10 Red Lip Colors Anyone Can Pull Off
The power of the red lip is real!
(SPOT.ph) If a little black dress is a wardrobe essential for every girl, a sultry red lipstick is a makeup staple. But if you're a bit shy with red lippies because you think you can't pull it off, heads up: you're also missing out on a wonderful style hack because you can be in jeans and a plain tee and still look glam with a swipe of red on your pout! The power of a red lip is real, we swear it. Here are the 10 that have to try:
Happy Skin Shut Up & Kiss Me Moisturizing Matte Lippie in Hot Stuff (P599)
Perfect for: The matte newbie
Hop on the matte trend and pucker up with this timeless red hue that complements all skin tones. Don't worry about the matte finish drying up your lips because this lippie is formulated with shea butter, collagen, and Cupuacu Butter which promises to hydrate and moisturize.
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Love That Red (P350)
Perfect for: The '50s girl
If you want to turn heads with a red that's more neutral, this lippie is what you're looking for. All you need is one swipe to get that lustrous pout, giving you the perfect pin-up, retro style red. It's not too cool and not too warm, which makes it suitable for all skin tones.
L'Oreal Color Riche Matte Lipstick in Pure Brick (P400)
Perfect for: The daring girl
A wearable brick red lippie? This is definitely it. If you want something bold but subtle, a dab of this lipstick will give you that sophistication. Plus, it's trendy because it's matte—don't worry about chapping of lips, though. It's formulated with Jojoba Oil, keeping your pucker moisturized.
MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo (P1,000)
Perfect for: The red lip veteran
This beautiful blue-toned red is one of the most famous red lipsticks ever. The shade is universally appealing, and a layer is enough for instant fierceness. We recommend putting on lip balm prior to applying the matte lippie so your lips stay nice and moisturized!
AVON Tropical Paradise Ultra Color Lipstick in Poppy Love (P249)
Perfect for: The red lip rookie
Yes, a red lippie can save an #OOTD but this one can brighten up your look in a snap...er, swipe. It has high pigmentation, so all you really need is to glide this on your pout to breathe life into a dull outfit. Even Angel Locsin says so!
NARS Pure Matte Lipstick in Vesuvio (P1,450)
Perfect for: The glam girl
If the reason why you aren't sporting a red lip is because you can't seem to find one that doesn't look too brown, too orange, or too bright, then you probably haven't tried this one. Beauty girls describe it as a "true red" that's flattering and bold. If you want to feel glamorous, let this be your go-to lippie.
Maybelline Color Sensational Red Revival (P298)
Perfect for: Olive-skinned girls
Those with olive skin tones would probably never go for red, but this lippie changes the game. It's a buildable, blue-based red that will work on anyone. It's not too dark, and not too bright but it can definitely achieve both modest and dramatic looks.
Bobbi Brown Creamy Matte Lip Color in Red Carpet (P1,350)
Perfect for: The workaholic
Looking a bit drab after a sleepless night? This red lippie can put a smile on that pout. This tube is like magic—it slides on very creamy but dries matte. Blue-based reds are great for when you're not sure if it'll flatter your skin tone. It's also popularly known for having a lasting staying power so you won't have to keep reapplying!
CoverGirl Lip Perfection Lipstick in Flame (P435)
Perfect for: The Swiftie
If it's the old-school Taylor Swift red you're looking for, then this is it (she uses NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl now). Stay sweet while donning that luscious shade courtesy of CoverGirl's fiery tube. The bright, pinkish red—almost like a strawberry—puts a pop of color without the shock—just add a layer of gloss if you prefer your pout shiny!
Estee Lauder Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Red Tango (P1,400)
Perfect for: The girl with a hot date
Going for a foxy midnight look? A swipe of this neutral but deep red is great for the day and even better for a romantic night—you can even play up your eyes (but not too much!) for a more dramatic look