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e.l.f. Cosmetics Essential Lip Stain
3 varieties available

e.l.f. Cosmetics Essential Lip Stain


3.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars27%
  • 4 Stars21%
  • 3 Stars23%
  • 2 Stars16%
  • 1 Star13%
3.34 / 5 based on 1,577 Reviews


Get beautiful precision color that lasts for hours with this pigment rich lip stain marker. The pen-like tip lets you draw on color easily for a streak & smudge free professional look. Infused with nourishing Vitamin E to hydrate and moisturize lips.

How To Use:

  1. Apply lip stain marker directly on to dry, clean lips and build coverage as desired.
  2. For longer lasting color and a full pout, use it over our Lip Primer & Plumper.


Water(Aqua), Propylene Glycol, PVP, Polysorbate 20, Tocopheryl Acetate (Ve), Coceth-7, PPG-1-PEG-9 Lauryl Glycol Ether, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Tropolone, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben
May Contain: Red 33 Lake (CI 17200), Red 22 Lake(CI 45380), Red 40 Lake(CI 16035), Yellow 5 Lake(CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake(CI 42090), Yellow 6 Lake(CI 15985)

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  • How long is this product supposed to last in a day?1 Answers
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e.l.f. Cosmetics Essential Lip Stain
e.l.f. Cosmetics Essential Lip Stain
Reviews (1577)
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  • "Have this in a few shades, amazing pigmentation. LOVE THIS! The only thing is you should do a lip scrub prior to application tends to make lips look a little dry....overall great buy" in 79 reviews
  • "This lip stain is super nice and so cheap!! It has a very great pigmentation and a long lasting strength. I can put it on in the morning, eat, drink, and everything in between and still have a little bit of pigmentation left by the time I get home from work. (this is without any re-application)" in 42 reviews
  • "It works great but I have to reapply a few times during the day." in 1 review
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love these stains, for the price they are great. The color payoff is nice and it lasts. I want to have all the colors
Candace S.
62 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Berry Blush more...
I bought this to try a lip stain and absolutely hated it. Felt so rough going on and well did last but didn't like it.
Brooklyn M.
South Jordan, UT
16 reviews
Review for: Nude Nectar more...
These are great if you are looking for something cheap. They have about 4-5 hours of full stain but then starts to fade
Michelle S.
Memphis, TN
88 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I recently brought one of the lips stain in a pink shade for my little sister. She loved it and it is also affordable.
Sarah H.
Oklahoma City, OK
5 reviews
I use these when i dont have mych time to apply lipstick.
I just apply this and put a lip gloss or a lip balm over it.
Crystal W.
17 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Vivid color and stays on longer than expected. Didn't like the smell after a while though. Stays wet for the most part.
Maria R.
united states
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Looks nice on and has really pretty colors. It stays on for awhile but runs out of color I'm the tube runs out quickly
Heather H.
18 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
No way. Dry my lips out big time and product kept drying up. Maybe the formula changed but this would be a no from me.
emily G.
49 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love these stains. Like magic markers for the lips. They are nearly impossible to mess up and they last a long time.
Becca C.
Plant City, FL
109 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Very inexpensive lipstain. If you're looking for something to last you up to 8+ hours I highly recommend this product.
Rebekah H.
Greenville, SC
3 reviews
A lot of lip stains make my lips feel dried out. How does this one compare?
Alyssa T.
Canonsburg, PA
108 reviews
Do these stay on well? I just want a little bit of color that will last for at least 8 hours.
Julie V.
74 reviews
Do they dry out quickly?
Holly F.
Wooster, OH
5 reviews
Are these lip stains matte or glossy? And how do they actually last?
Kelcee D.
4 reviews
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