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Pulse Beauty List 6 raved brands of lipstick in 2016

Lipsticks got a major 'makeover' this year with a lot getting rave reviews for pigmentation and long lasting features. Check out the raved brands of the season.

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Lipsticks got a major 'makeover' this year with a lot getting rave reviews for pigmentation and long lasting features.

Dolce & Gabbana 'Sophia Loren N°1' lipstick play

Dolce & Gabbana 'Sophia Loren N°1' lipstick

(Dolce& Gabbana)


Lipsticks as part of beauty/makeup products have become the go to product to finish off any makeup look just perfect; that signature that seals a makeup look.

This beauty product is a must to seal off any desired makeover as it helps set a 'tone' for the whole look. For instance some ladies would prefer to pair nude lips with smokey eye and so on, at the end of the day the lipstick gives the whole look a desired definition.

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1. Maybelline

Maybelline Superstay 14 hr Megawatt lipsticks play

Maybelline Superstay 14 hr Megawatt lipsticks

(Beautyholics Anonymous)


Maybelline is a drugstore makeup brand that carries a line of great lipsticks in varying colours and types. The revered makeup brand offers a wide range of lipsticks from creamy to matte, shiny and more in pigmented and impressive hues and types. There are varieties when it comes to choosing Maybelline lipsticks and are usually great value for money.

2. Milani

Milani Colour Statement Lipsticks play

Milani Colour Statement Lipsticks

(Makeup and Beauty Blog)


Milani is a great product brand that's becoming increasingly popular because of the great products they carry particularly their lipsticks that come in different types.

Milani has a range of lipsticks that works for different looks everyday wear as well as occasions. The brand carries matte (not drying- their matte line is a must have in different shades), creamy rich, glossy and more that come very affordable.

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3. Avon

Avon 3D lipsticks play

Avon 3D lipsticks

(Lavan Dante)


Avon isn't necessarily an all time go to makeup brand but the skincare and beauty brand have a wide range of lipsticks that work perfect to achieve different looks.

Their lipsticks come in brilliant colours and features glossy, shiny, matte and more finishes that are pocket friendly.

4. Zaron Cosmetics

Zaron Matte Lipstick play

Zaron Matte Lipsticks

(Zaron Cosmetics)


Zaron Cosmetics have become a favourite with their new collection of lipsticks that are just brilliant. Long lasting, versatile, pigmented and more are obvious characteristics of the brand's lipstick line.

The brand has a brilliant bestselling stick lipstick/liner in one that's just perfect for the makeup lover.

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5. Taos Cosmetics

Taos Cosmetics Liquid Velvetines play

Taos Cosmetics Liquid Velvetines

(Glory's Beauty)


Taos Cosmetics rebranded sometime this year and rolled out pigmented and long lasting colours in various finish; matte, creamy and more. The 'liquid velvetines' are substitute for lipsticks anyday. The lip line have a certain colour rich theme to all the products.

6. MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics Lipsticks play

MAC Cosmetics Lipsticks

(MAC Cosmetics)

MAC Cosmetics is a cult makeup look that carries the most desired line of lipsticks from bold vibrant colours to rich nude tones and in between, the revered brand though not as cheap as others listed above are reasonably priced for their lipstick types.

7. Clinique

Clinique Colour Pop Lipsticks play

Clinique Colour Pop Lipsticks

(Centura Brands)


Clinique is yet another brand that carries picture perfect lipstick shades and types. In 2016 the brand's lipstick line launched in Nigeria sometime last year has become a favourite of beauty enthusiasts.

Which of the lipstick brands will you be snagging up soon?

Clinique Colour Pop Lipsticks

Which of the lipstick brands will you be snagging up soon?»

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