Celeb Make-Up Artists Share Their Favorite Red Lipsticks

I’m a creature of habit when it comes to makeup; I usually have big plans when I approach the lipstick counter…but always leave with a standard tube of something nude. Boring I know, but I’ve always felt intimidated to go bold!

This 4th of July I’ve vowed to sport an amped up pout. Nothing says classic beauty like a red lip, and it’s so patriotic (I love a theme)! I have no idea where to start when choosing the right shade, so I reached out to my favorite make-up artists and asked them to share their go-to red lipsticks. Here’s what they had to say:

 

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Andrew Sotomayor (@andrewsotomayor)

“I would say my favorite red lipstick is MAC Ruby Woo. It’s just that perfect patriotic red that’s deep and velvety. I actually like to chop it up and mix it with a creamy or moisturizing lipstick to make the formula glide on faster. I’ve used it on celebrities like Miley Cyrus and SNL’s Aidy Bryant. It looks amazing on camera.”

 

 

 

 

 

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Faye Lauren (fayelauren.com)

“Red is classic. Every girl should have a perfect red lip inside their makeup bag! For a polished look, try Nars semi matte in Jungle Red. For a flirty summer look, Guerlain gloss in Rouge G De Guerlain L’Extrait is gorgeous! I like to pair a red lip with a light foundation by Kohgendo.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yasmina Smith (ycsmakeup.com)

“I am a HUGE fan of Makeup Forever Moulin RougeIt’s a great red for all skin tones and is super saturated.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ruby Woo by MAC. 100%!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A huge thank you to Andrew, Faye, Yasmina and Courtney for sharing their picks! Which shade catches your eye?

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