11 Budget Must-Have Lipstick Shades You Can Get For Under R120

You’re gonna need a bigger make-up bag.


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Hot, sexy, model-perfection lips needn’t break the bank. Yup, our make-up prayers have been answered. There are now myriad options on shelves for a fraction of the usual cost. If you’re looking for the perfect lipstick that is either sheer or bold, kiss-proof and long-lasting, we’ve got a list of go-to’s for your right here. Scroll down to check these budget-friendly lipsticks. Your selfies are about to look liiiiit!

Catrice Lip Colour Ultimate Purple Pinker Ball 140 (R80)

Bright fuchsia lips are going to be all the rage in summer! Give more power to your pout with this insanely hot bright. Available at Dis-chem.

Catrice Lip Purple Pinker Ball 140

LA Girl Lip Colour Luxury Creme 550 Kiss & Tell (R15)

This lipstick will glide on because it contains a blend of moisturising ingredients – aloe, shea butter and vitamin E – for a smoother, healthier feel. How can you say no to a colour that is as delicious as your favourite glass of red? Available at Dis-Chem.

LA Girl Lip Colour Kiss & Tell

Revlon Irresistible Kiss Balm Berry Burst (R60)

Can you say instantly juicy, kissable lips? In one swipe? Yaaas! Double yaaas because this balm is infused with natural fruit oils that hydrate in a flick – you won’t want to stop using it. Plus: it contain SPF20 protection. Our fave colour? Berry Burst. Available at Dis-Chem.

Revlon Irresistible Kiss Balm Berry Burst

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Palladio Ombre Lip Color Lock + Key (R90)

No longer just for hair, an ombre look adds dimension to your lips. Swipe lighter colour all over your mouth, then trace the outer edges with a darker shade. This effect will make your lips pop! Available at Dis-Chem.

Palladio Ombre Lip Color Lock + Key

Sinful Colours Pout It Out Lipstick Indulgent (R90)

Become the centre of attention all day, every day, with this deep-red hue that’s said to last all day. It’s rich and creamy and will make you feel and look like a boss lady. Available at Dis-Chem.

Sinful Colours Pout It Out Lipstick Indulgent

Catrice Prisma Chrome Lipstick 040 Blue & Berry’s (R100)

Purply/bluey lipstick is like red’s cooler, older sister. Bold, unapologetic and brazen. Not for the faint-hearted. Available at Dis-Chem.

Catrice Prisma Chrome Lipstick 040 Blue & Berry’s

Yardley BB Lipcolour Candy Floss (R46)

BB cream for your lips? Count us in! This BB lip colour is enriched with anti-ageing antioxidants vitamins E and F. Plus, the grapeseed oil and shea butter moisturises, hydrates and protects your lips. Oh hello gorgeous, sheer, natural pinky/red tint. Available at Dis-Chem.

Yardley Bb Lipcolour Candy Floss

Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick 200 Soft Hearted (R100)

This comfortable lipstick offers intense long-lasting colour for up to eight hours of wear. Plus, this hue will suit just about any skin tone. Bonus. Available at Dis-Chem.

Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick 200 Soft Hearted

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Essence Colour Up! Shine On! Lipstick 04 Fudgesicle (R48)

Ohhhh yeah… Make-up we can control! Nothing beats a lipstick texture that can be intensified with each application to allow subtle as well as bold looks. Our favourite dark nude shade? Fudgesicle. And who doesn’t love any variation of the word fudge? Available at Dis-Chem.

Essence Colour Up! Shine On! Lipstick 04 Fudgesicle

Bionike Defence Colour Lipvel Paprika (R100)

We have to admit, we’re kinda feeling this hue… a lot. It can transition any season and adds a touch of warmth to most skin tones. It’s on our fave list already. Available at Dis-Chem.

Bionike Defence Colour Lipvel Paprika

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