Lipstick is a nearly universal cosmetic since the mouth, like the eyes, is a prominent feature that can be attractively coloured and textured. It is made up of a fatty foundation that is stiff but spreads freely when applied. The pigment that creates this colour is normally red, but it can alternatively be titanium dioxide, a white chemical that adds brightness and coverage. Since it is applied to the sensitive part of the face, it is created to the strictest safety standards.

Lipstick provides the exact amount of shade to define lips and brighten smiles. It's a go-to makeup that may help someone complete their look, whether it's for a professional situation or a date night. The lipstick comes in a variety of colours and styles. Lipsticks are frequently, but not solely, worn by women, and so is the case with most other types of makeup. Some types of lipstick include transfer-resistant lipsticks, lip gloss, lip plumper, sheer lipstick, moisturising lipsticks, lip primer, lip liner, lipstick stains, lip balm, frosted lipstick, crayon lipstick, lip stain, gloss lipstick, satin lipstick, cream lipstick, pearl lipstick, long-wearing lipstick, tinted balm, matte lipsticks, and lip tint.

1. Transfer Resistant Lipsticks

Transfer-resistant lipstick is a form of lipstick that has been around for about two decades and has been reinvented. This form of lipstick is used not to transfer pigment to other surfaces like someone's lips, cup, mask, or utensils. Some brand names for transfer-resistant lipsticks are Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick, Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick, and EB Advance LTD Liquid Lipstick. It features a transfer-proof and long-lasting effect. The average price for transfer-resistant lipstick will range from £5.36 GBP. The price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Transfer Resistant Lipstick Advantages

Transfer Resistant Lipstick Disadvantages

Smooth Texture

Lip tends to dry out

Resistant to water

Contains synthetic polymers

2. Lip Gloss

Lip gloss is a cosmetic product that is semi-transparent and has a very light colour content. This type of lip product is used to provide gloss and a small amount of colour to the lips. Some brand names for lip gloss are e.l.f Cosmetics Lip Lacquer, Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer, and Glossier Lip Gloss. It features a high shine and lustre effects. The average price for lip gloss will range from £2.30 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Lip Gloss Advantages

Lip Gloss Disadvantages

Add shine and moisturises the lips

Leave a mark and make the hair plastered to the face

Gloss enhances the fullness of lips

Rarely provides deep, intense colour

Gloss is available in a variety of fun tastes

In the professional world, shine looks immature rather than polished.

3. Lip Plumper

Lip plumper is a topically applied product that comes in a variety of forms that contains substances that cause temporary thickening of the lips.  This type of lip product is utilised to make lips appear fuller and bigger through the light-reflecting shimmer effect. Some of the brand names for lip plumper are NYX professional Makeup Filler Instinct Plumping Lip Polish, Lawless Forget the Filler Lip Plumping Line Smoothing Gloss, and Dior Addict Lip Maximizer Plumping Gloss. It features a light reflection, such as glitter dust or mica. This enhances the visual effect of lip fullness. The average price for a lip plumper will range from £5.36 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Lip Plumper Advantages

Lip Plumper Disadvantages

High-shine finish

Contains fragrance

Versatile shade range

Can feel slightly sticky and tacky

4. Sheer Lipstick

Sheer lipsticks are cosmetics that have a very light colour. This sort of lip product is used to cover the natural colour of the lips with a red that replicates ripe cherry or paprika, depending on the shade. A sheer red lipstick, on the other hand, will just give the natural colour of the lips and a hint of shine. Some brand names of sheer lipsticks are Retro Rose Fenty Beauty, NARS Sheer Lipstick- Gipsy, and Iman Sheer Lipstick- Sheer Gold. It features a light, translucent pigment that may be overlaid to change the colour intensity. The average price for sheer lipstick will range from £5.36 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice.

