Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Choose or Lose

Do you like lip stains?

  • They're okay... (46%, 436 Votes)
  • Love 'em! (31%, 291 Votes)
  • Hate 'em! (21%, 203 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (2%, 19 Votes)

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23 thoughts on “Choose or Lose: Do you like lip stains?

  1. The only lip ‘stains’ I like are the Fyrinnae Lip Lustres, which are a cross between lip stain, lip moisturizer and lip gloss. They’re amazing and stay on for hours.

  2. MAChostage

    Normally I do not, but I really like MAC’s “Tender Tryst”, which came out in A Rose Romance.

  3. I like them, and I love the idea. A lipcolor that stays on all day? Awesome! But I used one yesterday, and realized that unless your lips are COMPLETELY devoid of all dead skin, then it’ll show up realllllly obviously! Like, “hey kid, did you just eat a Popsicle?”. D’oh. And who has NO dead skin anywhere on their lips? It’s almost impossible.

    • Rebecca

      I don’t! lol I use a clean washcloth to gently scrub my lips everyday in the shower, at the very end of my shower. I forgot once and hello flakes!

  4. Amber

    I said that they’re okay. I find that some are gorgeous, but the big problem is that they make my lips so dry. I like Benefit’s Benetint and MAC’s Loving Touch 😀

  5. Sass

    They’re ok…I’m a lip liner, lipstick, lipglass kinda girl.

  6. I love them, but I don’t wear them alone, I wear them under lipstick or lipgloss so that if that wears off, there will still be color underneath.

  7. Lynnie

    I just bought my first lipstain from Sephora the other day. I got TheBalm Staniac in Homecoming Queen. I am really a lipgloss/lustreglass type of girl, but I’ll try anything once. I hope I like it.

    • Rebecca

      I have been thinking about getting this shade too. If you see this comment let me know what you think after you get it! I find a lot of ones that claim to be ‘peach’ to show up very brown-ish and weird. Good luck!

  8. kat

    other -never tried it!

  9. ellebelle

    like the idea. and i actually like the CG one, but the colors dont even match their names or the color of their packaging. very frustrating.. i wrote them a strongly worded email!! lol

  10. evelyn

    i’ve actually never tried any…

  11. Ruth

    With lip stains it’s a hit or miss. Some companies excel at them and other fall short. I love the cover girl outlast lip stains but hate the urban decay stains. I’m always up for giving them a try though.

  12. BINNIE

    my favorite is MAC’s “Tender Tryst”, which came out with A Rose Romance.but I always apply it under light lipstick or put the lip stain on n then clear gloss or goldierocks dazzleglass x

  13. Christy

    They’re ok, I just find that I have to exfoliate my lips a lot to use it. I’ve tried the ones from MAC, they’re great for layering under lipglass and dazzleglass.

  14. Natalie

    I like it especially when I need a lip color that needs to be stayed on all day. Also it cuts out carrying both lipstick and lipgloss in my small baa. My favorite combo is Benetint and Goldyrocks d/s! Gold pearls really POP.

  15. Jenny

    They’re ok.. I won’t go out of my way to buy them.

  16. Moon

    I guess you’re running out of questions Christine?

    This one has been posted quite a few times.

  17. Wilcoa

    I do for traveling and for swimming in summer. I love Benetint since it allows me to carry less when I travel – it of my lips and cheeks and an eyeshadow for a wash. Easy to go :)

  18. Jessaminex

    This question is can a silly one but what is a lip stain for?? =S I’m so new at makeup stuff.

    • Sanita

      It’s a stain that stays on your lips for a long time, stains them so you can eat and drink and it still would be on your lips. Usually it is rosy/sheer red or pink. HTH.

  19. i love them, but as a person who tends to bite the skin on my lips, i always have a lot of dry skin on my lips, and that + lip stain, gives me really dark spots where it soaks into the dry skin.
    one day i will have perfect soft lips and can rock the lip stains. haha

  20. Rebecca

    I love layering the clear-red MAC See Thru Lip Color under any shade of red (bright or dark) and it makes the lipstick last all day without any touch-up/bleeding. Also I find it makes the lipstick follow the lines of my mouth perfectly without a lip brush or liner etc.