I collect red lipsticks like I collect hair ties, coat check tickets, and matchbooks. I've got way too many; they start to pile up in my bag; and frankly, they all start to look the same, which requires a weed out process once a month. That said, one lipstick stands out from the rest, and it's this intense but sophisticated, fiery shade from Estée Lauder. It's a true red, which I find works well with my skin tone, which can shift from pale to bronze depending upon the season. I also am a fan of the creamy texture: the time-release moisture complex helps to seal-in hydration. This is a snow bunny's dream: You won't see any cracks on dry lips. And the one-click magnetic closure means that the top will not come off, and ruin the inside of my bag. We've all been there, and it ain't pretty.
Estée Lauder 'Pure Color Envy' Sculpting Lipstick in Vengeful Red; $30.