4 Must Have Red Lipstick Shades to Rock

When you think of the color red vibrant, bold, and fierce are a few adjectives that come to mind. Red lipstick exudes power, class, and confidence. Some iconic reds have lasted the true test of time and some new shades have made a name for themselves in the game. In honor of American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, I’d like to share some must have “Reds.”


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M.A.C Retro Matte “Ruby Woo”

Finding the right red can be hard but have no fear, Ruby Woo literally works for everyone!  It’s a classic red with blue undertones that never disappoints. It has a velvety texture that goes on creamy and dries matte giving it long lasting staying power. Ruby Woo has been a cult favorite for years making it one of M.A.C’s best sellers.




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Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint “Uncensored”

Stunna Lip Paint Uncensored was one of the first products released from Fenty Beauty by Rihanna in 2017. It’s a show stopping red that we’ve all come to know and love, quickly proving itself as a favorite. It’s a liquid lipstick that goes on smooth and leaves your lips with a creamy feeling. One application a day is enough due to its long lasting wear. Rihanna created all of her products with diversity in mind so naturally Uncensored looks great on everyone.


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Pat McGrath Matte Trance Lipstick “Elson”

Let me admit, I was sold on the cute packing alone before even trying the lipstick. I knew I had to have it and I fell in love after wearing it. Elson is a highly pigmented cream lipstick in a rich red shade with blue undertones. It's super creamy and hydrating without sacrificing any of it’s long lasting staying power. Lipstick you don't have to reapply every few hours is the best hands down.


Glossier Generation Z Lipstick “Zip”

Recently we’ve seen the “no makeup” look become more desirable than ever as women want a natural look for their everyday style. Glossier Generation G Lipstick “Zip” is perfect because it has the feel of a lip balm while giving you the look of a lipstick. The formula is hydrated and keeps lips moisturized all day, while giving you a nice stain.


Red lipstick has become so iconic over the years. and  it’s almost a necessity for women to own at least one killer red lipstick. Whether opting to add a pop of color or make a statement red lipstick remains a classic favorite of women everywhere.