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Top 10 Matte Lipsticks

The Most Flattering Matte Lipsticks For Every Complexion

The Most Flattering Matte Lipsticks For Every Complexion

Beauty junkies and lipstick lovers, we’ve officially found the perfect matte lippie! After searching the web for the top matte lipsticks that will pump up your pout and leave a lasting non-shine finish, we can proudly say that we’ve discover the 10 best currently being offered in the beauty market. From richly-packed pigment to non-drying formulas to award-winning favorites, this list features the top trending, most buzzworthy shades from trusted, cult-beloved brands. What’s even better, the following 10 come ready to flatter and wow every skin tone, occasion, and mood you may need. So, no matter what you’re looking for, your new go-to matte lipstick is just a click away. Opening image: @CTilburyMakeup

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March 2, 2018

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The Rankings

Yves Saint Laurent Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain
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Yves Saint Laurent Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain

BEST FOR: A high-impact, liquid-matte pucker that lasts for hours 

USERS SAID: "I couldn’t be happier with my purchase! It stays on forever, amazing applicator to create precision, and beautiful color that can be for day or night."

Giorgio Armani Beauty Lip Maestro

LOVED FOR: The non-drying formula and velvety texture 

FUN FACT: This is the first matte lacquer by Giorgio Armani.

Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick

BEST FOR: Those seeking a creamy matte lip color that delivers on pigment and moisture 

FUN FACT: This cult-favorite lip color is made without parabens. 

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick

BEST FOR: All skin tones and all-day wear

LOVED FOR: The universal wearability, rich colors, and lightweight feel 

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Luminous Matte Lip Colour

LOVED FOR: The creamy velvet matte finish and non-drying formula

USERS SAID: "Amazing formula, color glides gracefully on the lips and sits long lasting throughout the day. Luxurious finish." 

Dose of Colors Liquid Matte Lipstick

BEST FOR: Those looking for a creamy lippie that glides on liquid smooth and leaves a perfectly velvet matte finish

FUN FACT: This product is gluten-free. 

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Luminous Modern-Matte Lipstick

USERS SAID: "Best shade of lipstick ever and it moisturizes my lips so well in the cold winter months."

FUN FACT: This award-winning lipstick features tree and orchard extract to protect and hydrate lips while delivering a cashmere finish.

Nars Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil

BEST FOR: Keeping your smooch set on-the-go 

LOVED FOR: The easy application, rich pigment, and convenient jumbo-size crayon design

MAC Lipstick

USERS SAID: "Best lipstick. I love this lipstick! It has a nice creamy application and the color is a beautiful nude."

BEST FOR: Adding definition to every pucker 

Tom Ford Lip Color Matte

LOVED FOR: A super creamy formula and unadulterated hues for every occasion 

USERS SAID: "Rarely do I go through an entire tube of lipstick. This Tom Ford color is my absolute favorite and I have ordered it twice now. This color is great for day or night, has a matte finish - but is not drying like most matte finish lipsticks. It is highly pigmented and worth every penny! I get compliments every single time I wear it. BRAVO Tom Ford!" 

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