Over the past few years, liquid lipsticks have become more and more popular for how they look like a combination of gloss and traditional lipstick and have the staying power of a lip stain. With its no-transfer, no-melt, chicly matte formula, it is no wonder that liquid lipsticks have become a makeup bag necessity.
COVERGIRL MELTING POUT MATTE LIQUID LIPSTICK
A long-lasting formula that also hydrates. Apply two coats for a smooth, even lip.Available in other colors, Gel cream formula. Infused with nourishing ingredients
PHYSICIANS FORMULA HEALTHY LIP VELVET LIQUID LIPSTICK
It's easy to apply, great colors, moisturizing compared to most liquid lipsticks.The nudes are heaven and feel more like a gloss than a liquid lipstick. This high pigment lipstick is perfect if you hate to reapply available in other colors. Free of phthalates, parabens, and aluminum.
MAYBELLINE SUPERSTAY 24 HOUR LIPCOLOR
This dual-ended lip color comes with both a liquid lipstick for vibrancy and lip balm to lock in moisture. With 39 different shades, you're sure to find a hue (or six) for you.Available in other colors.Dual-ended lip color.
WET N WILD MEGALAST LIQUID CATSUIT LIPSTICK
It goes on smooth and has a beautiful matte finish. Stays put for hours, through eating and drinking as long as you don't eat anything oily. It dries smoothly and not in patches or cakey.The vivid colors and lightweight feel on your lips, available in other colors.Matte finish.
REVLON ULTRA HD MATTE LIPCOLOR
Liquid matte that doesn't feel drying at all. Don't worry if this color looks shiny at first—it'll take a second or two to sink in. Available in other colors.100% wax-free.
RIMMEL LONDON PROVOCALIPS 16 HOUR KISS PROOF LIP COLOUR
First, this product is not obnoxiously fragranced. Color is true, goes on like silk. The sealant goes on cleanly and is neither sticky, gooey or over-glossy -- it merely seals the color. This color WILL NOT come off with casual kisses or even heavier make-out kisses! Does NOT leave a stain on glasses or eating utensils.This lipstick is so long-lasting, you may need makeup remover to take it off at the end of the day. Available in other shades.Transfer-proof.No tight feeling or dry lips.
NYX COSMETICS LIP LINGERIE LIQUID LIPSTICK
True nudes and neutrals that flatter a range of skin tones.The gal who likes to keep her makeup subtle.Available in other colors.Enriched with vitamin E.
L'ORÉAL INFALLIBLE PRO-MATTE LIQUID LIPSTICK
It’s not cracked- it looks freshly applied!! It survived eating, drinking, kisses, and sleeping. A super pigmented, all-day lipstick—truly infallible.Available in other colors.24-hour wear.
NYX SOFT MATTE LIP CREAM
A stellar selection of colors, of the highest quality. For the most precise application, use lip liner before putting this on. Available in other colors.Matte finish.
MAYBELLINE SUPERSTAY MATTE INK LIP COLOR
The formula stays on ALL DAY (10 hours plus, for me) and its SO freaking comfortable. Its texture, once dried, is unlike ANY liquid lipstick. Its very soft, but lightweight, and it doesn't do that gross cracking or caking thing that some matte liquid lips do. When they say this lipstick is SuperStay, they mean it.Available in other colors.Matte finish.16-hour wear.
The even better news? You don’t have to spend a small fortune to find one of quality status—some of the greatest liquid lipsticks, like all the ones we have rounded up here, cost under $10.