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#BigLipstickEnergy: The 3 Lipsticks I'm Obsessed With Right Now

"What lip is that?" A professional lipstick critic reveals all.

Design By Morgan McMullen

I'm a serial lipstick dater. So many lip products slide onto my desk. Some I double-tap and have all the heart eyes for. Others I ghost and leave on seen. This is #BigLipstickEnergy, an honest breakdown of how I feel about the latest lip launches. Read on for the three lipstick flings I'm keeping in rotation for now. Next week, I'll have a new roster.

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This One-And-Done Texture
Lip Mousse in Attitude
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L.A. Girl ulta.com
$5.99

THE DETAILS: 

I'm fully aware that I'm supposed to be talking about lipstick—which we will get to soon—but I'd be a bad beauty editor if I did not tell you about cult-favorite L.A. Girl's HD Concealer, which you must try if you haven't yet. It's the best $3 you'll ever spend. Moving on to what we're here for: the Lip Mousse. It's equally amazing and worth your attention. This velvety texture paints your lips in a single stroke with loads of color that dries down to a comfortable matte. You won't notice any dryness or splotchy-ness, it's only $3 more than the concealer. Two snaps for beauty budget buys that overdeliver! 

WHY I'M OBSESSED: 

In the past, lip mousses have done me wrong. Usually, the creamy textures fades in two seconds and I'm left reapplying it over and over again. But L.A. Girl's version changed my perspective completely. Plus, this color, named "Attitude," brings out my spicy side. It's a rich chocolate brown with modern-day '90s vibes and looks like it was made for me. 

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These New Shades!
Color Sensational The Creams Lip Color in Coral Rise
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Maybelline maybelline.com
$7.49

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I've long been a fan of Maybelline's Color Sensational range because they just feel so freaking good on your lips. Imagine a balmy, buttery texture that hugs your lips for hours and hours. Um, lipstick bliss. And, praise be, the brand just extended the shade range, giving fans even more luscious lipsticks to choose from. 

WHY I'M OBSESSED: 

Very few things make me happier than when a lipstick line I already love adds more colors to its crew. Maybelline must've heard my wishes, because there are even more bright and neutral tones on offer. Spring can't come fast enough. But for now I'll pretend like it's already here with this poppy coral color that evokes the sunnier days soon to come. 

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This Nourishing Formula
Nourishing Lipstick in Raspberry Crush
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Physicians Formula ulta.com
$9.49

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Its impressive organic ingredient list (organic shea butter, organic coconut oil, organic jojoba oil, and antioxidant vitamin E) is enough to convince any shopper that you need one—or a few—of these. You really can't ask for anything better in a formula because you know no shortcuts were taken when it comes to hydration. 

WHY I'M OBSESSED: 

One can't ever own enough berry lipsticks, right? This hue is soft enough to wear in the daytime and bold enough to wear on a night out, depending on how much you layer it. The non-streaky color stays put and feels nourishing, so you can feel confident your lips are protected with good-for-you ingredients and a gorgeous wash of color. 

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