Best Lipstick Trends For 2017

What is the best lipstick out there right now? The best lipstick brands? There are a variety of lipstick brands from which to choose. Price is a factor as well as brand. But most of all we looked into color stay and the selection of colors themselves. Looking for just RED? Check out the Top 5 Shades of Red Lipstick to Help You Find the One Which Suits You Best.

It Cosmetics Lip Flush 4-in-1 Lipstick Stain

Why it’s great: “If you want beautifully hydrated lips and a touch of color, this is a must-have,” one reader writes. “Four hours [after applying], a second application still wasn’t needed. My lips were as moisturized as if I had just applied Vaseline, and the color had not faded in the slightest,” says another.

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Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick

Why it’s great: “This lipstick has such beautiful, rich color,” one reviewer writes. “It was also moisturizing to my lips.” Another observes that this is the “perfect lipstick. I love that it is both matte and hydrating and lasts a long time.”

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Rimmel London Provocalips 16HR Kissproof Lip Colour

Why it’s great: Some reviewers noted say lipstick “lasts forever. The staying power is insane.” One reader says, “It goes on easily, is comfortable to wear, doesn’t transfer onto coffee mugs and lasts a crazy long time.

Another says it “looks fresh all day.”

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Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick

Why it’s great: Reviewers were “shocked to find out how much the color popped.” They were also impressed with the makeup’s staying power.

From one reader: “It’s a smooth and highly pigmented formula that hugs the lips. The finish is a total matte and lasts all day.”

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Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick

Why it’s great: “This lipstick lasts forever,” one reviewer posted. She also noted that it is also “very pigmented,” “dries matte” and “sits on the lips without feeling too heavy.”

Others said it “applies smoothly” and is “100 percent worth the money.”

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M.A.C. Lipstick

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Why it’s great: One reviewer proudly declares that she has “Gone M.A.C. and not going back.”

Another writes that “It goes on smoothly and you can’t feel it on.”

Reviewers are raving about M.A.C. wonderful pigmentation and broad range of shades.

Says one user: “There are so many amazing colors and finishes to choose from that it’s almost impossible to only get one.”

For more M.A.C Lipstick trends: Best MAC Lipstick Products​

Clinique High Impact Lip Color

Why It’s Great: It is hailed as a “creamy and moisturizing” lipstick that goes on smooth, while still feeling “solid enough to stay put for many hours.”

Readers love how “highly pigmented” and “intense” its color is, while offering a wide variety of hues.

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Origins Flower Fusion Hydrating Lip Color

Why It’s Great: Readers say this lipstick is “smooth, not waxy” and “gorgeous.”

Another reader praises the colors: “They are very pigmented and beautiful. These are a wonderful buy.”

Reviewers also love this lipstick for its “long-lasting and very creamy” formula.

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Clinique Long Last Soft Matte Lipstick

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Why It’s Great: Even those who have parched lips like this matte formula lipstick because “the feel is silky-soft.” One reviewer notes the following: [My] lips are hydrated. The color doesn’t feather or wander.” Here is what another reviewer notes: “It’s nice that it’s fragrance free,” also noting she doesn’t typically like “lipsticks that smell like flowers and such.”

Added bonus: “Who can beat that lovely silver lipstick case?”

Neutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Stick

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Why It’s Great: One reviewer wrote that this lipstick is essential writing, “I have never had a product that provided such great moisture.”

Another gives this lipstick praise: I was pleasantly surprised by this product,” noting its “super moisturizing” formula that “smells delicious” and “doesn’t have a funky taste.”

This reader has an excellent take: “This is one of the best products I’ve tried in a long time.”

Laura Mercier Creme Smooth Lip Colour

Why It’s Great: One reviewer says this lipstick won her over despite not usually one for lipstick. “I’m usually not much of a lipstick girl, but this high quality lipstick is a definite keeper in my makeup kit.” Other reviewers praise this lipstick as it is “hydrating, long-lasting” and “truly does keep your lips feeling soft and healthy.”

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Guerlain KissKiss Shaping Cream Colour

Why It’s Great: One reader praises this lipstick writing, “This is the best lipstick I’ve ever used. Another echoes a similar sentiment: It goes on and stays put. The color remains true to the initial application and resists feathering. The scent is wonderful, like vanilla or violets.

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Lancome Rouge In Love Lipstick

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Why It’s Great: Singing its praises about this lipstick, one reader writes that this product “will last you all day long. I kid you not.”

Another reader argues that this lipstick is “totally worth the splurge.”

