With the advancements in beauty tech, the idea of a matte lipstick that feels dry and heavy seems rather passe. Instead, the new crop of matte lippies stands out for their velvety smooth texture that glides smoothly while nourishing and blurring out lip wrinkles.
Couple that with their long-wearing matte formula and what you get is the perfect lipstick. Scroll ahead for a rundown of the velvet matte lipsticks that checks all these boxes.
As its name suggests, this offers all the benefits of a nourishing balm while delivering a soft matte finish with a blurry effect. To achieve such a texture and colour payoff, the formula is infused with extracts of red peony, which maintains the natural hydration of lips and enhances the vibrancy of the shade.
This is formulated with a combination of natural origin rice powder and magnesia to deliver a matte finish while offering a softening and smoothing action on the lips. It is also made with a unique antioxidant complex composed of sappan wood and vitamin E to reveal radiant colour payoff and protect lips from external aggression. As a treat, the limited-edition star-adorned click case packaging is inspired by the Maison’s very first high jewellery collection.
Fortified with a Velvet Primer Cream Complex, this ensures puckers are well-prepped for lipstick application as it fills in bumpy surfaces, lip wrinkles and prevents flakiness. It then works with a Cover Power Complex that creates a long-lasting finish with a comfortable, breathable and non-sticky texture.
The creamy, velvety texture sets into a matte finish with a pigmented formula to deliver a vibrant shade with a single swipe. Plus, it contains a mix of pigment and gelling waxes that provide a lightweight finish, which enhances the true clarity of the colour’s shade.
Known for its lightweight and long-wearing formula, this is packed with a cocktail of nourishing ingredients such as soja seed extract and rosehip seed oil. The result: a soft velvety smooth texture that glides like butter for visibly plump puckers.
A comfortable and intensely pigmented soft matte lipstick equipped with a creamy texture and a non-drying formula. When applied, this gives off a blurred-out effect for a perfected pout.
This is made with a formula that is supersaturated so all you need is just a single swipe for good colour payoff. Plus, it feels like second skin on the puckers thanks to the infusion of mango butter. Did we say it is said to last for up to 12 hours?
This non-drying formula now comes with a luminous matte finish and long-lasting formula. Plus, it delivers lightweight yet intense pigments for full coverage and contains hyaluronic acid for all-day hydration.
This article was first published in Female.