9 moisturizing lipsticks you won’t believe are from the drugstore
It seems nearly impossible to leave the drugstore with just one thing, so if you’re finding it difficult to avoid an impulse buy next time you’re at CVS, we recommend wandering on over to the makeup aisle and picking up a moisturizing lipstick that rivals those expensive $35 tubes.
Infused with conditioners and moisturizing oils, these ultra-pigmented lipsticks are comfortable to wear and won’t mess with chapped lips. Every single buy in our roundup imparts a satin, creamy finish, and come with a price tag that you can fully justify. In fact, they perform so well, no one will believe you paid that little.
From a Revlon pick that Gal Gadot swears by to a 100-percent-natural formula, keep scrolling to shop nine of the best drugstore moisturizing lipsticks out right now.
The makers of your favorite little yellow tube of lip balm branched out into color cosmetics. The result? A 100-percent-natural lipstick formula with full coverage, and one that promises eight hours of moisture.
Burt’s Bees | $12
Spring is almost here, so swap out your vampy purples for a bright orange like this one from Rimmel.
Rimmel London | $8
Made with shea butter, these nutrient-rich tubes keep your lips feeling hydrated and healthy all day long.
CoverGirl | $7
Honey nectar is what gives these pigmented lipsticks that shiny, almost glossy finish.
Maybelline | $5
A mixture of vitamin E, omega–3 fatty acids, and argan oil means this lipstick is creamy, hydrating, and super soft—AKA, you’ll forget you’re wearing lipstick until someone compliments the shade you picked.
L’Oreal Paris | $6
Although it’s on the pricier side for a drugstore lipstick, these jojoba seed oil, murumuru butter, and shea butter-infused tubes provide the perfect subtle amount of color and shine without going overboard.
Honest Beauty | $18
Appropriately dubbed “moisturizing lipstick,” e.l.f’s formula is made with vitamins A, C, and E to keep your lips healthy, plumped, and hydrated. The payoff? These tubes are only $3 a pop.
E.L.F. | $3
NYX’s Butter Lipstick is your favorite lip balm with a boost—a creamy formula, gloss with no stickiness, and just the right amount of pigment.
NYX | $7
This exact tube is one that Gal Gadot swears by. The high-shine formula doesn’t slip off, and even the matte version (the lipstick comes in four different finish options) won’t dry out your lips.
Revlon | $5
This article originally appeared in InStyle.com.