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Matte Lipsticks - $20 and Under

Final entry in this mini series...

Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate

Available from Collins and iMart stores. Collins has them cheaper at about $14. This formula isn't a flat matte but it stains like a mofo so they were right about the lasting part.

Rimmel London display stand www.modenmakeup.com
Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate '107' swatch www.modenmakeup.com
'107'

Colour Pop Lippie Stix

This company got huge just offa Instagram and its affiliations with certain 'big' YouTubers. Entering the market with their $5USD lip products made them very popular. It wasn't too long before they were available locally. Usually for $20, you can get them from House of Glam and Glamour246.

Colour Pop Lippie Stix 'Grind' swatch www.modenmakeup.com
'Grind'

Milani Color Statement Moisture Matte

First spotted in iMart for $13.95, then for $18 from Styles N Beauty. Most recently I saw a huge display in #1 Beauty Supply, St. Michael's Row where they're retailing for $15. What I really like about this formula is that it has a more pleasant scent than the original Color Statement Lipsticks.

Milani Color Statement Moisture Matte display www.modenmakeup.com
Milani Color Statement Moisture Matte 'Matte Confident' display www.modenmakeup.com
Milani Color Statement Moisture Matte 'Matte Beauty' swatch www.modenmakeup.com
'Matte Beauty'
Milani Color Statement Moisture Matte 'Matte Confident' swatch www.modenmakeup.com
'Matte Confident'

Gotta cheat here a little for this last one.

Palladio Dreamy Mattes

Available from Contour Beauty for $21. These are barely eeking in. I was happy to see this brand being offered locally since the only time I've seen it in the region was in Jamaica a few years ago. This shade needed a few passes to become opaque but once it did it was gorgeous!

Palladio Dreamy Mattes display www.modenmakeup.com
Palladio Dreamy Mattes 'Regal Cafe' swatch www.modenmakeup.com
'Regal Cafe'

Bonus:

I saw these KleanColor Madly Matte Lipsticks in Collins for $3.90.

KleanColor Madly Matte Lipsticks display www.modenmakeup.com

Also these RK by Kiss Matte Lipsticks in Wigs Plus for $12.

RK by Kiss Matte Lipsticks display www.modenmakeup.com

So what are your favourite inexpensive matte lipstick formulas?

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