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e.l.f. Cosmetics Essential Lip Stain
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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 1,579 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 (1579)
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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
Johnna R.
1444 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Review for: Pink Petal more...
Is a great lip stain and grati affordable as well
Like the packaging as well. They do stain a bit atvliseatvthisbdo
Dijon Y.
Minneapolis, MN
9 reviews
Review for: Berry Blush more...
This is a pretty color. I think the product worked okay but felt like there wasn't a lot of product in the tube.
Kimberly R.
Providence, RI
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Crimson Crush more...
I have tried this Item and its one that I love. Love the shades, and love that its true to what it is described.
Kay T.
43 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Nude Nectar more...
Very nice could be better but pretty don’t like the marker like tip but it’s ok to layer and enhance other colors
Sarah F.
Chesapeake, VA
88 reviews
Very pretty, easy to apply, cheap. Problem is that it really doesn't last super long. Otherwise I really like it
Katalina G.
Los Angeles , CA
4 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
They really do stain your lips! They’re a little tricky to put on your lips but once you get it they work great!
Evelyn P.
27 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Not too happy..trued with and with out a lip base. Only liked over a similar color which kinda sealed the color.
sasha-gay W.
fort Myers, FL
76 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Pink Petal more...
I bought the red lip stain from target and I love it. Nice long lasting and color effect. applies really smoothly
Charlene G.
Tucson, AZ
8 reviews
Aweaome!! No cons what so ever stays on all day and washes off easily with a little baby oil best lip stain ever
Heidy M.
Bronx, NY
53 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Worked really well. Was a bit patchy sometimes but nothing a good exfoliating won’t fix. Somewhat very pigmented.
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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