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10 Red-Hot Lipsticks Under $10

Jul 21 2015 - 4:00pm

When it comes to red lipstick, it seems either people love it or they're afraid of it. But if the price was right, perhaps we might have a few new members in the red-lipstick-lovers club. Click through to shop 10 options, all under $10. Our list has something for everyone, including all skin tones and the red-lip beginner.

This blue-based Boots No7 Stay Perfect Lipstick in Love Red [1] ($10) is the classic crimson every woman can wear.

CoverGirl Lip Perfection Lipstick in Flame [2] ($7) is a pinkish-red with a glossy finish. This is one of Taylor Swift [3]'s favorite red carpet shades. Fair-skinned ladies, give this one a go.

Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Lip Balm Stain in Romantic [4] ($7) is the ideal pick if you just want a flush of red color. It's the red lipstick choice for red lipstick scaredy-cats.

Matte formulas are totally timeless and look chic on all complexions. Try this NYX Cosmetics Matte Lipstick in Perfect Red [5] ($6). It's another blue-based red, but this candy-apple tone is a brighter version for day.

If you want to steal Gwen Stefani [6]'s signature red lip style, then try the L'Oréal Infallible Le Rouge Lipstick in Ravishing Red [7] ($9). It's got a soft, satiny finish that lands somewhere between matte and glossy.

Need a long-wear formula on a budget? Reach for this Maybelline SuperStay 14-Hour Lipstick in Ravishing Rouge [8] ($9) in your local drugstore makeup aisle.

If you're not sure you can handle yourself with a lipstick, start with a lip crayon. The tip of e.l.f. Studio Matte Lip Color in Rich Red [9] ($3) is about the width of a pen, helping you carefully apply the creamy, intense pigment within your lip lines.

If you have limited space in your clutch for a tube of lipstick, try lipstick matchsticks for high-pigmented color on the go. Each one of Bésame Cosmetics's Classic Color Lipstick Matches [10] ($6) has enough for one application plus touch-ups.

Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color in Red Velvet [11] ($2) is a dead ringer for MAC's Ruby Woo at a fraction of the price. The vibrant shade is so affordable, it's worth having one in every purse in case of an emergency.

Sonia Kashuk Moisture Luxe Tinted Lip Balm in Hint of Red [12] ($9) is a buildable red lipstick that you can quickly swipe on for a subtle wash of cherry color or layer on for a more intense ruby hue.

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