Lipsticks are incredibly empowering and transformative. They have the power to change the way people feel about themselves and have been a necessary item in almost every person’s makeup bag. There are a few lipsticks that are so iconic in terms of their finish and packaging that they will never go out of style. Keep reading to find out which of our faves made the list!

1. Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipsticks

Pat McGrath has been a highly influential makeup maven in the fashion and beauty industry for a very long time now. Her expertise and extensive experience is what sets her brand apart. Her über luxurious lipsticks are known to be one of the best matte lipsticks in the whole world due to their feathery, lightweight finish. When it comes to perfecting the packaging, the three-dimensional gold lip on the bullet lipstick will always face the front when you twist it. This was a detail that took 2 years to design. Pretty cool, right?

2. Christian Louboutin Velvet Matte Lipsticks

With a packaging that looks like royalty and luxury personified, Christian Louboutin really spared no detail when it comes to this product. Their lipsticks are known for looking like expensive art pieces and their non-drying, comfortable finish. They are also available in an array of glamorous shades that will go perfectly with multiple skin tones.

3. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Shine Lipstick

These lipsticks are known for their shiny, gloss-like finish. The lipsticks are enriched with the goodness of 6 different oils that hydrate the lip beautifully while giving it a lively colour as well. There are 30 shades to choose from whose finish ranges from sheer and natural to intense and more pigmented. Their packaging is sleek and contemporary with its incredible gold finish work that feels super luxe.

4. Chanel


Rouge Allure

Chanel Rouge Allure lipsticks are one of the most iconic and universal red lipsticks ever. Coco Chanel‘s signature red lip has inspired several of their shades. They have a lovely intense, full-coverage and long-lasting formula that won’t dry out your lips.

5. MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipsticks

MAC lipsticks have been a cult favourite in the beauty community for the longest time and have been a fave of many celebrity MUAs. The shade Ruby Woo is an iconic red lipstick that flatters every skin tone. With a finish that won’t budge and shades in almost every possible colour, this lipstick has found its way in everyone’s makeup bag!

Which of these lipsticks did you love the most? Let us know in the comments below!

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