Here is a list of my personal picks:
NARS lipstick in "Flamenco" is a deeper, berry colored red that is slightly sheer and super easy to wear.
For just a hint of red, Benefit's rose-scented lip and cheek stain called "Benetint" is as sweet and subtle as it smells.
My current red, Rimmel's Moisture Rich Cream Lipstick in "Temptation" is a classic red with a very vintage feel to it. Rimmel is so wonderful as a cosmetic line because their products never fail to make a statement that saves. I picked up my lipstick at Walgreen's for under seven dollars!