Because I don't wear a lot of makeup on a daily basis, I need to be certain that the few products I do use can last the day, especially my lipstick. Because who has the time to correct smudged and discoloured lips five times a day? Certainly not moi. That's why I appreciate a nice waterproof, long-lasting lipstick.
Waterproof may sound drying, flaky, and all-around excessive, but trust me when I say that the right formula is incredibly amazing. And, because testing a bazillion products and then writing about my actual favourites is a big part of my job, here are my top 10 (yes, ten!) waterproof, budge-proof lipsticks that are guaranteed to last all day.
Now is the moment to dress up your gorgeous pout with a waterproof liquid lipstick that will cling to your lips like nothing else. As a result, we've selected a few of the best waterproof matte lipsticks to get you started. Pick your favourite.
Women, rejoice! Because olive and tanned skin tones can pull off every colour under the sun. You don't even need to worry about your skin's undertones! Conversely, this shade called ‘Rose Belle’ is a vibrant pink that works well for both work and play, and looks fantastic on every skin tone.
#WaterProof and #TransferProof for the win! Yes, you are precise. Because this one is waterproof and kiss-proof, you won't have to worry about touch-ups after lunch with bae. Plum Beauty is a burgundy shade that turns heads, wherever you go. This shade combines long-lasting power with the most matte finish you've ever seen.
This coral lipstick mixes together tints of red, orange, and pink to create a gorgeous and universally attractive tone. Pick this coral slayer for a true-comfort wear, which is a lightweight formula that deepens as it sets to a matte, transfer-free finish. You get the best of both worlds: the colour of a lip stain and the comfort of a lip balm, all with a matte finish. Pair this pout with kohl-lined eyes to amp up the drama.
Do you want to tone down your rosy pink lips a bit? Enter: MyGlamm Ultimatte Long-Stay Matte Liquid Lipstick - Nude Bombshell! It is the best lipstick colour that'll throw all the attention to your full face of glamm makeup. The ideal nude colour to change your look from day to night, it is also vegan and cruelty-free, as certified by PETA.
With a magnificent and daring red, conquer the world! This lovely shade will leave your lips smoother as Vitamin E helps to lock in moisture and give your lips a super-matte finish. It is also vegan and cruelty-free, as certified by PETA. Red Diva is a deep red shade that can be called the ultimate red for every skin tone.
What else can be mentioned about this colour except that it is ideal for all complexions! Light, medium or darker complexions can all sport this nudish pink-purple cool concoction. Firecracker is a neon candy and mauve shade.
This shade is an ode to the colour pink. Give pretty-in-pink a whole new meaning with this sneaky subtle tint that looks best on all complexion tones. Social Butterfly is a combination of bubblegum pink and dusty pink.
With this subtle brown, you can rule every room with little more than your pout! Swipe it on for a hue that stays all day and matches fair to medium complexion tones.
Brunch with the girls, movie nights with mum, and candlelight dinners, all call for your best pout. So wear this ridiculously bright pink lipstick and dress to impress.
Apply this pretty lippie to strike a careful balance between vibrant pink and mauvish peach for a pout that pops out with no doubt. It looks best on medium and dark skin tones.
Are there any side effects of using waterproof lipsticks?
You should be alright unless you have an allergy to any of the ingredients. If you use some of them too frequently, your lips may develop raised, red lumps. But the vitamin E in this range will moisturise your lips before it dries into a matte texture. Always wear a decent, neutral lip balm before applying the lipstick or a good lip mask before going to bed because long-lasting lipsticks and stains can be rather drying for your lips.
Are waterproof lipsticks durable? How long do they last?
Yes, waterproof lipsticks are long-lasting and stay put for up to 8 to 10 hours before you need to apply another layer on your lips.
Are all lipsticks waterproof?
Yes. All lipsticks in the ‘Ultimatte Long-Stay’ range are highly pigmented, kiss-proof and waterproof liquid lipsticks that apply like a lip balm but dry to a matte finish.
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So ladies, make the most of these lipsticks and steal as many kisses as you can, without any smudge or smear!