Lip stain is a gel or liquid applied with a sponge brush or roller applicator. It glides onto the lips and stains them a red or berry color. The stain itself lasts for a long time, and it does not smudge onto cups or skin as most waxy lipsticks do. Lip stain is designed to be applied to the lips once, and its color remains vivid for around 10 to 12 hours. Some of the products include a moisturizer and sun protection factor that heals the lips and prevents them from getting sun damage. These are the 10 best lip stains available.
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1. Benefit Benetint Lip and Cheek Stain
This natural lip stain offers a see-through color with one layer of the product. For a deeper color, two or three layers can be applied with about 30 seconds of drying time between each application. The Benetint cheek and lip stain comes in a bottle like nail polish, and it can be used on the lips or the apples of the cheeks for natural color.
2. Peripera Ink the Velvet
Peripera Ink is an affordable volumizing lip stain. It finishes with a bit of shine, creating a subtle sheen. This stain stays in place on the lips for 24-hour coverage. It wears like a lacquer, so you can feel confident when sipping a cold or hot drink or giving someone a big kiss. With olive and organic jojoba oils, it keeps the lips moisturized. These moisturizing ingredients make it a good choice for the dry, cold months of the year.
3. Revlon Kiss Cushion Lip Tint Lipstick
This cheap lip stain by Revlon features a deep pink color that stays put. It comes in a tube like a lipstick but has a cushion-style applicator. When it dries, it offers a matte finish. Apply one layer for a light touch of color. A deeper intensity of color can be achieved with two or three layers. Allow for a drying time of about 30 seconds if applying more than one layer of the lip stain. An infusion of coconut oil keeps the lips smooth and supple.
4. Pacifica Beauty Color Quench Lip Tint
Pacifica Beauty Color Quench Lip Tint in the sugared fig color is a lip stain with gloss. This low-cost beauty product can also be applied to the cheeks for a hint of rosiness. As a 100 percent vegan and cruelty-free product, it makes use of avocado and coconut oils for moisturizing effects. The slim design features a small tube to extend the lip stain and a cap to keep it closed.
5. Tata Harper Volumizing Lip and Cheek Tint
The Tata Harper lip and cheek tint comes in a cute tin for ease of use. Made of 100 percent natural ingredients, it has a combination of castor, sunflower and coconut oil for moisturizing. These oils create a glowing, see-thru type of effect. This volumizing lip stain can also be used on the cheeks in order to create a rosy glow. This is an ideal product to wear during periods of dry or windy weather that could otherwise chap the lips.
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6. Revlon ColorStay Overtime Lipcolor
The Revlon ColorStay Overtime Lipcolor in the bare maximum colorway comes in a convenient tube with a sponge applicator wand. Its creamy texture wears continuously for 16 hours. This lip stain conditions and moisturizes the lips. A topcoat of vitamin E provides lasting softness and moisturizing properties. The chamomile and soy prevent the top coat from cracking or fading, even after you sip hot coffee or a cold drink. This lip stain is available in 16 shades.
7. Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick
Stay stylish with this Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lolita glides on smoothly thanks to its sponge applicator tip that is built into the cap. It has a creamy texture that lasts for eight to 10 hours. Even after the top coat has worn off, the stain is left behind for a touch of color. It stays in place and will not smudge onto the teeth or onto a cup. It comes in a range of shades to complement all skin tones.
8. Maybelline New York Superstay 24
This cheap lip stain offers 24 hours of color. It stays on even after several cups of hot tea, coffee or chilled drinks in glasses. The two step color process includes a base coat with the color and a topcoat that moisturizes and protects the lips. This Maybelline New York lip stain is easy to apply with the wand. It has a sponge applicator that delivers the lip stain evenly across the lip. Apply the base coat, wait two minutes and apply the topcoat. It is available in 39 shades.
9. LipSurgence Power Pigment – Natural Beauty
This lip tint by LipSurgence looks like a big crayon. Anyone who has ever gone into a job interview and been asked, “What color of crayon would you eat and why?” will now have a fabulous answer. This product is available in 20 shades of pink, red and peachy tones. It uses a blend of natural butters and waxes to moisturize and protect the lips from sun and wind damage. It twists up and creates a pencil point for drawing lines around the perimeter of the lips. The wider area allows for easy filling of the center of the lips.
10. Henné Organics Lip Tint
This lip tint by Henné Organics goes on like a lipstick. It has a glossy finish that comes from the proprietary blend of coconut oil, vitamin E and jojoba oil. It leaves the lips soft and moisturized. These sheer lip stains come in a wide of shades, including some that sparkle. Apply more than one layer for a deeper intensity of the lip stain. The long-wearing nature of this product makes it one of the 10 best lip stain solutions available.
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By BCR Staff