Our Favorite Fall 2020 Matte Lipsticks

You’ll want to wear them on repeat

Vanessa Haber


Our Favorite Fall 2020 Matte Lipsticks

New season new look, and with fall just around the corner, it’s time to try some new lip colors. Spotted on the runway, the matte lipstick trend comes in plenty of shades to choose from. From the soft nude, to the bold red, the deep burgundy hue and the gothic dark lips, it’s all about shine-free lip colors.

We’ve selected for you the best matte lipsticks that will give you full-coverage color, extra-long wear, and a beautifully smooth matte finish. Don’t forget to prep your lips with your favorite lip balm; you don’t want to apply those amazing shades of matte lipsticks on dry, cracked lips!

So which matte lipsticks should you be shopping this season? Below are our favorite must-have picks.


Delicate Nude






MatteTrance Lipstick 1995, Pat McGrath Labs

The famous makeup artist named this shade 1995 as it was the signature color for Gwen Stefani and Jennifer Lopez among other celebs that year.




Power Bullet Matte Lipstick in Staycation, Huda Beauty

Its rich formula renders a smudge-proof coverage for a long lasting effect.



Pretty Vampire




ModernMatte Powder Lipstick 524 Dark Fantasy, Shiseido

This statement-making lipstick provides a velvety color and a powder-soft finish on lips.



Velvet Matte Pencil in Train Bleu, NARS

Enriched with Vitamin E, its non-drying formula leaves lips instantly saturated with rich pigments and a velvety long-lasting matte finish.




Statement Red






Le Rouge Grainé No. 37, Givenchy

This shade defined itself as the Givenchy’s star shade, undoubtedly because this unique crimson red tone is both daring yet balanced, universally flattering all skin tones.



Tatouage Velvet Cream 205 Rouge Clique, YSL

A vibrant pure red that combines color lasting technology with cushion comfort and a couture edge, for a striking look.




Wine Mood






Rouge à Lèvres Mat Matte Lipstick in 510 Joanna Burgundy, Gucci

A bright and rich color with a smooth, soft feel and a velvety matte finish.



Stunna Lip Paint Underdawg, Fenty Beauty

A weightless, longwear liquid lipstick with a soft matte finish and a rich deep burgundy shade.