Our Favourite Red Lipsticks That Feel Comfortable Enough to Wear All Day

by Vanessa Chia
LIFESTYLE  |  January 17, 2020
  • We love these lipsticks for their intense colour, super comfortable textures and beautiful finish
    1 / 10 We love these lipsticks for their intense colour, super comfortable textures and beautiful finish

    For an instant confidence boost, red lipsticks do the job like no other makeup product. Yet, it isn’t easy to find a red lipstick in the shade and finish that you like, while feeling comfortable with the pigment sitting on your lips all day.

    To cut your lipstick hunt short, check out these top-rated lipsticks that got the thumbs up from beauty editors.

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  • Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Fusion in 818 True Red, $52
    2 / 10 Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Fusion in 818 True Red, $52

    The blend of polymers, gel, soft oils and ultra-fine colour pigments delivers budge-proof and intense matte colour. Vitamin E keeps lips soft and smooth.

    Available at Chanel Beauty boutiques and counters.

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  • Gucci Beauty Rouge a Levres Satin Lipstick in 503 Teresina Ruby, $53
    3 / 10 Gucci Beauty Rouge a Levres Satin Lipstick in 503 Teresina Ruby, $53

    This ruby red is ideal for deeper skin tones. The vibrant and creamy lipstick promises a long-lasting finish yet still remains lightweight and comfortable on the lips.

    Available at Gucci Beauty counters and Gucci boutiques. 

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  • Burberry Beauty Kisses Lip Lacquer in No. 41 Military Red, $47
    4 / 10 Burberry Beauty Kisses Lip Lacquer in No. 41 Military Red, $47

    A lasting liquid lip colour with the intensity of a gloss. It keeps lips soft, plumped and moisturised. Especially suitable for skins with warm undertones.

    Available at Sephora ION and www.sephora.sg 

    (Also read: 8 of Our Favourite Lip Balms For Soft, Luscious Lips)

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  • Cle de Peau Beaute Lipstick Cashmere in 103 Legend, $92
    5 / 10 Cle de Peau Beaute Lipstick Cashmere in 103 Legend, $92

    A dramatic deep matte red, this feels as soft as cashmere on the lips while delivering unrivalled colour. The formula contains a blend of oils (including argan) and powders to make your lips look smooth and supple.

    Available at Cle de Peau Beaute boutique and counters. 

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  • Bobbi Brown Luxe Shine Intense Lipstick in Claret, $49
    6 / 10 Bobbi Brown Luxe Shine Intense Lipstick in Claret, $49

    This is red with a little shine, this lipstick also nourishes and protects with hyaluronic acid, vitamin E and botanical extracts.

    Available at Bobbi Brown boutiques and counters.

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  • Pat McGrath Labs Mattetrance Lipstick – Elson, $59
    7 / 10 Pat McGrath Labs Mattetrance Lipstick – Elson, $59

    Channel your inner Marilyn Monroe with this true red. A bold pop of colour in a velvety-matte finish, it also contains optical diffusers for an oh-so-smooth pout. This shade is ideal for fair skin tones.

    Available at Sephora stores.

    (Also read: Why I’m Setting 20 Small Goals For 2020 Instead of A Big One)

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  • Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Amplified in A RD163, $42
    8 / 10 Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Amplified in A RD163, $42

    Combining rich colour intensity with a glossy satin-sheen, this truly is the best of both worlds. Also contains conditioning oil and powders for comfortable all-day wear.

    Available at Shu Uemura boutiques and counters. 

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  • Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Rouge Pur Couture The Slim Sheet Matte in 101 Rouge Libre, $54
    9 / 10 Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Rouge Pur Couture The Slim Sheet Matte in 101 Rouge Libre, $54

    A berry-red that works for a wide variety of skin tones, the buildable coverage also means you can get either a whisper of colour or a more intense shade. The luminous matte finish is unique and leaves lips kissable and beautiful.

    Available at Yves Saint Laurent Beauté boutiques and counters.

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  • Tom Ford Beauty Lip Color Satin Matte Lipstick in Shanghai Lily, $76
    10 / 10 Tom Ford Beauty Lip Color Satin Matte Lipstick in Shanghai Lily, $76

    A cool red in a velvet-matte finish that works well on different skin tones. The formula keeps the lips smooth and moisturised.

    Available at Tom Ford Beauty counters and Sephora stores.

    (Also read: Chemical-Free, Organic, Hypoallergenic… What Do These Beauty Claims Mean?)

    A version of this article first appeared on www.herworld.com.

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