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Shelf Life: Matte Textures Key for Spring

Matte has emerged as the key texture for spring makeup.

Matte has emerged as the key texture for spring makeup.


Diorshow Fusion Mono Matte Eyeshadow
Available in soft to intense shades of pink, taupe, lavender and black, these velvet pot eye shadows have a powdery mousse-gel consistency. $30


Matte Multiple
For the first time in 18 years, makeup artist François Nars has reformulated his cult classic Multiple to give it a matte finish. The seven-shade iteration features a creamy, lightweight formula that hydrates lips and cheeks. $39


Sally Hansen
Big Matte Top Coat
Sally Hansen’s top coat turns even the glossiest lacquer matte with a silica agent.
The transparent formula, which can be applied over color or on bare nails, adds a velvet finish. $5.99


Bite Beauty
Matte Crème Lip Crayon
This powder-light lip crayon includes a mix of naturally derived orange peel wax, fruit butters, jojoba and castor oil to hydrate, as well as resveratrol to fight free radicals around the lip line. Available in six shades. $24


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Matte Primer
This multitasking primer treats acne with salicylic acid, and contains vitamin E, ginseng and ginkgo biloba extract to soothe irritation and smooth skin texture. $38


Marc Jacobs
Perfection Powder in Finish Line
Silky and sheer, this antiaging translucent powder is infused with red seaweed and bio-lipids to set foundation and eliminate shine. $46