Lip colors that won't wear off


Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color in Carrot Gold


We’ve all been there—when biting into a juicy cheeseburger, your lipstick is not only all over the bun, but smeared across your face. Not cool!

Here, we rounded up our favorite long-wear, mess-proof lipsticks, glosses and stains, all of which promise to last till closing time…and beyond.

Hot, Long-Lasting Hue

This coral-orange lip color is the hottest shade of the season. The formula is way hydrating thanks to vitamins A and E, and it lasts for four hours without feathering or budging. Um, yeah, we'll take one in every color.

Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color in Carrot Gold, $2, and drug stores nationwide.

Maybelline SuperStay 14Hr Lipstick


Stay-Put Shades 20 amazing shades to choose from + 14 hours of wear + the most moisturizing formula ever = the dreamiest lip color we've used.

Maybelline SuperStay 14Hr Lipstick, $7.19, and drug stores nationwide.

(See more: 10 gorgeous hair-color ideas for brunettes )

It Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush 4-in-1 Natural Anti-Aging Lipstick Stain


Pretty Pout

Spiked with anti-aging ingredients (bye-bye fine lines), this chic hint of a tint is also blended with shea butter, aloe and jojoba to treat chapped lips.

It Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush 4-in-1 Natural Anti-Aging Lipstick Stain, Pretty Woman, $20,

CARGO Long Wear Lip Gloss


Long-Wearing Gloss

We don’t know what’s hotter about this gloss—the wet, mirror-like finish (crazy seductive) or the vitamin E anti-oxidant protection. All this, and it stays put for eight hours.

CARGO Long Wear Lip Gloss, Athens, $14,

CoverGirl Outlast All-Day Lip Color


A Date-Night Do

Not only does this dual formula offer up bright, opaque coverage, its moisturizing topcoat gives you up to 16 hours of wear and prevents your lip color from bleeding. Even better, it stays on while you eat and kiss, making it the perfect date-night do.

CoverGirl Outlast All-Day Lip Color, $4.62,

Mark Gloss Gorgeous Stay On Lip Stain


Lip Tip

This date-perfect pen goes on like a vinyl-shine gloss, but wears down to a ridiculously long-lasting stain. Lasts for hours on end, and even through dinner, it won’t budge.

Mark Gloss Gorgeous Stay On Lip Stain, $11,

Too Faced Lip Insurance


Kiss-Proof Pucker

To ensure your fave lip color doesn’t end up all over his face (or shirt collar…so seedy), layer this lip primer under your lipstick, stain or gloss. It bonds the color to your lips so it won’t slip or smear off.

Too Faced Lip Insurance, $19,

Clinique Long Last Soft Shine Lipstick


Lip Lock

Not every long-lasting color comes in stain form! Opt for a soft, seductively supple pout with this smear-proof, feather-proof, moisturizing lipstick.

Clinique Long Last Soft Shine Lipstick in All-Heart, $15,

Essence Stay With Me Long-Lasting Lipgloss


Pucker Up

This collection of amped-up shades has such seriously intense pigments, that they stay vivid from work to play.

Essence Stay With Me Long-Lasting Lipgloss, $3,

Urban Decay Lip Envy


Lip Service

Wear bold, notice-me color (that won’t budge for hours) with this water-rich, vanilla-scented stain. Add a clear gloss on top to make the color pop!

Urban Decay Lip Envy, $17,

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