Despite our deep affection for all things beauty, there are some products we rarely justify splurging on. More often than not, you can find exactly what you’re looking for at the drugstore — in color, quality, and finish — but at half the price of what you’d discover at a prestige retailer. That goes for things like mascara and blush, but especially lipsticks.
There are a lot of beautiful lipsticks out there that make you feel rich — even though you just had to justify that takeaway coffee — for the pure reason of just how high the price tag is. For some people, that’s enough, but for us, it’s not. Luckily, you don’t have to chose between affordability and luxury.
Ready to get your fix for less? Our favorite new drugstore lipsticks to launch this year, ahead. Bonus: Every single one is under $15.
Nyx is known for having some of the most comfortable and cheapest matte formulas in the game — and the brand’s latest Suede collection is no exception.
NYX Professional Makeup Suede Matte Lipstick, $7.99, available at Ulta Beauty
Did you think metallic lipsticks were dead? Think again. Catrice’s latest launch includes six prismatic and iridescent shades that are even more mesmerizing on your lips than they are in the tubes.
Catrice Prisma Chrome Lipstick, $7.99, available at Ulta Beauty
You probably recognize the brand name as your go-to for makeup brushes, but don’t sleep on the color cosmetics. If you’re in the market for a red lipstick that’s perfect for you, then you’ve come to the right place because that’s the one color this collection focuses on. From brick to cherry to orange, these lipsticks have every undertone you could ever hope for.
Morphe Mega Matte Lipstick, $9, available at Ulta Beauty
Ever just want to wear a lipstick that makes you happy? Look no further than Revlon’s funky launch from its Electric Shock line. Not only do the bottles immediately trigger some ’90s nostalgia (there’s something about that purple), but the glittery formulas really pack a punch.
Revlon Electric Shock Lipstick, $10.99, available at Ulta Beauty
Designer Isabel Marant is our French beauty inspiration, so it’s no wonder her collaborative launch with L’Oréal screams je ne se quoi.
L’Oréal Isabel Marant Smile Colour Riche Matte Lipstick, $12, available at Ulta Beauty
This moisturizing lipstick lets you wear color on your lips even if every inch is chapped from wintery winds.
Burt’s Bees Moisturizing Liquid Lipstick, $9.99, available at Ulta Beauty
With a collection this big — 24 shades in total — it’s no wonder we’re adding several to our carts already. The only thing better than the fact that the Lip Vibes lipsticks let you find a color for every mood is that the formulas are soft, long-lasting, and fragrance-free.
Almay Lip Vibes, $7.99, available at Ulta Beauty
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