The matte lipstick look has garnered much popularity over the last 6 years or so, thanks to celebrities such as Kylie Jenner and her signature overdrawn matte lip. It is this beauty movement that inspired makeup brands to bring out long-lasting matte lipstick formulations in every shade imaginable.
Nothing quite beats the bold, long-lasting finish of a matte lipstick. Whether it's a gorgeous nude or a striking pop of colour on your lips, a velvety matte lip product perfectly completes any makeup look. We've curated a list of the very best matte lipsticks to help you find your perfect formulation for a gorgeous pout that lasts all day and all night long.
The Best Matte Lipsticks
- Lancôme Absolu Rouge Matte Lipstick
- bareMinerals Statement Matte Liquid Lipcolour
- Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Matte Sculpting Lipstick
- Sleek MakeUP Matte Me Liquid Lipstick
- MAC Powder Kiss Lipstick
- Revolution Pro New Neutral Satin Matte Lipstick
- NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream
- Revlon Super Lustrous Matte is Everything Lipstick
- Illamasqua Antimatter Lipstick
- Armani Rouge d'Armani Matte Lipstick
- Urban Decay Vice Comfort Matte Lipstick
1.Lancôme Absolu Rouge Matte Lipstick (Various Shades)Matte lipsticks need not be overly drying on your lips and this is absolutely the case with the Lancôme Absolu Rouge Matte Lipstick. Utilising Pro-Xylane™, the ultra-creamy formula leaves your lips feeling soft, hydrated and comfortable. Each L’Absolu Rouge Matte Lipstick offers creamy matte results, without stripping skin of moisture.
2.bareMinerals Statement Matte Liquid Lipcolour (Various Shades)Get ready to make a statement with the bareMinerals Statement Matte Liquid Lipcolour. The cream-to-matte texture will not make your lips feel sticky or dry thanks to primer technology which offers long-wearing performance that won’t feather or smudge.
3.Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Matte Sculpting Lipstick 3.5g (Various Shades)
Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Matte Sculpting Lipstick 3.5g (Various Shades)5 Stars 5 Reviews£22.40Treat your lips to a lightweight, creamy formula that offers even coverage with the Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Matte Sculpting Lipstick. The lipstick bullet is shaped to sculpt the curves of your lips for a pout perfect application every time.
4.Sleek MakeUP Matte Me Liquid Lipstick 6ml (Various Shades)For a picture-perfect pout choose the Sleek MakeUP Matte Me Liquid Lipstick. The matte formula is ultra long-wearing without feathering or smudging around the lip line. The precision wand helps with your application to create whatever lip shape you like.
5.MAC Powder Kiss Lipstick 3g (Various Shades)Looking to achieve a beautiful soft-focus lip? The MAC Powder Kiss Lipstick is a non-drying formula that contains powder pigments that give the look of an on-trend matte lip, with the feel of a balm. The Powder Kiss Lipstick has been makeup artist-approved having been tried and tested backstage at the fashion weeks around the world.
6.Revolution Pro New Neutral Satin Matte Lipstick 3.2g (Various Shades)
Revolution Pro New Neutral Satin Matte Lipstick 3.2g (Various Shades)4.33 Stars 24 Reviews£5.99For a budget-friendly matte lipstick choose the Revolution Pro New Neutral Satin Matte Lipstick. This soft and creamy lipstick glides effortlessly onto your lips and offers a satin-matte finish that will perfect your pout to be photo-ready in seconds.
7.NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream (Various Shades)Looking for a soft-focus matte lipstick? Choose the NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream. Offering a pop of creamy colour with a matte texture finish, your lips will not be left dry or cakey with this matte lippy.
8.Revlon Super Lustrous Matte is Everything Lipstick (Various Shades)Be bold without the hassle of a cakey finish with the Revlon Super Lustrous Matte is Everything Lipstick. This vibrant matte lipstick is comfortable to wear thanks to micro-fine pigments. The lipstick glides effortlessly on whilst delivering high-impact colour with a velvety smooth finish.
9.Illamasqua Antimatter Lipstick (Various Shades)Work that pout with the Illamasqua Antimatter Lipstick. This semi-matte lipstick is long-wearing and non-drying thanks to its smooth and creamy texture. This lipstick will condition your lips making them feel nourished and never dry.
10.Armani Rouge d'Armani Matte Lipstick (Various Shades)For a featherweight formula that won’t smudge choose the Armani Rouge d'Armani Matte Lipstick. Formulated with hydrogenated Jojoba Oil and a unique light-diffusing gel, the creamy, full-coverage lipstick glides on the lips effortlessly.
11.Urban Decay Vice Comfort Matte Lipstick 3.4g (Various Shades)The Urban Decay Vice Comfort Matte Lipstick imparts intensely pigmented colour in a single swipe, the lipstick won't drag skin on application. The lipsticks buttery blend of ingredients ensures lips are truly conditioned thanks to a cocktail of Aloe Vera, Jojoba, Avocado and Babassu Oils.
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