Shopping for the perfect present for any occasion can be pretty tedious and hard, and Valentine’s isn’t any different. Christmas has just passed and we know that you’re out of gift ideas, plus you have to make sure that you put a ~*romantic*~ spin to whatever you’re giving to your babe. Well, fret not, because lipsticks are here to save your (Valentine’s) day! First, they’re surefire gifts because unlike other makeup items, they’re not as easy to mess up because you don’t have to memorize their shade. And second, they’re subtle hints for bae to give you a kiss!
Ready to shop for the perfect lippie? From classic picks to modern glosses Here are 10 lipsticks that you can give to your S.O. on Valentine’s Day:
Sunnies Face Fluffmatte in 143
What better way to tell her that you love her than in the form of this berry rose lippie whose shade name literally symbolizes those three magic words. Aside from its cool name, the Fluffmatte’s formula is pretty blendable so she can use it on her cheeks and eyes as well. That’s like giving three gifts in one!
Sunnies Face Fluffmatte in 143, P345, Lazada
Pink Sugar Creamy Matte Lipstick in Sangria
If you think your bae would look good in a slightly deeper hue, check out this wine-stained beaut from one of our fave homegrown brands. It’s also made with vitamin E and Shea Butter so it moisturizes her lips!
Pink Sugar Creamy Matte Lipstick in Sangria, P299, SM Makati
MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo
Of course, this wouldn’t be a Valentine’s Day gift guide without something red in it! And when talking about red lipsticks, MAC’s Ruby Woo is sure to come up because it’s the staple red lippie that she can wear in and out of Valentine’s season.
MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo, P1,100, Lazada
Becca Ultimate Lipstick Love in Truffle
The pretty gold packaging makes us fall in love at first sight, but what makes us stay is its moisturizing yet long-lasting satin formulation. It’s the perfect MLBB that can be used every day!
Becca Ultimate Lipstick Love in Truffle, P1,600, Sephora.ph
Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink
Show bae that you’re willing to (super) stay—unlike her exes (lol!). This liquid lipstick’s formula withstands absolutely everything, even oily food! So whatever your Valentine’s plans are, these are sure to stick on her pout—even after all those kisses.
Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink, P299, Watsons
Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color in Unveil
Can’t give your S.O. chocolates because she’s on a diet? Give her this pretty chocolate brown lippie instead! It’s flattering on all skin tones, plus the formula’s super lightweight and long-wearing!
Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color in Unveil, P1,200, Sephora.ph
Nudestix Kiss Me Nudes
The kit comes with three super wearable MLBB shades that can be worn individually or mixed together to create even prettier shades! The kit also comes with a mirror and a sharpener that’s made specifically for Nudestix. Super sulit, right?
Nudestix Kiss Me Nudes, P1,475, Sephora.ph
Happy Skin My Lips But Better Ultra Matte Lippie in Moxie
This deep red hue is not for the faint of heart! The already daring shade is made even fiercer by its ultra matte formula. But don’t worry, it doesn’t accentuate the lines on your lips and it glides on without much effort!
Happy Skin My Lips But Better Ultra Matte Lippie in Moxie, P399, SM Megamall
Revlon Kiss Plumping Lip Creme
This gloss comes in a wide range of wearable glosses that can be used every day! The formula also gives the most natural plumping effect, and she'll love how it makes her lips look even more luscious than they already are.
Revlon Kiss Plumping Lip Creme, P375, Watsons
theBalm Plump Your Pucker Lip Gloss in Dramatize
This gloss’ pigmentation is enough to stand on its own, but it’s also lightweight enough to layer it on top of her other lippies. Super versatile!
theBalm Plump Your Pucker Lip Gloss in Dramatize, P1,010, The Beauty Bar