Matte lipsticks are a staple in any makeup routine, but they’re a little tough to get right. Whether you’ve experienced your fair share of dry lips post-application, or struggle to find the perfect intersection between pigmentation and formula, you’re sure to have come across a few duds.
The Best Matte Lipsticks Under $30
Well, we’re not giving up this gorgeous lip trend any time soon — instead, we set out to discover the best matte lipsticks you can grab for under $30. Yep, we’re talking smooth, creamy and easy to wear, with a punch of pigment that’ll last all day long.
Sounds like a dream? Trust us, these are entirely real. Keep on reading to discover the best matte lipsticks under $30 as voted by our RY beauty editors.
theBalm Meet Matt(e) Hughes Liquid Lipsticks ($19.95)
From quirky-cool brand theBalm comes their Meet Matt(e) Hughes Liquid Lipsticks, available in 12 versatile shades. This liquid formula is enriched with vanilla and mint, which create a cooling and non-drying feel that’s incredibly comfortable on the lips.
Our favourite shade: Sincere. This gorgeous nude has pink undertones that work perfectly on every skin tone. Pop it on your lips to make a subtle statement at work or on a night out.