You can't go past a classic red lip but you definitely don't need to break the bank to get your hands on the perfect product for the job.
I have scoured the drugstore lip product draws of my makeup collection and picked up my favourite red lippies that achieve a crisp and bold red lip, in style all year long.
Model Co Lip Lacquer in "Fire Red" is a bright candy apple red and smells unbelievably like strawberry lollies. You will find it hard resisting eating this stuff because it smells that good. Rimmel Oh My Gloss in "Rebel Red" is a deeper shade of red but more sheer and unfortunately smells like sunscreen. I couldn't help but include it in this post though because it is a great option for just $13.95 if you can put up with the smell.
BOE Professional Colour Last Lipstick in "Morocco" is the perfect everyday red with dusty rose undertones making it very wearable. NYX Round Lipstick in "Fire" is the polar opposite, a hot red with bright undertones for a bold statement. Maybelline Bold Matte Lipstick in "Mat 5" is a beautiful sultry, shine-free red for a long-lasting punch of colour.
From L to R: Model Co Lip Lacquer, Rimmel Oh My Gloss, BOE Professional Colour Last, NYX Round Lipstick, Maybelline Bold Matte Lipstick and Maybelline Color Drama Velvet Lip Pencil.
Finishing up with a lip pencil we have the Maybelline Color Drama Velvet Lip Pencil in "Light It Up" for a deep and bold matte red. The precise application of the pencil form makes it a 2-in-1 as you won't require a lip pencil. The perfect fuss-free product for a red lip.
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