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Like most beauty fans on the Internet right now, I'm obsessed with matte lipstick. But the drying, cracked effect they have on my lips? Not so much. However! Because there are literally so many matte options on the market right now, moisturizing ones do exist — you just have to dig through a few less-than-stellar options to get to the true gems. Here, five matte lipsticks that are Vivala squad–tested and approved, provide a long-lasting, velvet finish, and won't suck the moisture right out of your lips. 

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