I was hoping it was a bit darker than it is but it's still a great albeit lighter/brighter shade of red. It's more of a brighter red than a deep red. I love NYX lip liners. They don't feather or fade quickly.
Great quality liner, but I was looking for a red liner, like RED red. The color indicator on the outside of the pencil is RED red, but when applied, its totally pinkish. Even with heavy coverage, its more fushia than red, FYI.