8 Lipsticks to Buy in Honor of National Lipstick Day


If you’re a makeup lover, chances are you’re always searching for the perfect lip color and formula. With so many brands and types of lipsticks out there, it can be difficult to know what works best. So, for this National Lipstick Day, we’ve compiled our faves just for you!

Here are 8 lipsticks you need in your makeup bag.

Bite Lip Crayon


Bite Beauty’s Lip Crayons are the perfect mix of creamy and matte. At just $24, your lips will look and feel hydrated, smooth and bright.

Promising review: Natalie says, “This is such a good product. It has a nice sweet smell and taste to it. It’s super hydrating and lasts all day. And the applicator is the perfect size.”

Fenty Slip Shine Lipstick


Fenty Beauty’s Slip Shine Lipsticks combine shine and color to produce a beautiful, sheer lip. With ten different options, there’s a color for everyone. And it’s only $22!

Promising review: Michele says, “This Slip Shine lipstick is so amazing. The feel is luxurious and not sticky at all. I didn’t think this would last on my lips, but it has major staying power.”

Nars Audacious Lipstick


No matter what color you choose, NarsAudacious Lipstick is guaranteed to impress. It’s creamy, full coverage, long lasting and has a soft-matte finish. At $34, it’s worth the investment.

Promising review: Jess says, “I have dozens of these lipsticks, because they are truly amazing! Perfect coverage, glides on smoothly, very comfortable and gorgeous colors.”

Tarte Color Splash Lipstick


The Color Splash Lipstick from Tarte is the longwear formula you need in your makeup bag. It’s comfortable, lasts up to 12 hours and helps lips stay full and smooth. All that, and it’s only $21.

Promising review: Kaitlin says, “I love this lipstick! It’s smooth, has great color and is long lasting. It doesn’t feel thick or cakey and it doesn’t dry out my lips.”

Too Faced Melted Matte Lipstick


Too Faced’s Melted Matte Lipstick will leave lips looking full and rich with color. It glides on like a gloss but stays put all day long. And right now, you can get two different shades for $21 on ulta.com.

Promising review: Nina says, “I absolutely love this liquid lipstick. This is the only one that hasn’t made my lips dry and it’s so easy to apply and feels amazing.”

Haus Labs Le Monster Lip Crayon


Lady Gaga’s Haus Labs knows how to make a long-lasting lip color! The Le Monster Matte Lip Crayon goes on smooth, is full coverage (but still lightweight) and cost $18.

Promising review: Melanie says, “This glides on so easily with perfect precision, and it’s so creamy. Intense color that lasts a long time. I’ve already purchased two more!”

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick


If you’re looking for a bold color in just one swipe, go with Urban Decay’s Vice Lipstick. For just $19, it’s packed with nourishing ingredients and leaves lips soft and conditioned.

Promising review: May says, “This is my go-to lip product for any occasion. From running errands during the day to date night, and even for work. It goes on smoothly and stays on all day”

Mented Semi-Matte Lipstick


The perfect nude lipstick does exist, and you can find it in Mented’s Semi-Matte lipstick line. It leaves lips deeply moisturized and enhances their natural color. And it only costs $16.50!

Promising review: Joslyn says, “I ordered three shades of this, and I love them all! They’re smooth and creamy, but still light. They’re the perfect neutrals for brown skin.”

Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.

What product are you buying this National Lipstick Day? Let us know in the comments!

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