A Guide To Buying The Best Lipsticks For Sensitive Lips
Picture this — you’re walking through the lipstick aisle of your favorite makeup store or drugstore and chance upon the most gorgeous shade of lipstick. Delighted, you rush to the head out counter and make your purchase. The next time you’re doing your makeup, you slather on your newest buy and head out the door, ready to show the world your gorgeous shade of lipstick. But, within the next few hours, you feel your lips getting a bit dry. By the time you get home, your lips are not only chapped but cracked and bleeding. For all you girls with sensitive lips, just like me, you’ve probably experienced this scenario before. Plus, you’re most likely familiar with the struggle that comes with trying to find lipsticks that are gentle on lips but also come in nice shades.
Matte lipsticks come in some of the most beautiful shades but they’re almost always out of the picture as most formulas are notoriously drying. Other types of lipsticks and glosses are a hit or miss. To figure out whether they’re suitable, you generally have to buy them to be able to test them out. When they’re a miss, it’s money down the drain. But, don’t worry! We’ve heard your cries. That’s why we’ve done the research for up and come up with the ultimate list of lipsticks that are suitable for those with sensitive lips. All these lipsticks are wallet-friendly and contain moisturizing ingredients that will keep your lips, soft, supple, and hydrated. And will that said, it’s time to bid farewell to dry, chapped lips and hello to gorgeous, plump ones! Keep reading to find out what products you should check out!
1. ella+mila Lips
The first lipstick on our list is ella+mila’s velvet matte liquid lipstick. And yes, you’ve read correctly, this lipstick comes with a matte finish. Before you exit this tab, hear us out! Not all matte lipstick formulas are drying. This ella+mila liquid lipstick promises 24 hours of wear and hydration. Its formula includes moisturizing ingredients such as vitamin E and does not contain any gluten, parabens, or phthalates. What’s more, this lipstick is super pigmented, so one swipe is enough to give your lips full-color coverage. If you’re looking for an ultra-moisturizing matte lipstick that’s not tested on animals and vegan, you should definitely get this one!
2. Inika Organic Lip Tint
Next on our list is Inika’s Organic Lip Tint. This lipstick is perfect for those days where you don’t want to cake on layers of makeup and want to go for a more natural look. This lipstick gives just enough color to your lips to brighten your complexion, without overdoing it. Its formula is infused with moisturizing ingredients like coconut oil and shea butter which provides all-day hydration. In addition, this product does not contain any harsh chemicals that might trigger your sensitive skin and skips. Satisfied customers have praised this product for its longevity and beautiful shades. One review even came from a happy customer who said that this lipstick looked super flattering on his fiancee. So, for you ladies who are attached, engaged, or married, this lipstick will definitely get your partner’s seal of approval.
3. Maybelline’s Color Sensational The Creams Lipstick
Maybelline is a household name in the makeup industry, and for good reason. Their products are not only wallet-friendly but good quality as well. Their Color Sensational The Creams Lipstick is no exception. Formulated with honey, beeswax, and sesame seed oil, this hydrating lipstick not only provides superb color payoff but will soothe dry, chapped lips. The shade ‘Nearly There’ is a gorgeous nude shade and is insanely popular. Most reviews of this product include customers’ reports of it being sold out both in stores and online. If you’re one of the lucky few who manage to get your hands on this lipstick, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed.
4. Ecco Bella Good For You Lip Gloss
Ecco Bella’s Natural Lip Gloss Good For You Gloss is not only good for your lips, but for the environment as well. It contains 100% natural ingredients like castor oil, aloe vera, shea butter, and vitamin E and its formula isn’t tested on animals. What’s more, this lip gloss does not contain any fragrance, gluten, or harsh chemicals so it’s perfectly suitable for sensitive lips. Available in four gorgeous shades, you’ll definitely find one that’s suitable for you.
5. Faceworks Hypoallergenic Lipstick for Sensitive Skin
As its name suggests, this lipstick by Faceworks is suitable for those with sensitive lips thanks to its hypoallergenic formula. Free of fragrance and parabens, this lipstick contains moisturizing ingredients like vitamin E and A as well as squalene to soothe chapped lips and keep them hydrated and plump. Available in three different formulas and a whopping 54 shades, you’ll definitely be able to find a lipstick that suits your skin tone.
6. Gabriel Cosmetics Lipstick
Last but not least, we have lipsticks from Gabriel Cosmetics. This long-lasting lipstick is formulated with skin-loving ingredients like jojoba oil and aloe vera that are 100% natural. The lipsticks are made in the US and are paraben, gluten, and cruelty-free. Available in 28 different shades, you’ll be spoilt for choice when choosing a shade that you like. Customers report that this lipstick has a good color payoff and a nice creamy texture.
And with that, we’ve come to the end of our ultimate list of lipsticks that are suitable for those with sensitive lips. It’s commonly said that beauty is pain. But, we definitely don’t believe that beauty is worth having bleeding, flaky chapped lips for the sake of wearing a nice shade of lipstick for a few hours. As such, it’s important to switch makeup products if you’re skin and lips show signs of irritation or sensitivity. However, if you choose to use any products that are included in this list, we’re sure you won’t have any problems with dry, cracking lips anymore. So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to head to your nearest makeup store, or head online to get shopping!
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This liquid lipstick promises 24 hours of wear and hydration. Its formula includes moisturizing ingredients such as vitamin E.
|2||Inika Organic Lip Tint|
This lipstick is infused with shea butter and gives just enough color to your lips to brighten your complexion, without overdoing it.
|3||Maybelline’s Color Sensational The Creams Lipstick|
Formulated with honey, beeswax, and sesame seed oil, this hydrating lipstick provides superb color payoff and soothe dry lips.
|4||Ecco Bella Good For You Lip Gloss|
This lip gloss contains 100% natural ingredients like castor oil, aloe vera, and vitamin E and its formula isn’t tested on animals.
|5||Faceworks Hypoallergenic Lipstick for Sensitive Skin|
Free of fragrance and parabens, this lipstick contains moisturizing ingredients like vitamin E and A as well as squalene.
|6||Gabriel Cosmetics Lipstick|
This long-lasting lipstick is formulated with skin-loving ingredients like jojoba oil and aloe vera that are 100% natural.