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Holiday Classic: Red Lip

The holidays may look a bit different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t add a classic touch to your Zoom festivities. Whether you’re celebrating in sweats or going full-on glam, here are some red lip options for adding a little extra cheer to your holiday beauty routine!

so long, smudges!
Want your lip color to last long after your last piece of pecan pie? Christian Louboutin’s Matte Fluid Lip Color in Aimanta is a long-lasting, smudge-proof lip stain that will stand the test of time. In true Louboutin fashion, this color is one to turn heads—not to mention the packaging is beautiful enough to double as a Christmas tree ornament.
Christian Louboutin Matte Fluid Lip Color,, $90

balmy and buttery
Taking a low-key approach to your holiday celebrations? Korres Lip Butter in Wild Rose is perfect for any occasion or WFH situation. The ultra-hydrating butter melts on the lips and gives just enough color to perk up your look no matter the time of year.
KORRES Lip Butter,, $14

gloss over the holiday
If a full-on red lip isn’t your vibe this season, check out Glossier Red Lip Gloss. It’s the perfect balance of shine and color without the stick. It’s packed with jojoba and vitamin E to keep your lips moisturized during the dry winter months.
Glossier Red Lip Gloss,, $14

between the liner
Sometimes lipstick isn’t enough. If you’re going for a full lip this holiday season, MAC’s Selena La Reina Lip Pencil in Ruby Woo is the perfect liner to give your lips an extra pop. The vivid, blue-red, matte lip liner works especially well for those who have a natural blue lip undertone.
MAC Selena La Reina Lip Pencil,, $18

stick it to ’em
Keep your holiday look merry and bright with Tom Ford F**king Fabulous Lip Color. The bold and bright red is sure to turn heads this season. The high shine finish lipstick features specially treated pigments, making this a true red color. Ingredients like soja seed extract, Brazilian murumuru butter and chamomilla flower oil soften lips and maintain their shine.
TOM FORD F**King Fabulous Lip Color,, $56