In an age where you can paint your lips any shade imaginable, choosing between red and red-orange can be a real struggle. Luckily, you can have it all, and expand your shade range without shrinking your wallet—read on.
2. NYX Butter Gloss in Merengue
While technically a gloss, its high pigment load provides the coverage of a lipstick. Wear it on its own, or layer it over any lipstick to add depth and shine.
NYX | $5
3. NYC Expert Last Lip Color
As its name suggests, this shade isn’t exactly natural-looking, but it is sure to turn heads, especially when it catches the light and reveals a subtle blue tint.
New York Color | $2
4. Wet N Wild MegaLast Lip Color
Found: the perfect summer red. Orangey undertones make the long-wear formula flattering to all skintones, while vitamins A and E promote smoother, softer lips.
Wet 'n' Wild | $2
5. Colourpop Nevermind PencilColourpop's version of hot-now almost-black lips is a low-risk way to experiment with the trendy tone.
ColourPop | $5