Staying power amongst other things is a desired trait of a liquid lipstick. Liquid lipsticks are notoriously drying, but could these brands and their nourishing formulas promise a velvety, matte finish with ultimate comfort? Take a gander at our judges’ favourites.
1. 3INA Lip Vinyl, $23
4. Burberry Lip Velvet Crush, $47 EDITOR’S PICK!
“When this was first launched, it sold out quickly at Sephora and I knew something was up; so I gave it a try and… WOW! This is perfect for a non-lipstick person like me who just wants a beautiful, natural stain. This does exactly that with a gorgeous semi-matte finish.” — Adele
5. Chanel Rouge Allure Liquid Powder, $52 WINNER!
“I’m giving this five stars for not just having great colour payoff and amazing sensorial feel, but for CHANEL pushing the boundaries of lipstick with this soft, blurring matte product that isn’t drying, making it an option for people with dry lips too.” — Jemma
“Doesn’t dry lips, buildable and blurs out the fine lines in your lips.” — Hanli
6. Clarins Water Lip Stain, $36
8. Etude House Matte Chic Lip Lacquer, $19.90
“This is seriously budge-proof, even when eating. The matte finish and colour intensity is just insanely perfect.” — Aimee
11. Gosh Liquid Matte Lips in 003 Nougat Fudge, $25.90
12. History of Whoo Luxury Lip Essence, $58
14. Hourglass No.28 Lip Treatment Oil, $82
15. Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick, $32
16. L’Oreal Paris Makeup Rouge Signature, $21.90
17. Laneige Tattoo Lip Tint, $32
18. Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink, $17.90
19. Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Ink, $35
20. NYX Powder Puff Lip Cream, $14.50
21. Shiseido LacquerInk LipShine, $46
22. Shu Uemura Matte Supreme Liquid Lipstick, $43
“I am so taken with this product. Not only is it lightweight with great payoff, it’s a very soft, non-drying formula for something that has a matte finish. The colour is stunning, and although it doesn’t have perfect staying power, it fades almost as if blurring, giving it a lived-in look as the day wears on.” — Jemma
23. Three Lyrical Lip Bloom, $48
25. YSL Beauty Tatouage Couture, $55
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