September 26, 2015 Spotlight

We Tried These 3 Long-Lasting Lip Colors (And Here’s What Happened)

Lipstick is meant to stay on your LIPS — especially when it comes to a long-lasting formula. However, this isn’t always the case and we often find that those “all-day” lipsticks sometimes actually mean “until lunchtime.” In true MDC fashion, we decided to put these long-wear lippies to the test. And by test, we mean several cups of coffee, puppy kisses, lunch dishes and maybe even a few donuts.

Long-Lasting Lipstick

Brianna B. — Maybelline Superstay 24 2 Step Lipcolor in Reliable Raspberry

“I drink at least two cups of coffee a day. And when I say drink, I mean chug. I also have a weakness for the office dog, Crumpet, who I end up smothering in kisses on the regular. And let’s not forget the eight hours of chewing on my lips as I type away on my computer. My lipstick (usually) doesn’t stand a chance, but this one passed the test!”

Long-Lasting Lipstick

Diana C. — L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Lipcolor in Neverending Nutmeg

“With the amount of snacking I do, I’m surprised the lipstick lasted a single second. After swiping it on, I may have had a donut (or two) to go with my daily iced vanilla latte fix. So healthy, right? If that didn’t do the job of attacking my nude lippie, I figured my lunch would, but nope! That sucker stayed on, and while the color wasn’t as visible by the end of the day, it was definitely still there.”

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Long-Lasting Lipstick
Angela M. — Maybelline Superstay 24 - 2 Step Lipcolor in Continuous Coral

“I was pretty impressed by my lip color's performance. I really put it through the ringer that day! Between my two cups of coffee (Pumpkin Spice Lattes, of course), chronic lip-biting habit and endless Snickers-intake, I'm surprised there was any trace of red left at the end of the day. While definitely faded, the shade was visible enough to give my lips a little pop of color come 5 p.m.!”

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