8 Lip Products For Girls Who Hate Wearing Lipstick

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As beauty junkies we can wax poetic about lipsticks all day long, but we acknowledge the formula and application can be off-putting to some as it can easily transfer and feel uncomfortable. So what’s a girl to do when she wants a little something extra without fully committing to lipstick? Enter lightweight, long-lasting shades by way of balms, stains and tints—providing just the right amount of color without the fuss. Ahead, shop eight of our favorite lipstick alternatives.

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Lush Lip Tint in Cherry

$24

Bite Beauty

With an antioxidant-rich core that protects your lips from environmental damage, this buildable tint delivers the right amount of color payoff while softening the surface.

Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment in Nude Tinted

$24

Sephora

Worthy of its cult following, this reparative option cushions the lips with hydration and a protective SPF barrier, while adding a gorgeous sheer veil of color for a natural, soft result.

Tendertalk Lip Balm in Play With Me

$20

MAC

Create a personalized color with this moisturizing balm, which responds to your body's chemistry for a flattering shade.

Oil Lip Stain in Vibes

$18

Milk Makeup

A nourishing, non-sticky formula melts on to leave a shiny, long-lasting color that revives the lips.

Tata Harper Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint in Very Popular

$36

Sephora

Dab on this all-natural two-in-one balm, which plumps your pout and adds a subtle rosy hue.

Almost Lipstick in Pink Honey

$17

Clinique

In between a gloss and lipstick, glide on this shiny-finish formula that enhances your natural lip color.

Chroma Powder Lip Tint in Morticia

$20

Touch In Sol

This unique liquid-to-powder formula leaves a long-lasting, waterproof tint on the lips that feels weightless.

Yves Saint Laurent Vinyl Cream Lip Stain in Burgundy Vibes

$36

Sephora

A creamy, high-impact color that's comfortable to wear for 10 hours is a win-win.