26 of the Best Lipsticks of 2021 That Are So Good, You'll Need a Bigger Makeup Bag

  • There have been hundreds of lipstick launches in 2021.

  • Our editors have curated this list of the best lipsticks across finishes and price points.

  • You'll find the best new shades from neutral hues to reds and more.

Our editors try hundreds of beauty products each year, which means we've swiped on our fair share of lipsticks and can tell a good formula from a bad one with our eyes closed. That's why, if you're on the hunt for the best lipsticks of 2021 to add to your makeup stash, we've got plenty of recommendations up our sleeves to help you narrow down your options.

In the slides below, we've curated a list that will fit every budget and preference. Whether you're looking for the long-lasting lipstick formula or one with a matte, creamy, or high-shine finish, we've got a shade for you. You'll also find everything from flattering neutrals and browns, bold reds, moody mauve and maroons, to bright pinks and purples galore. We've broken them down by a variety of price points so there's something for everyone.

Shop through our picks for the best lipsticks of 2021 to add a few to your collection ahead.

- Additional reporting by Macy Cate Williams

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