In the wise words of Beyonce, who run the world? Girls! Now own your confidence and pair it with a lipstick that’ll make you feel powerful and strong. It’s time to start our female domination!
7 Long Lasting Lipsticks That Will Make You Feel Powerful
We rounded up a few shades that’ll make you second guess all those times you ever wore nude lipstick.
1. Bobbi Brown – Creamy Matte Lip Color in Red Carpet
Red lipstick makes a statement and that statement is that you are ready to take on the world. Try this creamy matte formula by Bobbi Brown and feel confident in your step all day long.
Fun Fact: According to psychologists, the color red is a sign of dominance in the animal kingdom and has the power to manipulate the thoughts of other people and animals. For more on the color, read this article by the BBC.
2. Alima Pure – Velvet Lipstick in Beatrice
Confused over whether a matte or glossy finish is the one for you? Try Velvet, which is a blend of both finishes resulting in a creamy lipstick that glides over the lips, dries to a semi-matte finish, and is so pigmented you’ll be wearing this lipstick for weeks. Beatrice, a merlot shade, is Alima Pure’s most popular lipstick and one whose color will make you feel like Cersei in Season 1 of GoT.
Pair with flawless, glowing skin and a coat of mascara and you’re ready for whatever today has to throw at you.
4. Arbonne – Smoothed Over Lipstick in Iris
There’s nothing more alluring than a lady who knows what she wants and this lipstick sends that exact message.
5. MAC – Dazzle Lipstick in Powerful
We think the name is pretty self-explanatory. While this lipstick shade isn’t for everyone, if you can pull it off, more power to you.
6. ELF Cosmetics – Essential Lipstick in Fearless
ELF Cosmetics – Essential Lipstick in Fearless
7. Tarte Cosmetics – Glamazon Pure Performance 12-Hour Lipstick in Fierce
Wearing a classic red lipstick every day can be a bit much, especially during the summer. For a more subtle shade, try this orange-red lipstick by Tarte called Fierce. It’s formulated with mango, avocado, and shea butter, making this vibrant shade creamier than a stick of butter.
As we’ve always said: Give a girl the right lipstick and she can conquer the world.
Which lipsticks make you feel powerful? Share your favorites with us in the comments below or on Facebook!