I have been a makeup addict for quite some time now, and I have tried so many different red lipsticks through my time. Whether you’re just looking for an every day red to show off your Republican pride or looking for a show stopping red to wear to your next political conference, this list is a great place to start.
1) BUDGET: e.l.f: Moisturizing Lipstick- Red Carpet
This lipstick is a really great red for a low-cost price. It is a bright red. Get it here for less than $3.00. Also, try Razzle Dazzle Red is a great color as well.
2) SPLURGE: Tom Ford: Lip Color Matte – Ruby Red
This is my number one go to red lipstick. It lasts for at least 7 hours. I have worn it all day, and I never had to once touch it up. This lipstick is on the extremely pricey side, but it is honestly worth every penny. Get it here or here for $53.
3) BUDGET: e.l.f: Velvet Matte Lipstick- Ruby Red
Perfect for those who love a matte lipstick. Get it here.
4) SPLURGE: Marc Jacobs: Le Marc Lip Crème – So Rouge 240
This was the first real red lipstick I wore casually, and I got so many compliments on it. May your lipstick always be fierce, bold, and red. Get it here for $30.
5) BUDGET: Colourpop: Lippie Stix – Frenchie
Colourpop is what got me into lipstick in the first place. I bought this almost three years ago, and I have had a couple replacements since. They are great quality for the price. Get it here for $5.00.
6) SPLURGE: Nars: Audacious Lipstick – Rita
Rita is easily one of my top reds. I wear this color so often. Get it here for $34.
7) BUDGET: Colourpop: Lippie Stix- Bossy
Another great true blue red. Get it here for $5.00.
8) SPLURGE: Burberry: Liquid Lip Velvet- No. 41 Military Red
This formula and color are the perfect combination. It doesn’t dry out your lips either! Get it here for $34.
9) BUDGET: Milani: Lipstick Color Statement Matte- Matte Iconic
Milani is a great brand. I love this color and the formula. Get it here for $4.99.
10) SPLURGE: Kat Von D: Everlasting Liquid Lipstick- Outlaw
I own a majority of this line of lipstick. The formula is so smooth, especially for a liquid lipstick. It really is an everlasting color. Get it here for $20.
11) BUDGET: Milani: Amore Mattes Lip Crème- Devotion
A good quality liquid lipstick for a great price. Get it here for $5.59.
12) SPLURGE: Yves Saint Laurent: Rouge Pur Couture Lip Color- 01 Le Rouge
This is probably the truest red I own. It is well worth the money, and it looks amazing on every skin tone. Get yours here for $37.
13) BUDGET: Ulta: Lipstick- Cherry Picked 202
I love Ulta’s lipsticks. Get this color here for $8.50! Also try Red Haute 201 at the same link.
14) SPLURGE: Urban Decay: Vice Lipstick – Bad Blood
I know that Taylor Swift is most likely stuck in your head now. This lipstick, and its entire line, is perfection. Get this color here for $17.
15) BUDGET: NYX: Full Throttle Lipstick- Firestorm
Great formula for a great price. Get this color or Up The Bass here.
16) SPLURGE: Nars: Audacious Lipstick – Audrey
Audrey isn’t the brightest red, but it is beautiful. Get it here for $34.
17) BUDGET: Sonia Kashuk: Satin Luxe Lip Color SPF 16- Classic Red 93
Get it here for $9.99.
18) SPLURGE: Kat Von D: Studded Lip Kiss- Underage Red
This color also comes in the everlasting liquid lipstick formula as well. This color is super versatile, but it is still a charming red! Get it here for $21.
19) BUDGET: Burt’s Bees: Lipstick .12 oz- Ruby Ripple
Full coverage and moisturizing. Get this color (or try Scarlet Soaked) here for $6.59.
20) SPLURGE: Nars: Lipstick- Scarlet Empress