Lip Stains Have Staying Power
Pucker up, take a sip, keep on talking—these options ensure long-lasting color.
and juicy, the newest lip stains combine the long-lasting color of a
traditional lipstick with the light, sheer look of your favorite gloss.
Former gloss or lipstick girls tend to become
addicted to stains because they work with the beauty of your natural
lip, not against it.
Apply lip stain just as you would a lipstick or gloss, using either
a handy roll-on or crayon-like tip or a brush. Packaging is portable
and never messy, making touch-ups a breeze. And many brands also plump
your pout with an infusion of hydrating ingredients like vitamin E.
Some even double as quick cheek color when you're on the go.
And talk about choices. With such a
variety of colors, there's a perfect shade for everyone. But you may
need to experiment with several before selecting the perfect hue. Keep
in mind, stains appear darker in the bottle than on your lips. They
also dry quickly and set in place on your lips, so a quick swipe of
color should do the trick.
Search ULTA.com's extensive selection to find the best stain for you, or try one of our favorites:
1. Revlon Colorstay Just Bitten Lipstain + Balm
This lip stain marker makes application easy for newbies and the
natural, fresh colors last all day (the more you layer it on, the
darker it gets). Lips stay extra moisturized with the balm that's
attached on one end.
2. Stila Lip & Cheek Stain
What's genius about Stila's stain is the two-in-one, multitasking color
that works on both lips and cheeks. Shades will look different on
everyone, as colors react to the pH levels in your skin to create a
personalized blush and pout.
3. Tarte Cosmetics LipSurgence Natural Lip Stain
An infusion of natural ingredients like soothing peppermint,
vitamin E and jojoba seed oil keeps lips well hydrated and gives them a
4. Cover Girl Outlast Lip Stain
This innovative product is totally smudge-proof, thanks to a precise
pen-like applicator that lets you slather on the color minus the mess.