Let’s face it, there are a lot of liquid lippies that are long lasting out there. And boy would I like to get a hand on all those beautiful shades and formulas! Problem? You’ll end up with any of the following scenarios: breaking the bank, absolutely loving it, but just owning a few, buying one and not liking the color or any combination of the above.
Fortunately, here’s a list of a some long lasting lippies that you can try on a budget. If you do a little bit of research, you’ll find that some of them are great dupes for the more expensive brands!
However, there are some cons. Namely, the formula may not be as smooth or creamy or as long lasting as the more expensive brands or the fragrance isn’t to your liking. All the lippies on this list are under $10 and have a range of colors to choose from. However, colourpop and nyx have the most varied color availability of the 4 on this list.
Pros: Highly pigmented Easy application for most formulas Quick drying Lasts ½ day to a whole day Lots of dupes for Kylie Lots of shades
Cons: Formulas vary in certain shades Drying (unless used with their primer) Flaking of some formulas
Pros: Smooth formula Not heavy on lips Highly pigmented Easy application Lasts ½ day to a whole day Not drying
Cons: Takes a while to dry and is still sticky Not as many shades as other brands
Nyx Soft Matte Lip Cream $6.50
Pros: Soft and comfortable formula Love the fragrance Moisturizing Easy application Lots of shades
Cons: Only lasts until you eat or drink
Maybelline Superstay $9.49
Pros: Highly pigmented Easy application Lasts the whole day!
Cons: Not so many shades to choose from Sticky