Remember the days of LipSmackers and cherry flavored Chapstick? Once our Dr. Pepper flavored tube had its last hurrah, we graduated to grown up lip products and the drying effects set in. We stress about keeping our skin hydrated and moisturized on the regular, why wouldn’t we pay the same respect to our pouts?


Kevyn Aucoin The Expert Lip Color Lipstick

Wild mango fruit butter in an ultra pigmented lipstick? Sign us up. Magnetic packaging keeps the top secure and your purse lipstick stain free. Available in other shades. Free of parabens. Proven-tested to repair damaged lips.


Yves Saint Laurent Volupté Tint-in-Balm


Sheer, balm-like coverage, In need of moisture and deep coloring? Swipe over your favorite lip liner + lipstick combo for a hint of radiance and shine.    Available in other shades. Formulated with macadamia and apricot butters, mixed with passionfruit, coriander, and jojoba oils. Made in France.

Bobbi Brown Lip Color

Getting a dose of daily vitamins C and E. Rumor has it, Kate Middleton’s a fan of the Sandwash Pink. Available in other shades. Semi-matte finish.

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick


Pick a finish, any finish, because Urban Decay’s ultra hydrating Vice lipsticks have matte, creamy, and metallic shades for days. Sephora’s got a leg up when it comes to color options. 20 shades are Sephora exclusives!  Sephora exclusive. Available in other colors. Proprietary Pigment Infusion System gives the formula its super-creamy texture, rich payout, and superior color dispersion

Nars Lipstick

 Long-lasting color. With tons of great neutrals, NARS has great everyday shades on lockdown. Nourishing and non-drying. Formulated with vitamin E. Satin finish.


Tom Ford Lip Color

Creamy application, long lasting color and color that is and stays true. When the color fades, it leaves behind the perfect soft tint. Ingredients include soja seed extract, brazilian murumuru butter and chamomilla flower oil. Ultra-creamy texture.


Tarte Cosmetics Color Splash Lipstick Rainforest of the Sea Collection

Cheeky sea inspired names are almost trumped by the gorgeous ocean blue packaging. Coming in right around the $20 mark, these luxe beauties give you all the luxury for half the price.  Available in other colors. Free of parabens and phthalates. Dermatologist tested and formulated with tarte 12-hour power.

Hourglass Girl Lip Stylo

Matte no more with these satin finishes. Each lipstick encourages positive vibes with #girlpower inspired names. Available in other shades. Free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates. Cruelty-free.

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick



Going natural with your beauty products. For the healthiest looking pout, use Bite’s lip scrub before application! Made with twelve edible oils. Creamy color that provides moisture. Citrus flavor.

Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour




A red in a Chanel tube is about as a glam as the red on the bottom of a Louboutin. Special occasions wearable. Available in other colors. Formulated with jojoba and mimosa butters.

For this Top 10 list, our WOMENIK algorithm searched far and wide to find the most luxurious high-end lipsticks that boast major pigment and wide arrays of shades, while also adding a sheen of moisture. Pumped full of vitamins and oils, these 10 picks glide on smooth as butter. So whether you need a long-lasting wear or are more interested in just a tint, these high-end fan favorites might put a crack in your wallet, but never in your lips.