It’s super annoying to have to stop and re-apply your lipstick on any ol’ day, let alone your wedding. Luckily, these long lasting lipsticks have mega staying-power and will leave your lips perfectly pink, red, mauve, and every color in between, whether it’s your bachelorette party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or wedding reception.
We’ve selected 13 of the highest-rated and most-reviewed matte, satin, and creme-finish lipsticks for every budget that you’ll likely only have to apply once. No matter if you’re prone to licking, biting, or rubbing your lips together, or if you plan on doing a lot of kissing (we know of at least ONE moment on your wedding day. LOL)– these lipsticks will last all day (or night) long. Plus, there’s a lipstick for every budget no matter if you’re a Sephora, Ulta, or drugstore shopper. Scroll down for more long lasting lipstick options than there are days in the week!
This long-wearing lipstick passed this customer’s “back of the hand” drying test with flying colors. “I did the kids test on the back of my hand and this is the first time a liquid lipstick has passed the test within the first minute of having it on. I went on to eat a salad and fruit without being careful to keep it nice, and it looked as good as when I first put it on.”
The non-drying Too Face Melted Matte glides on smoothly and dries to long-wear perfection.”There are literally no words!” exclaimed a reviewer. “The color on this product could not get any better, and it stays on for eight hours (through breakfast and lunch, plus an hour and a half of playing French Horn.) I am never buying another matte!”
With 42 shades of high-pigment long-lasting color, this liquid lipstick wears like iron. “I suck at lipstick and rarely wear it because I get frustrated. THIS stuff sticks around, won’t budge,” raved one customer.
Although it’s shaped like a crayon, Bite’s Matte Creme Lip goes on flawlessly like a lipstick. This richly pigmented crayon lets you apply color expertly (so you can over-line without fear) and will keep it in place all day.
Just one swipe of Revlon’s Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor covers your lips smoothly and fully with color that lasts. All shades are scented with a mouth watering vanilla and mango fragrance.
This Huda Beauty lipstick glides on effortlessly and remains soft on lips, drying to a vibrant color that will stay on for hours and hours whether you’re rubbing your lips together or eating a sandwich. Plus, Huda’s wide range of shades flatter every skin tone.
Frequently referred to in reviews as a “foolproof” matte lip, Tom Ford’s Lip Color Matte is the best of the best. Although it’s a little on the expensive side, people are willing to pay extra for the quality. “Some of the best matte lipsticks I’ve ever used. Super pigmented, long-lasting and most importantly, comfortable,” wrote one review.
Everything Kate Moss touches turns to gold, and her Rimmel collection is no exception. Her Lasting Finish Lip Color is a Rimmel fan-favorite for how fade-proof its pigment is, without being drying. Plus, if you were looking to update your makeup bag with a little glitz and glamour, all the lipstick tubes bear Kate’s signature.
“This formula went on smooth with the perfect triangle applicator, didn’t cake up, and stayed on all day through eating, at work, for 10 HOURS!!! No budging and my lips looked just as smooth as when I applied it,” one reviewer said singing Healthy Lip Velvet Liquid Lipsticks’ praises.
There’s a reason Boots calls this a “Stay Perfect” lipstick. This formula has a cult following for how long and evenly it wears on lips. As if we needed more convincing, the U.K.-based brand also touts this lippie as having a lip-plumping effect!
Maybelline’s Super Stay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick absolutely does not budge. Many reviewers said that a single application was enough to last all day, even through meals. They advise removing the lipstick with an oil like jojoba or coconut, as not even water can totally remove it.
Dose is known for its ultra-pigmented colors and this creamy lipstick with a satin finish is no exception. “Perfect for a GO TO lipstick,” read one excited review. “It is matte and stays on all day.” Dose is also vegan, cruelty free, gluten free, and paraben free.
This lip color looks and pays off like a lipstick, but feels more like a balm on your lips. This highly pigmented lipstick comes in a myriad of rich colors and has mega staying power like a stain, but won’t dehydrate your lips by the end of the night. Some reviewers even said that when it finally faded, it faded evenly. No awkward lip-liner moments!