10 Lip Products to Try at Sephora

Here are some of my personal recommendations for lip products to pick up while Sephora’s offering 15% off! Beauty Insiders use code TICKET, VIBs use code VIBTICKET, and Rouges use code ROUGETICKET. ๐Ÿ™‚ Feel free to share your recommendations for other readers to try!

  1. Bite Beauty Cashmere Lip Creams (review) are really intensely pigmented liquid lipsticks. I’ve tried three shades and have loved all three! (Pictured: Moscato)
  2. Guerlain Rouge G (review) is my all-time favorite lipstick formula, and it’s by no means inexpensive, so a sale is a great time to indulge. Love shades like Gemma, Girly, Gisela, Genna, Garconne, Gigolo. (Pictured: Genna)
  3. YSL Glossy Stains (review) are glossy, pigmented, and long-wearing lip colors that come in a wide variety of shades. These are lovely for someone who likes a glossy lip but needs longer wear. (Pictured: Fuchsia Dore)
  4. Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick (review) is a pigmented, comfortable, hydrating, and moderately longer-wearing lipstick that comes in a good variety of shades from beige to plum. I really love shades like Anarchy, Naked, Streak, and Venom. (Pictured: Anarchy)
  5. Bobbi Brown High Shimmer Lipgloss (review) is my go-to formula for sparkling, shimmery gloss with a high-shine, high-shimmer finish. I love shades like Canary, Naked Plum, and Plum Gold. (Pictured: Citrus)
  6. Too Faced La Creme (review) is an excellent formula if you love a lipstick with a very creamy, emollient texture, good color payoff, and hydration. (Pictured: Bon Bon)
  7. Givenchy Le Rouge (review) is one of my favorite formulas for its satiny finish, intense color payoff, and comfortable, hydrating, long-wear.
  8. Buxom Full Bodied Lipstick (review) is a richly pigmented, longer-wearing, comfortable formula that won’t break the bank! (Pictured: Menace)
  9. Marc Jacobs LoveMarc Lip Gel (review) is hydrating, emollient lipstick with a lot of shine and pigmentation. Some of my favorites are Showstopper and Seduce Me. (Pictured: Seduce Me)
  10. Jack Black Lip Balm (review) is a must-have for me at all times.


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stacey Avatar

Sephora may be a place to try…..but not a place to buy. I dont contribute my money there for various reasons of the past. Too many places in SF, I can buy from.

Lotus Avatar

Hmmm.. I’m enticed now. That’s lemon/chamomile ? Black tea… Oh I wonder if it’s way too late to return? I love a good moisturizing lippie! Hello @Leesha! Congrats and you’re a tinker bell! ๐Ÿ™‚ Love the Sugarpill quad look! Thanks Christine! ๐Ÿ™‚

Lotus Avatar

I caved.. 15% off is like 2 for one plus tax ๐Ÿ˜€ lemon and black tea ! I can’t wait! I’ll give my mint away or just keep it somewhere odd where I just might need it someday. Lol. The father of “Five” was never into “extravagant” things… Men. Sigh. ๐Ÿ™‚

Alice Avatar

Urban Decay Revolution, Buxom Full Bodied, and Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense are my favorites for color. Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment and Yu-Be Lip Therapy are my favorites for balms.

I also love Illamasqua lipsticks and I’m sad Sephora cut their selection of them down so much. I had a couple on my wishlist that they stopped carrying.

Mariella Avatar

My recommendations would also include the Jack Black lip balms (I really like the grapefruit one) and Bite Beauty’s Agave Lip Mask (even better than the Jack Black lip balm), Bite’s VIB Rouge lipstick which, sadly, wasn’t available for purchase in-store during the VIB event. Also, from Nars, Como Larger Than Life Lipgloss and Damage lipstick.

Quinctia Avatar

Jack Black works well for me because my lips get on well with petroleum jelly, for some reason! So I’ve actually found the Vaseline Lip Therapy to work pretty well for me…which is good, because I only bought it because they come in a ridiculously adorable teeny tiny vaseline container.

