Save and Splurge: Our Favorite Lip Colors on Any Budget
We know the feeling of wanting every single lipstick shade … ever. Unfortunately, our piggy bank doesn’t always allow for one in every color, that is, until now! Whether you’re in the mood to save or splurge (or both!) MDC has got you covered with our favorite (and, oh-so-necessary) shades that work on any budget.
Classic Red You can never go wrong with red lipstick — that’s a given!
The Save ($6.50): Who says beauty always has to cost a pretty penny? NYX Simply Red Lip Cream in Russian Roulette does the trick while making a big, bold statement. The application is creamy, rich and nothing short of some serious pigment!
The Splurge ($34): A game changer in lippie life, Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy in Blood Red is not just any red lipstick, no. It’s an innovate hybrid product that introduces “Color & Care,” with the velvety soft feel of a luxurious lip color and the softness of a balm that repairs and hydrates your pout!
Dark & Daring For those days (or nights) you want to go bold!
The Splurge ($30.50): Your search for the perfect nude shade is over!Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge in Coquette contains antioxidant-rich vitamin E, lasts up to eight hours and leaves lips soft and satiny smooth — definitely worth the splurge!
The Save ($7.99): Land that pretty in pink look without breaking the bank! L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Balm Pop in Wild Lily adds a serious pop of vibrant color and is infused with nourishing butters that can hydrate your lips for a full eight hours.
About the Author: Diana creates on-trend beauty content for Makeup.com readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.