Lipstick hasn’t really been top of mind over the past couple of years (as you’d expect during a pandemic and with frequent mask wearing), but we’re fully embracing it now that we’re back in the swing of things. After the return of lip gloss and the recent popularity of lip inks, stains, and tinted balms, matte lipstick is emerging as a key trend this season. Traditional and liquid lipsticks are everywhere you turn in bright and nude hues, and finishes that range from matte and semi-matte to velvety. And not to worry: newer matte formulas are not only long-lasting, but they also keep your lips nice and moisturized. Here are eight to try for a sophisticated look this season.