As much as we hate to admit it, fall's crisp, drying air has caused a dent in our otherwise strong relationship with matte lipstick. As much as we love a long-lasting, full-coverage lip, our dry, chapped skin has begged us to take a break from our mattes. Enter: lip stains, the incredibly hydrating, skin-softening lip-product that leaves lips with subtle to full-coverage color. Yes, lip stains basically offer the same long-lasting results of a matte lipstick, only your lips are left softer (no dry or flakey spots in sight), deeming them the ideal, cold-weather lip product.
Ahead, we rounded up the absolute 10 best lip stains on the market right now—all available at your local drugstore under $15.