However, it’s not something I’d ever use on the go, so it’s on the night stand. The rose one smells really nice, and it’s about the same consistency as JB for me.

JB totally lives in my purse, though! ๐Ÿ™‚

Casey Avatar

I picked up a Bite Beauty Matte Creme lip crayon (I got the color Blood Orange) a couple days ago when I was at Sephora… It is AMAZING. It glides on amazingly well and is so comfy on – which is awesome for a matte shade! Smells so yummy too. It’s gonna be hard for me to restrain myself and not pick up more ๐Ÿ™‚

CKG Avatar

I like the packaging on the le Rouges but I can’t decide on a colour because I have similar shades already. Buxom looks interesting.

CKG Avatar

Between the Buxom, Marc Jacobs and Givenchy you gave me more items for my “loves” list lol
I quite like Illamasqua’s Lover so I might try Excite as well.
As an aside I must say that I love the layout of the Sephora site, it’s extremely well organized and user-friendly and the search function is excellent.

CKG Avatar

The shipping is so high, though! I added an item to my cart last night and when I saw the sales tax and shipping added (and also that I couldn’t add two promos and get the little makeup bag too) it was just too much and I couldn’t pull the trigger.

Melinda Avatar

I love your picks!
1- YSL Rouge Volupte lipsticks
2- YSL Golden Glosses
3- Nars Velvet Matte lip pencils
4- Jack Black lip balm
5- Fresh Sugar lip polish
6- Tarte Lipsurgence natural matte lip tint
7- Nars Satin lip pencils
I can only think of 7 right now..lol.

Allison Avatar

So happy to see this list before I go to Sephora with me coupon tomorrow. The Jack Black lip balm will be on my list. And you reminded me that my Too Faced Drenched lippies are sitting in one of my storage containers and need to come out. Between the Hourglass Ambient Lighting and their blush, which, if either, is the must have?

Allison Avatar

Thank you, Christine. That’s what I was hoping you’d say! I’m drowning in blush & no finishing powder quite like the Ambient Lighting ๐Ÿ™‚

Mary Avatar

I totally used this as an opportunity to get a YSL glossy stain in No. 7 and a MBMJ Lip Gel in Seduce Me!

Debating another glossy stain… I’m kind of obsessed. This sale is the perfect time for splurging on lip products!

Lauren S Avatar

I just bought my first UD Revolution lipstick in Streak this weekend during the sale and it’s great! I also love the Jack Black lip balm in the Lemon scent! I have a Too Faced La Creme lipstick from one of their holiday kits but I haven’t even used it yet, oops! I better get on that though!

Karen Avatar

I have UD lipstick in 69 and its one of the best formula of lipsticks I have tried! Totally worth the money. I’m looking for a bright pink for summer and was debating between UD Anarchy or NARS Schiap. Which one would you recommend? Or any suggestions? I don’t want anything super glossy but my lips tend to dry out so I don’t want something that emphasizes lip lines.
Help!? Thanks in advance!

fancie Avatar

I love Jack Black balm! Thanks again for recommending it. It’s perfection! I so need one of those Bite Beauty Cashmere Lip Creams in my life. Especially whichever shade that is lol. It’s so gorgeous! I totally recommend everyone try the Urban Decay Revolution lipsticks. It’s one of the best formulas I’ve tried. They’re pigmented, moisturizing and long lasting. Anarchy is my fave!

Jenn Avatar

I agree on the Rouge G and Glossy stains. Best lip stick/lip gloss (not sure what to put Glossy Stain as) formulas, ever. The Rebel Nudes for Glossy Stains are great, have to go into Sephora to pick up one now that DFS SFO discontinued carrying YSL products. ๐Ÿ™ I already have a good amount of my Rouge Gs left. Dior Addict is also pretty nice too, in Diablotine.

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