Matte Lips That You’ll Love To Wear

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Matte lipstick might not be on your radar right now, but it should be. With great pigment payoff and staying power, you need a matte lip or two in your makeup collection.

Gone are the days of very thick and dry formulas. These matte lips are the best of the best.

Originally posted on August 2016. Post updated in August 2020.

NYX Cosmetics Soft Matte Lip Cream

NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream

Ulta Beauty

This lip cream from NYX is a soft matte formula. It applies nicely and doesn’t leave the lips too dry. Our favorites shades are Cannes, Istanbul, and San Paulo.

Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink

Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink


With a true liquid-to-matte formula, this lip ink stays put for up to 16-hours. The one drawback of this formula is that it is hard to take off. With over 30 shades, everyone will find the perfect color.

YSL Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain

YSL Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain

Nordstrom & Sephora

Love luxe lip formulas? This matte lip stain will cost you a pretty penny but the lightweight non feathering formula is worth it.

MAC Matte Lipstick

MAC Matte Lipstick

Ulta & MAC Cosmetics

You can’t talk about matte lips without mentioning the classic MAC Matte Lipstick. With so many beautiful colors, the hardest part will be picking a shade.

CHARLOTTE TILBURY Matte Revolution Lipstick

CHARLOTTE TILBURY Matte Revolution Lipstick


Everyone loves Pillow Talk but it isn’t the only shade to buy from the line. Bond Girl and Amazing Grace are our favorite shades from Charlotte Tilbury.

NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil

NARS Velvet Lipstick Pencil


The velvet texture of this lip pencil goes on creamy with a demi-matte finish. This easy to apply product is great to keep in gym bag or purse.

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