2018 Is All About Soft, Sheer, Matte Lips

You’ve got your ultra matte liquid lipsticks and you’ve got your tinted balms — and now you’ve got something a little in between: Sheer matte lipsticks. The blotted lip has been making the rounds lately and we have to admit, we’re smitten. After all, it’s one of those makeup looks that just gets better as the day goes on, while also providing the perfect amount of chic insouciance to your look. Think of it this way: It’s kind of like saying, “I applied my lipstick hours ago and have been far too busy to reapply” — but in a fancy, put-together way.

So, if you’re all about low-key glamour (or, indeed, all about the illusion of low-key glamour), keep reading. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite sheer matte lipsticks — so get ready to take the diffused lip look out for a spin.

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