lipsticks have the power to instantly uplift your mood and increase your confidence. it's normal to feel committed to your favorite lipstick shade because you've used it frequently enough to be able to completely trust it… we get it! however, today I will give you our cinco experts recommendations on the best lipstick shades.
— shisedo technosatin gel lipstick, shade 404 data stream
shiseido technosatin gel lipsticks are definitely a must-have due to their intensely pigmented shades and luxuriously creamy texture. this lipstick is incredibly moisturizing and nourishing despite feeling very light and creamy. the shade 404 data stream is the perfect shade for the “no make-up/make-up look”!
— charlotte tilbury matte revolution lipstick, shade pillow talk
both pop royalty and real royalty love this iconic lipstick shade: britney spears wore it on her wedding day in 2022 and meghan markle swiped it on for her time cover shoot in 2021. not to mention that hailey bieber’s also a huge pillow talk fan! although this shade has a matte finish, is not excessively drying and has a really beautiful and smooth color on the lips. the formula feels creamy and nourishing when compared to most other matte lipsticks and the packaging is undoubtedly beautiful.
— mac lustreglass sheer-shine lipstick, shade can you tell
comfortable, nourishing and veeeeery pigmented. those are the three words I’ll use to describe this one! the shade can you tell is a moderately warm-toned, medium coral. besides being a permanent lipstick, it feels comfortable on the lips with a luminous shine and a long-wearing finish. I promise you, if you’re looking for a lipstick shade to elevate your look, this is the one.
— dior addict lip glow oil, shade 015 cherry
yes, the one that went viral on tiktok! this lipstick is dior’s most-hyped product at the moment. it is fresh, flirty, and fun. using advanced color reviver technology, the lip oil reacts with the moisture in your skin to give your lips a distinctive color. this lip oil can be worn on its own, as a primer, or over your favourite lipstick if you’re feeling a glossy effect. however, the texture is very soft and not sticky at all!
— rare beauty soufflé matte cream lipstick, shade inspire
red lips are always a yes for me! even if you go simple with your outfit, a red lip automatically upgrades your fashion game. if you want to drink, eat, sing, talk or kiss and still want intact lips, this is our recommendation. this liquid matte lipstick doesn’t leave your lips dry, feels super creamy and actually stays put for hours. and this reddish shade… is just stunning!
sofia torres is the digital media designer at CINCO. born in '97, she believes her strong passion for what she does enables her to create meaningful work. her educational background includes a master in multimedia design at the university of coimbra. since day one, she's loving working at CINCO.