Classic red lips have been a signature staple of many women for many years. It has become one of the ultimate beauty essentials in every woman’s beauty arsenal. A bold lip is a great way to dress up any outfit and look elegant and serene with minimal effort. And best of all, it never goes out of style.
Valentine’s day is right around the corner and that means for many of us there’s bound to be some smooching involved. And if you’re like me and you’ve been lusting after an amazing red lipstick to complement a killer outfit, then you’ve definitely come to the right place. So I figured this was the perfect time to share some of my favourite red lipsticks with you.
There are definitely a lot of choices, but some reds are definitely superior to others. Not to mention if you’re not able to break the bank or if you’re able to only splurge a little then these 4 are great for the budget-sensitive gal.
Mac Ruby Woo
When it comes to red lipstick, there are definitely a few shades that stand out from the rest for the intensity of their color and being more flattering. Ladies and Gentlemen, Mac Ruby Woo is DEFINITELY one of those lipsticks. A lipstick shade that is as classic as the red lipstick trend itself, Ruby Woo is a matte red with a blue base, which means it is flattering to those with cooler colouring. It is one of those lipsticks that just seems to blend well and magnify the beauty of every shade and skin tone. It is literally perfect for any occasion and every woman.
LA Girls Matte Pigmented Lipgloss: Frisky
The matte lip craze has been an ongoing trend for a few years now. I mean who doesn’t love bold colours and a longlasting lipstick? This LA Girls matte lipgloss is the perfect budget-friendly lip product for the everyday girl wanting to make a bold statement. It is a bright red with a subtle hint of pink that can stop anyone in their tracks. This bold matte shade provides a rich, showstopping and intense color in a flat finish for all day wear. It is a definite must have for your vday date and special bonus: It lasts ages!!!!
LA Girls Matte Pigmented Lipgloss: Secret
Much like its sister Frisky; Secret likes to strut its stuff whenever it goes out on a night on the town. It’s a dark red with purple undertones, almost nearing maroon/burgundy. This beautiful colour is perfect to keep those puckers pursed and that smile seductive. The long wearing formula goes on as a high pigmented liquid and dries to a flat matte finish. Leaving lips coloured in gorgeous velvety perfection that last and lasts!
LA Colors Vitamin E & Aloe Vera Enriched Lipstick: Jazzy Red
LA Colors Jazzy Red is a bright red lipstick that is great for a girl about town. It has got loads of pigment and goes on smoothly and evenly. You only need to apply it a couple of times throughout the night, which is always a bonus when you have a little too much fun and loads of smooching going on. This lipstick gives me confidence and makes my lips and brown eyes pop with its bright red tone. And best of all it’s pretty cheap so it won’t make a huge dent into your pocket.
Just a final thought before I leave you. Remember, the perfect red lipstick has a lot to do with your skin tone so I suggest testing before you buy anything new.
So what about you? Do you have a favourite red lipstick? Let me know below! Leave a comment or question below or hit me up on my facebook page: Nella Verde.