One reader says she “almost never wore lipstick before I bought this one,” but has become a loyal customer because this one “goes on very smooth and didn’t dry out my lips.”

Fans of this brand go crazy for the shade Corail in Love.

Maybelline New York Color Sensational Vivids

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Why It’s Great: “Love, love, love these,” one reader emphatically wrote. “The pigmentation is insane, and the colors have such great lasting power.”

Other readers agree with this assessment saying, “I love how vibrant the colors are.”

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Shiseido Perfect Rouge Lipstick

Why It’s Great: “I adore Shiseido’s Perfect Rouge lipstick,” says one reviewer on “It is so creamy and soft when I apply it [and] it never cakes off or clumps like other lipsticks I’ve tried.

Another reader concurs: “This lipstick is indeed long lasting and so moisturizing.”

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Chanel Rouge Coco Hydrating Creme Lip Colour

Why It’s Great: The consensus among many women, particularly on Total Beauty, is nothing makes a girl feel so luxurious as sporting Chanel. These “creamy, hydrating and long lasting” lip colors live up to their reputation.

“This is the way all lipstick should be,” one reviewer says. “It gives a natural yet colorful and smooth finish. The texture is divine.”

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Maybelline New York Baby Lips Color Balm Crayon in Playful Purple

You don’t have to convince this beauty editor that purple should be a frontrunner for spring lips. Maybelline’s violet shade is true to its name: playful, bright, and deeply pigmented. Bonus! It’s subtle enough to get away with a wear in a variety of atmospheres.

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Dose of Colors Liquid Matte Lipstick in Sand

Neutrals will never be confined to seasonal parameters, and this spring we’re favoring this Dose of Colors liquid nude. A sweet reminder that summer months aren’t too far ahead of us, the sandy hue has us counting down to beach days.

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Revlon Ultra HD Lipstick in Snapdragon

For those of you not ready to embrace grunge (or are in denial of it), brooding brown lips of the ’90s are sticking around — and Revlon’s warm, woody hue will make a gorgeous spring neutral this season. The Ultra HD collection was designed with a wax-free technology, so color sticks around without weighing you down.

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Stila Glitterati Lip Top Coat

For Stila, transitioning from winter to springtime this season means embracing sparkle. They’ve introduced two tinted, glistening top coats in a transparent pink or slightly deeper berry and layering the gloss over your favorite opaque stick sparks a “high-wattage” of color to transform the entire look.

NARS Semi Matte Lipstick in Breaking Free

Coral made a comeback over the last few years or so, honoring the resurrected trends of the groovy ’70s. We expect the hue to stick around another season, especially once NARS loyalists swatch Breaking Free’s neon addition to the brand’s spring collection. Adorning lips with its vivid hue and velvet texture is sure to make and ensemble sunny and bright.

Charlotte Tilbury Lipstick in K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Valentine

We celebrate our valentines one day of the year, but users love this Charlotte Tilbury color annually. A subtle reminder that pink doesn’t always have to pop, Valentine’s hue is soft and gorgeously feminine, enhanced with 3D glowing pigments, soothing orchid, and lipstick tree extracts to shade and nourish your pout.

Bite Beauty Edgy Neutrals Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Cava

Trends of the 1980s are dispersing themselves among the beauty world, and among them, the mauve lip is one we can definitely get behind. Bite Beauty recently launched a collection of edgy neutrals for 2017 that includes four brand-new shades, as well as four renown favorites. Our choice for spring is Cava’s beautiful lilac beige that mirrors a modern interpretation of louder shades of mauve.

Bad Medina Lipstick in Couture

Following Pantone’s lead, we’re on a green streak this spring — and for those daring enough to wear the color, you have our support. Medina’s emerald teeters on the brink of wonderful and wicked, a shade that definitely requires a high level of confidence and spunk.

Bad Medina Lip Paint in Bombshell

A definite competitor for Barbie’s signature color, Bad Medina’s lip paint in Bombshell is one you can’t miss. We love how one swipe makes you feel even sexier, with a bold confidence to wear at the office or after hours.

Bobbi Brown Nourishing Lip Color in Cosmic Peony

Beauty trends from the ’70s are lingering as the ’80s plan a takeover, and while it may be a bit early to get a head start on fall favorites, floral hues are a must for spring. This electric peony shade from Bobbi Brown is a show-stopper, best for those who like — or simply crave — attention.

In Conclusion

The truth of the matter is there is to answer to the question, “What is the best lipstick?” Or “What are the best lipstick brands?” But the above gives you an idea of what the best lipsticks currently are. You can get an idea of what might work best for you and for an affordable price!