The 11 Best Liquid Lipsticks for Staying Put All Day Long

Lipstick has come a long way since the classic bullet design. Taking its place at the top of the lip game are sleeker, smoother and longer lasting liquid formulas. They're easy to apply, come in matte, gloss and metallic options, and stay in place no matter how many sips you take of your to-go latte.

If you're tired of your lipstick smudging, or rubbing off on your significant other, it's time to make the switch. To help make the transition a breeze, I've selected the best liquid lipsticks on the market. Check out these personal and fan favorites that'll keep your pout looking like perfection!

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Kylie Cosmetics Koko K Matte Lip Kit

If we're going to talk liquid lipsticks, I cannot help but mention Kylie Jenner's insanely popular matte lip kits. Love or hate the KarJenner family, the youngest knows how to make a top-notch liquid lipstick formula. The shades are so opaque you get the perfect color swatch with a single swipe. I dare you to try and rub this product off; for a moment I honestly was worried it was permanent the first time I swatched. Kylie's signature lip kits also come with a matching lip liner which saves you time in the shade matching struggle. ($29; ulta.com)

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Yves Saint Laurent Tatouage Couture Metallics Liquid Lipstick

Matte liquid lipstick is a favorite of mine, but sometimes you want a little more dimension on your lips to make them pop. Say hello to YSL Beauty's metallic liquid lipstick. It comes in six shimmer shades that bounce off light and give your lips a luminous shine. Wear this lip with a classic cat-eye liquid eyeliner and full lashes for a sophisticated beauty look. ($37; nordstrom.com)

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Revlon ColorStay Overtime Lipstick

Worried about liquid lipstick leading to dry, cracked lips? These newer formulas are packed with moisturizing ingredients like Revlon's Overtime Lipstick. This dual-ended product has one end for the base color that lasts up to 16 hours, the other is a conditioning top coat that keeps your lips glossy and hydrated. Forget about color bleed or lips cracking, you can reapply the top coat as much as you want without worrying about the base color coming off. ($10; amazon.com)

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Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick

When you're looking for colors outside the realm of pinks, reds and nudes, head to Kat Von D Beauty. The Tattoo Queen loves a classic matte liquid lipstick and playing with colors. In her collection you can find unusual shades like this satin navy, bright purples, and even a neon turquoise! With a creamy texture, this product slides on like a gloss but stays in place with a weightless feel that makes you forget you even have it on. ($20; sephora.com)

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NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream

You don't have to spend big bucks to get a high quality liquid lipstick. When I was in college, I found and fell in love with NYX matte lip creams. The colors are fiercely vibrant and the texture velvety smooth. It seems like you should have paid a lot more than $7 for this beauty wonder. Over 4,000 Ulta reviewers have given this liquid lipstick five stars for it's long lasting, even application and color selection. At this price and quality, it's hard to not pick up a tube — or five! ($7; ulta.com)

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Julep Beauty It's Whipped Matte Lip Mousse

Never feel lipstick on your mouth again with this light-as-a-feather liquid lipstick by Julep Beauty. We all love a pop of color on our pout, but nothing is worse than a heavy, sticky lipstick that you can feel each second you wear it. That's why I love Julep's lip mousse. It applies evenly as a liquid and dries with a matte finish, holding tight to your lips while feeling like it's not even there. Plus, it's infused with antioxidant-rich rosehip oil that nourishes your lips while you wear. ($20; nordstrom.com)

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Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick

Wedding season is well under way, and if you're a bride you'll need a lipstick that won't get all over your groom. Maybelline's liquid lipstick is your saving grace on the day you say "I do." It's a matte finish liquid lipstick that lasts up to 16 hours of wear and comes in 30 shades that will flatter any white dress option. Your wedding day beauty will hold strong, and your groom's face will be makeup free. ($12; amazon.com)

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Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color

It's safe to say we're all obsessed with anything Rihanna creates for her Fenty Beauty line. All the products are so fire it's hard to pick a favorite, but her Stunna Lip Paint is a necessity to own. The angled applicator wand helps you define your Cupid's bow like a pro makeup artist, and one thin coat is all you need to lock-in this look. There are eight universally flattering shades to choose from, and I nominate this cool tone red for your next beauty purchase. ($24; sephora.com)

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Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick

Electric pops of color can be a bit too loud for work. Feed your liquid lipstick obsession (without overstepping the office dress code) with Stila's All Day liquid lipstick. It has 20 colors that range from mauvey pinks to deep burgundy that are the perfect neutrals to pair with your business attire. Bold but not aggressive, this liquid lipstick will last through all of your coffees and meetings and even make it to happy hour. ($22; ulta.com)

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Chanel Le Rouge Duo Ultra Wear Lip Colour

This little lady is a splurge, but she's well worth it. This luxurious Chanel lip color is an ultra-saturated liquid lipstick that applies as pretty as it looks in the tube. This dual-ended product has a quick-drying matte base on one end and a high-shine glossy top coat at the other. The base color holds strong and doesn't feather after application; apply the top coat as much as you like to keep your lips shining bright! ($38; nordstrom.com)

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Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick

When you're looking to give your makeup a moody turn, try some of the deeper blue and green shades from Sephora's liquid lipstick collection. There are nearly 100 different rich lipstick shades of this Sephora bestseller and almost 6,000 5-star reviews raving about its high-coverage and feel. It's by far the biggest liquid lipstick steal you can shop at Sephora, the only problem is picking just one. ($14; sephora.com)

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