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Glossy lips have been absolutely everywhere because of their fun and youthful look, but we think it’s time for a matte lip comeback!

Matte lips can give you a sensual and elegant look, whether you’re going for a sultry dark red or a natural “my lips but better” shade.

The “blurred lip” look that all our favourite idols are rocking has also been trending on social media. It features soft and flattering matte lippies that smooth out your lips for the perfect pout.

Read on to find out who’s been rocking this trend, and check out our top recommendations to join in on the fun!

Idols Rocking Matte Lips

With matte lips coming back in style, this look has been seen on a number of popular idols recently! We’ve rounded up some of our favourites so you can get inspired to try them out, too.


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Yunjin is known for her love of trendy matte lips, with many TikTok users aiming to emulate her iconic “blurred lips” look! They definitely add to her impressive stage presence and the effortless confidence she shows her fans.

Blackpink’s Jisoo

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Jisoo’s classy aura is complemented by a matte lip that exudes luxury! Her makeup is kept simple and clean, perfect for an elegant look.

Twice’s Sana

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Sana was spotted wearing matte lipstick for Twice’s latest world tour, and her lippies always complement her stage outfits perfectly, giving her a fresh and youthful look.

Aespa’s Winter

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Winter overlines her lips slightly to accentuate her pout, staying updated with the latest K-beauty trends! She also smudges out the lipstick for a soft look without harsh lines.

Itzy’s Chaeryeong

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Chaeryeong goes for a darker mauve lip to match her outfit, yet still creates a soft and gentle makeup look with the neutral and wearable shade of lipstick!

Matte Lipstick Recommendations

If you want to get your hands on the newest and best matte lippies, we’ve got ten recommendations for you!

Fwee Lip & Cheek Blurry Pudding Pot

This unique product has been going viral all over social media! The powdery formula comes in a portable pot for touch-ups on the go, and can even be used as a keychain for your favourite purse.

It blends seamlessly, smoothing out your lips to get the coveted blurred look! It can also be used as a creamy blush, with the pigment easily diffusing on your cheeks for a natural look.

Fwee offers an impressive 30 shades to choose from, which are divided into six larger groups with five shade varieties each. These groups include nude, coral, red, pink, mauve, and dark rose.

You can also purchase a silicone brush that’s designed to pick up pigment from the pot and simulate blending with your fingers to get the perfect lip look without making a mess.

The Fwee Lip & Cheek Blurry Pudding Pot retails for S$35.35 on Shopee.

Nuse Mousse Liptual

Nuse, the sister brand of popular K-beauty brand Rom&nd, is relatively new to the market. Still, it’s been making waves with its cute yet sleek packaging and high-quality products!

The Mousse Liptual is a soft matte lipstick with asymmetrical packaging, designed to be easy to twist open.

Its light and airy mousse texture will remain comfortable and hydrating on your lips, and it comes in six flattering shades of different intensities!

The Nuse Mousse Liptual retails for S$22.50 on Shopee.

Peripera Over Blur Tint

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This velvety lip tint is one of beloved brand Peripera’s latest releases, having dropped only a few weeks ago.

With seven shades to choose from, ranging from coral to deep mauve, this lippie aims to reduce the appearance of lip lines with its soft texture. It’s sure to be another huge hit, just like Peripera’s other iconic lippies!

The Peripera Over Blur Tint retails for S$13.63 on Shopee.

Unleashia Luv Hug Velvet Tint

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After a year-long delay in meticulously creating the perfect matte lippie, Unleashia’s Luv Hug Velvet Tint is finally here!

Hydrating enough to be worn every day, this lip tint promises to stay put all day with its transfer-proof formula. With its lightweight and creamy texture, you can build up the pigment to suit any makeup style.

Plus, its six neutral shades will help you create a natural “my lips but better” look!

The Unleashia Luv Hug Velvet Tint retails for S$11.93 on Yesstyle. It’s currently going at 30% off, so tap in to see the latest price!

Amuse Lip Smudger

Whether you’re looking for a matte lippie, a lip liner, or even a blush and eyeshadow stick, this versatile product will suit your needs!

Use the thin pencil tip for precise application if you want to define your lips, or apply it all over like a classic matte lipstick.

This creamy formula is enriched with moisturising ingredients like shea butter and vitamin E to hydrate your lips and glide on effortlessly. It comes in eight shades, from nude colours to line the lips, to colours that suit warm and cool skin tones.

The Amuse Lip Smudger retails for S$19.62 on Shopee. It’s currently going at 37% off, so tap in to see the latest price!

Barenbliss Full Bloom Transferproof Matte Tint

Another new release is the Full Bloom Transferproof Matte Tint from Barenbliss. This creamy matte tint glides on effortlessly for a comfortable, long-lasting, transfer-free lip colour.

With more new shades recently being added to the collection, this lippie now comes in a total of 12 wearable shades, each inspired by a different flower!

Its long-lasting and transfer-proof formula definitely makes it worth adding to cart. Plus, it has the fresh fragrance of pomegranate flowers as well as floral extracts to nourish your lips.

The Barenbliss Full Bloom Transferproof Matte Tint retails for S$15.15 on Shopee. It’s currently going at 32% off, so tap in to see the latest price!

3CE Blur Matte Lipstick

For a classic matte lippie, try out the 3CE Blur Matte Lipstick! This iconic lipstick is incredibly popular in Korea, with 3CE being known for its amazing products.

This matte lipstick has a breathable formula so it won’t be heavy and uncomfortable on your lips. Application is convenient with this simple and elegant bullet, and the colour is easily buildable.

Plus, there’s a diverse range of shades, with 13 options to choose from!

The 3CE Blur Matte Lipstick retails for S$29.43 on Shopee. It’s currently going at 15% off, so tap in to see the latest price!

Muzigae Mansion Objet Liquid

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The Objet Liquid lipstick from Muzigae Mansion is another viral lippie that comes in packaging inspired by a tube of paint!

Instead of having to squeeze it like a regular paint tube, you can use the lippie’s regular lip wand for easy application.

It comes in 10 versatile shades with varying intensities, from pinks to warm orange tones. Plus, they’re infused with natural ingredients like lemon myrtle, thyme extract, and rosehip oil.

The Muzigae Mansion Objet Liquid retails for S$22.78 on Shopee. It’s currently going at 16% off, so tap in to see the latest price!

Rom&nd Blur Fudge Tint

Rom&nd is known for its wide range of lippies, so it’s no surprise that its matte lippies are well-loved, too!

This lip tint is easily blendable, perfect for the gradient lip trend. It blurs out lip lines for a flattering look.

Choose from 11 gorgeous shades, which are all buildable for maximum versatility. They range from muted reds to deep mauves, as well as vibrant red and fuchsia for a bold and bright look!

The Romand Blur Fudge Tint retails for S$22.78 on Shopee. It’s currently going at 30% off, so tap in to see the latest price!

Hera Sensual Powder Matte Liquid

This elegant liquid lipsticks have a luxurious velvet texture that’ll give your lips an airy and effortless blurred look, almost as though you’ve applied a filter on your lips.

They offer a wide range of options, with 12 shades to choose from, so you’ll get soft and sensual lips with their vivid pigment.

Plus, they’ve got a stamp of approval from Blackpink’s Jennie, Hera’s brand ambassador!

The Hera Sensual Powder Matte Liquid retails for S$53.13 on Shopee. It’s currently going at 32% off, so tap in to see the latest price!

Featured image credits: @imwinter/Instagram, @sooyaaa__/Instagram.