Sheer Lipstick Advantages

Sheer Lipstick Disadvantages

Richly pigment

Its smell may not be liked by all

Hydrating and softening 

Some may find it too translucent

Lightweight

May not last too long

5. Moisturising Lipsticks

Moisturising lipstick is a form of makeup that provides colour and hydration to the lips at the same time. This sort of lip product is used to hydrate and supple the lips, making them less chapped. Some brand names for moisturising lips are MAC Satin Lipstick, Dior Addict Lacquer Stick, and Makeup by Mario Ultra Suede Lipstick. It features the ability to prevent feathering and has beneficial components that help repair damage to dry lips while also providing anti-ageing effects. The average price for moisturising lipstick will range from £3.06 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Moisturizing Lipstick Advantages

Moisturizing Lipstick Disadvantages

Moisturize and hydrates the lips

Less long-lasting

Perfect for finishing touch

Needs re-application

6. Lip Primer

Lip primer is a makeup product that goes on top of lipstick, lip liner, and lip gloss. This sort of lip product applies to the lips as a base to help the colour last longer. Some of the brand names for lip primer are MAC Prep + Prime Lip, Anastasia Beverly Hills Lip Primer, and Mary Kay TimeWise Age-Fighting Lip Primer. It features the capacity to hydrate lips while also adding depth to the colour of choice. The average price of lip primer will range from £3.83 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Lip Primer Advantages

Lip Primer Disadvantages

Long-lasting lip colour

Some lip primer products are on the pricier side

No feathering and creasing

Some may feel very tingly and waxy

Hydrating

Some products might exfoliate too lightly

7. Lip Liner

Lip liner is a cosmetic product that is also known as a lip pencil. It's used to smooth out uneven spots on the outer corners of the lips before applying lipstick. It's also used to draw a line around the lips, holding lipstick in place and preventing it from bleeding, resulting in greater contrast and making the lips stand out more. Some of the brand names for lip liner are L'Oréal Paris Colour Rich Matte Lip Liner, Revlon ColorStay Longwear Lip Liner, and Flower Beauty Petal Pout Lip Liner. It features a stronger consistency and is more deeply pigmented, making it ideal for precise lines on the lips. The average price for lip liner will range from £3.06 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Lip Line Advantages

Lip Line Disadvantages

Precise tip and long-lasting

Can be drying

Works with every skin tone

Some packaging is flimsy

8. Lipstick Stains

Lipstick stain is a liquid or gel-based cosmetic product that is used to tint the lips. It stains the lips for a short period, and the colour might occasionally last all day. This type of lip product is used to enhance the natural tones of the lips. Some brand names for lipstick stains are YSL Beauty Vinyl Cream Lip Stain, Dior Addict Lip Tattoo, and L'Oréal Rouge Signature Lightweight Matte Lip Stain. It features a smudge-proof and long-lasting effect. The average price of lipstick stains will range from £7.65 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Lipstick Stains Advantages

Lipstick Stains Disadvantages

Long-lasting effect

Some products can cause dry lips

Smudge-proof

Stubborn to take off

Plumping and hydrating effect

Requires good precision and steady hand to apply

9. Lip Balm

Lip balm is a waxy material used to moisturise the lips. This sort of lip product is used to treat symptoms including chapped, cracked, or dry lips. It can also be used to treat or relieve lip diseases like stomatitis and cold sores. Some brand names for lip balm are Burt's Bees Original Beeswax Lip Balm, Fresh Sugar Lip Balm with SPF 15, and Maybelline Baby Lips Moisturising Lip Balm. It features temperature resistance, a good flavour, smoothness during the application, adhesion, and purposeful removal that is simple. The average price of lip balm will range from £3.06 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Lip Balm Advantages

Lip Balm Disadvantages

Glossy effect

Some products may worsen chapped lips

Relieve chapped lips

Some brands may contain potentially dangerous ingredients

Comes in a variety of different flavours and pleasant scents

User may experience allergic reaction

10. Frosted Lipstick

Frosted lipstick is just lipstick with a small bit of shine. This sort of lip makeup is used to create a glossy and shining appearance on the lips. Some brand names for frosted lipstick are Milani Colour Statement Lipstick- Pink Frost, MAC Frost Lipstick, and Mary Kay Cream Lipstick- Frosted Rose. It features a semi-lustrous finish, a smooth, medium buildable coverage, and a high pearl. The average price of frosted lipstick will range from £5.36 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Frosted Lipstick Advantages

