Best drugstore hydrating lipsticks for winter

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7 Hydrating Lipsticks (That Will Keep Your Pout Kissable!)

The cold winter can ravage your lips with dull, flaky skin. But never fear—we’re rounding up the best moisturizing lipsticks to nourish your lips and give you vibrant color all day long! Whether you’re cleaning out your makeup kit or looking for a new personal favorite, don’t miss these top-performing moisturizing lip products that you and any makeup client will love.

From high-end lippies to drugstore favorites, find out the best moisturizing lipstick for your kit this winter!

Best high-end hydrating lipsticks, including tarte and butter london

e.l.f. Moisturizing Lipstick, $3.00 USD

Let’s start with the e.l.f Moisturizing Lipstick filled with shea and vitamins to keep your lips conditioned and kissable. For $3.00, there’s no harm in trying this lip color out. Choose from 15 different shades and test out this creamy lipstick raved about by beauty mavens far and wide!

NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick, $4.00 USD

Another drugstore favorite, this NYX lipstick comes in a variety of light and dark shades—perfect for quick day to night transformations! Touted as a mineral lipstick in a soft velvety texture, this lip color is meant to stay all day. You’ll have to test them out to see if they truly resist as much smudging as NYX claims…but hey, for $4.00 we’re on board!

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick, $8.49 USD

Let’s get back to an old favorite drugstore brand with Revlon’s perfect product to keep your lips soft all winter long. With a dizzying amount of shades, the Super Lustrous Lipstick contains Abyssinian Oil, Vitamin E and Avocado Oil to keep your lips well-moisturized. Note that the description mentions “buildable color”, so you may be applying more for a full coverage look. But adding a sheer tint to your lips will give you a natural pop of color for that fresh-faced no-makeup look!

Cheap elf hydrating lipsticks for budget beauty products

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick, $17.00 USD

Tarte is the be-all and end-all of moisturizing products. Their Amazonian formula never fails to give its customers glowing and dewy complexions, so you can bet this lipstick is top of the line. Filled with Amazonian butters, including Shea and Capuacu, this lipstick will even give Blistex a run for its money. The beautiful mauve and pink shades will suit anyone, and are perfect for everyday wear.

Butter London Lippy Moisture Matte Lipstick, $22.00 USD

Looking for a matte lip color but don’t want the drying effect that comes with it? Look no further! Butter London’s line of moisturizing lip shades contains butter (big surprise) and Vitamin E for a full conditioning experience. The shades are packed with pigment with both bright and dark colors, so you can stay soft and supple on any occasion!

Ciaté London Liquid Velvet Moisturizing Matte Liquid Lipstick, $19.00 USD

Following up the matte finish trail is Ciaté London’s liquid lipstick. This liquid formula offers moisturizing benefits to keep your pout kissable, including hyaluronic acid for “intense lip-conditioning”. Not to mention, liquid lipsticks are a dream to apply. So simple and full coverage! You’ll definitely want to give this product a try…

Best hydrating lipsticks for dry lips and dry skin

Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge Hydrating Shaping Lipcolor, $32.00 USD

If none of these options suit you, stroll on over to the Lancôme counter where you’ll find the ultimate selection of moisturizing lipsticks. With three different finishes (sheer, cream, and matte) you can choose the color that suits you best—there’s no shortage of shades! Packed with Vitamin E and Lancôme’s famed Pro-Xylane formula, you’re getting some serious bang for your buck with this product.

Which lipstick do you swear by during the dry winter months? Let us know your favorite lip products and which ones you’re dying to try in the comments!

Don’t miss the liquid lipstick trend that will give you and your makeup clients maximum wear all day long!

Katie is a blog writer for QC Makeup Academy, where she provides advice to makeup artists and stylists. Katie's tips and career insights range from networking to creating exciting initiatives for new businesses.

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2 responses to “7 Hydrating Lipsticks (That Will Keep Your Pout Kissable!)”

  1. Annette silvestre says:

    Why haven’t I tried any of these?!! There’s some great mentions in here I’m going to have to go buy a few to test them out!

  2. turfa tehmeed says:

    fantastic article! have to grab some dire need to use in winter season.

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