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5 red lipsticks to brighten your look for the holidays

M.A.C Ruby Woo Lipstick (Photo courtesy of M.A.C Cosmetics)

Nothing is hotter than a bold red lip, and you can never wear too much red during the holiday season. From bright, bold red lip shades to deep rouge, a red lipstick can spice up any ensemble. Here are five go-to options to help you achieve the perfect red lip look.

1. M.A.C Ruby Woo

This is a ride-or-die red lipstick that will never fail you. This M.A.C. bestseller is a beautiful bright red shade that offers long wear coverage with a matte finish.

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Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint (Photo courtesy of Fenty Beauty)

2. Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint

This Fenty Beauty red lip shade is a newcomer to the stage. Its head-turning red color lasts up to 12 hours, and the applicator wand is perfect for providing precise application.

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NARS Satin Lipstick in Afghan Red (Photo Courtesy of NARS)

3. NARS Afghan Red Lip Stick

This beautiful burgundy lipstick is apart of NARS’ Satin Lipstick collection. Different than the matte formulas, this satin formula has a smooth application and won’t make your lips dry. This is a great shade to have when you want to wear a red shade but not such a vibrant hue.

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NYX Pure Red Matte Lipstick (Photo Courtesy of Ulta)

4. NYX Pure Red Matte Lipstick 

This is an affordable lipstick option that provides a beautiful color. NYX’s Pure Red shade is a velvety high-fashion color that can compete with the more expensive brands.

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Pat McGrath Opulence Omni Lipstick (Photo courtesy of Pat McGrath Labs)

5. Pat McGrath Opulence Omni Lipstick

Pat McGrath has created this beautiful rose shade, which is a part of the Mattetrance Lipsticks collection. Aside from the unique shade and creamy formula, this lipstick comes in a beautiful casing.

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