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Makeup has made its way to drugstore aisles across the world today. With an array of brands to choose from, you’ll be surprised on what you’ll be able to find. If you’re looking for a more affordable version of your high-end lipstick or if you’re just looking to jazz up your face with a bright new lipstick, drugstores have you covered! Most lipsticks that you can find today in drugstores contain quality and highly-pigmented ingredients as well as a variety of shades that caters to all skin tones. Here’s a list of the best lipsticks you can find from the drugstore to help you on your next shopping spree!

Best for fair and pale skin
1. NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream (London)
Best for fair and pale skin

One of the best matte lip drugstore products in the world, this product has a cream-like texture and a powder finish once applied. This shade is a mid-tone nude beige which looks great on lighter skin tones! Other shades from this range that will also look good on fair skin types are Copenhagen and Cannes. This is one of the most affordable, lightweight and long-wearing drugstore lipsticks out there!

Best for olive skin

Dark, bold colours look great on olive coloured skin! Wet N’ Wild’s Mega Last Lip Colour is a popular drugstore pick, with the tone Sugar Plum being especially suited for such skin tones. With a lightweight-feel, you won’t even have to sacrifice your comfort to get your pop of colour. 

Best for dark skin

To complement deeper skin tones, the best looking colours are those in vivid shades of rose. The 610 HD Addiction Dependence shade in specific, has a mauve rosy vibrant hue. It also has a moisturising, lightweight and velvety feel to provide you with a fresh look without drying your lips out!

Best for dry and sensitive lips
4. L'OREAL PARIS Color Riche Lipstick
Best for dry and sensitive lips

Infused with Omega 3 and Vitamin E, this lipstick is perfect for those of you with chapped and sensitive lips. Apart from giving your lips the nourishment it requires, the creamy and smooth texture ensures it applies smoothly. With a variety of shades to choose from, there’ll be a colour to suit you!

5. MAYBELLINE Color Sensational Powder Mattes
Best paraben-free matte lipstick

Another great drugstore lipstick to consider is the Color Sensational Powder Mattes by Maybelline! This lipstick is well-known for being lightweight yet super pigmented. It comes in 12 shades, and gives you medium to full coverage depending on how many layers you apply. The best part - it is infused with honey nectar and has no parabens!

Best red lipstick for cool undertones

Are you ready to add the perfect red lipstick to your makeup kit? L’Oreal’s Infallible Pro-Matte Liquid Lipstick in the shade Matador is perfect for those with cool-toned skin as it has a blue-based red colour. Known for its Triple Matte Gel Top Coat Technology, it promises a 16-hour long wear and comfortable matte finish! 

Best lead-free lipstick - suitable for aging lips
7. Revlon Matte Balm
Best lead-free lipstick - suitable for aging lips

Infused with a Triple Butter Complex of shea, mango, and coconut butters, this matte balm is perfect for aging lips. It leaves a bold, beautiful, shine-free finish on your lips that won’t sit on any fine lines on your lips. Glides on easily and comes in multiple shades too!

Best for brides

Want an affordable lipstick dupe that will last you throughout your wedding? This lipstick is America’s No.1 brand and it truly lives up to its “outlast all-day” name. It is created with an advanced formula to give you amazing colour payoff and 24-hour wear. Apart from the lip colour, it comes with a tube of moisturising topcoat to lock-in colour and give you a brilliant shine finish. 

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

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