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20 Gorgeous Lipsticks That'll Actually Stay On All Day

A busy woman has no time to reapply! The products in this post were updated in March 2018.

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.
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We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1. Milani's Amore Lip Creme gives you the appearance of fuller lips so you won't have to over-line them for the same look.

milanicosmetics.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "This is probably one of my favorite liquid lipsticks. I have the shade Adorable and it's a very pretty, demure color and it smells good out of the tube. The color lasted all day for me, even with eating and drinking. It is definitely a very good buy compared to more high-end liquid lipsticks." –Lindsay Marie

Get it from Amazon for $7.97+ (available in 17 shades).

2. NYX is known for its affordable and high-quality products, and their Soft Matte Lip Cream is no different! It moisturizes your lips while you're wearing it.

nyxcosmetics.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "I love it! I'm a waitress, and nothing is worse than going in front of your tables with a cracked, peeling, or faded lip color. I don't even have to check my compact with this stuff on my lips! I love how vibrant it is, too! Where has this been all my life?" –Erynn

Get it from Amazon for $8.58 (available in 22 shades).

3. Colourpop's mini-sized, ultra-matte lipsticks are perfect for trying out new shades!

colourpop.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "Perfect in every way. I bought these lipsticks for my girlfriend. She applies it once in the morning and it wonderfully lasts all day. She loves it, which means I love it. Great Product." –TMIL72

Get them from Amazon for $22.49.

4. Sometimes you need a subtle color that goes with literally everything. Kailijumei's lipstick is infused with cocoa butter that will leave your lips super soft!

amazon.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "'When I wear this, my lips get to a pretty bright reddish pink, which is such a nice color. It doesn't rub off either, so you can eat and drink, and the color stays for many hours." –Brittany

Get it from Amazon for $7.10.

5. Of course Kat Von D would make a liquid lipstick almost as permanent as her tattoos.

sephora.com

Promising Review: "I was wearing this lipstick and got so many compliments! It's highly pigmented, long-wearing (it survived dinner and Starbucks and I still had to wipe it off when I got home), very soft, and dries quickly!" –Queen111801

Get it from Sephora for $20 (available in 40 shades).

6. Beauty Bakerie's Lip Whip has tons of colors that are super flattering for darker skin tones.

beautybakerie.com

Get it from Beauty Bakerie for $20 (available in 36 shades).

7. If you need a liquid lipstick that's extremely easy to apply, Anastasia Beverly Hills' liquid lipstick only takes one swipe to look amazing.

Promising Review: "I bought Soft Lilac and it is so pretty! It goes well with my fair skin. It's super easy to apply, the wand is amazing, and the lipstick spreads like butter. It is super pigmented, so a little product goes a long way and it lasts all day! I drank, ate, and only had to reapply once after my nine-hour shift." –snokiesunshineGet it from Sephora for $20 (available in 20 shades) or Ulta for $20 (available in 31 shades).
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Promising Review: "I bought Soft Lilac and it is so pretty! It goes well with my fair skin. It's super easy to apply, the wand is amazing, and the lipstick spreads like butter. It is super pigmented, so a little product goes a long way and it lasts all day! I drank, ate, and only had to reapply once after my nine-hour shift." –snokiesunshine

Get it from Sephora for $20 (available in 20 shades) or Ulta for $20 (available in 31 shades).

8. Benefit Cosmetics cheek and lip stain boasts a matte finish so you can have a face full of possibilities with just one tool.

Promising review: "I've used Benetint for nearly 10 years now, having been introduced to it in high school. I love this stuff! I'm always a big fan of multipurpose products. I use it on my cheeks and lips everyday. This stays put and gives me a really sheer, natural glow." —dsm4Get it from Sephora for $30 or Ulta for $30.
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Promising review: "I've used Benetint for nearly 10 years now, having been introduced to it in high school. I love this stuff! I'm always a big fan of multipurpose products. I use it on my cheeks and lips everyday. This stays put and gives me a really sheer, natural glow." —dsm4

Get it from Sephora for $30 or Ulta for $30.

9. This matte lipstick is also waterproof, so if you're drinking or eating it won't slide off. Win!

amazon.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "My new favorite lipstick! I put on one coat, and it lasted all day. It also did not dry my lips out like most matte lipsticks." –K.K.

Get it from Amazon for $1.85.

10. Too Faced Melted long wear lipstick is heavily pigmented for a dope-ass, bold-looking color!

sephora.com, Sephora

Promising Review: "I just bought this liquid lipstick in the color Melted Chihuahua. It is absolutely beautiful! I don't usually like liquid lipsticks, but this formula is excellent. It is not drying and lasts for hours." –princesa7

Get it from Sephora for $21 (available in 11 shades) or Ulta for $20 (availabe in 8 shades).

