If we're talking big beauty trends, the bold matte lip has really had its moment lately. From Kylie's Lip Kits to the bold matte lips from the spring runways, there's something magical about ditching shine for bold opaque hues. Ahead, the 12 best lipsticks to keep you on-trend and painlessly matte (meaning no flakes, drying, or cracking).More
If you prefer applying liquid mattes over traditional lipstick bullets, this one should be your next go-to. All the Lipstick Queen matte hues are highly pigmented for a bold night out look, and they boast natural oils to keep your lips moisturized for hours.
Lipstick Queen Famous Last Words Liquid Matte Lipstick, $24; ulta.com.
There's so much to love about this teeny bullet-shaped lipstick (it's one of this editor's favorites). It fits in the smallest of clutches and goes on smoothly, whether you're looking for a high intensity purple or a lovely nude shade like this one.
Matte Lip Velour, $14; winkylux.com.