Shop: The Perfect Shade of Red
Five of the best red lipsticks to take you through the winter.
Published 18 May

As the grey days approach, nothing quite beats a rouge lip to polish your look and lift your mood. This winter, opt for a rich, moisturising formula to protect against the elements.

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Colour Crush Lipstick in Havana Red, The Body Shop

True to its cruelty-free ethics, this ultra-pigmented, semi-matte shade is 100% vegetarian. Enriched with beeswax and Brazil nut oil for lasting moisture, the orange-red shade is a winner on fair skin and medium skin tones.

Devine Goddess Lipstick in Harmonia, Napoleon Perdis

This shade is a gem for dry winter days. Saturated with herbal extracts, it’s hydrating and gentle on the skin while delivering a versatile, light coral colour – perfect for days in the office.

The Intense Lipstick in 310, 3INA Cosmetics

Married to the matte? 3INA’s Intense range brings lasting pigmentation and a hit of moisture. With a vibrant pinkorange hue, this shade it particularly suited to skin tones with a yellow undertone.

Colour 72 Lipstick in 127, Inglot

This classic red with slight orange undertones is bound to make a statement – day or night. Vitamin E and apricot kernel oil add hydration for a comfortable all-day formula. Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in

Nighthawk, Mecca Maxima

Injected with vitamins C and E, this cult product is rich and hydrating, delivering full colour in just one swipe. The berry shade is built on a brownish base and is best suited to neutral and warm skin tones.

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