Korean Gradient Lips Beginners 2018 Feature

Lip tints are definitely one of the best lip products you can ever get, and they’ve definitely become an essential in any beauty lovers’ makeup collection. Long-lasting colour, shiny gloss, and comfortable application – what’s there not to love about lip tints?

New to lip tints and not sure what’s hot? Check out our recommendations of the best lip tints that you should add to your makeup pouch right now!

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1. A’PIEU Water Light Tint

Infused with floral and fruit extracts to keep your lips moist and nourished, this tint adheres smoothly so that a nice colour stays on throughout the day. Shade RD03, in particular, has been frequently touted by beauty bloggers as a perfect dupe for Yves Saint Laurent’s Vinyl Cream Lip Stain #407, so you know that this product is definitely worth trying!

A’PIEU Water Light Tint retails on online e-commerce platforms such as Shopee and Qoo10 at around SGD10.

2. Benefit Benetint Cheek & Lip Stain

Benefit’s rose-tinted lip tint is a holy grail for many beauty lovers, thanks to its kiss-proof and smudge-proof formula. You can easily blend it with your fingers, and it has a buildable texture so that you can have your lips (and cheeks) looking gorgeous with a radiant flush.

Benefit Benetint Cheek & Lip Stain retails in all Sephora stores and Sephora.sg at SGD21.

3. Etude House Dear Darling Water Gel Lip Tint

If you’re looking to create a gradient lip, you’d definitely want to buy this lip tint from Etude House. This super-pigmented tint is touted as a long-time favourite among Korean women. To add to its accolades, the Dear Darling Water Gel Lip Tint was awarded the 2017 Soko Glam Best of K-beauty Award winner.

In a K-Beauty world dominated by lip tints, to be recognized as one of the best tints in the market is truly an amazing feat. It also doesn’t hurt that it’s one of the most affordable lip tints on this list. Who says good quality must come with an expensive price tag?

Etude House Dear Darling Water Gel Lip Tint retails in all Etude House stores and Lazada at SGD8.90.

4. YSL Beauty Rouge Pur Couture Vernis A Levres

Lip Tint Ysl

YSL Beauty Rouge Pur Couture Vernis A Levres combines the texture and shine of a gloss with the long-wear of a stain for a unique lip product. Boasting a lightweight texture that immediately melts onto lips and does not feel sticky at all, you’ll be sure to have perfect, glossy lips no matter how many snacks you munch on.

YSL Beauty Rouge Pur Couture Vernis A Levres retails in all YSL stores and Tangs at SGD52.

5. Peripera Ink The Airy Velvet

Lip Tint Peripera

Peripera has been established as one of the best lip tint brands since their gamechanging watery lip tint released many years ago. They’ve since released a range of tints in glossy and matte formulas in a variety of MLBB (my lips but better) shades.

Ink The Airy Velvet is one of Peripera’s latest additions to their tint products – a cream lip stain with a matte-like finish that is so lightweight, it applies and wears like air. It also contains cotton seed oil, green tea seed oil, and mango seed oil to keep your lips comfortably hydrated and perfectly tinted throughout the day.

Peripera Ink the Airy Velvet retails on online e-commerce platforms such as Shopee and Lazada at around SGD8 to 10.

6. Château Labiotte Wine Lip Tint

Lip Tint Chateau Labiotte

Sucker for cute packaging? You’ll definitely love this lip tint that comes in mini wine bottles. This beautiful, moisturizing, and deeply-pigmented lip tint is actually formulated with premium Wine Extract imported from France, so you even get a taste of real alcohol in your daily makeup routine – sweet!

Château Labiotte Wine Lip Tint retails on online e-commerce platforms such as Shopee and YesStyle at around SGD19.

7. 3CE Tattoo Lip Tint

Lip Tint 3ce

3CE lip products are highly-coveted, and their lip tints are no different. Its super long lasting power makes sure that a vivid colour adheres to your lips the whole day. The Tattoo Lip Tint also promises comfortable application, thanks to oils that hydrate your lips and make them shine.

