“Matte” is the word this season, with the non-glossy finish showing up everywhere from nails to cheeks to lips. Nars’s oversized cult-favorite lip pencil delivers dense color in the perfect Bordeaux red.
Kat Von D Everlasting Love Liquid Lipstick in Outlaw
Its name sounds a little dangerous, and the color does not disappoint: a classic vampy red. Admittedly, it can be a bit tricky to use—once it dries, it stays put—but the payoff is a beautiful matte finish.
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain Rebel Nudes in Fuchsia Tomboy
For a bit of shine, try this gorgeously warm and rich pink stain. For best results, make sure lips are moist (but not overly wet); apply a coat, allow it to set for 20 seconds, then add a second coat, if you wish.