• Matte Lips

    A bold red lip looks even more sophisticated when it has a matte finish. Christina Ricci pairs her softly glowing crimson pout with a hazy grey eye and a shiny, gorgeously simple updo for an elegant evening look.

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  • Matte Lips

    Lancme Color Design Matte Lipstick uses a new light-diffusing gel to create its matte finish, instead of the usual dull powders. Lips look lit-from-within and have an effortlessly creamy finish, instead of the dreaded "dead" lip look.

    $22, macys.com

  • Matte Lips

    The best way to balance out a smoky eye? A creamy matte lip of course! Courteney Cox softens up her smudgy eye makeup and loose updo with a pretty pink lip that stands out from the crowd.

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  • Matte Lips

    Give your lips the suede look with this soft matte lipcolor. Revlon Matte Lipstick features a silky formula that glides on effortlessly to give lips a glam matte finish that won't dry our or cake up.

    $6.99, ulta.com

  • Matte Lips

    Dramatically defined eyes call for an understated lip. Mila Kunis' matte nude lipstick blends in seamlessly with her bronzed skin tone, but its subtle glow helps keep it looking healthy and fresh.

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  • Matte Lips

    Matte doesn't have to mean dry and creased. Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Crme Matte combines pure color and a creamy texture with a gorgeous matte finish that lasts all day and won't dry out lips.

    $23, shuuemura-usa.com

  • Matte Lips

    Pastel lips can tend to look twee, but a matte finish gives them a hint of edginess that balances the sassy with the sweet. Katy Perry's creamy pink pout is the perfect complement to her Bollywood-inspired golden eye makeup.

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  • Matte Lips

    Get the best of both worlds with Shiseido Perfect Rouge Glowing Matte Lipstick. It features a smoothing matte powder and a hydrating complex to give lips a diffused matte finish with a hint of soft luminosity.

    $25, sephora.com


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