Frosted Lipstick Disadvantages

Nourishing lipstick in a vibrant shade

Some products may not suit all skin tones

Easy-to-apply formula

Some products may have a distinct petroleum odour


11. Crayon Lipstick

Crayon Lipstick is a tinted balm or lipstick in the shape of a colourful crayon. This lip product is used as a base for lip gloss. Some brand names for crayon lipstick are Urban Decay Super Saturated Lip Colour, Julep Plush Pout Lip Crayon, and Revlon ColorBurst Balm Stain. It features complete coverage and a long-wearing, sheer finish. The average price of crayon lipstick will range from £4.59 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Crayon Lipstick Advantages

Crayon Lipstick Disadvantages

Efficient

Some products may not last that long

Mess-free

Melts easily

Precision

Easily removable and transferrable

12. Satin Lipstick

Satin lipstick is a type of lipstick with a texture that is halfway between matte and creamy. Women who like a more natural look for their lips use this type of lip product. Some brand names for satin lipstick are Christian Louboutin- Silky Satin Lip Colour, Anastasia Beverly Hills- Lipstick In Praline Shade, and Sephora Collection- Clean Vegan Hydrating Satin Lipstick. It features glossy and shiny effects in terms of texture. It's not as drying as a traditional matte finish, but it's also not as moisturising as a cream finish. The average price of satin lipstick will range from £9.19 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Satin Lipstick Advantages

Satin Lipstick Disadvantages

High gloss and non-sticky

Less pigmentation

Transfer resistant

Needs re-application

Ultra-nourishing

Some products may not be worn s a top-up class

13. Cream Lipstick

Cream lipstick is a word that refers to any solid colour lipstick that has a velvety texture. Cream lipstick typically comes in deep or rich shades since the finish adapts itself well to a variety of skin tones. This sort of lip product is used to achieve a natural, daytime look. Some brand names for cream lipstick are SoulTree Ayurvedic Lipstick, Kiro Live-In Creamy Matte Lipstick, and Elle 18 Colour Pops Lipstick. It features extremely pigmented for maximum payoff, and the gloss draws attention to the colour rather than the texture. It applies smoothly and hydrates the lips. The average price of cream lipstick will range from £3.83 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand's choice. 

Cream Lipstick Advantages

Cream Lipstick Disadvantages

Hydrates the lips

Transferrable

There are vibrant colours that shine without appearing lacklustre

It will leave stains on teeth

14. Pearl Lipstick

Pearl Lipstick is a lipstick with light-reflecting effects. Particles may be silica, fish scale or synthetic pearl. This sort of lip product is used to give the lips a dazzling and shining appearance. Some brand names for pearl lipstick are Mac Lipstick Crème de La Femme, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Soft Silver Rose, and NYC Ultra Last Lipwear- Snow Cone. It features colour intensive, shiny, and skin compatibility. The average price of pearl lipstick will range from £5.36 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand’s choice. 

Pearl Lipstick Advantages

Pearl Lipstick Disadvantages

Delivers a pearlescent, glossy shine to lips

Some pearl lipstick brand colour is not buildable

Providing lips with long-lasting moisture and shine

The shimmer dominates the faint colour

15. Long Wearing Lipstick

Long-wearing lipstick tends to be liquid formulas. It's silky and creamy, and it packs a punch of colour. This sort of lip product is used to enhance the appearance of lips throughout the day. Some of the brand names for long-wearing lipstick are Victoria Beckham Beauty- Just Bitten Lip Tint, Dolce & Gabbana- Dolcissimo Liquid Lip Colour, and Chanel Le Rouge Duo Ultra Tenue Lip Colour. It features pigmented and long-lasting effects. The average price of long-wearing lipstick will range from £3.06 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand’s choice. 

Long Wearing Lipstick Advantages

Long Wearing Lipstick Disadvantages

Highly Pigmented

Notoriously drying

Long-lasting effect

Hard to remove

16. Tinted Lip Balm

Tinted lip balm is a type of lip product similar to CC Cream that hydrates and adds a bit of colour to the lips. This sort of lip product is used to hydrate the lips while also imparting a hint of colour. Some of the brand names for tinted lip balm are SERY pout ’N’ Shine Lip Tin Melon Sugar, Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Colour Balm, and Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip balm. It features a beautiful shade of colour that gives the face a natural glow while also protecting the lips from cracking. The average price of tinted lip balm will range from £3.83 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand’s choice.

