The Jakarta Post
Many people are still contemplating their choice of the right matte lipstick. For a bold impression and to stay fresh from day to night, matte lipstick is advised. First-time users might feel a little dryness, however some brands use moisturizer, so no need to worry. (Shutterstock/-)
Many people are still contemplating their choice of the right matte lipstick. For a bold impression and to stay fresh from day to night, matte lipstick is advised. First-time users might feel a little dryness, however some brands use moisturizer, so there is no need to worry.
These are some local matte lipstick brands that are hitting the right notes with beauty bloggers, and why you should try them.
BLP Lip Coat by Lizzie Parra
Those who are fond of a liquid lipstick should consider the new Lip Coat by Lizzie Parra. Known as a make-up artist, as well as a beauty blogger, from Indonesia, Lizzie offers eight shades that are suitable for the Indonesian skin tone. Compared to other liquid lipsticks that usually leave a dry impression on your lips, Lip Coat uses a formula that will keep your lips moist. Also, it has super-staying power and has a creamy-matte result. Prices start from Rp 120,000.
Lip Matte by Dissy Cosmetics
If you have dry lips yet still want to wear matte lipstick, you can try Lip Matte by Dissy Cosmetics, created by Indonesian celebrity couple Ussy Sulistiawaty and Andhika Pratama. Lip Matte by Dissy Cosmetics is enriched with a moisturizer that gives a long-lasting finish, although you might have to wait for around five minutes for the matte lipstick to give a matte result. Comprising 10 different shades, from nudes to bolder colors, prices start from Rp 90,000.
SUEDED! Lip and Cheek Cream by Rollover Reaction
SUEDED! Lip and Cheek Cream by Rollover Reaction is probably one of the most sought-after new local lipsticks in Indonesia. It functions as both a lipstick and cheek blush. Prior to applying the lip cream, it is advised to exfoliate and use balm on your lips. The result is very pigmented, almost kiss-proof, and has a semi-matte finish. Packed in a beautiful box, SUEDED! Lip and Cheek Cream by Rollover Reaction comes in six different shades. Prices start from Rp 115,000.
(Read also: 5 local lipstick brands to try)
Matteness Lip Lacquer by Polka Cosmetics
Encased in colorful packaging, Matteness Lip Lacquer by Polka Cosmetics consists of five different attractive, exuberant shades. It has a light and creamy texture that can cover your lips well with just one layer. Although it takes time to transform into a matte finish, once you put it on, it lasts for several hours. Prices start from Rp 180,000.
Soft Matte Lip Cream by Mineral Botanica
Soft Matte Lip Cream by Mineral Botanica has 20 different shades, which is rare for a local lip color brand. It has a light, almost liquid-like texture, so you need to wait for it to dry and set properly. However it gives a pigmented and long-lasting result. Prices start from Rp 50,000.
Long Lasting Matte Lip Cream by LT Pro
Available in eight different shades, from nude to more colorful ones, LT Pro Long Lasting Matte Lip Cream has made its way into the local matte lipstick sphere. Some of the colors are suitable for Indonesians’ warm skin tone. It takes a while to turn matte, has a highly pigmented finish without drying and coagulating on your lips. Also, it has great staying power and is waterproof. Prices start from Rp 95,000. (asw)
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