If you’ve been watching K-dramas on Netflix, you’ve probably seen the lip tint trend going around. Lip tints have been (and always are) popular in Korea due to its long-lasting colour and light, comfortable application.
Unlike traditional lipsticks that require slightly more maintenance, lip tints also allow you to create gradient lips based on the amount of coverage.
Below, we pick the best lip tints to shop now:
This plush lip tint feels weightless on your puckers and dries down to a velvet matte finish. With six different shades that last for more than six hours, have your pick from “my lips but better” nude tones to chilli reds that pop.
This moisturising lip tint gives you a lasting tint throughout the day and gives your puckers lasting shine for healthy looking lips.
Just as its name states, this lip tint is long lasting and highly pigmented – made to last like a tattoo. From deep reds to bright corals, this lip tint comes in 10 different shades for all your lippie needs. The smooth satin finish infused with silicone oil also leaves your lips looking semi-matte without drying out the lips.
This highly pigmented lip tint comes in three different finishes – a velvet finish, a lip oil and a glossy gel. Each lip tint comes with a formulation of different oils and extracts to give a shine and moisturise your puckers. The applicator tip also mimics the diamond gemstone-inspired shape of the lip case, making it easy for more precise application.
Part of Innisfree’s limited-edition holiday collection, this one’s a tint with glitter flecks that’ll have your lips looking like diamonds. Available in two vivid shades – Sparkling Red and Bubbly Pink.
To perfectly recreate the coveted Korean blotted lip look, this lip tint that dries down to a velvet finish is the perfect one. It’s said to having a blurring effect to blur out imperfections on the lips too.
If you didn’t already know, this highly-raved-about Korean cosmetics brand is now available at Sephora stores. Naturally, we’d have to pick up its lip tint because, really, can we say that we’ve really tried out a K-beauty brand‘s offerings if we gave its tint a miss?
Remember the brand’s highly coveted Two Tone Lip Bar? This one’s the new, updated version of it that now boasts of six gradated tones in 20 colour combinations to effortlessly achieve the ‘just-bitten’, ombre gradient lip look.
It’s available in two finishes – cream for a burst of hydrated, intense colour and Matte for a silky-smooth blur matte finish that firmly adheres to the lips.
Said to deliver glass-like shine, this tint is infused with a moisturising serum that has a mix of berry extracts like raspberry, strawberry, and goji berry, plus antioxidant-rich vitamin C. Its lip-conditioning formula helps smooth texture and boost hydration while sustaining the longevity of the colour.
This delicate tint is straightforward and stains the lips with buildable colour for all-day wear. The moisturising watery formula provides easy application without smudging.
Available in a selection of nine shades, this one boasts of a whipped texture that smoothly fills in any wrinkles on the lips for a flawless look and finish.
This thin, waterdrop-shaped bullet is made for elaborate lining on the contours of the lip. It’s a layer-friendly slim formula that layers comfortably on the lips without clumping.
A multi-functional cream paint with a soft, creamy texture, this settles to a powdery finish that can be worn as a sheer wash of colour or all over the lips.
This fun-to-use lip tint comes in a squeezable tube and features 10 different shades in a spectrum of bright reds, corals, pinks and oranges.
Its moisture-rich formula is enriched with 28 per cent of the brand’s Rose Water (which can be found in its popular Rose Water Toner) to hydrate and plump up puckers for a non-drying effect all day.
This has a watery texture upon first application, but dries to a matte finish. Despite the dropper applicator design, it comes with an attached doe foot applicator so you don’t have to worry about getting your fingers stained.
This comes with an angled applicator, which makes it easier for you to apply so you don’t have to bend your wrist too much to get the right angle, especially for the edges.
If you still love the dried rose lip trend, you’d definitely love this new collection from innisfree that boasts five pretty colours. Dab on and let dry for a non-drying velvet finish.
This gel mousse dries to a matte yet silky finish without drying out your lips. Choose among seven shades.
If you’re not good with doe foot applicators, you’ll love this lip tint that comes in a pen. It also has a chocolate scent, which is a bonus for chocolate lovers.
This article was first published in Female and Cleo.