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These Are The 10 Best MAC Lipsticks for Redheads of All Time

Looking for the perfect lip shade? We got you covered!

Updated: September 25th, 2023

As redheads, we want our redhead makeup routine to complement our skin and red hair without making us look washed out or looking too dark. There are lots of lipstick shades that look amazing on other people, but just aren’t for redheads. Because of this, we’re always getting questions about our favorite lipsticks for redheads, and MAC Cosmetics has some of our favorite ‘Redhead-Friendly’ approved options.

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Here are the top 10 best MAC lipstick shades for redheads plus some of our favorite MAC sheens + formulas:

Top 10 MAC ‘Redhead Friendly’ Shades

1. Red:

Ruby Woo is a classic shade and one of our all-time favorites.

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Red: Ruby Woo

2. Coral Red:

Lady Danger: Another classic shade you can’t go wrong with; it’s great for all seasons and all occasions.

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Coral Red: Lady Danger

3. Deep Red:

If you love a great wine-inspired Burgundy shade, Sin will be a win for you.

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Deep Red: Sin

4. Cool Toned Pink:

Creme Cup: Flirty, feminine and fun! This shade is classic with a touch of class.

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Cool Toned Pink: Creme Cup

5. Neutral Rose Pink:

Kinda Sexy: The name says it all. It may look innocent, but it gives off a sexy-confidence vibe anyone will appreciate.

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Neutral Rose Pink: Kinda Sexy

6. Muted Neutral Pink:

Modesty: When you know you’re awesome, but don’t say a word. That’s what the vibe of this shade is and we’re here for it.


Muted Neutral Pink: Modesty

7. Medium Rosey Pink

A Little Tamed: It’s a deep pink and really flatters red hair. We love it for the spring and summer months.

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Medium Rosey Pink: A Little Tamed

8. Mauve Pink

Faux: Rich and season-less.

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Mauve Pink: Faux

9. Soft Pink:

Angel: This shade is so pretty it’s almost angelic.

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Soft Pink: Angel

10. Rose Beige:

Honeylove: Some colors you just have to call it what it is: a mix of honey and pure love. 

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Rose Beige: Honey Love

MAC Sheens We Love

One thing we love about MAC lipsticks is all the formula options that are available, some of our favorites include: 

  • Matte Lipstick
  • Frost Lipstick
  • Satin Lipstick
  • Creamsheen Lipstick
  • Powder Kiss Liquid Lip Color
  • Powder Kiss Lipstick


READ: 5 Ways to Use Your ‘Redhead Friendly’ Lipstick as a Cheek Tint

READ: Top 6 Lipstick Recommendations for Redheads with Fair Skin

Rock it like a Redhead!