The Best Ravishing Red Lipsticks
The best red lipsticks for festive fun
The Long-Lasting Red
A luxurious matte lipstick with pre-powder pigments for 12-hour colour.
Luxe Lip Colour Red Carpet, £29 Bobbi Brown
The Intense Red
With a unique combination of oils and highly-concentrated pigments, this light, long-lasting lipstick brings bold colour to lips that stays all day.
Lip Power Vivid Wear Lipstick in Four Hundred, £32.50 Giorgio Armani
The Best All-Rounder
The moisture of a balm, the sheen of a gloss and buildable colour of a tint.
Ultralip in Blood Orange, £14 Glossier
Best for Value
A bold, moisturising matte lipstick to pop in your shopping trolley.
Color Riche Matte Addiction Lipstick in Scarlet Silhouet, £8.99 L’Oreal Paris
Best for Plumping
Lips are plumper thanks to the glycols boosting circulation and peppermint for cooling.
Volupté Plumpin-Colour Lipstick in Lunatic Red, £30 YSL beauty
The Polished Red
Exotic ingredients including soda seed extract mean an ultra-creamy texture with a luminous polished finish.
Lip Colour in Shocking, £44 Tom Ford
The Best Satiny Red
A luminous satin finish for a true red.
Rouge Cream Lipstick in Caprice, £27.50 Lancome L’Absolut
The Best For Shine
Intense, high-shine, ultra-hydrating colour.
Rouge Coco Flash Colour in In a Flash, £33 Chanel
The Best Matte Red
Creamy rich, deep red, Matte in Natural Born Leader, £17.50 MAC