Red Lipsticks – THE 411

I am a lover of the beauty that is Red Lipsticks! I definitely appreciate the drama it can bring to a look, and it’s great for feeling sexy!

I hear from a lot of lovely people, that they are afraid of wearing the Red colour on their lips and are afraid of embracing their inner sexiness in worry that they will look ‘out of place’ or the more cliche saying they say ‘Red just doesn’t suit me!’

But honestly there is a red for everyone! From the Deep, dark Burgundy shades to the Cherry / Pure Reds and the in betweens of the two above, there is a shade of red that will suit anyone and everyone!

So I decided to compile a bunch of my favourite Red Lipsticks in light of my love for the colour and show you all the different colours of red that you can wear & make you want to explore the world of the Red lipstick!

As well as this, I’ve included a range of different priced lipsticks to show you that you can enjoy a lovely red shade with any budget you’re working with too!

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|| Swatches: From Left / Right || 

Charlotte Tilbury Lipstick in So Marilyn, Nars Lipstick in Shanghai Express, Mac Lipstick in Ruby Woo, Kate Moss for Rimmel Lipstick in 111 Kiss of Life & Kate Moss for Rimmel Lipstick in 31

Charlotte TilburyK.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in So Marilyn 

So Marilyn is a gorgeous Shine finish Deep Red Burgundy lipstick that will add glamour to a look. It is a highly pigmented lipstick and will add umph to any makeup look as well as outfit!


Here is So Marilyn on my lips


Nars – Lipstick in Shanghai Express

A Deep Brick red! I love this burgundy red as it is a versatile and modern looking lip shade with a Semi Matte lip finish perfect for the Spring / Summer season!


Here is a past OOTD wearing Shanghai express 


MAC – Lipstick in Ruby Woo

A universal pure Red with a retro Matte lip finish! This colour suits every skin tone and is a pure red perfect to wear with anything and will give you instant confidence!!!


Here is a past OOTD With Ruby Woo on


Kate Moss for Rimmel – Lipstick in 111 Kiss of Life

A cherry red lipstick suitable for all skin shades! The formula is perfect for a shine long lasting finish!


Here is Kiss of Life on my Lips


Kate Moss for Rimmel – Lipstick in 31 

A berry / Red lipstick with a long lasting shine finish!  This shade is perfect for those that want to wear a red lipstick but are not comfortable with the idea of wearing a bright red or deeper type of red!


Here is 31 On my lips


Charlotte TilburyK.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in So Marilyn – | HERE | £23.00

NarsLipstick in Shanghai Express – | HERE | £20.00

MACLipstick in Ruby Woo – | HERE | £15.50

Kate Moss for RimmelLipstick in 111 Kiss of Life – | HERE | £5.49

Kate Moss for RimmelLipstick in 31 – | HERE | £5.49


I hope you’ve enjoyed my Red Lipstick – THE 411 blogpost!!!

What Red lipsticks are you wearing?

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  1. Can you believe I don’t own Ruby Woo? Something must be wrong with me, hehe. I also like the look of Shanghai Express. I’m so jealous of your lips, girl. You have the perfect lips for swatching! xo

    Beauty Isles | An Island Girl’s Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    • Oh my god! I need you to go to MAC ASAP 🙊 and get yourself Ruby woo :-p hehehe & Shanghai express is another good choice lovely for a deep burgundy red :-p !!! Thank you so much for the lovely comment 💗 ❤ 🙂 xoxo

  2. Great collection and red lips look awesome on you! I’m one of those people that don’t think red lips suit me, I’m definitely more of a nude lipstick gal but will always admire how everyone else rocks the red lip. 🙂

    • Thank you so much sweetie, but I really think they will suit you! If you’re worried about going too bold in the beginning try a berry/ light shade of red first and start building it up till you’re comfortable 🙂 xoxo

  3. You have a massive collection of red lipsticks!!! I like them all, they are all slightly different and I guess it depends on the mood which one you are going to wear. I only have one red lipstick, which I have had for ages as I hardly ever wear lipsticks..

  4. Happy Wednesday, darling! You look gorgeous with the red lips! Red lipstick is definitely my fave!
    xoxo, Vanessa

  5. Wow, great collection! I love red lipsticks / lipgloss ❤ I have one from L'oreal.
    Thanks for sharing my dear!


  6. I love rudy yoo from MAC, it looks great on you!!
    Katherine | erinandkatherine.blogspot.ca

  7. Amazing selection babe. I only had ruby woo by MAC, and have to say I love it. Thanks for amazing review. Have a great day. Kiss,


  8. Ruby Woo is gorgeous!! Also love the Nars one 🙂


  9. patriciablaj on said:

    These are all so lovely! I think every woman should own a red lipstick, so it’s really great that you reviewed products from a wide price range!


  10. I love red lipsticks, but I only wear it for special occasions and in photos! The ones you got here look lovely, especially MAC Ruby Woo!

    Olivia x

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  12. all of these lipsticks look fantastic on you! I do love a red lip! nothing is so glam as a red lip and I agree…there is a shade of red for everybody, it’s just about matching the shade and our skin tone,… in the past my fav was True Red by L’oreal, but right now I’m looking for a new one…Shangai express looks like one that might look good on me, so I’ll try to keep it in mind. Marlyn also seems divine!

    • Thank you so much lovely, I really do appreciate the kind words 🙂 !!! shanghai express is a fave of mine & I have heard so many lovely things about the True Red from Loreal 🙂 will have to give it a go xox

  13. So Marilyn is simply gorgeous! Told you! 😁😁😁
    Lots of xx, Annie

  14. Kiss of Life = 😍😍😍 Love it on you!

  15. Lip stick glam!!!
    Have a wonderful weekend


  16. i love your collection, kate moss for rimmel is my favorite it looks like my mac lady danger
    The Color Palette

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