The InStyle Beauty Team's Favorite Red Lipsticks

Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc Crème Lipstick in Boy Gorgeous 
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Though we’ve never met a red lipstick we didn’t like—because, yes, they really are all different—these six managed to stand out from the pack. From the slightly-orange to the so-red-it’s-brown, there’s a hue to suit every complexion. Read on to find out our beauty team's go-to bullets.

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Dolce & Gabbana Matte Lipstick in Ruby

Dolce & Gabbana Matte Lipstick in Ruby 
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"It looks spectacular with a denim dress or an evening gown. There are no detectable blue or yellow undertones, so it shines perfectly against my light olive skin. And the rosy scent just adds to the sophistication."—Angelique Serrano, Beauty Director

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MAC Lipstick in Lady Danger

MAC Lipstick in Lady Danger 
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"This orange-y red is my old reliable. I love the way it pops against my fair complexion.”—Selene Milano, Senior Beauty Editor

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Marc Jacobs Kiss Pop Lipstick in Pop Rock

Marc Jacobs Kiss Pop Lipstick in Pop Rock 
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“This bold red is really more like a blood orange, which instantly brightens my tan skin.”—Sheryl George, Beauty Editor

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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Nori

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Nori 
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"I’m such a 50 shades of nude girl and very rarely branch out from the spectrum, but when I’m feeling a red, I go for this one by Bite. The brown undertones are flattering against my medium complexion, and it gives off a slight ‘90s grunge rock vibe, which I kind of live for.”—Marianne Mychaskiw, Associate Beauty Editor

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Chanel Rouge Allure Lipstick in Coromandel

Chanel Rouge Allure Lipstick in Coromandel 
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“I love the satin finish of Chanel’s Rouge Allure lipsticks, and this shade—a slightly tangerine, poppy-colored red—feels especially fresh.”—Dianna Mazzone, Assistant Beauty Editor

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc Crème Lipstick in Boy Gorgeous

Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc Crème Lipstick in Boy Gorgeous 
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"Call me crazy, but I swear a true red shade doesn’t suit me. As an alternative, I reach for this shade, a berry color with a slight red undertone to it.”—Erin Lukas, Beauty Writer

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