We Don't Gatekeep: 14 Lipsticks Beauty Editors Love for Date Night

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Here at Who What Wear, we take lipstick very seriously. Whether we're shopping for the best red lipsticks money can buy or combing the streets for the formulas that truly last all day, we consider ourselves experts in the field. And with romance-heavy holidays like Valentine's Day coming up, we've made it our number one priority to supply you with the absolute best date-night lipsticks that will last all night, provide some serious color payoff, and compliment every skin tone. For all our editor-approved favorites, keep scrolling!

1. Chanel Rouge Allure L'Extrait in 858 Rouge Royal

2. Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Hydrating Lipstick in Pizzazz

3. Benefit Cosmetics Benetint Liquid Lip Blush and Cheek Tint

4. Chantecaille Lip Chic in Tea Rose

5. Yves Saint Laurent The Bold High Pigment Lipstick in 12 Nu Incongru

6. Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick in Venus in Furs

7. Clinique Almond Lipstick in Black Honey

8. Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Teddy Bare

9. Makeup By Mario SuperSatin Lipstick in Dumbo

10. Maybelline Super Stay Vinyl Ink Liquid Lipstick in Witty

11. Hermès Rouge Hermès Matte Lipstick in Rouge Casaque

12. Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Color Balm in Curviest Caramel

13. Merit Signature Lip Lightweight Satin Lipstick in L'Avenue

14. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-in-Stick Lipstick Balm in Burnt Suede

Shawna Hudson
Associate Beauty Editor

Shawna Hudson has worked in editorial for over six years, with experience covering entertainment, fashion, culture, celebrities, and her favorite topic of all, beauty. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton, with a degree in journalism and has written for other publications such as Bustle, The Zoe Report, Byrdie, Elite Daily, Mane Addicts, and more. She is currently an associate beauty editor at Who What Wear and hopes to continue feeding her (completely out-of-control) beauty obsession as long as she can. Stay up to date on her latest finds on Instagram @shawnasimonee.