Thursday, November 21st, 2013

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What’s the Best Red Lipgloss that you’ve tried?

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49 thoughts on “Hit List: Best Red Lipgloss

  1. LORAC has this beautiful gloss called Candy Apple. It was from the Sweet Temptations last year. I still use it in my makeup tutorials and plan on using it for a Christmas tutorial next month. It even smells like candy apple! It’s a really nice dark red with some glitter in it, but you cannot, I SWEAR YOU CANNOT, feel the glitter in the gloss! It looks great alone and on a lipstick!
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    • Lisa C

      Ditto Ditto Ditto!!! Love that gloss and I could have kicked myself for not picking up another set when they had it on sale a couple months ago for $10! For the whole set.

  2. Lime Crime has a beautiful one called Candy Apple with mega glitter in it. Nice and thick so it doesn’t feather.

  3. Sofi

    What a fabulous question! I love Chanel extrait de gloss in Fatale but have too many red lipglosses to count. Nowadays the super pigmented ones blur the lines with lipstick but Fatale is perfect.

  4. Georgia

    NARS larger than life 413BLKR

  5. Lindsay

    I like Meta by obsessive compulsive cosmetics. They have gloss, as well as tars :) its a really unique color and lasts a long time. OCC is known for its longevity. The texture is smooth too.

  6. Beauty For Real has a “lip cream” (basically gloss) in Really Red that’s my definition of the perfect neutral red. AND, the cap has a light in it and the case is mirrored for on-the-go touch ups! (Which is a must for me with lipgloss.)

  7. Sarah

    Givenchy Gloss Interdit in 12 (Rouge Passion). I pair it with MUFE 43 for long-lasting red.

  8. Im not really a person to wear lipgloss but if I do wear a red one its has to be maybeline liquid something I cant find the name it recently came out last year in the red shade its really pretty on its ownand over the top with a red lipstick

  9. mzluc1

    Kat Von D – Outlaw It dries to matte finish though! So might not be considered a lipgloss but still a very pretty red

  10. Ellen

    Love my YSL Golden Gloss in Golden Cherry (#17)!

  11. Evelyn

    Hourglass’ gloss in Icon. A beautiful, rich red and feels good on. :)

  12. The best red lipgloss for me is the Giorgio Armani Flash Lacquer 400, a somptuous hollywood red.
    Long-wearing, comfortable and very stunning!

  13. I have a dior addict gloss that I ADORE but I can’t remember the name right now. I think it’s discontinued. It’s a sheer, sparkly, pinky red. So gorgeous and wearable sheer or more opaque.

    This would be more helpful if I had the name, I know.

  14. ms

    lipgloss to me equals “not opaque” therefore red lipgloss to me is a contradiction of terms. if you’re gonna wear red lip color, why would you half-ass it.

    i know, i know, some people aren’t comfortable with it, but really have you ever, ever met anyone who looks bad in red lip color (maybe the undertone may not match, but another color would).

  15. Melissa

    Since I am super pale (borderline Casper, really) – I always feel like a clown if I wear anything to bright or intense. Bobbi Brown’s Ruby Sugar is the perfect red gloss because it gives a sheer ruby finish with a really beautiful shimmer. Definitely one of my favorites, and it’s like a good set of training wheels to help ease me into a really red lip :-)

  16. I have a lip gloss from Burt’s Bees that looks quite pretty, but to be honest, I am more of a lipstick girl. My favorite red lipstick? Revlon’s ColorBurst lipstick in the limited edition shade Gulscha Coral!

  17. Lacey

    Revlon Super Lustrious Lipgloss in Firecracker.

    • Clare

      Yes! And now it’s been discontinued, I’ll be so upset when I finish mine. The color is a beautiful sheer red-orange, and the formula is the most moisturizing thing I’ve ever found.

  18. Theodora

    Oh, I came here from FB thinking you were displaying YOUR favorites, but it was still fun to read what other users covet. All of mine, with the exception of MAC’s Russian Red, are discontinued. :\

  19. Marvelous Moxie lip gloss in Game Changer! It’s comfortable, smells nice, perfect consistency. I just love it!

  20. Melissa

    For a glossy but opaque finish: MAC Wonder Woman
    For a sheerer finish: MAC Venetian…. It’s a MLBB juicy red gloss… LOVE IT!!!!!!!!
    For a matte finish gloss (so more of a stain then I guess): NARS Indian Red

    • Velena

      I LOVE Nars Indian Red. Never have a had a lip stain that was so perfect. I check all the time on Nars ‘s website waiting for them to bring it back. Just perfect!

