The 2016 Lippie Awards: Best Pinks

Sweet pink lips? Yes, please!

We at love lippies as much as you do. We're all for how they can instantly pull your look together and give you that extra boost of confidence when you feel so ~*blah*~. We totally get the obsession.

That's why we've tested 200 lipsticks, glosses, stains, balms, tints, and scrubs (hey, someone's gotta do it!), before narrowing down our favorites for the first-ever Lippie Awards! Check out our top picks for the Best Pinks:

Best Mattes

Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lip Color in Mesmerizing Magenta

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Score the most gorgeous pink-red lips with just a few swipes of this soft matte lippie. The texture makes it a breeze to apply, and it dries up to a demi-matte finish, making it perfect for every day use.

Ever Bilena Matte Lipstick in Off Beat Pink

Pick this for a wearable, practical, and pretty bright pink lip suited for daily use. It has a soft matte finish, so you don’t need to worry about your lips looking cracked.  

L’Oreal Color Riche Moisture Matte in Glamour Fuchsia

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Take a break from the usual bold red lip and give this truly glamorous fuchsia color a try. The color on the tube may seem a little intimidating, but it’s actually very wearable. It leans more on the cooler side, so it can brighten up your face. The best part? It’s long-lasting.


Best Satins

Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer in Wow Pop

If you’re looking for a cute and sweet baby pink color for dainty looks, this is the color you want on your lips. It’s a blue-based pink, so you can count on it brightening up your smile. It also includes primer in its ingredients, so you never have to worry about it feathering. The soft satin finish keeps your puckers moisturized, too.

BYS Longwear Lipstick in Flirty Fuchsia

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First of all, you have to appreciate how pigmented this lippie is. It may have a satin finish, but the color payoff is A+. You can go from sweet pink-stained lips to a full-on bold pink pout just by layering more product. Don’t be intimidated by its bright magenta color—it’s actually very flattering on different skin tones.


Best Liquid Lipsticks

L’Oreal Color Riche L'extraordinaire Matte Lipstick in Guillmet Fuchsia

Jump in on the liquid lipstick trend by opting for this gorgeous deep magenta lippie. The liquid texture feels light and almost whipped, so it glides on incredibly smooth and dries up to the prettiest soft matte finish ever. The deep magenta has a strong blue undertone, so you can bet it will flatter a wide range of skin tones.

Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor in Obsession

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This pretty, subdued magenta liquid lipstick looks amazing against various skin colors. It dries up to a soft, velvety matte finish that feels absolutely comfortable on the lips.


Best Glosses

Clinique Long Last Glosswear in Clearly Pink

This sheer pink gloss doesn’t contain any shimmer—which is pretty rare for glosses these days. It adds just the right amount of shine to your lips without making them scream, "Hey, here are my lips!"

Revlon Ultra HD Lip Lacquer in Pink Ruby

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Bright, party-ready pink lips never looked this good. This super shiny magenta gloss has specks of pink and purple shimmer that give the lips a pretty shine. The applicator isn’t your traditional doe footthis one comes with a brush, so application is more precise. Gorgeous when worn on top of lipsticks, equally beautiful when worn alone.


Best Balm/Tint

Celeteque Matte Lip Stick in Pink

Get the prettiest peachy pink lips by swiping on a layer or two of this moisturizing tinted balm. It comes in a convenient retractable chubby pencil, perfect for the girl on the go.


Best Lip Liners

BYS Lipliner Pencil in Fuchsia

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This one’s a fantastic cool-toned bright pink that can prevent your lipstick from feathering. On its own, it’s a lovely color that doesn’t look too neon.

Bobbi Brown Art Stick in Dusty Pink

This particular shade is a beautiful mauve-pink, great for daily use. Whether on mestizas or morenas, this is THE nude pink shade for you. It has a soft matte finish and actually lasts all day long! 

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