Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Choose or Lose


Do you like lip stains?

  • They're okay... (39%, 848 Votes)
  • Yes, love 'em! (31%, 667 Votes)
  • Nah! (29%, 637 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (1%, 26 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,179

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29 thoughts on “Do you like lip stains?

  1. Sami

    My favorite lipstains would have to be either the Just Bitten one by Revlon or Stainiac by theBalm!!!

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Evelyn Evelyn

      I usually don’t like them but I bought that Revlon one as a fluke and I’m really surprised at how nice it is.

  2. i love lipstains, but i’ve only tried them a couple of times.

  3. Jessi

    l love a good red lip stain – something bright or a little more natural for a my lips but better look. It’s modern looking and it’s nice to be able to kiss without smearing it all over your honey’s face. I’ve got smooth lips, though – might not be so good for dry and cracked lips.

    I’m going to be sad when my lipstains from MAC Art Supplies are gone. Hope they bring them back!

  4. lia

    love them! lip stain+gloss has been my go-to look since high school… so easy, and you never have to worry about leaving lipstick marks on straws/sides of cups or constant re-application – my Vincent Longo lip stain lasts 4-6 hours

  5. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Valerie Valerie C.

    I love them! I’ve only used MAC’s stains. I have to try some mentioned here too :) Thanks.

  6. Hend

    Not at all !,
    whenever I use a lip stain my friends think that I’ve had a berry soda kind of drinks or just made out with someone LOL :D

  7. I have never tried them but I would like to.

  8. Brenda

    Never tried!

  9. ter

    I have a love/hate relationship with them! I love the lasting color…hate how the dry out my lips.

  10. I don’t like lipstains at all since my lips are quite sensitive and will peel if there isn’t any moisture on them. Once they dry down it really irritates them and most lip stains are too matte for my liking =).

  11. Liz F.

    I love red lip stains matched with sheer gloss. I find if I don’t use a gloss it looks as if I chugged a gallon of Hawaiian Punch. I really like LORAC’s lip/cheek stain in Sheer Emotion and Sheer Magic.

  12. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Natalie Natalie

    They’re just ok. I like how they look, but every single one I’ve tried no matter the brand dries out my lips to the point where it’s downright painful.

  13. starr

    I LOVE stains! i like having red lips and its comforting to know you cant smudge it when you touch your face and that you won’t accidently turn into joker’s girlfriend. It also looks alot more natural so i usually only wear stains. I love the twilight venom from duwop though posietint and just bitten are also good!

  14. Ruth

    I’m yet to find one that makes my lips look any darker, so I don’t really see the point. I’d love them if I could, I have one from the body shop for cheeks n lips, i currently use it for my cheeks only.

  15. Kat

    I haven’t because I feel like they’d look like too much on my already super pigmented lips. Unless there are ones to nude out your lips, in which case just send them my way lol.

  16. AnaA

    I answered “Other” becausa I’ve never tried one… I’ve never seen any for sale here in Portugal, I’ll have to check with my Sephora store.

    Which ones do you recommend? I’ve seen some that look like children’s markers, others that are roll-on, other that have a tiny applicator…

    Thanks :)

  17. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jill AnGeLwInGz

    I like lip stains because I don’t have the time to keep touching up my lip gloss during the day. The down side is that most of them taste awful.

  18. Carol Holmes

    I used Cover Girl lipstain, and it was a joke! Came off immediately. The only ones I have used that work are Avon lipsain by MARK. I want to try Just Bitten, because I really like Revlon lipsticks in general.

  19. vivian

    never tried em!

  20. Cindy :P

    My first (and only) one is The Body Shop’s lip & cheek stain, I only use it on the lips though, and I’m in love & in awe! I want to try more! (:

  21. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mai Mai-Huong

    Love them! I have both benetint and the tarte lip stain, which is really good and non-drying, since it looks a lot like their gel cheek stains. The color lasts a decent amount too, so long as you let it dry completely first.

  22. Janet

    I love them but hate how drying some are and how badly/unevenly some fade…

  23. paige

    Voted “Other.” Never tried them.

  24. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Marianne Mar

    Nope… Somehow they never look good on me.
    Instead of ‘just bitten’ they look ‘just punched’ LOL.

  25. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Michelle Michou

    I have a lot of cracks in my lips and find that stain settles in the cracks darker even if I use a balm and exfoliate first. So, lipstick and gloss it is. :)

  26. hannah

    i love them, because i don’t like the feel of lipstick, never have. benetint is my bff!

  27. tawny

    i love lip stains, mostly because i tend to keep my eye makeup very natural. and i buy lots of lipsticks but i wear lip stains more. sometimes i hate the feeling of having product on my lips… the transferring, etc. benetint is my fave. also i think they make your lips look plumper.

  28. Meika

    Nope, My lips are too pigmented. I don’t even bother with them anymore.