3CE Tattoo Lip Tint retails on StyleNanda’s website at USD15 (shipping fees apply).

8. Lancôme Matte Shaker Liquid Lipstick

Lip Tint Lancome

If you love your cocktails, you’ll have lots of fun shaking this cocktail bottle every time you apply your lip tint. Lancôme offers opaque and highly pigmented matte shades, all of which dry comfortably on your lips – almost as though you hadn’t applied anything, with only the beautiful colours to prove that you have.

Lancôme Matte Shaker Liquid Lipstick retails in all Lancôme and Sephora stores at SGD38.

9. The Body Shop Lip & Cheek Stain

Lip Tint The Body Shop

A close match for Benefit’s Benetint, this lip & cheek stain from The Body Shop promises to give your lips and cheeks a natural pop of buildable colour. Fun fact: Emma Watson is a fan of this lip tint, partly because of the work that TBS does for the environment and fair trade in producing all their products.

The Body Shop Lip & Cheek Stain retails in all The Body Shop stores at SGD24.90.

10. Innisfree Vivid Creamy Tint

Lip Tint Innisfree1

If you prefer soft creamy textures over water-based tints, try out Innisfree’s Vivid Creamy Tint. It creates a moisturising, water-retaining shield coat over the lips so that you can have vivid, smooth, and voluminous puckers all day. It also comes in different shades of red, pink, and orange, to fit all moods and makeup looks!

Innisfree Vivid Creamy Tint retails in all Innisfree stores at SGD16.

11. M.A.C Cosmetics Versicolour Stain

Lip Tint Mac

Eight hours of shine and stay-true colour? Check. Comfortable application all day? Check. This ultimate fusion of gloss and stain has a jelly-like texture that melts on your lips for a brilliant colour that promises to stay for as long as you need it to.

M.A.C Cosmetics Versicolour Stain retails in all M.A.C Cosmetics and Sephora stores at SGD39.

12. CLIO Mad Matte Tint

Lip Tint Clio

Can’t decide between full and ombré matte lips? Why not do both with CLIO’s Mad Matte Tint? This tint allows you to do so easily, thanks to its combined oil-infused formulation that ensures lasting, high colour payoff. It also contains porous powder that prevents your lip colour from smudging, and lips from drying. If you are looking for a MLBB shade, this product’s shade range does not disappoint.

CLIO Mad Matte Tint retails on CLUBCLIO’s website at USD19.

13. Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain

Lip Tint Sephora

Sephora’s bestselling, high-coverage lip colour glides on smoothly and transforms from a creamy texture into a silky, lightweight stain that stays for hours. Infused with avocado oil, the long-lasting formula promises to feel comfortable, is never sticky, and won’t dry out your lips. The number of shades available is mind-blowing, but it also means there’s certainly one for everyone!

Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain retails in Sephora at SGD19.

14. LANEIGE Two Tone Tint Lip Bar

Lip Tint Laneige

LANEIGE is arguably the K-beauty brand that put ombre lips in the spotlight. This tint bar combines the features of a lip tint and balm so that you get beautifully-coloured and well-moisturized lips at the same time. If you are a fan of Korean actress Lee Sung Kyung, you may be excited to know that she is not just a LANEIGE ambassador, but also the one who conceptualized this unique lip tint.

LANEIGE Two Tone Lip Bar retails in all LANEIGE stores and Tangs at SGD32.

15. Revlon Color Stay Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain

Lip Tint Revlon

You may remember using crayons to colour back in your childhood days, and the crayons were definitely much easier to colour with than the pencils. In the same vein, this chubby crayon from Revlon offers easy application of their lightweight lip stain-and-balm for a flush of colour that lasts.

Revlon Color Stay Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain retails at Watsons and Guardian at SGD20.90.

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Vivian YeongVivian swears by a few things in life: lipsticks, K-beauty, and potatoes....Read More

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