23 Lip Stains to Keep Your Pout Colorful All Day Long ...

If you love the look of lipstick but hate having to reapply it over and over, all day long, maybe it's time to try a good lip stain! There are so many to choose from, in so many colors, chances are there's a stain made just for you. Here are a few of my favorites... is one of these your ideal shade? Let's find out.


Price: $14 at sephora.com
Available in 14 hot hues, this lip stain is made with nourishing avocado oil, and it's designed to last all day.

2. Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro

Price: $38 at sephora.com
Most of the 18 colors in this line are matte, but there are a few shimmering shades; all of them are made to last all day.

3. Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick

Price: $21 at sephora.com
This is a long-wearing lipstick that acts like a stain, tinting your lips all day long without feeling heavy or sticky.

4. YSL Vernis À Lèvres Glossy Stain

Price: $36 at sephora.com
Hooray! Now you can get the shine of your favorite gloss and the all-day color of a stain.

5. MAKE up for EVER Aqua Rouge Liquid Lipstick

Price: $24 at sephora.com
Apply your favorite shade from the 15 marvelous mattes in this line, then swipe on the topcoat, and your color will last all day.

6. YSL Baby Doll Kiss & Blush Lips & Cheeks

Price: $40 at sephora.com
There are a dozen pretty colors in this line, all of them made to stain your lips and your cheeks with soft color all day long.

7. Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick

Price: $28 at sephora.com
The bottle says lipstick but the lipstick itself is an all-day-long stain.

8. Smashbox Be Legendary Long Wear Lip Lacquer

Price: $24 at sephora.com
This is another lip stain disguised as a lush lipstick. It comes in nine gorgeous colors.

9. Tarte LipSurgence Matte Lip Tint

Price: $28 at amazon.com
Maybe you just want a hint of color, but you want it to last all day. This is the tint for you, then, available in six sweet shades.

10. SEPHORA COLLECTION Rouge Infusion Lip Stain

Price: $7 at sephora.com
There are eight gorgeous colors in this line, all of them highly pigmented and buildable, so you can use one quick swipe for a natural look, or layer it on for more glam.

11. Tata Harper Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint

Price: $36 at sephora.com
Talk about a multi-tasker! This lip and cheek tint also plumps your lips and skin, smoothing out fine lines while providing all-day color.

12. YSL Volupté Tint-in-Oil

Price: $32 at sephora.com
Keep your lips hydrated and happy and coated in rich color, with this two-in-one stain and oil.

13. BURBERRY Lip & Cheek Bloom

Price: $30 at sephora.com
I'm noticing a trend here: many of these lip stains are two-in-one cheek stains, too! This one comes in six pretty shades, and each one is buildable, so you can have a soft color, or try something a little more intense with a few more layers.

14. BECCA Beach Tint

Price: $25 at sephora.com
Slip this little tube of color into your handbag or beach bag and you'll have a summer-sultry stain for your lips and cheeks everywhere you go.

15. Chosungah 22 Ink Jet Lip Tatt Lip Stain

Price: $30 at sephora.com
My only complaint? That this vivid all-day lip stain only comes in three colors.

16. Benefit Cosmetics Posietint Cheek & Lip Stain

Price: $30 at sephora.com
This soft, innocent poppy pink is made to tint your lips and cheeks with natural-looking color that last all day.

17. Benefit Cosmetics Chachatint Cheek & Lip Stain

Price: $30 at sephora.com
But maybe you want something brighter, more eye-catching, more cha-cha! Then set the Posietint aside and give this a go!

18. MILK MAKEUP Oil Lip Stain

Price: $18 at sephora.com
Choose from red (Tude) or hot pink (Vibes), and enjoy hydrated, color-stained lips all day long.

19. Tarte Lipsurgence Skintuitive Lip Tint

Price: $14 at amazon.com
I love that this berry-hued lip stain looks different on each person... how cool is that?!

20. Stila Lip & Cheek Stain

Price: $29 at amazon.com
This is another lip stain that reacts to each person's pH to create a one-of-a-kind hue.

21. Dinoplatz Lost Identity Lip Tint

Price: $18 at sephora.com
... and finally, a customize-able lip tint that comes in three shades you can play with. Fun!

22. ARDENCY INN MODSTER Long Play Lip Vinyl

Price: $23 at sephora.com
This long-wearing lip stain/gloss is just as glossy as the name implies, and it comes in four sleek shades.