10 Lipsticks That Have Legit Cult Status

Lipstick is kind of like chocolate — there will always be the latest wild card (at present, it's bacon for chocolate; violet for lipstick), but when push comes to shove, it's the unbeatable classic that outlasts them all.
With that in mind, we turned to 10 of Hollywood's most esteemed makeup experts to find out which lip hue they will forever swear by. Collectively, these acclaimed beauty professionals list every major starlet from Emma Stone to Gwyneth Paltrow to Halle Berry to Claire Danes to Emma Watson to Lea Michele — and, many, many more — as former clients. So, what are you waiting for? Pucker up and get clicking!
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The Makeup Artist: Rachel Goodwin
Past Clients Include: Emma Stone, Kate Mara, January Jones, Lea Michele
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Color in Incandescente
"Just like the name states, this color literally lights up the face! It's been my go-to red for years now. The warm undertone and vibrancy gives it a playful quality that I love. I swear this shade has magical mood-altering properties."

Chanel Rouge Allure in Incandescente, $35, available at Nordstrom.
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The Makeup Artist: Ashleigh Louer
Past Clients: Emma Roberts, Caitlin FitzGerald
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: Tom Ford Lipstick in Spanish Pink
"It's one of my favorite nude lipsticks. It has a nice hint of pinky peach and a pigmented, creamy, long-lasting finish with glamorous packaging. Plus, it looks great on most skin tones!"

Tom Ford Lipstick in Spanish Pink, $49, available at Nordstrom.
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The Makeup Artist: Pati Dubroff
Past Clients Include: Kate Bosworth, Natalie Portman, Amanda Seyfried, Julianne Moore, Kirsten Dunst, Gwyneth Paltrow.
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment in Petal
"My most favorite lipstick that I turn to again and again is actually a tinted lip balm. This lip treatment has a great amount of pigment, and it hydrates lips at the same time."

Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment in Petal, $22.50, available at Sephora.
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The Makeup Artist: Jenn Streicher
Past Clients Include: Emily Blunt, Selena Gomez, Claire Danes, Jaime King, Hailee Steinfeld
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: MAC Lipstick in Lady Danger
"It's the most perfect orange-red. I always keep one in my purse for a quick confidence boost anytime of the day. It looks great with all types of makeup, but I especially love to wear it when I'm wearing no makeup. It's the perfect 'pop' of color. The name kinda says it all!"

MAC Lipstick in Lady Danger, $16, available at MAC.
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The Makeup Artist: Roz Music
Past Clients Include: Emma Watson, Aubrey Plaza, Tilda Swinton
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Ultra Lipstick in Posy
"It's a super-light pink that lasts for a long time and maintains its luster. Plus, the tube is classic!"

Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Ultra Lipstick in Posy, $22, available at Elizabeth Arden.
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The Makeup Artist: Mai Quynh
Past Clients Include: Amber Heard, Scarlett Johansson, Allison Williams, Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Olsen
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: NARS Lipstick in Schiap
"It's a gorgeous hot pink that looks beautiful on. I love the way it brightens up the face."

NARS Lipstick in Schiap, $26, available at Sephora.
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The Makeup Artist: Mario Dedivanovic
Past Clients Include: Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Khloé Kardashian
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: Revlon Colorburst Balm Stain in Sweetheart
"It's a gorgeous, rosy lip shade that goes on sheer and softly stains the lip for long-lasting color. The gel formula glides on super-smooth, and feels soft."

Revlon Colorburst Balm Stain in Sweetheart, $6, available at Target.
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The Makeup Artist: Kathy Jeung
Past Clients Include: Gwen Stefani, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Rashida Jones
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense in Satin Vermillion
"A perfect bright vermillion red in a satin finish. It gives extra vibrancy, and the creamy texture sits well even on dry lips."

Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense in Satin Vermilion Red, $20, available at Sephora.
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The Makeup Artist: Roxy
Past Clients Include: Leighton Meester, Shailene Woodley, Krysten Ritter
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet in L'Eclatante
"This lipstick wins my heart over with its hydrating soft matte finish that wears for hours. It's a gorgeously fun, modern shade of pink, making it both sophisticated and sexy in one perfect color."

Chanel Rouge Allure in L'Eclatante, $35, available at Chanel.
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The Makeup Artist: Fiona Stiles
Past Clients Include: Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union, Halle Berry, Camilla Belle, Jennifer Garner
All-Time Favorite Lipstick: Clé de Peau Beauté Enriched Lip Luminizer in Chocolate Truffle
"Picking an all-time favorite lipstick has to meet a lot of criteria. It can't just be a trendy color or the newest and greatest. It has to have longevity. For me, all of those bases are covered with this Clé de Peau Lip Luminizer. In between a gloss and a lipstick, the texture is luscious and smooth. Plus, the color looks great on lots of skin tones, making it a permanent staple in my kit."

Clé de Peau Beauté Enriched Lip Luminizer in Chocolate Truffle, $35, available at Barneys.
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