It’s National Lipstick Day: What are your lips wearing?

In Beauty, Style by Katie Kavulla4 Comments

Happy National Lipstick Day

Lipstick-loving moms should celebrate today — it’s a holiday! National Lipstick Day is July 29 and we’ve rounded up the best of the best for those who never leave the house without it and for those who are looking for a fresh new shade for summer. So, smack those luscious lips together, moms… today is all about lipstick!

Top 8 best-selling lipsticks for summer

Best selling lipsticks for summer

Top row, left to right:
NYX Matte Lipstick in Nude,, $6
Jouer Hydrating Lipstick in Whitney,, $22
Borghese B Moisture Advance Care Lipcolour in Carnevale Red,, $25
diego dalla palma Matte Lipstick in No. 95 Orange,, $34

Bottom row, left to right:
em michelle phan Lip Gallery Creamy Color Classic Lipstick in Cuddle Up Pink,, $15
LORAC Breakthrough Performance Lipstick SPF 15 in It Girl,, $22
L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour in Fairest Nude,, $6
Gorgeous Cosmetics Lipstick in Quinn,, $25

These are the hottest lipsticks of the summer and we love that they range from subtle nudes to the bold oranges, with some classic shades in between. As we all know, even if we have a favorite go-to lipstick that takes us from season-to-season, we often grab a new color as our wardrobes change with the warmer weather and these eight lipsticks are a good place to start for summer.

When it comes to trends, nudes have definitely caught the attention of women — online searches for “nude lipstick” are up 50 percent in summer compared to spring. Moms who wear nude lipsticks share that they wear it because it gives them a natural look, without having bare lips. “I’m a bright lipstick fanatic,” says Angie. “But, I don’t always want to put on a bright shade, especially when I’m not wearing much makeup otherwise. Nude lipstick is the best for those days!”

What moms are wearing on their lips

We chatted with some of our favorite moms on National Lipstick Day to see what they’re wearing on their lips for summer.

Paige: “My current favorite is one that I got for my birthday, MAC Lipstick in Snob (, $16). It stays on, feels good and isn’t lumpy. At first, it looks a little Pepto-pink, but when I blend it with my brush, it softens.”

Chelsea: “I have a secret weapon. The Wet n’ Wild lipsticks in the black tubes (Wet n’ Wild Mega Last Lip Color) are completely comparable to almost all MAC colors. It’s all I use.”

Ashley: “Do lip stains count? I go with Yves Saint Laurent #14 (, $41) hands down. They stay on for a good 3-6 hours!”

Sara: “My new favorite is NARS Sheer Lipstick in Dolce Vita (Amazon, $26). I can put it on in the morning and immediately feel put together for the day. It’s creamy, moisturizing and the name is perfect.”

What’s your favorite lipstick color?

Information courtesy of, including their Beauty and Luxury Beauty stores.

Meet the Author | Katie Kavulla

Having just made the move from big city life to settle down in the town where she and her husband both grew up, Katie Kavulla is a mom of three who strives to slow life down a bit… as impossible as that is with three kids under the age of 10. A blogger turned writer, Katie has spent the past few years combining the things that she loves into a career, with a focus on helping other moms tell their story, because Katie truly believes that every mom has one to tell.


  1. My favorite color is MAC “Cream in my Coffee” it is a nice neutral light pink that I can wear everyday!

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    OH! I’m going to have to look for that one, Andrea! I’m normally a MAC Cream de Nude girl, myself. With some serious lip gloss on top.

  3. Thanks for the review 🙂 love the first color! Did you by chance hear about vain pursuits?! Would love a review

  4. The first color is my favorite as well! What’s Vain Pursuits? I’ve never heard about them before but I will be looking into them now!

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