A makeup kit is incomplete without a range of classic red shades and tones! Deciding on your shade of red is a difficult task and requires a hit and trial method. Here is a range of our favourite classic red lipsticks you can go for in case you’re searching for some amazing red tones! 

Lady Balls By Too Faced

Too Faced is an international beauty cosmetic line but it’s available in the Indian market too. It has one of the strongest pigments and matte compositions. The formula is tried and tested by the HZ team and we absolutely adore the shade. 

The lipstick is a part of their signature ‘Melted Matte Lipstick’ collection and glides absolutely stunningly on the lip. The lipstick has the power of staying over the lip for 8+ hours and is smudge-free even with a mask on top!

A Too Faced Melted Matte Lipstick in the shade Lady Balls will cost you ₹1600 in the Indian market. 

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Ruby Woo By Mac 

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A classic red is something you need in your vanity, don’t you? Ruby Woo by Mac has been the most talked-about lipstick in the beauty industry for its exceptional vintage-like colour and payoff. The formula has been improved over the years for its consumers as well as a mini version has been introduced for easier transportation within clutch bags and purses, not taking up much space and giving the same payoff and formula as the original size. 

A Ruby Woo lipstick by Mac, the original size would cost ₹1700 while the mini-sized lipstick costs around ₹1050. 

Bold Crimson By Maybelline New York

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Maybelline New York has been a drug store favourite for Indian society and it’s totally worth it. The products introduced by Maybelline New York have taken a huge sector of the Indian beauty sector and transformed the cosmetic industry. We today see a lot of sensational actresses like Alia Bhat endorsing these same beauty products on television and movies and thus we picture ourselves in the same place. 

With Maybelline New York, we have found a brand new shade of red which we carry in our bags for whenever we need to glam up! The Bold Crimson shade by Maybelline New York has our hearts and pockets. 

The lipstick would generally cost you around ₹300, making it extensively affordable and available to all!

Femme Fatale By Masaba

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Masaba Gupta is a known designer in the international fashion industry and we have spotted her on her own Netflix series ‘Masaba Masaba’ alongside her mother, Neena Gupta, who is a stunning actress in the Indian film industry. 

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Nykaa introduced a makeup line in collaboration with Masaba Gupta labelling it Masaba with a range of perfumes, nail paints and lipsticks as of now. The lipsticks glide on smoothly and give an amazing colour payoff with a creamy texture. The names of the shades are quite interesting as compared to the other brands, incorporating Indian culture. 

A Masaba lipstick will normally cost ₹600, making it a medium range of affordability. 

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El Cinco De Mayo By Huda Beauty

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Huda Beauty, being an international beauty brand, has been on everybody’s ‘to have’ list. Huda Beauty has an exceptional colour payoff with pigmentation meanwhile keeping the variety of range in mind. 

The ‘Power Bullet Matte Lipstick’ collection is a signature collection and there are numerous shades to pick from. 

One of our favourite reds from this collection too, the ‘El Cinco De Mayo’, costing about ₹1995 in the Indian market, it’s worth a buy! 

These were our top picks for red classic lipsticks available in the Indian market! What's yours? Let us know on our official Instagram page and stay tuned to HerZindagi for more!