This holiday season rock a righteous red lip color. Who says just because you’re a woman of a certain age, a red should be snatched from your lip shade repertoire? By avoiding a red shade completely, you are missing out. Red lipstick is sexy, and just one swipe of it will make you feel more empowered than ever before, so go for it!
According to makeup professionals, there is a red shade of lipstick for everyone, so find yours!
We’ve gathered six fabulous lipstick finds, all under $25 in various vampy red shades and finishes to make your days holly jolly and your nights, well, oh-so-naughty.
Fenty Beauty’s Stunna Lip Paint by Rihanna in Uncensored is a universal red that’s a perfect match no matter the skin tone, 12-hour hold, lip-defining wand, feathering and flaking are just bad memories, smooth matte formula; $24, Sephora
Lancôme’s Color Design Lipstick in Red Stiletto dresses up your lips in a sensual red, offers smooth one-coat coverage, offers custom lip styling in creams, sheens, shimmers, and metallics; $24, Macy’s
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Bombshell Red is a sophisticated shade to swipe on for a dressy holiday affair, moisturizing formula with Vitamin E and avocado oil, LiquiShine complex that contains Abyssinian Oil delivers radiant color; $6, Target
Rimmel London Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour in Fire Starter, velvety long-wear matte in high intensity color that goes on smoothy and won’t dry out, kiss-proof, water-proof and lightweight; $5, drugstores
MAC Liptensity Lipstick in Marsala, offers ravishing color, goes well with all skintones, smooth application that provides fully saturated color with a stain finish in just one swipe; $21, MACcosmetics.com
Maybelline New York SuperStay Matte Lipstick in Pioneer, flawless matte finish, super pigmented color, non-drying, long-lasting with easy applicator for precise application; $8, drugstores