NarsPowermatte Lipstick, $37.00
Best Matte Lipstick
NARS Powermatte is hands down one of the best matte lipsticks we’ve ever tried. The formula is highly pigmented and super smooth – it glides onto your lips. There’s no layering required, this matte lipstick is a one swipe and you're done job. While NARS Powermatte comes in a range of shades, the bold orangey-red Feel My Fire gets our vote. It looks incredibly sophisticated with brushed up brows and a hint of bronzer.
ChantecailleThe Cosmos Collection Lip Chic, N/A
Best Lipstick For Dry Lips
Somewhere between a tinted lip balm and a lipstick you’ll find Chantecaille’s Lip Chic. From the nourishing botanical oils to the nostalgic 90s shade selection, this summer’s limited edition Cosmos Collection Lip Chic’s are our favourite to date. With two gorgeous shades to choose from and a seriously hydrating formula, this is easily the best lipstick for dry lips.
VIEVESatin Slip Lipstick, $27.00
Best Nude Lipstick
In our opinion, Jamie Genevieve has created the best nude lipstick with VIEVE Satin Slip Lipstick. Nightie is a soft pink nude, while Kink has a brown undertone that looks incredible against a tan. The Satin Slip Lipstick is proving incredibly popular, so to avoid any potential disappointment, we don't recommend delaying your purchase for too long.
Charlotte TilburyAirbrush Flawless Lip Blur, $35.00
Best Liquid Lipstick
Liquid lipstick is having a moment right now and Charlotte Tilbury’s new Lip Blur has caused quite a stir across TikTok and Instagram. Promising 12 hours of hydration and long-lasting highly pigmented colour, we predict the Lip Blur is going to be an all-year-round bestseller for Charlotte Tilbury.
Rare BeautySoft Pinch Tinted Lip Oil, $26.00
Best Glossy Lipstick
Thanks to the Y2K trend, glossy lips are back and in a big way. If you’re not keen on revisiting the gloopy, sticky formulas you remember as a teenager, you’ll be thrilled to know Selena Gomez has created the best glossy lipstick with Rare Beauty Lip Oil. Jam packed with nourishing jojoba and sunflower seed oils, this formula is hydrating and smoothing. FYI Joy and Happy are the shades of choice.
Laura MercierHigh Vibe Lip Colour, $37.00
Best Bright Lipstick
If you’re looking to make a statement with your lips this summer, take a look at Laura Mercier's High Vibe Lip Colour. With high resolution pigment, you can expect a full-bodied finish with this lipstick. Makeup artist Wendy Asumadu used Pop, a punchy purple shade across her eyes, lips and cheeks for one of the Pride makeup looks she created for us. We also love the aptly named Bright shade, which is a gorgeous pinky red.
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