This story was updated in January 2019.
Matte is the one lipstick trend we are seeing everywhere right now!
From models on the ramp to our favorite movie stars, everyone seems to be taking a fancy to the matte lip and how! And like any other beauty trend, we’re here to guide you to ensure that you get it right. Here are some celebrities who pulled off matte lips #LikeABoss, and a round-up of the matte lipstick shades you need in your makeup kit to emulate those gorgeous looks!
Make way for the undisputed Queen of SASS!
Taimur’s yummy mummy is making the rounds in her blood red lips! Don’t we all agree, Kareena Kapoor looks smoldering hot in red lipstick! Khan shows us how a bold red mouth is a way to go- the order is to pair up your red lips with subtle eye makeup. You can reach for Lakme Kareena Kapoor Khan Absolute Pout Definer to get those sculpted red lips!
POPxo Recommends: Lakme Kareena Kapoor Khan Absolute Pout Definer - Red Seductress (Rs. 900)
We’re always looking out for PC and her lipstick choices. And why not? Check out that burnt orange shade on her that she pulling off with so much panache! This shade is not too bright and not too dark - the perfect kind, we say!
POPxo Recommends: NYX Professional Makeup Full Throttle Lipstick - Firestorm (Rs 600)
Bold and daring were the two words that came to mind when we saw this look on Deepika. This is what you should swipe on when you really want to make a statement. Smokey eyes will complete the look perfectly.
POPxo Recommends: NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream - Transylvania (Rs 724)
A subtle blush pink in matte is the lippie if you want to go for soft, dreamy look. Pink blush, and white kajal go very well with a soft pink lip - just like Sonam. This matte lipstick by M.A.C. is one you’re going to love, just as much as we do.
POPxo Recommends: M.A.C Retro Matte Lipstick - Steady Going (Rs 1,500)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has claimed her loyalty to the Ruby Red shade and ever since we've fallen head over heels for this shade of lipstick. A ruby or magenta-ish matte lip looks so formal and awesome! This is one colour that will do all the talking and requires nothing but some mascara to go with it. For an out-and-out regal look like Aishwarya, go for Regal Ruby by Nykaa, and be ready to amaze all!
POPxo Recommends: Nykaa So Matte Lipstick - Regal Ruby (Rs 399)
On a day when you feel slightly drab, red matte lipstick is what will pick your look right up. Kriti Sanon wore all white and that bold red lip is really standing out, giving her an uber glam look. Time for you to rock that red too!
POPxo Recommends: Maybelline New York Color Show Matte Lipstick - Hot Chilli (Rs 325)
Nudes look stunning, always! And when it’s a nude in a matte texture, you know you’re in for a look that is so celeb-like. Malaika here wore a blingy sequin dress and that matte nude complemented the outfit beautifully. Subtle eyeshadow and a bit of kajal - that’s all the makeup you need. Some cheek tint would look great too.
POPxo Recommends: Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick - Au Naturale (Rs 479)
An orange matte lip is just a beautiful pop of colour on the face and it looks good on most skin tones. Alia paired her matte orange lips with subtle orange eyeshadow and a hot pink dress. This goes to say that no amount of colour is too much, really!
POPxo Recommends: Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick - Obsessed Orange (Rs 325)