The Best New Red Lipstick Shades for Spring

Long live the classic rouge lip.

Red lipstick during spring can be its own form of damage control: Pair it with some sunglasses and your face looks instantly more polished (even after a late night out, #oops). Ahead, we've compiled the latest and greatest in cherry and popsicle reds, from M.A.C's bold and bright "Colour Rocker" Collection to NYX Cosmetic's range of must-try Pin-Up Pout shades.

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Magenta

A vibrant pop of color that's ideal for making a statement against spring whites and pastels.

Burberry Liquid Lip Velvet in 'Magenta No. 33,' $34; sephora.com.

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Red-Orange

A "best of both worlds" tropical color for spring. 

NYX COSMETICS Pin-Up Pout Lipstick in 'Fiery,' $8; ulta.com.

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Cherry Red

A rich, hyper-pigmented red lipstick that won't lose its color by lunchtime. It's infused with antioxidants and hydrating oils, too, to prevent flaky lips. 

Silk Cream Lipstick in 'Maraschino Cherry,' $25; makebeauty.com.

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Bright Red

A neon, Marie Claire editor favorite from M.A.C's new "Colour Rocker" collection that's not for the faint of heart (but *is* recommended for a night-out beauty look). 

Lipstick in 'Carmine Rouge,' $17; maccosmetics.com.

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Berry Red

Because everyone should own at least one shade of "freshly bitten" berry in their makeup bag come spring. This one comes in a very breathable, flake-free matte finish.

Lipstick Queen Famous Last Words Liquid Matte Lipstick, $24; ulta.com.

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Classic Red

For those never-goes-out-of-style red lip loyalists, here's a lip color that's worth the extra splurge for the moisture-rich satiny finish.

Lipstick in 'KW Red,' $56; kjaerweis.com.

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Rusty Red

To pull off a chrome-y, shiny oil slick effect

Smashbox Be Legendary Liquid Lip in 'Brains 'N Bronze,' $24; sephora.com.

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Blue Red

A must-try for those in love with Clinique's Chubby Sticks, this crayon-like stick builds deep color without bleeding and stencils lips with ease. 

Hourglass GIRL Lip Stylo, $32; sephora.com.

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Fuschia Red

A "bird of paradise" bright hue that reflects light, so it'll create the illusion of bigger lips, too. 

Givenchy Rouge Interdit Satin Lipstick in 'Rouge Insomnie,' $34; sephora.com.

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Crimson Red

A vampier shade of red for those who gravitate toward darker hues

Estée Lauder Pure Color Love Lipstick in 'Burning Love,' $22; ulta.com.

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True Red

A classic red lip color that doubles as a "no needles" lip plumper and filler. 

Too Faced Melted Matte Liquified Long Wear Matte Lipstick, $21; toofaced.com.

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