The 10 Best Lipsticks and Stains for Long-Lasting Color
By Danielle Fontana, Digital Editor |
In a perfect world, every lipstick, gloss and stain we picked up would have the long-lasting power to survive an apocalypse. Because we know that's not the case with the majority of lip formulas, we rounded up10 that pass the no-budge test, below.
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When it comes to lightweight, barely-there lip color, this luxe cheek and lip oil takes the cake. It instantly drenches lips with hydration and a sexy wash of color.
One swipe of this superlight, long-lasting stain won't budge until dinner. The best part? It's packed with hyaluronic acid and peptides to plump and nourish lips, too.
Awesome color payoff, a lush feel and a formula that takes some serious elbow grease to remove makes this tube a must for those extra-long days.
It's so light you'll forget you have it on—until coworkers ask you for the secret behind this your-lips-but-better liquid. (Little do they know it's $10.)
Once given a moment to dry, this watery formula dries down to a must-have semi-matte finish that stays in place until you wash it off.
Both sides of this dual-ended pencil house a saturated lip stain: Use the thinner, pencil-tipped side to line, and the thicker, marker-like one to fill.
No matter which of the 33 shades you select (we're partial to the 10 new hues inspired by natural elements) the soft, mousse-like formula feels comforting on lips, not sticky, or drying. The best part: you don't have to worry about it smudging off with every bite of your lunch.
The pointed applicator tip makes coloring in the lines easy; the long-wearing water-like formula makes your pout look effortless.