Beauty Awards 2022: The Best Lip Products To Perfect Your Pout
Best Long-Wearing Lipstick: Rouge Dior Forever in 999 Forever Dior, $62, Dior
Launched this year, the Rouge Dior Forever is becoming a fast favourite for its pigmented, velvety finish that lasts up to 16 hours. It’s also transfer proof, lasting through a very oily beef BBQ lunch without wearing off, and comes in 29 stunning shades.
Best Lipstick - Matte: Fixing Tint Bar, $21.90, ETUDE
Available in six wearable shades, the Fixing Tint Bar is what we would wear on a daily basis. Although matte, it gives a non-drying finish that doesn’t feel uncomfortable or emphasise the lines on the lips.
Best Liquid Lipstick - Creamy: Liquid Rouge, $46, Decorte
Formulated with hydrating ingredients, this creamy liquid lipstick imparts a glossy shine by way of a coating film to keep the pout smooth and moisturised. Colour-Hold capsules keep the colour looking fresh, as though you just applied it.
Best Liquid Lipstick - Matte: Rouge à Lèvres Liquide Mat in 25 Goldie Red, $60, Gucci Beauty
Whether you want it strong or see-through, the Rouge à Lèvres Liquide Mat makes it easy for you to control how vivid you want your lips to look. Apply a little in the middle of your lips and dab outwards with your fingers for a watercolour finish, or go bold by using the doe-foot applicator all over the lip.
Best Lip Tint: GongJinHyang Mi Velvet Liquid Lip Rouge in 88, $58, The History of Whoo
The GongJinHyang Mi Velvet Liquid Lip Rouge is basically skincare and makeup combined. Containing traditional Korean court beauty recipes, this lipstick is enriched to promote blood circulation and lighten dark pigmentation on lips while imparting a velvety smooth finish that lasts up to 12 hours.
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Best Tinted Lip Balm: Almost Lipstick in Black Honey, $37, Clinique
An oldie but goldie. The Black Honey shade has received cult status since its launch in 1971. Don’t let the dark appearance fool you, this balm and lipstick hybrid imparts a sheer berry tone with a glossy finish that suitable for most skin tones.
Best Lip Treatment: Dior Addict Lip Glow Oil in Raspberry, $37, Dior
The Dior Addict Lip Glow Oil is infused with cherry oil to deeply nourish and hydrate while imparting a natural tint to the lips. Non-greasy and non-sticky, this lip oil can be worn on its own, as a primer under lipstick or as a top coat to lend the pout exceptional shine.