There are no-fuss nudes, there are ravishing reds, and then there is mysterious mauve lipstick. Mauve falls smack in the middle of pink and purple, making it one of the most romantic colors we’ve ever laid eyes on. Better still, it looks incredible on Filipinas. What’s not to love?

The thing is, there are so many mauves to choose from—and not all are made equal. So in an effort to help and not overwhelm, we’ve put together our list of personal must-haves. From dusty rose to pinkish plums, these mauves will make you swoon. They’re mauve-lous, dahling!

1. Skin Genie Oh Matte Goodness Lipstick in Clueless, P220
This dusky mauve is vibrant without being overbearing. Also, it will take you from day to night with a quick touchup. Shop it here.

2. Pili Matte Lipstick in Magenta, P215
This deep floral pink has a semi-matte finish and just enough moisture to make your lips plump up. The pili oil-infused formula will also keep that pout in tip-top shape. Shop it here.

3. Maybelline Color Sensational Powder Mattes in Mauve It Up, P299
This lovely lilac-rose will enliven your face in a swipe. It’s a cool-toned shade that happens to suit all skin tones. Shop it here.

4. Pink Sugar Sugar Tint Lip & Cheek Tint in Slay, P399
This pinky-rose will deepen your natural lip color in such a kissable way. It looks like a pink on deep skin and has this my-lips-but-better effect on fair skin. Either way, it is P-R-E-T-T-Y. Shop it here.

5. L’Oréal Paris Rouge Magique in Mauve Petal, P400
This is a wonderful, grown-up, mauve-y plum. Expect a strong brown undertone that can still be worn every day. Mwah! Shop it here.

6. NYX Lip Lingerie in Embellishment, P490
This dusty lavender-rose is not your traditional mauve. But it looks surprisingly neutral—and gorgeous—on the lips. Shop it here.

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