10 Universally Flattering Dark Red Lipsticks You Need to Try


When it comes to the best red lipsticks, it's no lie that the holy grail exists, and that's especially true when it comes to this season's delicious cohort of deeply dark red lipsticks. The One really is out there-that perfect shade of burgundy, berry or cherry noir to perfectly flatter your skin tone and set your features off on a seductive smoulder. It's partly why we're loving the trend so much right now. That being said, every woman worth her weight in lippy bullets knows that finding The One can take time and trial.

So we've taken the hard work out of it for you. Yep, we've puckered, slicked and smudged our way through a whole host of dark red lipsticks to find the very best out there. Just follow our expert tips in the gallery below to match yourself up with your perfect deep red. Keep scrolling through the gallery below for expert tips and to shop the best dark red lipsticks.

Tom Ford Beauty Boys & Girls Lipstick in Emma 24 $29Shop

If you're fair, berry tones will do more for your complexion than a deep burgundy, which could leave you looking drained. Tom Ford's Emma 24 is the perfect cranberry.

Buxom Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipstick in Vampy Plum $15 $9Shop

Pinot noir shades look great on medium complexions, though if you want to vamp it up a little, you'll need to look for aВ deeper burgundy. Buxom's Vampy Plum is ideal for smudging on during the day and layering up come evening.

Burberry Beauty Full Kisses in Oxblood No.549 $24Shop

For dark complexions, look to deep claret hues and rich oxblood shades to really make a statement. Burberry's new Oxblood No.549 is the ideal day-to-night hue.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution in Glastonberry $24Shop

A deep blackcurrant, the red wine tones in Charlotte Tilbury's Glastonberry will really pop on dark skin tones.

Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick in When I'm Alone $31Shop

This almost-pink berry shade is the perfect party lip for fair complexions.

Illamasqua Lipstick in Shard $20Shop

MediumВ complexionsВ will look incredible wearingВ Illamasqua's creamy berry hue.

Inc.redible Matte My Day Liquid Lipstick in I'm Very Busy $8Shop

We're loving the new liquid lipsticks from Nails Inc founder Thea Green. I'm Very Busy falls on the brighter end of the dark red spectrum, making it the perfect powerВ lip for fair to medium skin tones.

MDMflow Semi-Matte Lipstick-Vamp $15Shop

Created with dark skin tones in mind, MDMflow's Vamp is a seductive deep berry that can be lightlyВ buffedВ on during the day, then layered upВ come party time.В

Lilah B. Tinted Lip Balm in B.Savvy $30Shop

This sheer tinted lip balm will suit all complexions, adding a subtle hint of colour with plenty of lip nourishment.

RMS Beauty Wild With Desire Lipstick in Rapture $30Shop

A delicious burgundy, RMS Beauty's Rapture works brilliantly as a daytime statement for medium to dark skin tones.

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