Lip Stains You Don't Need To Re-Apply

If you love your long-lasting lipsticks, you're going to love these more low maintenance lips stains. Whereas it is really obvious if you don’t apply a lipstick perfectly, lip stains are more forgiving thanks to their sheer formulas. They might be lighter in colour, but they deliver a finish that lasts and lasts. If you’re looking to break away from your go-to matte liquid lipstick, experiment with one of the pretty lip stains.

NYX Suede Liquid Cream Lipstick

This baby applies smoothly onto your lips and stays put, even after you have had a meal. The texture is liquid but leaves a matte finish when it is dry. It is velvety soft, waterproof and more importantly, long-lasting lippie.


MAC Versicolour Lip Stain

You don’t need to use any lip brushes with this precise stain. The fine-tipped doe foot applicator applies the product exactly where you want it. And if it’s bold colour you’re after, you have plenty of options including vivid orange, bright purple and succulent pink. 

Priced at £21.00

Collection Colour Pout Lip Stain

If you love to doodle in your notebooks, you’re going to appreciate the marker applicator on this lip stain. It makes it easy to deposit the colour on your lips exactly where you want it. Just try to stay inside the lines.

Priced at £4.99

MUA Luxe Inked Lip Stain  

This pigmented lip stain is the next best thing to getting inked on your lips. Once it’s applied, you don’t have to worry about it transferring onto cups, your teeth, or someone’s cheek. And it’s comfortable to wear too thanks to the water-based formula. 

Priced at £4.00

L’Oreal Paris Glam Shine Stain Splash

There are countless long-lasting matte lipstick products, but it can be hard to find one that delivers a glossy finish. This lippy does. The wallet-friendly product gives your lips a glassy shine, but the formula lasts a lot longer than your typical gloss. What’s more, there’s nothing sticky about it.

Priced at £7.99

Aura Sheer Lip Stain

Are you a low maintenance lip balm kind of girl? However, do you find yourself craving a product that you wouldn’t have to apply quite so frequently? This elegant pen is the solution. It deposits sheer, nourishing colour that lasts. 

Priced at £21.00

Stila Crush Lip And Cheek Stain  

You’re lucky enough to get two products in one sleek tube with this stain. You can apply the formula to your lips and your cheeks. It comes in eight beautiful shades that are formulated with pH technology so they react to your skin to create the most flattering finish.

Priced at £16.00

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Vernis a Levres Glossy Stain

“Glossy stain” isn’t an oxymoron. This luxe lippy proves that you can have a long-wearing, glossy finish without compromising. It has taken the best parts of a traditional lip stain and gloss and packaged them into one beautiful tube.    

Priced at £24.30

Benefit Lollitint Lip & Cheek Stain

Every type of lolli is brilliant and that includes this two-in-one product. You can wear the liquid-gel formula on your cheeks, lips or both. The nail varnish-like brush delivers a pretty orchid flush that you will love as much as any red blush.

Priced at £21.68    

Smith & Cult The Tainted Lip Stain  

There’s nothing actually tainted about this lip stain. Everything is beautiful about it from the golden packaging to the flattering color to the comfortable formula. If you love a glossy look but are frequently let down by glosses, give this stain a go.

Priced at £24.00

As tempting as it may be to by another liquid lipstick, try switching things up by getting a lip stain. Once you swipe it on your lips, you will realise just how brilliant they can be.