Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Go bold or go home with these ten picks for bold, bright lips–perfect for spring or summer–and all for less than $10! You can view these ten in the Swatch Gallery if desired. What are your top picks for a budget-friendly bright lipstick?

  1. Revlon Flirtatious — a shimmery, cool-toned red
  2. L’Oreal Pink Flamingo — a bright pop of cool-toned pink
  3. Revlon Vivacious –a vibrant fuchsia pink
  4. Revlon Fuchsia Shock — a shiny, fuchsia
  5. Revlon Wild Watermelon –a juicy coral-red
  6. Revlon Lollipop — a glossy, muted fuchsia pink
  7. Milani Violet Volt — a metallic, fuchsia-purple
  8. Milani Sweet Nectar — a pop of neon orange
  9. Maybellnie Shocking Coral — a bold, coral-red
  10. Maybelline Fuchsia Flash — an electric, cool-toned pink

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52 thoughts on “10 of the Best Bright Lipsticks for Under $10

  1. Mmm, Fuschia Flash is one that I’ve been eying.

  2. I don’t have any of these colors! I love this post! A great way to risk super bright without spending too much. Thanks for posting this!!!

  3. I like revlon lip butter in sweet tart and candy apple. Essence long lasting lipstick in blush on rouge is also very bright and chockinly inexpressive!
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  4. Loreal Pink Flamingo and Revlon Fuchsia Shock shall be mine!
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  5. My favs would be the vivids!

  6. Mmm, Milani lipsticks. I have three and I love them.
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  7. I am a fan of Revlon’s lipsticks, balms, stains – everything! One of my favorites is Lover’s Coral, which is from the Superlustrous Shine line, I believe. I have yet to try Maybelline ones, though. Shocking Coral and Fuschia Flash look perfect for the summer.
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  8. MzLuc1

    I thought for sure Maybelliene Vivid Rose would be on this list!

  9. I love your list! I don’t own any budget friendly lipsticks, but I’ll have to check them out. I love Revlon Colorburst lip glosses though!

  10. I just did a small round up of budget brights myself! Luckily, you have a wider spectrum of colors!
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  11. J

    Revlon stormy pink which is matte and bright without looking scary/clownish on me (I’m NC42 and have slightly larger lips.. bright colors tend to look overdone on me). Also any of the NYX soft matte lip creams. I have a couple of bright colors from that line and they are amazing!

  12. Viva Vivacious! What a beauty that one is.

  13. I adore Violet Volt :)
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  14. Juliana Glumac

    Great selection. We are still waiting for the Revlon matte and lacquer balms in Australia. They have the spaces for them in the displays but no stock. I can’t wait to buy the two on your list.

  15. LOVE THIS POST! πŸ˜€ Bright lipstick is just the thing when you have a cold in the middle of a cyclone…

    Wild Watermelon is awesome. I might go put some on right now, actually…

    If I could go outside, I might go check and see if Revlon has gotten around to releasing those matte/lacquer blams yet… *twitch*
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  16. I recently got Shocking Coral from Maybelline and I love the formula. It was a lot brighter on me than expected. You were definitely right to put it on this list!
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  17. I love bold lipsticks, but I’m always afraid to wear them! What kind of blush and eye look to pair with?

    • I like rose and brown blushes with a brighter lip, and then the eyes can be really simple – like a wash of brightening eyeshadow on the lid and mascara!

  18. I have Maybelline’s Shocking Coral and I have to say I think it’s my favorite lipstick I own! Such a gorgeous bright pinky coral!

  19. I have all these picks except for 3 of them so I’m gonna check those out soon. ^^
    I love these shades. I wish I could wear them more often.

    Maybelline ColorSensational Vivids are one of my top picks.
    So pigmented, bold, and affordable. ^^

  20. Helene

    This makes me go :( as we don’t have Revlon in Sweden.
    Love the selection!

  21. I would say Maybelline shocking coral is just HOT! :) I love maybelline lippies!

  22. Jen

    Great picks! Revlon Vivacious is one of my faves and Milani Flamingo Pose is another pretty, vibrant shade :)

  23. jade

    looks amazing i love all the colours :)

  24. Oh they are all so nice! I like Milani Violet Volt and Loreal Pink Flamingo the best!

  25. Maybelline Shocking Coral is definitely my top choice! And I think the Maybelline lipsticks in general have a lot of great, bright shades.

  26. DonnaJ

    I don’t do brights, but do love the formula for the Revlon and Milani lippies. Maybe I’ll work up some courage to try a shade from the Maybelline Vivids range for spring/summer though. I could always tone it down by blotting and topping with a gloss or mixing with another shade to mute “the neon” if I look too scary. lol