Whether you go for the brightest lipstick on the market or shy away from color all together, this guide will help you find your perfect shade in the hottest colors. We picked out our all time favorite balms, glosses and highly pigmented stains that meet all the needs on your wishlist!Subtle: NARS- Lip Gloss in Eternal Red, $26
This creamy gloss provides high shine in a moisturizing formula for comfortable wear. The pigment has warm undertones, which look great on all skin tones and the color lasts for hours.
Classic: Revlon- Super Lustrous Lipstick in Love That Red, $8
This lipstick packs high glamour in a cost effective and moisturizing color. Hard to beat this classic red.
Bold: Lime Crime- Unicorn Lipstick in Retrofuturist, $18
This lipstick is completely opaque and extremely bold. Plus, Lime Crime is a vegan and cruelty free company so you can feel good about wearing their products.
Subtle: Make Up For Ever- Rouge Artist Natural Lipstick in N41 (Watermelon), $20
This formula is rich and shiny. It packs high color payoff without being too opaque and the coral tones make it more wearable.
Classic: NARS- Satin Lip Pencil in Timanfaya, $26
This high-impact color is a mandarin orange/red hue, which gives it a more classic look. This pencil provides a rich and creamy finish for your pout.
Bold: Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics- Lip Tar: Matte in Beta, $18
What would a bold lipstick guide be without Lip Tar? The gloss formula gives extreme pigment for a completely opaque finish. A little goes a long way for this product.
Subtle: NARS- Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil in Frivolous, $26
This color is a flirty iridescent pink color. The formula is sheer and glossy and the texture is incredibly smooth.
Classic: Bite Beauty- Cashmere Lip Cream in Moscato, $28
This highly pigmented cream to powder formula delivers a punch of bright pink color. The creamy formula feels lightweight and is comfortable to wear all day long.
Bold: MAC- Matte Lipstick in Candy Yum Yum, $17
There is no shying away attention in this neon pink color! It is bold and perfectly bright. Inside tip: Add a touch of clear balm over the top of this color to keep the matte formula from looking (and feeling) too dry.
Subtle: RMS Beauty- Lip Shine in Royal, $25
This balm provides nourishing shine and is loaded with natural oils and antioxidants. It has good pigmentation and has micro-flecks of sparkle, giving your lips a polished look.
Classic: Maybelline New York- Color Sensational Vivids Lipstick in Brazen Berry, $8
This semi-sheer creamy lipstick makes it easy to liven up your look. The color is a pink toned purple, making it easy to pull off.
Bold: MAC- Matte Lipstick in Heroine, $17
This color is a highly pigmented true purple. The long wear formula goes on smooth and lasts for hours.
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