The Internet Can't Get Enough of This New Lip Collection

As beauty editors, we spend a lot of time on social media—some of the best products and trends are born there. And if our Instagram feeds have shown us anything as of late, it’s that NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencils are having a major moment. Yes, you already know and love them, but they’ve gotten an update this spring. Seen on some of our favorite beauty buffs from around the world, they’re a modern staple for a few reasons: The creamy formula provides major color payoff that won’t budge or leave your lips feeling dry, and the crayon-like shape makes application easy and precise—even on the go. The new hues bring the full collection to 28 (and give us 10 more reasons to double-tap). Bonus: There’s a special source of inspiration behind these…

Can you figure it out? Hint: Pay attention to the shade names.

PS: Did those new shade names sound familiar to you? Can you guess which musician they were inspired by?