There’s nothing like a bright red lip (or colour of your choice) to help you step up the day. Well, good news for today, July 29th, especially – it’s National Lipstick Day, and in honour of paying a little extra love to the lip, we’ve rounded up some of our top lipstick picks (and a few deals to boot, too).
Top liquid lipstick pick
Choose from Stila’s highly rated and staff favourite line in any of these creamy-matte, full-coverage lip shades that will last for up to 12 hours of continuous wear. With a lightweight feel, this award-winner is a cult fave for a reason.
Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick, Shoppers Drug Mart, $29 (on sale 50 per cent off July 29-30).
Another more sheer variation on this cult favourite, this smooth liquid lip colour adds a pop of colour for a natural, softer appearance.
Stila Stay All Day Sheer Liquid Lipstick, Shoppers Drug Mart, $29 (on sale 50 per cent off July 29-30).
Top everyday lipstick pick
A great super-pigmented option for everyday, Urban Decay’s longwear vegan lipstick applies evenly. Ingredients include aloe vera and avocado oil. For added fun, the shades are Los Angeles-inspired with moisturizing, vibrant finishes in either cream, matte or shine.
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick, Shoppers Drug Mart, $27 (on sale 50 per cent of until July 31).
Top socially-conscious lipstick pick
If you’re not yet familiar with Cheekbone Beauty, here are just a few reasons you should be. Not only is does the brand focus on sustainably made, good-for-you products that are free of nasties, but they also support great social causes and are Indigenous-owned. More than that, their lipsticks are simply amazing, with great longevity and colour transfer that feels good on your lips.
SUSTAIN Lipstick, Cheekbone Beauty, $32 ($5 off with coupon code LIPSTICKDAY5).
If liquid lipstick is more your deal, choose from Cheekbone Beauty’s nine appealing shades. The formula is a velvety vegan matte liquid that offers full coverage and hydration that lasts. The ingredients are botanically derived and come in packaging that minimizes environmental impact.
SUSTAIN Liquid Lipstick, Cheekbone Beauty, $36 ($5 off with coupon code LIPSTICKDAY5).
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