A red lipstick is all you need to look bold and stand out in the scorching heat this summer! Paired with minimal eye makeup, a matte red or glossy red tinge to your lips can give an instant lift to your overall look and style.

It is true that makeup trends come and go, but red lips remain timeless through the years, gracing the lips of all those brave enough to wear them. Red lips, certainly are forever!

Here, we have compiled for you the best red lipsticks of all time:

1. NARS Heat Wave Semi Matte Lipstick 

No one does a red lip quite like NARS does. Nars’ Heat Wave is a bold, long-wearing and smudge-proof semi-matte formula which comes in a bright orange-red shade and is guaranteed to look amazing on all skin tones. Moreover, Heat Wave comprises a patented blend of conditioners and antioxidants that hydrate, nourish and protect lips at all times!

2. Maybelline Superstay 14hr Lipstick in Ravishing Rouge

Maybelline’s lipsticks are amongst the best when it comes to long-lasting, highly-pigmented color. Guess, what else? They’re easy on the pocket too! Maybelline’s Superstay 14hr Lipstick in Ravishing Rouge will never weigh you down. This super rich formula is fresh, light and comfortable and to your surprise.. will last you for 14 whole hours.

3. The MAC sisters: Mac’s Ruby Woo and Mac’s Russian Red

Mac is every girl’s go-to brand. While MAC’s cult classic Russian Red rose to instant success when proclaimed by Madonna as a favorite on her 1990 Blonde Ambition tour, its high-impact Ruby Woo sister is a shade much loved among frequent lipstick wearers clearly marking it as one of the best Red Lipsticks of all time.

4. Kylie Cosmetics’ Mary Jo K

Kylie’s Mary Jo K features high-intensity pigment for an instant bold matte lip. The extremely long wearing lipstick is famous for its moisturizing ingredients that leave a comfortable and silky feel saving your lips from drying.

5. Anastasia Beverly Hills Lipstick in Sarafine

Sarafine is an almost crimson-like, deep red color embedded in blue undertones. From being worn as a statement color at the office to being used as a seductively alluring shade for a night out with your main, this bold formula can do your wonders.

6. Sephora

Sephora’s very own collection might be extremely underrated, however, its lip stain in number 01 is the perfect red shade for a tryout! It is soft, creamy and long-lasting and needs no reapplications or touchups throughout the day.