10 Best Red Lipsticks

From vampy berry shades to siren scarlet, we’ve rounded up the 10 best red lipsticks that your beauty bag needs for the new season!

Glossy lips were seen across the catwalks for autumn/winter 2018 but a chic matte pout is always on trend. For a glamorous red lip look, pair your red lips with a slick of gold eye shadow or a feline black eyeliner flick or, if you want to let your lips do all the talking, keep your eyelids bare and go for lashings of mascara instead.

Whatever look you decide to go for, these red lipsticks start at just £6 meaning there is a gorgeous matte shade for every style and budget!

For more make-up ideas, head to our Fashion & Beauty section or check our amazing guide to find out which red lipstick Taylor Swift swears by…


  1. matte red lipstick - Bourjois
    Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Liquid Lipstick in It's Redding Men, £8.49 at Boots
  2. 10 best matte red lipsticks
    NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream Liquid Lipstick in Amsterdam, £6 at Boots.
  3. 10 best matte red lipsticks
    Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Luminous Matt Lip Colour in Rouge Charnel, £31.
  4. Love Bite by Charlotte Tilbury
    Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G lipstick in shade Love Bite, £24
  5. Plum Matte Liquid Lipstick Smashbox
    Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick in shade Plum, Smashbox, £19
  6. 999 by Dior
    Rouge Dior, shade 999, £29.50
  7. Nosferatu by Kat Von D
    Kat Von D 'Everlasting' Liquid Lipstick in shade Nosferatu, Debenhams, £17
  8. Ruby Woo by Mac
    MAC Retro Matte Lipstick in shade Ruby Woo, £17.50
  9. Don't Stop by Nars
    NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment in shade Don't Stop, £23
  10. Red Siren Screen by elf
    e.l.f Beauty Shield Lipstick in shade Red Siren Screen, £7.50

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