What are the most popular lipsticks in the US, UK, and France?

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Around the world in lipstick shades! (Alright, maybe just across the pond.) 2022 is shaping up to be another big year for makeup, and we’re keeping you on-trend with top lip picks in the US, UK, and France. Inspired by our ever-growing Influenster community, we searched high and low for what we hope is your next favorite thing. 

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, read on for our guide to picking the perfect color and keeping your pout in vogue no matter where in the world you may be.


United States

Get the pout everyone’s talking about with top American lip picks. Whether they’re created by celebrity designers or trending on TikTok, these products are inspired by pop culture, giving your lips the contemporary, ultra-luxe look you’ll see from the Hollywood Hills to the streets of New York City. 


  1. Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer - Fenty Glow

The Gloss Bomb, the ultimate it-girl gloss by Fenty Beauty from Rihanna, is universally flattering, providing explosive shine that looks gorgeous on every skin tone. Its XXL wand and non-sticky formula give your lips a lusciously full and smooth look with a peach-vanilla scent for a kissable finish.

  1.  Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick - Pillow Talk

Elevate your everyday makeup with the Matte Revolution from Charlotte Tilbury—a hydrating, protecting, and soothing lipstick with a cashmere finish. Enriched with special features like Charlotte's secret ingredient, 3D glow pigments, and a unique, square-angled tip, this lipstick gives you laser-sharp precision for wider, fuller lips with a flush of flattering color. 

  1. Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Lip Soufflé Matte Cream Lipstick - Inspire

The Lip Soufflé from Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez earned its cult following with its vegan and cruelty-free formula, weightless air-whipped feel, and vivid color. Nourishing ingredients like vitamin E, gardenia, and white waterlily hydrate and smooth for a soft, blurring effect, drawing attention to your captivating pout.


United Kingdom

Lean into the minimalist makeup look with these barely there nude lipsticks. Pair with a shiny gloss for a glazed over look that nods to the Y2K trend currently taking over the UK. These are our pics for the best long-wearing nudes to take you from fish ‘n chips to locking lips on Valentine’s Day. 


  1. Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick - 66 Heather Shimmer

Dress your pout in a shimmery finish. Rimmel Lasting Finish provides smooch-proof color for up to 8 hours—the kind that won’t smudge, bleed, flake and is Union Jack-approved. 

  1. Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick - 05 Loyalist

Nothing says “Kiss me, you fool!” in an English accent quite like a tasteful nude lip. Maybelline’s Superstay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick leaves you with a flawless, highly-pigmented matte finish for up to 16 hours of wear. 


  1. Max Factor Lipfinity Two Step Lipstick - 1 Pearly Nude

Set the mood with a pearly nude. Part lip stain, part lipstick, this contender for top Valentine’s Day lip picks includes a top coat for lips that’s equal parts luscious and lustrous. 



And finally here are the lipsticks the French can’t live without. From a subtle pink by Dior to a heart-stopping red by YSL—get your hands on something that’s truly très chic…


  1. Dior Addict Lip Glow - O26 Plum

The French are opting for beauty au naturel with this tried-and-true balm by Dior. It hydrates your lips for up to 24 hours with a blend of natural origin ingredients —such as shea butter and cherry oil. It compliments your lips’ color and adds a subtle shine. Voilà!

  1. Guerlain KissKiss Shine Bloom - 719 Love Bouquet

No wonder this one keeps its spot at the top of the bestselling list: The collection includes 20 buildable shades that leave a sweet vanilla taste on your lips. With a plumping effect and comfortable wear, this will soon become your new lipstick chéri.

  1. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture - 82 Rouge Provocation

Achieve the classic French look with this ever-popular shade from Yves Saint Laurent. Not only will it last for hours on end, but grabbing this beautiful lipstick from your makeup bag will make you feel extra magnifique. Plus, we can’t get enough of the golden-hued packaging.


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