From frosted lips to visible lip liner, here are 15 lipstick trends from the '90s that are making a comeback
Sure we’re all about bringing back chokers and crop tops, but if you are still feeling major ‘90s nostalgia, it never hurts to bring some retro beauty looks to your everyday routine. Aside from rocking butterfly clips, bold blue eyeshadow, and french tips, vintage lip looks are another way to bring back the ’90s in a huge way, especially since they can help give off that edgy vibe seen on it-girls everywhere.
While we aren’t exactly talking about Lip Smackers or those Kissing Koolers balms (remember those?) you probably had stashed in your backpack, we are talking about those looks you thought you left behind. But if you aren’t exactly into dramatically lined lips, we’ve got other nostalgic lipstick looks that will have you feeling like a total Spice Girl.
From wearing your lips totally frosted to whipping out that spicy brown lipstick, here are 15 ‘90s lipstick trends that are making a total comeback in 2017.
Lip liner is one ‘90s beauty staple we are still loving in 2017. Be sure to select a slightly darker shade of liner to get that perfectly plump pout.
Use this anti-feathering liner to create all sorts of retro lip looks.
A nod to the ‘90s grunge trend, get this high-fashion look by layering glitter over a matte lipstick.
Layer some loose glitter over this matte lipstick for a total goth-princess vibe.
3Gunmetal and Metallic Lips
The ‘90s gunmetal look was more silver, but today, the metallic grays tend to have blue undertones.
To get the look, apply a gray matte lip shade, and layer on a metallic eyeshadow to make your look pop.
Get the frosty pink lip look in 2017 by choosing a lipstick that boasts a metallic effect.
Get that trendy shimmery look without having to cake the eyeshadow onto your lips.
Sexy brown lipstick always looks good with a stunning smoky eye.
Iman Lipstick, $9.99
This semi-matte brown shade won’t budge after bites and sips.
While this look might not be suited for day wear, feel free to totally to rock this grungy color on your next big night out.
This satiny black shade won’t dry out your pucker.
7Brick Red Lipstick
Shake up your basic red by opting for a shade with a slight brown undertone.
Great for those who prefer a color balm, this brick red shade gives your lips the perfect touch of edge.
The ‘90s proved that nude lips were truly timeless look.
To give your nude a more modern spin, chose a matte color for a truly gorgeous look.
If brown or black lips aren’t your thing, trying out a deep berry lip is another way to bring the ‘90s back into your routine.
Burt’s Bees Lipstick, $8.09
This moisturizing lipstick gives your pucker that seductive wine hue.
Although the days of Bonnebell are long since gone, get that barely-there tint by selecting a balm with some pH adjusting magic.
This pH adjusting balm helps give your lips the perfect shade of pink.
Thanks to the ‘90s revival trend, it’s safe to say that matte lips aren’t going away anytime soon.
Unlike the matte products of yesterday, today’s matte shades offer fun and unexpected c0lors that won’t budge.
12Totally Visible Lip Liner
If dramatic lip looks are your thing, take a page from the ‘90s, and dramatically line your lips with your liner, and then fill in with a creamy gloss.
This budge-proof statement liner is great for all sorts of dramatic lip looks.
13Pastel Blue Lip Gloss
Blue lips are coming back in a major way, especially now that you can wear them glossy or matte.
This creamy gloss gives your pucker that fun and offbeat blue hue.
14Black Lip Liner With Red Lipstick
Want to give your lips some mysterious edge? Try lining them with a dark black liner to help step up your look.
Tarteist Lip Crayon, $10
Line your lips perfectly with this two-in-one black liner.
Glossy shiny lips are another ’90s throwback that doesn’t seem to go out. Try using a shimmering or metallic gloss to dress up your lips in style.
This metallic lip creme gives lips that glimmering glossy effect.
If you are all for retro beauty styles, let these ‘90s lip looks will inspire you the next time you find yourself plagued with beauty fatigue. For more ‘90s throwbacks, here are some ‘90s beauty products we are still obsessed with!