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How To Find The Perfect Red Without Sacrificing Your Lunch

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    There's no denying: Mr. Ford knows how to churn out very gorgeous lipsticks at $49 a pop. (And, hey, as luxuries go, they're totally worth it.) But, if spending half a hundo on one lippie is just not in your wheelhouse now, rest assured: There are a wealth of gorgeous, creamy, super-crimson lipsticks out there on the cheap. For real.

    From L'Oréal's super-velvety, super-long-lasting version to Maybelline's J.Crew-esque red neons, plenty of affordable lip lacquers are screaming to be taken for a test drive. And, best of all: If any of these picks aren't the perfect match for your skin tone, you can try out a few more for less than you probably dropped on your last bar tab. After all, beauty is supposed to be fun and frivolous. And, it's a lot more fun to play around with different shades when you still have money left over for groceries, right?

    Click on through to scope out some of our fave tomato-red lipsticks, and tell us: Which under-$15 pick is your perfect match?


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