The perfect red lip is a pre-requisite for holiday beauty. It’s classy, sophisticated, and when you see it, you know there’s an occasion. This year, we’ve been blessed with a multitude of great reds—some deep, some bright, all 100% fabulous.

So today, we’ve listed the 5 buzziest red lipsticks of the season. Let ‘em spice up your look for a corporate fête or impress old pals at a college reunion. Red-dy or not, here they come!

1. Vice Cosmetics Phenomenal Lip Kit in Star, P295 Rich, opaque, really long-lasting, this sexy burgundy is great for some mistletoe action. Or, you know, just looking really pretty.

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2. Maybelline Lip Studio Color Jolt Matte in You Red-Me, P299 Vibrant without being overbearing, this warm true red the perfect holiday lip paint. Plus, it comes with a unique tube applicator you won’t find on any other lippie. That’s what we call a smart-girl scarlet.

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3. Everyday Love+ Red Lips in No. 8, P199 This sultry wine is jam-packed with pigment. One confident swipe will coat your lips in bold, cushiony color! It’s neither sticky nor flaky—just perfectly kissable.

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4. Peripera Airy Ink Velvet in Sold Out Red, P430 Need a little more life in your face? Swipe on this Korean stain. The bright berry-red provides a just-bitten finish and will stay put through multiple sips of bubbly.

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5. Slay Colors Matte Crème Lipstick in Monroe, P599 This blue-toned red is a standout because of how classic it is. The creamy matte texture makes it super wearable, and the universally-flattering color means you can share it with the bestie.

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Music:
“Lucky Day” by Jingle Punks (YouTube Audio Library)

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