Best Drugstore Neutral Lipsticks

I’m a bit of a neutral lipstick addict. Just take a look in my purse or makeup bag, and you will find countless lipsticks that look nearly identical. I love trying new brands and formulas, but I somehow always end up buying similar colors! Since I’ve been receiving lots of comments on Instagram lately about my lip colors (and because I’m pretty much a neutral lip connoisseur at this point), I figured it’d be the perfect time to share all my affordable favs. So without further ado, all the best drugstore neutral lipsticks comin’ atcha.

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(#1) NYX Butter Lipstick ‘Pops‘ – This formula is really nice. It applies so smoothly and has a pretty satin finish. It is nicely pigmented but also pretty lightweight.

(#2) NYX Butter Gloss ‘Angel Food Cake‘ – This gloss offers medium coverage and is pretty smooth without being sticky. If you’re a gloss person but want some color too, this is a great option for you!

(#3) NYX Soft Matte Cream ‘Abu Dhabi‘ – This is one of my top favorite formulas. It’s a liquid lipstick that applies so creamily. It dries to a nice matte without cracking and looking too dry or cake-y.

NYX Lip Lingerie – The Lip Lingerie colors are my fav. The entire line is full of pretty neutrals, so you’re bound to find a color that you love! It’s another liquid lipstick option that dries matte. It is a little more drying than the Soft Matte Cream, but I still love them. ‘Bedtime Flirt‘ (#4) is a little more of true neutral, but if you want a little more bold color to your lip ‘Exotic‘ (#5) is such a pretty mauve.

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(#6) Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor ‘Forever‘ – This is my most recent purchase and my current #1 fav. Although it’s marketed as a matte it really isn’t a true matte. It’s highly pigmented, applies so smoothly, and is not drying on the lips. I’ve found that it is long-lasting and smells ridiculously amazing.

Katy Kat Matte  – I received this as a gift and loved it so much I bought another shade. This is another that’s called a matte but isn’t a truly matte. The finish is a between a satin and a matte. It’s pigmented but just slightly less so than the NYX Butter Cream. The shades I’ve been rocking are ‘Sphynx‘ (#7) and ‘Catoure‘ (#8).

(#9) Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Lipstick ‘14‘ – This one was actually a recommendation from my girl, Kacie. She mentioned how much she loved it in one of her recent posts, and of course, I couldn’t help myself from trying another neutral. It has a pretty satin finish. I would say it’s the most highly-pigmented of the lipsticks and is so creamy.

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Do you have a favorite drugstore neutral lipsticks that I need to try? Let me know in the comments!


28 thoughts on “Best Drugstore Neutral Lipsticks

  1. Ashley

    Upscale from Younique is my favorite Nude Lipstick and their Luxe Lipgloss which is a nude is to die for! All my bridesmaids wore it in my wedding in September!

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