According to color psychology, the color red is known to make a woman feel confident and good about herself (thinking of cancelling that next visit to your local therapist?). It's also a shade that most men find very attractive. Just had to slip it in there. So, from the prettiest scarlets to the smoochiest rubies, we’ve penned down the most high performing red lipsticks in the market. There's one for everyone.
If youre the sort that avoids matte formulas because youre scared of them drying out your lips, Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipsticks
will convert you. Enriched with lush Vitamin E, this heavy-duty lipstick is so hydrating that youre totally going to give your lip balm a cold shoulder. If you have a date this weekend, you must go for the shade Lusty Affair
. Did we also mention that this formula is kiss-proof?
Power packed with skin smoothing silicones, the NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream
is designed with a creamy whipped texture to keep your pout looking and feeling soft. Its no wonder this sweetly scented formula is a fan favorite. Go for the shade Amsterdam
. Its literally gold on all skin tones. One more thing. This formula is highly pigmented and has impressive longevity, even after eating a seven-course meal.
Theres a reason why the shade Mia Moore
from theBalm Girls Lipstick
is sweeping off the shelves this year. Reason being its impressive delivery and color payoff. This stick is cherry-red spiked with a pinch of lurve that looks particularly juicy against darker skin. Enriched with Vanilla Mint, weve established this richly pigmented lipstick as our personal favorite amongst the editors back here. Confession. This is shade is almost too sexy to handle.
Sharing a signature lipstick with your girlfriend nearly negates the whole point of having a signature color in the first place, unless it’s the Maybelline New York Super Stay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick
in shade Pioneer
. This lipstick is designed with an arrow applicator for precise application to avoid any chances of bleeding. This scarlet hue also gives your lips a hint of warmth that won't wash you out.
What we really dig about the shade Maharani
from our Nykaa Matte To Last! Liquid Lipstick
range is this peculiar power it adds to your persona as soon as you put it on. Like a Maharani. From a work attire to just something casual, you can slap on this super matte and universally flattering color with literally any outfit (ah, so convenient, right?). Plus, this hue is a hundred percent crimson red to make sure youve turned every head in the room.
Beauty moghul and instagram royalty Huda Kattan managed to sell a batch of inventory in record time and revolutionized the power of liquid lipsticks with her range Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipsticks
. Infused with antioxidants, this stunning lightweight formula glides on a thin coat of color that intensifies as it sets to a beautiful matte. As the name suggest, the shade Icon
is definitely going to stand the test of time. Thats our red lipstick prophecy.