Monday, March 30th, 2009

Rant & Rave

Tell us why/what you love, hate, or are indifferent about… LIP STAINS!

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18 thoughts on “Rant & Rave: Lip Stains

  1. Tam

    I love BeneTint (only one I’ve ever used so it’s the only one I can talk about). I like that it keeps a bit of color on my lips so I don’t look like a zombie in between gloss applications.

  2. Not a huge fan because they seem to be drying and don’t have the amount of shine that I like.

  3. kam

    I love Body Shop stain. I’ve also tried the Balm’s stainiac and Benetint and liked them both a lot, but Body Shop is easier on my student wallet.

    I love stains because they give my face a bit of colour and last much longer than lipstick or gloss. I tend to be pathologically late for class, so on most days I just wear mascara and a bit of stain on my lips and I look awake :)

  4. joyceee

    stila cherry crush = my HG stain. gotta have it :)

  5. i like how stains just look like naturally red lips bc it doesn’t rub off or kiss off. the flush isn’t too strong and it lasts for at least a few hours (lipsticks rarely last on me)

  6. Tanya

    I have the lip stain that came out with last years designer….total brain fade on the name BUT the lip stain is really nice. I find that if you put gloss on top though that it kinda ruins the stain look and just rubs off super quickly. Instead I put some lip blam like Burts Bee on first, let it soak in for like 5 min and then add my stain on top. Doing so does cut down on a bit of the lip life of the stain but if my lips are dry wearing a lip stain is really UGLY.

  7. I love my not so shy see thru lip colour from MAC, I’ve almost used up my first tube!

  8. Ruth

    I love the Cover Girl stains, Urban Decay make the grossest stains though !

    • cmferrets

      never tried a lip stain so i cant wait till rose romance by mac comes
      i also have to agree that urban decay lipstick tastes so nasty, i couldnt wait to get it off my lips. – it tastes like plastic.

  9. madelin

    i looooove stila cherry crush but i cant stand how the brush gets all dirty :(

  10. IZzySA

    my favorite topic: lip stains. I long for stained and moist
    so, my favs are: CG, Styli Style (I think they are out of business), Liptini, Laura Mercier has a few good ones but pricier, Stila, and Tarte Balms.. good old chapstick works well on top of any stain if your lips dry out — or try some Rosebud salve.. yummy:)

  11. Shefali

    Like them…but don’t like the drying effect they have.

  12. andrea

    I recently bought the covergirl lip stain and have been incredibly disappointed, i love the colour but I find it fades incredibly fast. like within minutes.

  13. the only I have is the one from The Body Shop and I like it. I looking forward to the Stains in MAC

  14. Okami

    I love the stain from Tarte’s Rise & Shine. The stain doesn’t dry and lasts for hours.

  15. Nicole15

    I love the natural color of stains but not the drying effect.

  16. Andrea

    I love lips and cheek stains. The only ones I didn’t care for I think were the ones by Revlon. MAC and Vincent longo are my faves. A little gloss on top and you’ve got all day color that looks like your lips are really pigmented to the color you stained to. Oh and NARS lipstains are awesome.