7 Best Red Lipsticks for Getting Holiday Glam (PHOTOS)

If there's any time of the year for red lips, this is it! Whether you're planning a quick dash into Sephora as you finish your holiday shopping, or you want to pick up a little treat for yourself at the drugstore, here are seven totally gorgeous red lipsticks to carry you through the season in show-stopping glamour.

  • Flower Kiss Stick Velvet Lip Color in "Get to the Poinsettia"


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    On the more coral end of the red spectrum, Flower Kiss Stick Velvet Lip Color in "Get to the Poinsettia" is a flattering shade that really does go on like velvet. ($6.98 at Walmart)

  • kate spade new york supercalifragilipstick! in "Fanciful Merlot"


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    I'm a sucker for great packaging, and a sucker for all things kate spade new york. Luckily, what comes inside this to-die-for packaging is divine lipstick in a subtle red color. Supercalifragilipstick indeed! ($24 at KateSpade or Nordstrom)

  • Covergirl LipPerfection Lip Color in "Seduce"


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    Covergirl LipPerfection lip colors are my go-to lipsticks for affordable, great quality. They really last, so it's a perfect pick if you're planning to stand under the mistletoe! (About $7 at drugstores)

  • Lipstick Queen The Metals in "Red Metal"


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    She's not called The Lipstick Queen for nothing. Lipstick Queen "The Metals" lipstick goes on beautifully, and the mettalic sheen adds a sexy punch to your pout ($24 at Nordstrom)

  • Aveda Nourish-Mint Smoothing Lip Color in "Cherrybud"


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    I've long loved Aveda's hair care line, but their makeup is fabulous too. Aveda Nourish-Mint lip colors are moisturizing, nourishing, and beautiful. I love the brick red "Cherrybud" color for ultra holiday glamour. ($16 at Aveda)

  • Almay Color + Care Liquid Lip Balm in "Just Plum Good"


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    If you're more of a gloss girl (or, like me, your lips can get too dry in the winter for too much lipstick!), Almay Color + Care Liquid Lip Balms are your new BFFs. They provide solid color while soothing and nourishing winter-chapped lips. ($4.79 at Drugstore.com or drugstores)

  • BITE Beauty High Pigment Lip Pencil in "Pomegranate"


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    A friend of mine recently turned me on to BITE Beauty lip pencils, and they are every bit as fabulous as she said they would be. Super rich and pigmented, matte but still moisturizing, and full-on gorgeous color. ($24 at Sephora)

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