Gloss is out; matte is in
Put the baby’s purée down, mama, and freshen yourself up with our picks of lipsticks for this season. From liquid mattes to creamy, vibrant, luxurious-looking lipstick bullets, browse through our gallery and get ready to update your beauty arsenal. It’s time to get lippy!
Pucker up and swipe on some of this lipstick from Hourglass Cosmetics. With more than 30 shades, the formula moisturises, leaving a satin finish. This one is worth splurging on for the refillable packaging alone, mama!
We love the shade I’ve Kissed. All shades are available at Lane Crawford stores around town for $320.
A cult favourite – even at Sassy HQ! – this rich and creamy formula goes on like a gloss and dries completely, giving a gorgeous matte look to your lips. Say goodbye to the dry and cracked look and hello to kissable lips thanks to Too Faced!
I can’t stop buying the Everlasting Liquid Lipsticks by Kat Von D, and have a brand new favourite: the shade Mother, a dusty rose colour. Trust me when I say this: the stuff never wears off! Oh, and these liquid lipsticks are vegan and 100% cruelty-free. Win.
Matte lipsticks need not be heavy, mama, which is why we love this formula from NYX. Lightweight and durable, the lippie shades in this range will fade gently through the day, leaving a stain on your smackers to take you through date night with the hubster.
We love the shade Monte Carlo. Available at NYX counters at Facesss in Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui and Lab Concept in Admiralty, as well as the NYX store on Sai Yeung Choi Street South in Mong Kok.
A cross between a gloss and a lipstick, this liquid lipstick from Guerlain is easy to apply and glides on smoothly. This formula locks moisture in, so dry lips, be gone. You’ll also find that your lips look full and plump, thanks to a magic ingredient!
Available at Guerlain counters around town. We like the shade Tempting Rose.
For a richer and more pigmented colour, check out the Audacious Lipsticks from NARS. With one application, you’ll have a full coverage, creamy lip look and it’ll feel like satiny heaven! Enriched with shea butter, this one’ll last you through ‘til the evening.
We like the shade Apoline. Available from NARS counters around Hong Kong.
Props to K-beauty brand Innisfree for this Real Fit Velvet Lipstick. The texture is – as its name suggests – velvety and the colour is bright and vivid, perfect for your pout. And don’t fret, mama, your colour will last all through the day.
Known for offering women a more natural made-up look, Bobbi Brown’s Luxe Lip Colour is an effervescent pigmented lipstick in a luxurious packaging. The best bit is that this formula reduces the appearance of lip lines and flaking. Perfect.
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