What girl doesn’t love scoring a pretty lipstick at a steal? But, ladies, it does make sense to shell out some extra moolah on high-level versions with great quality and seriously awesome staying power every now and then. When it comes to designer lippies, you’re paying not just for a beautiful shade, but also for quality ingredients that won’t dry out your lips and will stay on for hours and hours. So if you’re wondering which are the best lipsticks to splurge on, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are the best high-end lipsticks worth saving up for - other than MAC! Read on to find your new lipstick soulmate.
1. Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color
These are hands down the creamiest lipsticks you will ever come across, making them totally worth the price. And unlike other creamy lipsticks, these won’t bleed but will stay in place for hours - yes, even after a meal. A single swipe is enough for beautiful, opaque colour. It’s worth every penny, this!Price: Rs 3,250. Buy it here.
2. Yves Saint Laurent ‘Rouge Volupte Shine’ Oil-In-Stick Lipstick
Lock in hydration and colour with this baby which is made from 65% oil for intense moisturization for a super soft pout. These high-shine lippies give your pucker a magical finish and provide all-day colour and smoothness. Plus, they have a refreshing mango scent and we absolutely love the luxurious tube.Price: Rs 2, 703.91. Buy it here.
3. Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
With a great range of shades that will suit most, these lipsticks glide on like butter and are enriched with intense pigments for long-lasting effects. You’ll never have to worry about dry, flaky lips with a high-quality lippie like this one.Price: Rs 2,061. Buy it here.
4. Lancome L’Absolu Rouge
This ultra luxurious range of lip colours is available in 44 elegant shades and 3 finishes - sheer, cream and matte - to cater to every girl’s preference. Infused with moisture-boosting Pro-Xylane and Vitamin E for high-colour and intense moisturization, they’re lightweight and comfortable to wear all the time.
Price: Rs 2,175. Buy at any Lancome outlet.
5. Tom Ford Lip Color
Ladies, treat your lips to a world of luxury with this insanely popular lipstick that is a favourite among beauty editors the world over. Its rave reviews are totally justified ‘coz there really is no lipstick like this one. This one is infused with rare, exotic ingredients like Brazilian murumuru butter and chamomilla flower oil for insanely smooth application and pure colour with a perfect balance of luminosity. Start saving up, we say! Price: Rs 3,874. Buy it here.
6. NARS Audacious Lipsticks
Another favourite among women around the world, these lipsticks by NARS come in 30 magnificent shades - picking just one is the only problem you’ll have with these. They’re semi-matte, but won’t dry out your lips like most matte formulas and we love that they glide on easily in a single stroke. Get your hands on one and you’ll know what all the fuss is about.Price: Rs 2,485. Buy it here.
7. Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick
If the super cool and edgy tube doesn’t steal your heart, then the bold colours, velvety smooth texture and one-swipe colour payoff sure will. These lippies will leave your lips feeling soft and supple and the delicious creme brulee scent will make you fall in love.
These luxuriously luminous lipsticks hydrate and plump your lips to perfection. And if that wasn’t enough, the one of a kind metal tube with an in-built flip-up mirror certainly makes this a must-have. It’s just what us girls need to stash in our purses for quick touch-ups on the go!Price: Rs 3,442. Buy it here.
9. Christian Louboutin Lipstick
Aren’t you dying to get your hands on these beautifully crafted lipsticks? Imagine pulling them out of your purse for the world to stop and stare! The fact that they’re available in sheer, matte and velvet finishes and are infused with natural oils and butters are the icing on top of this lust-worthy cake!Price: Rs 6,577.08. Buy it here.
10. Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Lip Colour
Every girl deserves the magic of Chanel in her life! Take your matte lips to new levels of elegance with these non-drying lippies that glide on intense colour while leaving your pout velvety smooth and sumptuously soft. They’re weightless and so moisturizing. Price: Rs 2,703.91. Buy it here.
11. Dior Addict Lipstick
These iconic lipsticks by Christian Dior have an ultra-moisturizing soft core for a top coat effect to lock in moisture and shine. Pamper your pout with lavish colour that will stay put all day and leave it feeling oh-so supple.
Price: Rs 2,365. Buy at any Dior/ Sephora outlet. Are you ready to upgrade your lipstick collection, beauties?Featured Image: Shutterstock.