10 Bollywood Actresses Who Rock Red Lips

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Top 10: Bollywood and Holywood Actresses Who Rock Red Lips

You can love them or hate them, but you can’t ignore them. Anybody who likes makeup knows that red lipstick can make or break the look! Pair them with a subtle Smokey eye and you will be the head turner at the party. So in this post, i will be sharing the list of bollywood and hollywood actresses in red lips at events and some tips on which shades will suit which skin tones. Be it a wedding or a red carpet, a red lip is the best bet you can take if you know how to carry them. You can surely take inspiration from these celebrities and see who rocks the red lips the best.


I will also be sharing some tips to keep in mind when you sport the red lip trend because if a red lip goes wrong, the whole look goes wrong and trust me, it is very easy to go wrong with red lips! The great thing with red lips is that they can alone carry your look. Minimalist makeup with strong red lips channels the inner fashion diva in the ladies.

Some tips to keep in mind to achieve the perfect red lip:

  • Always start with priming your lips with a balm. Strong matte red lipsticks are always very drying which will make the lips peeled and dry if not moisturised properly before application.
  • Go for minimalist makeup if you are pairing it with red lips. Either a subtle Smokey eye or nude eye with flawless skin works well when paired with the strong lip.
  • Matte reds are more striking then glossy reds. If it is a big event or a function, always try to go for matte. They also stay longer.
  • Keep your skin tone in mind when finding the perfect red for you. Fair skin tones should go for cool reds or blue toned reds like wine, dark red, rub or burgundy. Medium skin tones can opt for warm toned reds like orangish red and coral red. Dark skin tones should go for brick red or blue toned deeper reds.
  • Always line your lips with a lip liner first. It gives better control over the application and prevents feathering. A feathered red lip is the last thing you want at your wedding.
  • Kiss the tissue. Apply the lipstick, kiss a tissue. Repeat. Intense colour and longer staying power!

List of Top 10 Bollywood Actresses in Red Lips:

1. Rekha: the queen of red lips

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This gorgeous evergreen diva always sports a red lip. Her look with the heavy kanjivarams and the extravagant jewellery might be too much for all the occasions but the red lip is never out of place. In this look, Rekha is wearing a blue toned red which suits her skin tone very well. MAC Russian red and Maybelline super stay lipstick in non-stop red are similar colours.

2. Priyanka Chopra: full red pout

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The bollywood beauty is making waves abroad and her makeup is always n point. Here Priyanka Chopra is sporting a very intense fuchsia red lip. This shade is very hard to find but can be customized by mixing two lip colours like pure amaranthe and pure rouge from the pure reds collection. She has paired them with just lined eyes and flawless skin which makes the lips stand out.

3. Sonam Kapoor: perfect look for indian weddings

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Sonam Kapoor has gone for the very intense burgundy red lip. The shade is perfect for Indian weddings when paired with gold eyeshadow. The shade sonam is wearing here is very close to Loreal Pure garnet which is Sonam’s shade from the L’Oreal Pure Reds collection. The eye makeup is complimenting the lips with a stunning cat eye and loads of falsies.

4. Deepika Padukone: Bold Red Lips in Bollywood

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One of the most talented actresses in Bollywood right now, Deepika Padukone made this vogue issue memorable for all the right reasons. Be it the gorgeous sabyasachi outfits or the striking makeup, she looked breathtaking in every shot. The stark red lip was paired with soft smokey eyes and contoured face. The shade closest to this is L’Oreal Pure red in shade pure rouge. It is a blue based red with intense matte finish.

5. Aishwarya Rai: Take note ladies if you have fair skin

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Aishwarya Rai attended the Miss World competition wearing this gorgeous plumy red which suited her skin tone perfectly. Being the flawless diva that she is, She paired it with a winged eyeliner and left the rest of the face minimal. The shade in the picture is a combination of MAC rebel and MAC berry red.

Now featuring list of top Hollywood Actresses with Red Lips:

6. Taylor swift: classic red lip and winged eyeliner

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This diva is always on point with the makeup and this look is the cherry on the cake. A warm toned red is perfectly complimenting her  complexion. A shade like Loreal Pure Vermiel is similar. In order to pull off such bright reds, you need to keep the makeup to bare minimum.

7. Jennifer Lopez: sculpted cheeks and orange red lip

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Wearing a fierce orangey red, J LO sizzles in this shoot with high contoured cheekbones and complimenting highlights. The eye makeup is kept minimal and the contoured high cheekbones give a very powerful look. This look is perfect when you are attending a power function with some delegates or business events where a strong look would give a sense of confidence to your personality. MAC lady danger is close to this shade.

8. Dakota Johnson: in MAC Ruby Woo

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The 50 shades of grey star made heads turn at the awards with this glittering look. Porcelain skin and rouge red lip colour make a perfect combination for red carpet of the awards.  Cat eye with half lined lower rim of the eye makes her eyes stand out even with the red lip. MAC Ruby woo is the classic red for this look.

9. Amber Heard: at the red carpet

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This gorgeous lady attended Cannes festival wearing this pretty powerful NARS matte red lipstick. A light handed eyeliner and perfect base accompanied the red lip. She opted for side swept hair to add drama to the look. I think she nailed the red lip by keeping the rest of the face naked. From what I have read, this shade is NARS velvet matte lip pencil in shade mysterious red.

10. Margot Robbie: Red lipstick for blondes

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She floored us all with her killer looks in Wolf of the Wall Street. Her Oscar look was perfect with a bob and this fire engine red lipstick. The lipstick she is wearing is Hourglass opaque rouge lipstick in raven hue. Your welcome!

For those who want to get their hands on the best red lipsticks available right now , here is a list for your to crush on! Most of them have detailed reviews and swatches on VNA so do check them out.

  • MAC Ruby Woo
  • MAC Riri Woo
  • MAC Lady Danger
  • MAC Berry red
  • YSL Rouge Volupt shine lipstick in Danger
  • NARS velvet matte lipstick Cruella
  • Guerlian Gilda
  • L’Oreal Pure Red collection

So this was the list of top actresses who rocked the red lip at red carpets and the most famous red lipsticks! A red lipstick always adds a glamorous touch to your look but some tips mentioned above should be kept in mind as it can put you on the top or bring the look down completely if done incorrectly. When done right, there is nothing more stunning and powerful than intense rouge red lips! Long live red lips! Oh that rhymed!

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Mily hails from Ahmedabad, India. She is a makeup and beauty addict and is always on a lookout for the best online deals for makeup.

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