Taking inspiration from everything red this season, we’ve put together the most festive range of red lipsticks, to help you channel you inner Christmas vibes.
There’s nothing like a good, bold red lipstick to help get you into the holiday spirit.
Christmas is about being merry and bright, and with the right shade of red lipstick, whether you’re out celebrating with friends and family, or dressing in your best threads for a Zoom Christmas Party, you will feel inspired by these festive red lipsticks.
For Ivory to Fair Skin Tones:
Shade: Ultra Mad – Orange
Cherry red lipsticks are always a winner for ivory and fair toned skin types, as they highlight the skin’s best features, complimenting the tone. This lipstick by Dior is silky smooth and long lasting.
Eye Of Horus Bio Lipstick RRP $36
Shade: Vest Red
This is a deeper shade of cherry red. Eye of Horus BIO Lipstick range is 98 percent of natural origin and 100 percent vegan. Colours of this lipstick range have all been inspired by the characteristics of Greek Goddesses, and will compliment fair to ivory skin tones well. Lipstick is long wearing and has a soft creamy texture.
Mally x RuPaul Lipstick for Your Life RRP $29.95
The perfect shade for the fairest of them all. This shade is a cherry red and a lovely addition to your festive makeup look. The formulation is creamy and is a lip-sync proof lipstick.
Natio Wild Roses Matte Lip Colour RRP $16.95
Shade: Sunset Beauty
This shade is a pink hue of soft cherry and is vibrant on the lips. Inspired by the beautiful shades of wild roses, the NEW matte lipsticks by Natio will give you kissable lips which are perfectly nourished and well conditioned, giving long lasting colour throughout the day (or night).
For Medium to Beige Skin Tones:
Burberry Kisses Lipstick RRP $52
Shade: Union Red
The shade of this lipstick will compliment the natural red and pink tones of lips, by adding just the right amount of luscious red tones. Think Snow White. It’s a weightless lipstick to wear with a soft sheen, and easily buildable for a more in-depth and vibrant hue to the lips.
Fire engine hot is the shade of this red lipstick. Developed with dense, intense and easily buildable colour, these lipstick pots by Trinny are a creamy texture which smooths and creates the appearance of fuller lips. It’s light and comfortable for easy wear, all day long.
PUR X Barbie Iconic Lips Lipstick RRP $24.95
Redder than reds, this hot new lipstick by PUR is a fabulous new addition to any red lipstick obsessed beauty. The formulation is true to the brand, soft and hydrating and lasts all day.
For Olive to Brown Skin Tones:
Shade: Rouge Caftan
A beautiful French shade of red, which will not only compliment olive skin tones, it will also enhance and volumise lips. Rouge Volupté Shine is the right combination of a creamy texture and vibrant colours, to make your lips simply delicious.
Dr. Hauschka Sheer Lipstick RRP $49
Think romantic red roses – that’s there shade of this lipstick. Formulated with mineral pigments and nourishing ingredients such as Rose Hips, Argan Oil and Beeswax, lips will feel soft and silky for longer. This lipstick has a rich creamy texture which is smooth to apply.
Shade: Cinco de Mayo
This is a warm toned red with a soft and silky matte finish. If glossy lips are not your think, this is the perfect lipstick. It’s dries fast being matte and is long wearing. It’s also been infused with almond oil, so lips won’t dry out – a common issue with matte lipsticks on extra dry lips.
For Dark to Darker Skin Tones:
Shade: Pigeon Blood Ruby
Okay, so the name doesn’t exactly entice you. But rest assured, this shade is the perfect compliment to darker than dark skin tones, with lips looking luscious coated in a tone of a deep almost maroon red which exude sexuality.
Shade: Plum Bite
The shade of this lipstick is exactly what is says – The colour of plums. Perfect for Christmas, with a rich plum tone to give lips that extra bit of exotic experience which can be worn both day and night to enhance your festive look. Highly pigmented, you don’t need much to make lips pop.