On New Year’s Eve the stakes are high. The pressure to attend perfect party, wear an outstandingly glamorous outfit, and sang a midnight kiss, is higher than on some other night of the year.
Once you’ve sorted your party plans, we can think of a few ways to spend the night that don’t involve sneaking peeks at your pout to check how your lip color is holding up. Worrying over your lipstick getting on your midnight kiss as you’re ringing in the New Year isn’t perfect either. Whether you’re loyal to an classic matte red lip or a delicate pink hue is more your style, there’s a durable lip shading out there for you. The following eight delightful shades put the “stick” in lipstick and will even stay put long after the countdown to midnight.
Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Cruella
A red lip is an classic holiday look, yet red smudges all over you and your midnight kiss likely aren’t a part of your New Year’s Eve excellence condition. Nars‘ helpful, smear-proof pencil, which has a lavishly pigmented, matte complete like a customary bullet, but on the other hand is hydrating.
2. Infallible Le Rouge Lipcolor in Forever Fuchsia
If a light pink shade is a part of your standard look, amp up your lips with a fuchsia update that isn’t totally out of your comfort range . This bullet holds its distinctive shading while keeping lips moisturized and kissable with a Vitamin E-pressed formula.
3. Be legendary Matte Lipstick in Violet Riot
Now’s the time of year to give a rich, wine lip a try (hello, with classic tippling will look that way in any case). Smash box’s matte lipstick glides on evenly and stays put without drying out your lips—a detail your midnight kiss will appreciate.
4. Lip Color in Sable Smoke
The perfect nude lip is the best accessory for a dramatic smoky eye. Tom Ford’s natural bullet, dashed with the slightest flecks of gold, glides on smooth. What’s more, because of its creamy texture, won’t need to be touched up mid-party.
5. All Day Liquid Lipstick in Bella
A single swipe of Stila’s liquid lipstick gives you a delicate, thin shade. Two layers pack a greater punch of strongly pigmented shading with a scarcely there shine. Whichever way you want to coat your lips, this non-sticky shading won’t move as you ring in the New Year.
6. Matte Revolution Lipstick in 1993
New Year’s Eve is an awesome chance to attempt a shading outside of your customary collection. Urban Decay’s rich brown shade is a saucy other option to your burgundy go-to that will complement a glam dress—and be the last one to leave the party.
7. High Voltage Lipstick in Twisted
NYX’s rich violet lipstick is unexpected statement hue that won’t go unnoticed—or end up on your date after your New Year’s kiss.
8. Le Marc Lip Crème in Infamous
Marc Jacobs’ quieted mauve resembles your lips, just better and somewhat more kissable—simply ask your party date. Made with seaberry and cocoa spread, the ultra-hydrating, longwearing formula feels lightweight, so it’s an extraordinary choice in the event that you don’t wear lipstick routinely.