A red lipstick is essential in a kikay kit, whether you're a makeup newbie or a seasoned one. The perfect crimson hue will instantly brighten your complexion, make your teeth look whiter, and give you an instant confidence boost.
It can be daunting to try and find your perfect shade with the sheer amount of products in the market right now. That said, we asked the girls from Cosmo Mixers (our super-fun group which you should totally join!) to share their fave red lipsticks and exactly why they love them.
Keep on scrolling to read their testimonials—their favorite might be your next go-to!
BYS Luxe Lipstick Ultra Matte Lipstick in Queen of the Night
"I love this shade! It's super long-lasting." - Klars
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Burt's Bees Lip Crayon in Redwood Forest
"I use Burt’s Bees Lip Crayon in Redwood Forest. Medyo madali matanggal, but buildable yung color to your liking. I highly recommend it if you want a nice pop of red on your lips that never feels dry on the lips." - Angel
Burt's Bees Lip Crayon in Redwood Forest, P695, SephoraContinue reading below ↓
Bobbi Brown Luxe Matte Lip Color in On Fire
"I love Bobbi Brown’s Luxe Matte Lip in the shade On Fire, it’s a perfect fiery red hue if you’re in the mood for a bold color. I love the light formula. Just this and a sharp black eyeliner make me feel so sassy!" - Reese
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Fenty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color in Uncensored
"I use the Fenty Stunna Lip Paint in Uncensored if kailangan kong lumaban or if I just want to feel extra powerful. HAHAHA!" - Keisha
Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color in Uncensored, P1,320, SephoraContinue reading below ↓
Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lolita
"Kat Von D’s Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in the shade Lolita is my go-to liquid lipstick whenever I go to either casual or formal events. It can make me feel natural or bold depending on how I apply it." - Hannah
Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lolita, P1,315, SephoraContinue reading below ↓
L'Oréal Paris Rouge Signature Matte Lip Tint in I Am Worth It
"Matagal staying power niya sa lips and sobrang light lang ng feeling!" - Reen
L'Oréal Paris Rouge Signature Matte Lip Tint in I Am Worth It, P399, Lazada
Vice Cosmetics x BT21 Phenomenal Velvet Liquid Lipstick in RJ
"I love Vice x BT21's RJ shade! Other than its cute packaging, it's really lightweight on the lips. The shade is perfect for everyday wear and it's also multipurpose!" - Jonnah
Vice Cosmetics x BT21 Phenomenal Velvet Liquid Lipstick in RJ, P225, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
MAC Lady Bug
"I love MAC in Lady Bug! It's a gorgeous neutral bright red that works for both cool- and warm-toned girls." - Isabella
MAC Lady Bug, P1,100, SM Mall of AsiaContinue reading below ↓
Careline Soft Suede Lipstick in Fire
"The Careline Soft Suede lipstick in Fire is a brick red shade I love using every day! It's not as intimidating as other bold red shades." - Miya
Careline Soft Suede Lipstick in Fire, P165, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
MAC Russian Red
"MAC’s Russian Red has never failed me—and I believe it goes well with any skin color! Also, if you haven’t had the time to whiten your teeth, a few swipes of this lippie will do that for you!" - Rea
MAC Russian Red, P1,100, SM Aura
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