Tinted Lip balm Advantages

Tinted Lip Balm Disadvantages

Lips feel soft

It's not pigmented

Fun flavours and colours

Some product names are expensive

Glides on easily

Do not last long

17. Matte Lipsticks

Matte lipstick is a form of lip cosmetic that is noted for its ability to stay on all day and lack of sparkle. Many young women use this type of lip balm to feel better about their appearance. Other ladies love being able to express themselves through their individual artistic styles. Some of the brand names for matte lipstick are Still Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick, NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream, and Sephora Collection cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick. It features a dramatic look, statement pouty lips, and full lip coverage. The average price of matte lipstick will range from £5.36 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the brand’s choice.

Matte Lipstick Advantages

Matte Lipstick Disadvantages

Long-lasting nature

Does not work well on the chapped lips

Highly Pigmented

Hard to remove

18. Lip Tint

Lip tint is a multi-purpose cosmetic product that is applied to the lips and cheeks to give them colour, usually with little gloss or shine. This type of product is used to colour the lips and give the cheeks a rosy glow. Some of the brand names for lip tint are Benefit Benetint, Dior Addict Lip Tattoo, and Peripera Ink Airy Velvet Lip Tint. It features a long-lasting effect and glides on gently to soothe, nourish, and hydrate the lips while naturally adding colour. The average price of lip tint will range from £4.59 GBP. This price is subject to change depending on the bran’s choice. 

Lip Tint Advantages

Lip Tint Disadvantages

Lightweight

Some products are dry

Double as a blush

Some products can be pricier

Which Lipstick Type should You Choose?

The perfect lip colour can instantly transform a look from plain to striking. Identifying the undertone is crucial when looking for the appropriate lipstick shade. Everyone has an undertone that is yellow and warm, pink and cool, or somewhere in the middle and neutral. Knowing which of these groups the undertones belong to can help in determining the perfect lipstick colour. To determine whether the undertone is neutral, cool, or warm, look at the veins on the inside of the wrist. Cool undertones are showed by blue or purple veins, and warm undertones are showed by green veins. If unable to determine if the veins are blue or green, it's most likely a neutral undertone that works with both cool and warm colours. The undertones of olive-skinned women are usually neutral. The undertone will have a big impact on which lipstick colours appear best. Focus on similar colours to choose a shade that complements the undertone. In general, girls with cool undertones look best in cool-toned lipsticks, such as blue or purple tones, and classic reds. Ladies with warm undertones, on the other hand, will look great in warm lipsticks like peach and orange. Warm and cold colours can be used if the undertone is neutral, as it is with an olive complexion.

Which Type of Lipstick is Most Popular?

Lip tints are the most popular form of lipstick not only in Korea, but also around the world, and are widely known on the internet because of their long-lasting colour and easy application. Lip tints, in contrast to regular lipstick, which requires more ability to apply, allow users to create gradient lips dependent on the degree of application. When looking for the proper lip tint product and colour, it's crucial to think about the skin's undertone. Some facts about lip tint include sheer and easy smudges across the lips. They're easy to remove and seem much more natural. It's also a versatile lipstick that may be applied to the lips, cheeks, and even the eyes.

Which Type of Lipstick is more Beneficial for Lips?

Sheer lipstick is a type of lipstick that is beneficial for the lips. If the lips are dry for some reason, this sort of lipstick is an excellent choice. The sheer lipstick moisturises the lips while also adding a lot of shine and gloss. However, when looking for the correct product, it's crucial to think about the ingredients. It's important to remember that quality always wins out over quantity. Some facts about sheer lipstick include highly transparent pigment that may be layered to vary the colour concentration. It has a thickness that is between lip balm and lipstick; it is thicker and creamier than lip balm, but not quite as thick as a regular lipstick.

Which Lipstick Colour and Type is Best for Daily Use?

If keeping the lips lush and comfortable is the goal daily, moisturising lipstick is the way to go. The ideal lipstick type and colour for everyday use is a moisturising lipstick with a pleasing warm tone colour. This type of lipstick features a moisturising, creamy texture and a vivid colour with a smooth, satin finish, making it ideal for everyday wear. When picking the appropriate lipstick for regular usage, there are a few factors to keep in mind. To avoid damaging the lips, ingredients must be 100 percent natural and made without paragons, phthalates, petrolatum, or SLS. This type of lipstick has an intense colour, as well as some products that provide long-lasting effects and moisture to the lips, leaving them silky smooth.