When it comes to makeup, a shade is so much more than a shade. It’s a mood, a motion, a statement. But it can be challenging to say everything you want to say when you’ve got a budget that dictates your choices. So we found five lip palettes that will allow you to express yourself, whether you’re looking to pinch pennies or splurge a little.
Continue reading to see which lip palettes made it into the Beauty Haul of Fame.
Lights, camera, application. This playful eight-shade palette is a fun way to let everyone know it’s showtime without saying a word. From gentle pinks to deep plums, you’ll love how easy it is to apply a single hue, or to add a flare of drama by mixing your own custom shade.
Sometimes it feels good to be bad. Lucky for us, Urban Decay is releasing cult classics from their massive lipstick collection in palette form. With names like “Junkie”, “Disturbed” and “Ex-Girlfriend”, this collection is a beautiful indulgence in your darker side.
Three finishes and eight shades of scarlet red make this one limited-edition powerhouse lip palette. With a cream lipstick, matte lipstick and a highlighter, you’d be hard pressed to find a more pleasant way to color, contour, customize and repeat this holiday season.
The two shades in YSL’s lip palette—light pink and pure red—could be said to represent a progression from innocent crush to full-on love affair. But don’t be fooled into thinking this spare palette will be just a momentary fling with no substance. It comes with bonus eyeshadow and blush palettes for a complete package that we’d welcome with open arms.
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