You Can Count On These 13 Lipsticks To Stay On All Day
Finding the perfect long-lasting lipstick is in some ways, much like finding your soulmate. After all, coming across a lipstick that is just the right shade is one thing–finding one that feels comfortable on the lips and stays throughout the course of a busy day is another. Because ain’t nobody got time to constantly reapply their lipstick while at the office, running errands or heading to the gym! If you haven’t found that trusty lipstick, fret not. Below, we’ve got 10 long-lasting lipsticks that are so gorgeous and smudge-proof, they may just become your go-to.
Text: Moh Shuying / Female / July 2017
Additional text: Cheryl Lim, Zoe Zeng
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Fenty Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick, $28
Available in 24 colours, that range from nudes and pinks to blues and greens, there’s a shade for every lipstick-lover when it comes to this ultra-thin lippie. Buildable and intense, the creamy texture allows lips to feel moisturised and hydrated while staying put all day.
Guerlain KissKiss Matte Lipstick, $53
These matte lipsticks won’t dry out your lips! Guerlain’s KissKiss lip colours deliver intense pigmentation while moisturising the lips thanks to precious oils and hyaluronic acid serum. And, they stay put through the day. We also love the luxurious look and feel of these lipsticks that come in iconic gold casing that looks good on your vanity as well as when you’re touching up after lunch.
Peripera Ink Airy Velvet, $15.90
A lip tint that stays on and on, blends well and allows you to achieve the Korean gradient look? Yes, please! Peripera’s Ink Airy Velvet range comes in five MLBB shades that have an airy-light texture for that watercolour effect when applied. They are perfect for those who do not enjoy products that leave a sticky and heavy sensation on the lips.
Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick, $30
This waterproof formula provides longer-lasting wear with no transfer. It gives intensely pigmented colour and a comfortable, non-drying finish.
Dior Addict Lip Tattoo, $46
The weightless tint fuses with lips within a few seconds after application and promises zero transfer, be it to a glass or through kisses, almost like a tattoo. It gives a semi-matte finish with subtle shine, and you won’t need to reapply for at least 10 hours.
The Body Shop Matte Lip Liquid, $18
Formulated to glide on effortlessly like a gloss, it gives rich creamy colour and velvety matte finish that is both lightweight and longlasting.
Clarins Joli Rouge, $40
This has a rich creamy formula that delivers intense colour and a satin shine to puckers. It provides six hours of hydration and longlasting hold.
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick, $32
This combines bold, longlasting colour with high-pigment payoff and enduring staying power. You won’t need to touch-up for 10 hours and it even has an antioxidant complex and vitamins A, C and E to nourish lips.
YSL Beauty Vernis A Levres, $51
This provides eight hours of wear and contains watery particles and droplets of oil to form a durable film of luminous, lasting colour.
Laneige Silk Intense Lipstick, $36
This satiny lipstick uses ultra-micronised pigment technology that ensures pigments are packed densely together to give greater vibrancy for a longer time.
M.A.C Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour, price unavailable
This gives a liquid-suede finish and provides stay-true colour that doesn’t feather or bleed for eight hours.
Nudestix Magnetic Matte Lip Color, $37, Sephora
This is as lightweight as a liquid lipstick and as easy to apply like a pencil. A 3-in-1 lip colour, lip liner and lip stain, it has a non-drying, longwearing matte formula that lasts for 9 hours.
Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain, $24
This provides 12 hours of wear and has an ultra pigmented, transfer-proof formula. It has a velvety texture that, once applied, transforms into a matte hue.