Whether you are decking up in smart casuals or wearing your favourite summer kurta on a hot day, red lipstick is the only makeup product you need to take your look a notch higher. It instantly makes you feel more confident and good about yourself and is always in vogue.

So if you’re looking to upgrade your collection of red lippies or want to break out of the nude lippie rut without breaking the bank, here are five irresistible red lipsticks that you need to add to your shopping cart, right away. Psst… did we mention that they’re all priced under ₹ 500? *wink*

 

01. Elle 18 Color Pop Matte Lip Color - Let’s Tango

01. Elle 18 Color Pop Matte Lip Color - Let’s Tango

Price: ₹ 75

If you’ve ever smeared ketchup on your lips as a child and pretended to have lipstick on, chances are, you’ve turned into a full-blown makeup fanatic by now! The tomato-red colour pop lippie from Elle 18 is one of our all-time faves. The formula is highly pigmented and super long-lasting, which makes it our go-to lipstick for days when we just don’t have time for touch-ups!

 

02. Elle 18 Color Pops Silk Lipstick - R02

02. Elle 18 Color Pops Silk Lipstick - R02

Price: ₹ 100

If you are a fan of creamy lipsticks that double up as lip balms, this one will be right up your alley. Infused with cocoa butter and vitamin E, this creamy lippie from Elle 18 is the perfect shade of bright red with a touch of coral. The creamy texture won’t dry out the lips and will keep your pout looking luscious all day long.

 

03. Lakmé Cushion Matte - Red Ruby

03. Lakmé Cushion Matte - Red Ruby

Price: ₹ 275

If you are in need of lippies that you can wear while out on a dinner date with bae, this is the one! It’s infused with rose oil extracts and goes on like velvet on your lips. Did we also mention that this lipstick is waterproof, which means you won’t be rushing to the restroom for touch-ups after one glass of sangria.

 

04. Lakmé Forever Matte Liquid Lip Color - Red Velvet

04. Lakmé Forever Matte Liquid Lip Color - Red Velvet

Price: ₹ 295

A list of fabulous lippies will be incomplete without a liquid lipstick! This lightweight and matte lippie from Lakme will fulfil your dreams of having a pillowy pout. It comes with a precision tip that makes the application a breeze and stays put for 16-hours. How cool.

 

05. Lakmé Absolute Matte Ultimate Lip Color with Argan Oil - Sinful Cherry

05. Lakmé Absolute Matte Ultimate Lip Color with Argan Oil - Sinful Cherry

Price: ₹ 450

A budget-friendly find that can give its pricey counterparts a run for their money! This Lakmé lipstick is infused with luxe argan oil that keeps the lips from drying out. Intensely nourishing and bold, this matte lipstick is a sensational pick for any occasion!