Invest in One $90 Christian Louboutin Lipstick — Or All of These More Affordable Options

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Killer lips! Christian Louboutin—the designer behind those iconic red-soled shoes—is expanding his beauty line with a new lipstick collection. Just like the $50 nail polishes he introduced in 2014, the price tag on the lip lacquer is not for the bargain hunters among us. When they debut at Saks in September, each tube will retail for a staggering $90. Yep, you read that right.


While we might be able to stomach the price of his $675 classic stilettos as investment pieces, shelling out a Benjamin for a lipstick is a tougher sell. In fact, it got us thinking about just how many lipsticks we could buy with the same amount of cash. So, Us Weekly put together a list of what $90 could buy you in other brands. You’re welcome!

ELF Lipsticks

At just $1 per tube, you could buy 90 lipsticks — or every shade of E.L.F. “Essential Lipstick” 11 times over and still have room for more. 

Sonia Kashuk Lipsticks

Or, you could stock up on nine of Sonia Kashuk’s “Satin Luxe” lip color. 

Lancome Lipsticks

If you’re looking to spend a little more, you could always try Lancome Paris. Their limited edition “L’Absolu Rouge” lip color retails for $30, a bargain by comparison that’ll allow you to splurge on all three shades for the price of one of Louboutin’s sticks.

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