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e.l.f. Cosmetics Essential Lip Stain
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:
- Apply lip stain marker directly on to dry, clean lips and build coverage as desired.
- 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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e.l.f. Cosmetics Essential Lip Stain
- "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
Love love love these. One of my favorite lip stains, all though it doesn’t last as long as others, it’s still very beautiful. You can’t feel a thing when your wearing these. They’re so comfortable you forget you have anything on your lips.
The color may look sheer when you first apply it but you can layer it to be a darker color. It does stain your lips and it lasts for quite a long time. The nib can sometimes leave some of the material on your lips if you use it too much.
I wasn’t a big fan of these. I bought two - a reddish one and a nudeish one. They’re like markers. I felt like they were a bit dried out though. It was difficult to get color onto the lips and it wasn’t very pigmented. I prefer elf lipstick SO much more.
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This is one of my go to products because it’s so easy to use. It gives you a natural look and last for a long time. I lost mine sadly but I will be buying another one very soon. It is very pigmented and I would recommend this to anyone who wants a natural look.
I love this lip stain so much. I picked it up at an Old Navy checkout, so it cost a little more than it usually does but it’s totally worth it. My favorite shade is the red shade. It lasts a really long time and you can barely feel it there
The e.l.f. essential lip stain provides long-lasting wear and is great as a base under a simple chapstick, matte lipstick, or gloss. On it’s own, the stain is fairly subtle, but has wonderful saturation in just a couple layers!
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The E.L.F. Essential Lip Stains are ok for when you’re in a pinch. I really love the color, it’s such a nice, peachy, nude. It’s comfortable and soaks in quickly but I doesn’t last long and fades quite quickly. It’s only a few dollars, though so I don’t mind too much.
Maybe I'm not using this right. It leaves a uneven tone on my lips that I definitely do not care for. It goes on really wet and watery which I find interesting for it's applicator. Like I said though maybe I'm using g it wrong.
Q & A
A lot of lip stains make my lips feel dried out. How does this one compare?
Do these stay on well? I just want a little bit of color that will last for at least 8 hours.
Do they dry out quickly?
Are these lip stains matte or glossy? And how do they actually last?
Do you like this lip stain? Does it last long? Thank you.
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