11. Jouer's matte lipstick is sparkly as hell, smells like vanilla, and offers full coverage for your lips!

amazon.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "I love this lipstick so much so that I bought another color and plan to buy more! I love that it doesn't get all over my cups, food, or boyfriend! I usually only apply it once a day, and maybe if I'm going out later, I'll apply a fresh coat." –Bianca

Get it from Amazon for $18 (available in 16 shades).

12. Golden Rose Velvet Matte Lipstick lasts all day and all night to make your ~glow up~ just a permanent look.

amazon.com

Promising review: "I have never worn a lipstick that has been so efficient at staying on my lips ALL night. I applied before I left the house and brought it with me in case I needed to reapply (I was at a costume party). I kept going to check in the mirror and was astonished that it hasn't budged and was not faded at all. This stuff makes me want to start wearing lipstick regularly." —Alexandra F.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 36 shades).

13. If you're into vegan products, Tarte's lip paint uses all-natural ingredients for bright, long-lasting colors.

sephora.com, Sephora

Promising Review: "I got Birthday Suit as a birthday present and actually really like it. Normally I have a hard time finding a nice matte that doesn't dry out my lips, but this one is great. I usually take off lipstick about an hour after wearing it, but this one lasted all day! All I want from a lipstick is it to be smooth and moist. It's both of those." –toustous

Get it from Sephora for $20 (available in 20 shades) or Ulta for $20 (available in 7 shades) .

14. Looking for an affordable liquid lipstick that doesn't flake? Wet n' Wild's Liquid Catsuit lipstick is a great option.

amazon.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "I absolutely love this color! It goes on smooth and has a beautiful matte finish. It stays put for hours, even through eating and drinking. It also dries smoothly and not in patches." –Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $2.99 (available in 13 shades).

15. Maybelline's matte liquid really does have a vivid, eye-catching color that's wonderful for your unique, stand out style.

amazon.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "I love this. I wore it out one weekend running errands and received a few compliments from ladies I was talking to. I honestly forgot it was on my lips until someone asked what the lovely color was that I was wearing. Even my husband made a comment about my lip color when I got home later that afternoon, so the color was a win! It's a liquid matte, but it's super creamy and honestly left my lips feeling soft after an entire day of wearing it." –Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $4.49 (available in 20 shades).

16. Smashbox's Always On Matte lipstick has a lightweight formula that won't smudge or transfer.

Promising Review: "This lipstick is very highly pigmented, so one swipe is enough to get full color and coverage. It has a smooth, creamy, texture and it smells vaguely like cupcakes. It never cakes, doesn't transfer, and NEVER dries out. I just wore this all day this past weekend for Taste of Chicago and it stayed put in the hot, muggy sun and it stayed put after trying food for hours. It still looked perfectly and freshly applied at the end of the day. I will never buy a different liquid lipstick brand again." –lexurbyGet it from Sephora for $24 (available in 24 shades) or from Ulta for $24 (available in 28 shades).
Sephora

Promising Review: "This lipstick is very highly pigmented, so one swipe is enough to get full color and coverage. It has a smooth, creamy, texture and it smells vaguely like cupcakes. It never cakes, doesn't transfer, and NEVER dries out. I just wore this all day this past weekend for Taste of Chicago and it stayed put in the hot, muggy sun and it stayed put after trying food for hours. It still looked perfectly and freshly applied at the end of the day. I will never buy a different liquid lipstick brand again." –lexurby

Get it from Sephora for $24 (available in 24 shades) or from Ulta for $24 (available in 28 shades).

17. Sometimes you just want a thick, metallic color instead of a classic matte. This lip tar has a variety of colors to match your aesthetic.

amazon.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "This is my new favorite lip color. The color is gorgeous and your lips will definitely stand out. It also pretty much lasts all day!" –Elyse Mc Meechan

Get it from Amazon for $10.20 (available in 43 shades).

18. Lime Crime's liquid matte lipstick is another great cruelty-free lipstick alternative that has a smooth and simple lip application.

amazon.com

Promising Review: "A beautiful matte color, long-lasting, and non-transferable after it dries on your lips. I carry the lipstick with me in case I need a touchup, which I haven't needed to do yet." –Bonita

Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in 45 shades).

19. Huda Beauty has a light and comfortable matte lipstick that stays vibrant throughout the day. Sounds like a miracle.

sephora.com

Promising Review: "I bought this lipstick for my sister's wedding because I wanted color, but nothing too bright, and it was perfect. The lipstick stayed on all day, and only needed one reapplication following dinner. It isn't drying and it stays put!" –swish2115

Get it from Sephora for $20 (available in 22 shades).

20. Revlon's Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor has a gel formula to keep its dynamic color over time.

amazon.com, amazon.com

Promising Review: "I love this lipstick. It has a wonderful matte finish, doesn't dry out my lips, and stays on all day!" –JRStar

Get it from Amazon for $6.19 (available in 16 shades).

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