We’re happy to tell you that we’ve done the research, and the perfect matte lipstick does exist (phew). Keep reading for the ultimate round up.
ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILL LIQUID LIPSTICK
With an impressive 31 (!) shades to choose from, the Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipsticks are headlining our list. An industry favourite and MUA-approved for good reason, these lipsticks promise long-lasting, full-pigment matte colour and comfortable wear. The double-sided flat applicator is a major perk, enabling fool-proof application (even after 2-for-1 cocktails).
DOSE OF COLOR MATTE LIPSTICK
Looking for the one that will last all night long? Dose Of Colors Matte Lipstick has got you covered. The soft, velvety formula glides over the pout, coating it in a wash of lightweight colour that refuses to budge until you’re ready to take your makeup off.
MELT COSMETICS LIPSTICK
If you’re an advocate of the bold statement lip, you need to add a Melt Cosmetics Lipstick to your bag. Refusing to dry out the lips, this creamy bullet lipstick features a nourishing formula to leave you with the soft, wearable finish you’ve been searching for.
WET N WILD MEGALAST LIQUID CATSUIT MATTE LIPSTICK
Going on glossy then transforming into a highly-pigmented matte finish, wet n wild Megalast Liquid Catsuit Matte Lipstick wins all the prizes for lipstick innovation. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by your fellow beauty obsessives, this affordable lipstick definitely deserves a spot in your makeup bag.
NABLA SUPER MATTE LIPSTICK
Think the perfect lipstick doesn’t exist? You’ve not met Nabla Super Matte Lipstick yet. Once you’ve got your hands on this richly pigmented favourite, it’s sure to become a staple in your collection. Try shade Lover’s Sleep if you’re feeling a soft, rosy nude or Judge Me if you prefer deep crimson hues.
JEFFREE STAR VELOUR LIQUID LIPSTICK
Channel your inner diva with an iconic Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick. Don’t let the lightweight texture fool you, this streak-free lipstick is intensely pigmented and super blendable. It’s also available in pretty much every shade possible, so you’ll have no problem finding your perfect match.
REVOLUTION PRO LIPSTICK COLLECTION MATTE REDS
When it comes to affordable matte lipsticks Revolution Pro cannot be beaten. Their Matte Reds Collection contains 5 red hues for £7 – an absolute steal. Ideal for crafting sophisticated lip looks, this mix of warm and cool red shades gives you plenty of options.
ZOEVA PURE MATTE LIPS
ZOEVA products are synonymous with high quality, and their Pure Matte Lips are no exception. Layer up for a bolder finish or blend out for a more natural result, this versatile formula does it all.