Black Friday Deals: Universally flattering lipsticks

Nicole Kidman attends an awards show.

Nicole Kidman is one of many celebrities who turn to Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillow Talk lipstick to make them look perfect. (Photo: Getty Images).

With overstocking a major problem for retailers this Black Friday, it makes sense that there are not only smash sales in the usual spheres (tech, home) but also in surprising categories like beauty. Now is the time to unload that makeup bag, evaluate and replace. The starting point: lipsticks. The universally loved and pro-approved neutral lipstick celebrities swear by — Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk — is on sale today, as are other super flattering options. We have brought them together below. Shop your favorites and maybe grab a few extras to tuck into your socks while you’re at it.

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Original Matte Revolution Lipstick

A photo of lipstick on models with different skin tones.

Get your hands on Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Original Matte Revolution Lipstick for just $24. (Photo: Charlotte Tilbury)

Pillow Talk has a neutral shade that promises to look good on everyone: all skin tones, all lip shapes, all ages and all styles. It comes from the brilliant British makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury. Today you can save 20% with code MAGIC1 (orders over $80), 25% with MAGIC2 (orders over $120) and 30% with MAGIC3 (orders over $250) on the Charlotte Tilbury site. You can also buy the Pillow Talk lip kit for sale on Amazon.

The shade was launched in 2017 and has been a sensation ever since. Pillow Talk is so popular, in fact, that a tube is sold every two minutes. We’re talking about 700 units a day flying off the shelves and ending up in the makeup bags of real people like us. Even celebrities live for these things with A-list fans like

Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Emma Roberts and many more.

This one-of-a-kind all-shade philosophy comes in three variations in total: Pillow Talk Original is the flagship: a nude pink that flatters all faces. The formulation enhances, rather than masks, natural lip color and contains nourishing orchid extract, triglycerides and a unique blend of oils and waxes.

Givenchy Temptation black magic lipstick

A photo of Givenchy Rouge Interdit Temptation Black Magic Lipstick.

Givenchy Rouge Interdit Temptation Black Magic Lipstick passes a different color on each wearer. (Photo: Givenchy)

True to its name, Givenchy’s Temptation Black Magic Lipstick appears to be black in the tube. But do not worry; glides on to reveal the perfect color for you based on your unique pH level and skin tone!

You won’t know the shade until you try it — it can be anything from pale pink to toasty tan to berry red and beyond. Think of it as the makeup mood ring.

This isn’t on sale by itself today, but if you spend over $200 on Nieman Marcus, you can get $50 off your cart with code THANK YOU. Do you just want the lipstick itself? Trust us when we say it’s worth every penny and you can pick it up for $34 at the retailers below.

Dior Addict lip glow

Dior Addict lip glow

Dior Addict Lip Glow looks great on all different skin tones. (Photo: Nordstrom)

There’s a great explanation for why this lip balm from Dior has over 3,000 glowing five-star ratings from so many different buyers: it fits all! Originally $38, you can get it for $32 at both Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdales on Black Friday.

The hydrating, paraben- and sulfate-free formulation has color-enhancing technology that adapts to the pH of your lips to reveal a custom glow that beautifully complements your face for up to six hours. It comes in many shades that complement all skin tones.

It’s also packed with natural ingredients like cherry oil, shea butter, and sunflower wax that deliver tremendous 24-hour hydration. Even the long-lasting lipstick has a plumping action and juicy lips look good on anyone.

“This stuff is magical. It’s exactly what I was looking for. Moisturizing, natural looking color and it doesn’t come off all over the place when I kiss my baby. It looks like your lips just look better,” said one fan.

Dior Addict lip balm

$32$38Save $6

Similar to some of our other favourites, this one adjusts to your pH to create a personalized shade. It’s creamy and leaves your lips kissable soft with just a dash of color. Don’t miss it on sale for Black Friday!

$32 at Bloomingdales

Maybelline Color Sensational Made for all matte lipsticks

Maybelline Color Sensational Made for All Satin Lipstick (Photo: Amazon)

Maybelline Color Sensational Made for All Satin Lipstick is the perfect shade for anyone. (Photo: Amazon)

Maybelline set out to create a line of lipsticks that flatters everyone, and the result is the Maybelline New York Color Sensational Made for All Lipstick Collection. The inclusive line uses specially designed pigments that have been tested on 50 different skin tones.

The lipsticks are available in seven satin and matte shades which include plum. spices and mallow. All shades of the line are considered universal. The formula also acts as a balm, protecting and hydrating the lips.

Get this universal shade for just $5 (a Black Friday deal!) on Amazon.

Mac Lipstick in Ruby Woo

A photo of Mac lipstick in Ruby Woo.

Get a tube of Mac Lipstick Matte in Ruby Woo on sale. (Photo: Mac)

The beauty industry swears by this universally flattering red lipstick. Mac’s Ruby Woo is the darling of makeup artists and beauty editors far and wide, and is considered by those in the know to be the perfect shade of red for any skin tone. Originally $21, it’s on sale for $15 at Ulta, Macy’s and Nordstrom today for Black Friday.

This bright color has been sported by celebrities, won awards, and even Rihanna created a tribute to the iconic Mac lipstick for her Fenty line.

Firstfly Magic Temperature Color Changing Lip Balm

A photo of Firstfly Magic Temperature Color Change Lip Balm.

Firstfly Magic Temperature Color Change Lip Balm changes with body temperature. (Photo: Amazon)

Remember the mood rings from the 90s? This is the makeup equivalent, except it’s not a mystical stone that adjusts to your emotional state — it’s a lipstick that changes color based on the temperature of your lips. This means that each person wears their own custom color when they swipe Firstfly Temperature Color Change Lip Balm onto their pout. It’s also on sale for Black Friday, up to just $6 on Amazon!

Aloe vera, in combination with vitamin E and other natural ingredients, helps repair and moisturize lips in the process. “The stuff is legit!… I have paler lips naturally so the color pops on me without being overly bright. And the color lasts so long!” wrote one fan.

Lipstick Petansace Aloe Vera

How about a three-pack of aloe vera lipsticks that give you a unique color based on your body temperature? These waterproof cosmetics offer a custom shade that lasts thanks to microfine pigments that do not fade.

Aloe vera, beeswax and essential oils give your lips moisture and shine all the while. Find out what your color is!

Kilipes Color Changing Moisturizing Lipstick

Want the perfect red shade without going completely vamp? This temperature-changing lipstick gives you a subtle red color and glossy finish without the drama of a true red lip. Use your body temperature and pH to determine the right color for you. Thanks to shea butter, beeswax, vitamin E and botanical essence oil, it keeps your herring nourished and protected for up to eight hours.

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