lipstick - Love Bite

SHOP NOW: $34 at Sephora

Chanel Rouge Coco Gloss Moisturizing Glossimer - 754 Opulence

SHOP NOW: $30 at Nordstrom

Smashbox Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick - Bawse by Lilly Singh

SHOP NOW: $24 at Ulta


YSL Rouge Volupte Shine Oil-in Lipstick - 84 Red Cassandre

SHOP NOW: $38 at Sephora

MAC Red Lipstick - MAC Red

SHOP NOW: $19 at Nordstrom


NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil - Cruella

SHOP NOW: $27 at Ulta

BECCA x Khloe Kardashian & Malika Hqq Ultimate Lipstick Love - Brave

SHOP NOW: $24 at Ulta

Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick - Elson 2 Fiery Orange Red

SHOP NOW: $38 at Sephora


Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color - Uncensored

SHOP NOW: $24 at Sephora

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