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In whatever shade your heart desires
Happy National Lipstick Day, beauty lovers! Whether you’re celebrating with your favourite classic nude shade or you’re taking the day to experiment with a bold new hue, we think there’s no better way to ring in what should be (in our humble opinion), a national holiday, than to stock your cart with a brand new selection of shades.
Not sure where to start? We’ve rounded up five great options for National Lipstick Day 2021.
CTZN Cosmetics’ Nudiversal Lip Duos
Available in a staggering 25 different shades of nude, CTZN Cosmetics‘ Nudiversal Lip Duos offer the widest range of nudes from any brand on the market today. The double-ended matte lipstick and lip gloss combos are vegan and cruelty-free and are formulated with wild mango butter to be ultra-hydrating. If nude is your lipstick shade of choice, we highly recommend checking this brand (founded by three sisters) out.
La Bouche Rouge The Red Andreea
Just launched at The Detox Market Canada, La Bouche Rouge is a French clean beauty house that’s known for its luxe products housed in refillable and recyclable packaging. It steers completely clear of plastic in any part of its packaging, and its lipsticks are made without beeswax, synthetic wax or silicone. Instead, a combination of a high concentration of squalane, hyaluronic acid and organic virgin jojoba oil leaves lips hydrated and nourished. Its latest red shade is a bright, true red called The Red Andreea, and was created by Paris-based makeup artist Andreea Ali.
MAC Cosmetics Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
Love M.A.C Cosmetics’ Lustre Lipstick? Then you’ll really love the brand’s new Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick – an upgrade of the original formula, but this time around, it’s been formulated with hyaluronic acid, jojoba, raspberry seed, coconut and organic extra-virgin olive oils for extra comfort. The buildable formula is available in 20 shades and is “an absolute pamper day for your lips,” says UK-based M.A.C National Artist Carly Utting. “Lips feel plump and baby-soft with the sheer, glassy blanket of colour it brings.”
Maybelline SuperStay Ink Crayon
Everyone’s favourite long-wearing (like, extremely long-wearing) lip crayon just launched 10 brand new shades that last eight hours — through eating, drinking, working out, and everything in between. If staying power is your main concern, look no further than this impressive formula.
Emilie Heathe Lip Atelier Lip Colour
In honour of National Lipstick Day, Emilie Heathe has just entered the lipstick category with five shades of semi-sheer, vibrant lipsticks. Formulated with natural waxes, ginseng, camellia tea, and coffee, plus orchid extract to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as you wear it, this lipstick acts as a moisturizer so you can skip the balm before application.