Want Staying Power? These Lip Stains Won’t Budge.
Give it up for convenience! One end of Revlon’s Just Bitten Lip Stain and Balm ($9) is a pigment-filled felt-tip marker to color lips and the other is a hydrating balm to keep them soft.
Sephora’s Cream Lip Stain ($12) starts as a satiny lipstick but fades into a less-bright version of itself, preventing the need to reapply your bold lip as often.
Julianne Hough first introduced us to NYC’s Smooch Proof Lip Stain ($5): A felt-tip pen that won’t rub off for hours!
If you prefer a glossy pout, go for YSL’s Glossy Stain ($34). It’s easy to apply and leaves lips shiny and lightly pigmented.
If you want high-impact, glossy color try Physicians Formula Sexy Glow Glossy Stain ($10): it’s super pigmented, shiny color that lasts for 12 hours!
Laura Mercier’s Lip Stain ($20) goes on like a balm, feels like a satin lip color, and gives lips a wash of color.
Apply Josie Maran’s Lip & Cheek Stain ($19) to dry lips and coat with balm for a natural-looking pop of color. Bonus? It’s full of hyaluronic acid and sugar extracts to plump and moisturize lips.
Love matte? Pixie’s Lip Blush ($18) gives lips a shine-free, translucent dose of color. (Top with a shine-free lip balm for added moisture!)
Tarte’s Lip Surgence Lip Tint ($24) delivers a satiny color that hydrates like a rich balm—but it’s still a stain.
If you’re looking for a product that pulls double duty pick up Vincent Longo’s Pearlessence Lip & Cheek Gel Stain ($23), it gives a healthy flush to cheeks and a subtle stain to lips.
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L’Oreal’s Colour Riche Caresse Wet Shine Stain ($10) has a light, satin-meets-gloss consistency, but leaves a hint of color on lips once it’s worn off.