The 9 best red lipsticks for party season

‘Tis the season to get festive - and what better way to get in the Christmas mood than applying a few coats of red lipstick?

No matter the outfit, a solid red lipstick can transform your look, whether you’re fully decked out in all things sparkly or simply rocking some jeans and knitwear. From blue-toned shades of crimson to bold brick red cult classics, there’s something in here for every skintone, occasion and mood…

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Clinique Pop Lip Colour and Primer in Cherry Pop, £16, available at Fenwick stores nationwide

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Glastonberry, £23, available at Fenwick Bond Street, Brent Cross, Kingston and Newcastle

Lipstick Queen Lipstick in Medieval, £22, available at Fenwick Bond Street

MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo, £15.50, available at Fenwick Bond Street, Brent Cross, Canterbury, Colchester, Kingston, Newcastle, Tunbridge Wells and York

Bobbi Brown Lip Colour in Scarlet, £20, available at Fenwick Bond Street, Canterbury, Kingston, Newcastle and Tunbridge Wells

Lancome L'Absolu Rouge in Rouge Crepuscule, £23.50, available at Fenwick stores nationwide

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Matte Lipstick in Volatile, £25, available at Fenwick stores nationwide

NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Cruella, £19, available at Fenwick Bond StreetBrent Cross and Kingston

Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy Lipstick in Orient 406, £26.50, available at Fenwick Bond Street and Newcastle

How to create perfect red lips

By Hanna Ibraheem