Red lipstick will always be a top-selling lip color. Every woman should have at least one. It’s one of few beauty trends that will never go out of style and is timeless and elegant. Shamefully, I own more than 200 red lipsticks. But the beauty of my collection? Each shade is unique. My collection includes more than half of the “dark” category. I swear that these rich, pigmented shades look great on everyone. Deep reds will elevate your makeup and make you stand out. I can guarantee it.

While there is lipstick for every, we want to highlight the universally flattering shades. Reds that work for all skin types and people. These are the reads that will make heads turn. Okay, now you see the point.

You can find everything from luxury lipsticks that are worth the price of a million dollars to drugstore treasures. Keep scrolling to discover the best dark red lipsticks. I’m sure you will agree that this rich shade looks amazing on all skin types. We believe it is successful because it was designed with the fairest and richest skin types in mind. Easy application is made possible because a burst in color appears in one swipe. Although the lipstick is very long-lasting, touch-ups are rare. However, it layers nicely and leaves no feeling of cakey or discomfort. Celebrity makeup artists love this drugstore lipstick because it works. This brick-red color is perfect for winter but can also be worn year-round if the look requires it. The lip can be worn for 16 hours but can also be easily removed if necessary. It’s affordable, which is the best thing about it. It’s affordable.

Best Splurge: Tom Ford Lip Color Matte

This lipstick is a perfect choice if you want to spend a lot and get a good one. Tom Ford is an expert at red lipsticks. This one shouts independent woman to me. The matte lip comes in a long-wearing formula packed with Vitamin C for a comfortable look.

Best Matte: Smash box Always On Liquid Lipstick

This Smashbox matte collection is my favorite. They stay on your lips without drying them out, which is truly magic. This red shade will make your lips the star of the show.

Best Liquid: KVD Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick

The long-lasting nature of Kat Von D’s lipsticks is what they are best known for. These lipsticks can stay on for days, or so it feels. This deep crimson shade stands out in the 42-shade range. For a guilt-free look, the liquid formula is vegan.

Best Crayon: Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipstick

Because they go back to basics, lip crayons are my favorite. This can be carried around in your purse, and you will always have a beautiful, brown-based lipstick on hand for quick use. This crayon is creamy and feels great on the lips, despite its matte appearance.

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick is the best for fall.

Urban Decay lipsticks are a must-have. There are many shades in this line, but I love Bad Blood. It is a true red with a vibrant, moisturizing finish and a vegan formula.

Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Colour is the best for winter.

This stunning cherry color is a cross between true berry and deep red. It’ll keep your lips moisturized for hours, thanks to a balm’s moisturizing benefits.

Best Plumping: Sisley Le Phyto Rouge Lipstick

Faith Xue of Byrdie Editorial loves this vibrant red, her secret weapon for perfect selfies. It is packed with hyaluronic and konjac microspheres so that it can boost your lips.

Ideal for dry lips

Flesh Beauty might be called Flesh Beauty’s biggest fan. I cannot stop talking about the line. The balm-like texture of this hydrating lipstick will soothe chapped lips. This rich deep red lipstick will make you feel like a true badass.

Best Price: The Lip Bar Liquid matte lipstick in Bawse Lady

This budget-friendly vegan brand delivers consistently in the shade category with its lipsticks. The rosy red is a matte lipstick that feels almost like a gloss but soon settles on your lips thanks to its matte texture.