The beauty industry is definitely enjoying a healthy boom over the last decade and with all the innovation in beauty and makeup, the best matte lipstick might just be waiting for your kiss at the makeup counter. From affordable drugstore brands to high-end luxe names, I am giving you my choices of the best matte lipstick to date.
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As a makeup geek I have been asked many times what is the best matte lipstick for me, the truth is there are so many brands and formulas out there that it can get really hard to choose. So I made a list of the best matte lipsticks in the market from drugstore brands to luxury names, I have it all listed down below:
1. Nyx Soft Matte
This lightweight and creamy formula is a staple in many makeup kits. Personally, it’s one of the best I’ve owned for everyday wear. It doesn’t feel heavy on the lips, it glides on smoothly and dries to a soft, velvety matte finish.
2. Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip
Colourpop cosmetics’ Ultra Matte Lip formula is raved about for its intense pigment and amazing longevity. Virtually kiss proof and smudge proof, this matte lip has made its way into the forefront of the industry and to the makeup kits of almost everyone from everyday women to professional makeup artists.
3. Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Mattes
If you’re looking for a budget friendly matte lipstick that isn’t as drying as liquid lipsticks, Maybelline Color Sensational Matte Lipstick has been around for years and it’s fool proof formula still stands up to its promise: creamy and long-lasting. It doesn’t hurt that they also have a wide range of vivid colors to choose from.
4. Mac Matte Lipstick
Of course, Mac’s matte lipsticks are a staple in my kit, one of my go-to brands, especially for the lip. It is long lasting and creamy and it does not bleed. Their range of colors also makes it easier for anyone to choose what’s best for them. It’s definitely one of the best matte lipsticks out there.
5. Kylie Jenner Lip Kit
We all know it could be a little tricky to pair the right lip liner and lipstick together and this kit solves it for you. It does not disappoint in terms of longevity and color payoff. It also smells wonderful and in case you missed it, is the brainchild of our favorite Social Media Princess, Kylie Jenner. Not to mention the youngest of the Kardashian is slowly adding more shades to her line.
6. Too Faced Melted Matte Liquified Matte Lipstick
This new formula is lightweight and feels more like a lip gloss when applied but dries to a highly pigmented, matte finish. It is also infused with a lip plumper perfect for showing off perfectly contoured, full lips.
7. Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil
Conveniently packaged in a jumbo pencil design, this matte lipstick allows for easy application and storage. It has a long-lasting formula enriched with Vitamin E so it won’t dry your lips.
8. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick
This creamy matte lipstick is a hoarded by a lot of professional makeup artists. Its long-lasting formula is enriched with Avocado oils so it feels comfortable on the lips sans bleeding and transfers.
9. Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick
An intensely pigmented liquid lip, this is definitely a go to for a lot of makeup geeks. It feels soft on the lips and it delivers a rich, matte formula that stays on for hours.
10. Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick
This innovative formula by Charlotte Tilbury is already an award-winning little baby. It is infused with Lipstick Tree and Orchid Extract that hydrates lips. It also has 3D glowing pigments that Charlotte says, gives you that lit-from-within look. Let’s not forget that square, angled tip that allows for a more precise application. Long lasting and richly pigmented, this lipstick is definitely one of the best matte lipsticks out there.
Check out Emily Noel’s list of her favorite best matte lipsticks below:
Choosing the right lipstick for you is more trial and error, make sure to go to the nearest makeup counter and test out the many different shades. Whenever I am testing a product, I try it on and walk around, eat, drink and see how it wears. Hopefully, this list helps you narrow down your search for the best matte lipstick.
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