BEST OF

OUR 9 BEST RED LIPSTICKS OF 2021

IN MATTE & SATIN FINISHES 

 

Red: it’s the original lipstick shade and it’s totally iconic. Dress it up or down, it’s bold and sexy and always looks fabulous. Wear it and you can skip all other makeup—red lipstick speaks for itself. Clean and matte or high-shine and glam, you can’t go wrong. And the color options? Fiery orange-red. Classic blue-red. Ever-so-slightly-pink red. Each subtle shade variation brings a whole different personality to the look. Which fits yours? Check out our best red lipstick shades of 2021 to find out.


  1. BEST RED LIPSTICK #1: SUPER STAY MATTE INK LIQUID LIPSTICK IN PIONEER

    It’s rich. It’s silky. It’s the ultimate red for all skin tones. This super-saturated, blue-red, ultra-matte liquid lipstick gives you up to 16 hours of flawless, highly-pigmented red color, plus it's kiss-proof.

    SUPERSTAY MATTE INK™
  2. BEST RED LIPSTICK #2: SUPER STAY MATTE INK LIQUID LIPSTICK IN DANCER

    Ink your lips with velvety, orange-red lipstick color. This standout, super-saturated, ultra-matte liquid lipstick stays on for up to 16 hours and is striking on deeper skin tones.

  3. BEST RED LIPSTICK #3: COLOR SENSATIONAL MADE FOR ALL LIPSTICK IN RUBY FOR ME

    Winner of Allure’s Best of Beauty Awards for Best Classic Red Lipstick Shade, this universal red looks good on every skin tone. Really. Plus, it’s made with honey nectar for a smooth, comfortable feel.

  4. BEST RED LIPSTICK #4: SUPER STAY MATTE INK LIQUID LIPSTICK IN EXHILARATOR

    Va-va-voom! There’s no missing this brilliant pink-red liquid lipstick. This ultra-matte, super-saturated shade is a must for medium to deep skin tones, delivering up to 16 hours of highly-pigmented color.

    SUPERSTAY MATTE INK™
  5. BEST RED LIPSTICK #5: COLOR SENSATIONAL ULTIMATTE SLIM LIPSTICK IN MORE SCARLET

    More matte, more intense color. This gorgeous orange-red lipstick shade comes in a lightweight, blurring formula that feels super comfy, no matter how long you wear it.

  6. BEST RED LIPSTICK #6: SUPER STAY 24 2 STEP LIQUID LIPSTICK IN KEEP IT RED

    This stunning orange-red lipstick color glides on like a gloss and moisturizes while giving you all day color in 2 simple steps. Just coat your lips then apply the balm to seal the deal!

  7. BEST RED LIPSTICK #7: SUPER STAY INK CRAYON LIPSTICK IN OWN YOUR EMPIRE

    Allure’s Best of Beauty Awards Winner for Best Lip Crayon, this matte pink-red lipstick lasts for up to eight hours and looks amazing on all skin tones. A built-in sharpener keeps the tip precise, so applying on-the-go is a real thing.

  8. BEST RED LIPSTICK #8: SUPER STAY INK CRAYON LIPSTICK IN HUSTLE IN HEELS

    Hustle to pick-up this lipstick. Winner of Allure’s Best of Beauty Awards for Best Lip Crayon, this blue-red matte shade glides on for up to eight hours of flawless red lipstick color.

  9. BEST RED LIPSTICK #9: COLOR SENSATIONAL LIPSTICK IN HOT CHASE

    Hot chase is so red hot. This crisp, vibrant orange-red shade is the perfect summer color and its Shea Butter-infused formula leaves lips feeling supple and smooth. No feathering or bleeding!

TIPS ON HOW TO WEAR RED LIPSTICK

Try a classic satin finish: Mattes and glosses might be alluring, but nothing beats a creamy, satin-looking red lip. It's a low-maintenance texture to wear, as it will both cling to lips and moisturize them throughout the day. Try Color Sensational Made for All Lipstick.

Going to a party? Opt for long wear lipstick. Superstay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick inks your lips with up to 16 hours of rich, saturated color—no touch ups required—and comes in a ton of red shades.

Don't forget lip liner: Lip liner is the key to crisp, clean lips and extra-long staying power. Plus, it keeps color from bleeding.

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