Is there a makeup product more beloved than lipstick? Some people have their signature color that they swipe on day after day, while others keep a bevy of shades on heavy rotation. If you’re part of the latter camp, you’re likely constantly searching for the next “it” color you’ll wear down to the nub. (And then scrape out its secret compartment, too.)
Well, a new year brings fresh new trends, and 2017’s batch is looking extra special. From pink pigments to glossy textures, there’a a whole lot to love about these tubes. Ahead, find some of the prettiest lipstick trends we’ll be wearing in 2017.
Pink isn’t just for the girly-girls of the world anymore. Badass babes are popping on the bold hue, too, reaching for bright, pigmented magentas over sugary-sweet pastels.
- MAC Lipstick in Flat Out Fabulous, $17, available at Nordstrom. | 2. NARS Audacious Lipstick in Michiyo, $32, available at NARS. | 3.Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick, $26, available Sephora. | 4. Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge Hydrating Shaping Lipcolor in Attraction, $32, available at Lancôme. | 5. Estée Lauder All-Day Lipstick in Starlit Pink, $22, available at Macy’s.
Orange is making a strong comeback, but make no mistake: These are not the safe tomato-red hues of last year. They’re bold, true orange shades that make a statement. When in doubt, go super-pigmented.
- NYX Cosmetics Butter Lipstick in Bonfire, $6, available at NYX Cosmetics. | 2. Tarte Amazonia Butter Lipstick in Coral Blossom, $17, available at Sephora. | 3.Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Sweet Nectar, $2.99, available at Walgreens.
You can thank makeup artist Pat McGrath and her Lust 004 (which, sadly, is no longer available) for ushering in the return of glitter lips. And while patting on loose glitter might not be your thing, there are plenty of sparkle-infused glosses to mimic the look.
1.Sigma Beauty Lip Switch in Flip-Flop, $14, available at Sigma Beauty. | 2.Make Up For Ever Glitter in Red, $15, available at Make Up For Ever. | 3.MAC Lipglass/Star Trek in Khaaannnn!, $17, available at MAC.
The ’90s aren’t going anywhere, as evidenced by the muted rose we spotted on the spring 2017 runways. The coolest way to wear this hue is with corresponding eye shadows and blushes for a full, monochromatic look.
1.Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Rose Velvet, $4.29, available at Ulta Beauty. | 2.Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick, $26, available at Sephora. | 3. Dior Rouge Dior in Rose Baiser, $35, available at Dior. | 4.Lipstick Queen Sinner Lipstick in Rose, $24, available at Lipstick Queen.
Last year was all about matte lips, so, inevitably, glossy lips would make a comeback. Any hue will do — from nudes to wines to pinks — as long as the finish is reflective.
- ColourPop Ultra Glossy Lip in Catalina, $6, available at ColourPop. | 2.Kylie Cosmetics Holiday Edition Naughty Gloss, $15, available at Kylie Cosmetics. | 3.Anastasia Beverly Hills Lip Gloss in Venom, $16, available at Anastasia Beverly Hills.