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5 Matte lipsticks to try now

Model having matte lipstick applied backstage at the San Andres A/W15 showMatte lipsticks so beautiful that they’ll make your swear off shine for the rest of the season!

Why you should go matte

If you’re looking for a lip partner that’s going to stay put and give you an intense colour pay-off, try this. “New formulations mean that matte lipsticks are now more moisturising, making them more comfortable to wear,” says Elizabeth Arden’s senior makeup artist Lucoh Mhlongo.

How to apply a matte

“For the most precise look, use a lip brush. I helps to control the intensity of the colour on your lips and gives a perfect finish,” says Lucoh. And if you’re really afraid it’ll dry out your lips? You can always apply a balm first to protect your pucker. This of it as a ‘barrier’.

While liquid and sheer lipstick have a special place in our heart, we just can’t get over how hot mattes make our lips look! Below, the 5 matte lipsticks that get our stamp of approval:

Looking for more lipstick tips and tricks? Here’s how to get your favourite lipstick to last all night long (no smudges)! Not a fan of matte? Don’t worry, here are 5 liquid lipsticks you can try out instead.

Glamour International