  21. Kharrissa

    Nars Bad Education

  22. Brenna

    Definitely Maybelline’s Color Sensational Gloss in Gleaming Grenadine. It is opaque, high-shine, and long lasting. Plus, it isn’t expensive.

  23. My all time favorite is Hourglass Icon lipgloss

  24. Esme

    YSL Glossy Stain in Rouge Gouache. It’s a stunning pink-based red that lasts forever.

  25. Hmm, I haven’t found one that I consider the end of all red lipglosses, to be honest. I also have so many of them but I don’t think anything stands out.

  26. ChrissiHR

    I have two faves, but neither is a traditional lip gloss.

    I love, love, love Lime Crime’s Velvetines in Red Velvet because it’s a matte lip gloss that goes on easily and stays on all day. It feathers a bit, but that’s what lip liner is for. 😉

    My other unconventional fave lip gloss is OCC lip tar in Black Dahlia. It’s the best, most sinister red and it doesn’t just wipe off. It stains your lips and can take days to wear off without a good lip scrub. It has amazing staying power. In fact, I swatched it on my hand when I first got it and the color was still visible 5 days later despite frequent, obsessive hand-washing on my part. If you want a true red, go for NSFW instead of Black Dahlia.

  27. xamyx

    Red gloss tends to bleed/migrate on me, so I simply wear a clear gloss over a red lipstick or pencil. I find Prestige Lip Vinyl to be perfect, as it isn’t sticky, but it doesn’t slide around, either.

  28. Illamasqua Succubus, the most intense red lipgloss I’ve owned.
    However I hate the brush applicator! To achieve perfect result, a lip brush is always needed.
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  29. Summer

    My current fave is
    Drugstore: Rimmel London Show Off Lip Lacquer in “Big Bang”
    High end I have a couple: Sonoran Rain lipglass from MAC (LE i think)
    and my favorite “gloss” is MAC”s Dazzleglass in Love Alert which leans more to the pink side but has a redish sheen to it.

  30. I love my Guerlain Gloss d’Enfer Maxi Shine in Red Pow. :)

  31. Lynne

    Not a gloss fan but Nars Bloodwork is terrific – sadly discontinued.

  32. A. Mar

    Illamasqua Succubus is a favorite for me!

  33. Lisa C

    MAC Cult of cherry. Such a stunning red!

  34. Jen

    My vote is for Marc Jacobs’ Lust for Lacquer in No Regrets. The perfect Strawberry red!

  35. Lauren

    Great question! I have two:

    For an everyday, wearable red, I agree with Sofi on Chanel Extrait de Gloss in Fatale. It’s definitely red, but brown enough that it’s just really easy to pull off with anything or at any time.

    My truly favorite RED LIPGLOSS, however, is Bobbi Brown’s High Shimmer in Black Ruby. This is, simply, a party in a tube. It’s a deep red (rather than bright), but super shimmery, almost glittery, and very pigmented. In the very best (non-cheesy) way, it’s the perfect Christmas party lip shade. It’s the kind of product that turns, say, a white blouse or black sweater and dark jeans into a glamorous holiday outfit. Highly, highly recommend!

  36. I swear by the Buxom full-on lip cream in red poppy. It doesn’t feather, lasts for hours, and is shiny and looks like you just ate a red Popsicle/stained look. It also smells really good, minty vanilla and it makes your lips tingle for hours. The tube lasts for a long time even with daily use

  37. Ann

    MAC Viva Glam 1 (Ru). First red gloss that didn’t settle into my lip lines. Not a fan of Mac lately but this gloss was so nice!

  38. Andrea

    Illamasqua Succubus, fortunately I have an older one with the superior squeeze-tube applicator.
    I’ve been avoiding getting new Illamasqua lipglosses because of the new brushes they have.

  39. Quinctia

    I’ve got two: Smashbox’s Lust, it’s sparkly and a deeper red, and it has a brush applicator. I got it in a two-pack at Ulta a couple years ago. The other is Milani Hot Flash, which is one of the full coverage glitter glosses, and I think it might be on its way out, I just saw the line on clearance last week. The name is amusing to me, and if you like full on opaque sparkle, that line is great.

  40. Shiseido Lacquer Rouge in RD607 Nocturne, although it’s not technically a lipgloss. If we’re going for lipgloss, then I would say Hourglass Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Gloss in Icon like a few others have said.

  41. Ashley

    It’s not a bold or opaque red, but Chanel Glossimer in Spark. I love layering it over YSL Volupté Sheer Candy in Sweet Fig!