Bijou Beauty: Red Lipstick Picks

Bijou Beauty: Red Lipstick Picks by The Petite Bijou - I'm a classic cat eye and red lip gal! See my best recommendations for red lipsticks that will work well for creating that classy and glamorous look! | The Petite Bijou

My signature look is a cat eye and red lips. What can I say? I’m a vintage inspired gal. A bold red lip is a great way to jazz up your daily look or remain simple and elegant for an event. It’s also what I get the most questions about, so I decided to share my top red lipstick picks with you!

Bijou Beauty: Red Lipstick Picks - The Petite Bijou

1, Bobbi Brown Lip Color Red 

2. NARS Lipstick Dressed to Kill

3. Sephora Collection Rouge Cream Lipstick The Red

A quick reference for skin tones: If you have fair skin, opt in for a red lipstick with an orange or neutral hue. If you have a olive skin. opt for something with a blue undertone and hue. If you have darker skin, try shades with plum and purple undertones. These are just guidelines and you can definitely experiment with any color! I have seen all these tones work well on every skin tone.


What’s your favorite red lipstick? Do you wear red or do you prefer other shades? Share your thoughts below!


More Red Lipstick Picks



  1. January 13, 2016 / 8:11 PM

    Love a red lip! Great picks!!!

    • January 19, 2016 / 10:31 PM

      Hello Leonor,

      Thank you so much for stopping by! I looove red lips too!

      Best, Mariam

  2. January 12, 2016 / 8:36 PM

    i am totally with you on the bold lip. esp RED! you can never have enough red lipsticks. i think…. !! lol. my fave is tom ford cherry lush and louboutin matte rouge! quite pricey but worth a try, esp TF! xoxo,

    janna |

    • January 13, 2016 / 12:26 PM

      I’ve been wanting to try more Top Ford lipsticks as i hear that are really worth it! So glad you like the picks!

      Love, Mariam

  3. January 12, 2016 / 8:15 PM

    You cant go wrong when wearing red lipstick! My fave red lipstick is from NARS 🙂

    • January 13, 2016 / 12:25 PM

      Red is definitely the way to go!

      Love, Mariam

  4. Ruthie
    January 9, 2016 / 7:04 PM

    I love my tarte!! I literally live in red lipstick!! It is my statement color!! Love your picks my dear!! xo

  5. January 8, 2016 / 5:45 PM

    Love a good red, girl. I have the NARS shade and also, Sephora has really good Matte red shades. They are like, $13 bucks which is amazing!

    You’re inspiring me to go all red tonight 🙂 xo


    • January 8, 2016 / 6:31 PM

      Hey Krista,

      I love the Sephora matte shades as well! They are great and really budget friendly!


    • January 8, 2016 / 5:34 PM

      Hey Taylor!

      I am so glad it was helpful! Like I said, they are just guidelines, you can definitely experiment with different reds.


    • January 8, 2016 / 3:54 PM

      Yes, they do! Thanks for stopping by!


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