10 Best Matte Liquid Lipsticks: Long Lasting & Comfortable
The trend of liquid to matte lipsticks is spreading like wildfire and every brand is coming out with their own version. Be it a celebrity, well-known brand or a beauty influencer – the beauty industry is full of numerous options hence we decided to compile the best matte lipsticks for you be it drugstore or high end. We tried to pick products which are super long lasting but are also comfortable to wear and will not make your lips look parched. So read on for out top favorite liquid lipsticks.
Best Matte Liquid Lipstick Formula & Long Lasting: Drugstore Options
1) NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams – Price $6 for 8ml
The NYX SML Creams are one of the best drugstore liquid lipsticks and are available in a huge variety of shades. The lip creams are packaged inside a cylindrical color coded body. The lip creams are very light weight and glide on the lips like a soft layer of butter. It sets into a matte finish in no time and the color payoff is extremely good with 1-2 swipes. It has a good wear time and is one of the best comfortable matte lipsticks for dry lips.
2) Colorpop Ultra Matte Lip – Price $6 for 3.2gm
Colorpop is extremely popular for its affordable products and amazing quality of makeup, especially the eyeshadow and lipsticks. Their Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks are easily the best liquid lipstick in drugstore and are said to be the dupe of Kylie’s Liquid Lipstick. It has a medium texture and consistency which spreads easily on the lips. The shades are richly pigmented and cover pigmented lips in a single swipe. It dries to a flat matte finish which isn’t as comfortable as the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams but not overtly drying either. They are extremely long lasting and budges only with oily food. The most popular Colorpop Ultra Mattes are Beeper, Bumble, Clueless, Tulle, Instigator, Avenue & Kapow.
3) Milani Amore Matte Lip Creme – Price $8.99 for 6.2 ml
Milani Matte Lip Crème is a stunning liquid lipstick with a reasonable price tag. It comes in a basic rectangular and slender body with a golden cap. The lipsticks are insanely pigmented and a single layer is all you need. The texture is creamy and sets into a comfortable powdery matte finish. It is neither transferable nor sticky and stays put for a good amount of time. Available in 28 shades these are a great option for a drugstore liquid lipstick.
4) NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick – Price $7 for 4ml
The NYX Liquid Suede is another affordable liquid lipstick from the drugstore. Firstly, the shade range is gorgeous and consists for quirky shades like Amethyst, Stone Fox, etc.You are bound to find several dupes of high end colors in this range. The texture is creamy and is formulated with avocado oil and Vitamin E. It is super pigmented and provides an opaque finish. The lipstick dries to a matte finish and wears for a good amount of time. Highly recommended if you’re into bold and bright lip colors.
5) Jordana Sweet Cream Matte Liquid Lipstick – Price $4.99 for 3 g
The Jordana Matte Liquid Lipstick comes in a cute cylindrical packaging with a see-through body. These are available in 12 shades with rich pigmentation and amazing texture that glides on the lips beautifully. The creamy whipped texture gives a lightweight matte finish which isn’t sticky or uncomfortable. It is also infused with Vitamin A and has a water-resistant formula. This drugstore matte lipstick is long wearing however it slightly accentuates the fines lines after few hours.
Top 10 Liquid Lipstick Long Lasting Formula: High End Options
6) Kylie Cosmetics Liquid Lipsticks – Price 17 for 0.11 FL oz.
These babies need no introduction. Every girl out there is lemming to own at least one of her lip kits. The remarkable Kylie’s Liquid Lipsticks are available with corresponding lip liners as well as individually. They have a cylindrical body with a black cap and a doe foot applicator. They are available in various shades ranging from her cult nudes, plums, red and metallics. The formula of these high end matte liquid lipsticks is amazing and extremely long wearing. They settle in a comfortable matte finish and are the best long lasting liquid lipsticks.
7) Huda Beauty Liquid Lipsticks – Price $20 for 5ml
This is the brainchild of the famous YouTuber and beauty influencer Huda Kattan. The liquid lipsticks are encased inside a frosted body that enables you to trace the color and comes with a doe foot applicator for easy application. The texture is truly gorgeous and is like melted cream. It glides on smoothly without any patchiness. The lip colors settle into a matte finish which can be slightly drying on very dry lips. It is undoubtedly the top long wearing and transfer proof liquid lipstick. Our favorite Huda Beauty Lipstick shades are Trophy Wife, Heartbreaker, Muse, Icon and Material Girl.
8) Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick – Price $20 for 6.6ml
Kat Von D Liquid Lipsticks have a medium consistency and needless to say, they are extremely pigmented. The formula is infused with natural ingredients, including vitamin E and sunflower seed yet gives a flat matte finish without feeling uncomfortable. It is long lasting on the lips and is paraben free. The top Kat Von D Lipstick shades that we love are Lolita, Mother, Outlaw, Double Dare and Vampira.
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9) Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick – Price $18 for 0.19 FL oz.
Jeffree Star Liquid Lipsticks have become quite popular over the last year. The texture is medium and spreads really well on the lips. Each color is a stunner and is highly pigmented. It feels very light on the lips and neither transfers or feathers. The product has been formulated without parabens and gluten. The staying power is impressive but it does settle into fine lines with the passage of time. While we do recommend these matte liquid lipsticks which are long lasting but the pigmentation definitely varies across the board with bold colors like yellow, white, blue being a bit patchy.
10) Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick – Price $20 for 0.11 FL Oz
The last but certainly not the least are the famous Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipsticks. The shades are rich in pigmentation and have a perfect medium consistency that spreads well on lips. It does not bleed or feather around the lip lines. The lipstick feels comfortable and is not drying. It has a good staying power but it might accentuate fine lines unless properly exfoliated.
So these were our top picks as the best liquid lipsticks which are long lasting and comfortable to wear. Do let us know your experience if you’ve tried any of these drugstore or high end brands.