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Long Lasting - Moisturising Lipstick

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Myym Wed 06-Dec-17 12:30:16

With the effects of getting older and the currant cooler weather which makes skin dry out more I need to look for a better lipstick.
Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced lipstick that lasts well throughout the day but doesn't dry lips or go clumpy around the edges?

GrandmaKT Wed 06-Dec-17 13:10:57

Hi Myym. I usually buy No 7 makeup, but couldn't find a lipstick I was happy with, so started shopping around. I now use Maybelline Super Stay 24 lip colour. It goes on in two stages, the colour followed by a moisturiser. It really does last all day. It costs about £10, but is often on 2 for 1 offers.

goldengirl Wed 06-Dec-17 15:23:18

I'm using Lipcote over my current lipsticks and it works reasonably well. I'd still like to find a lipstick that doesn't wear off in 2 minutes though and give up the Lipcote

Teetime Wed 06-Dec-17 16:35:19

Definitely Clarins

Myym Fri 08-Dec-17 16:25:44

Thanks for your replies.
I have purchased a Clarins and a Maybelline today so I will test them out over the coming days.

Welshwife Fri 08-Dec-17 18:31:12

Is the Clarins a normal type of lipstick or a wand/liquid type please?

Gmala Fri 08-Dec-17 18:45:22

Yes Teetime, Clarins True Aubergine 😊 save my boots points and look out for offers.

Blinko Fri 08-Dec-17 19:54:10

Barry M does a good lipstick that stays on. It's green but goes red/pink when applied.

loopyloo Fri 08-Dec-17 20:11:24

I like the Rimmel moisturising lipsticks. And they are quite cheap. But haven't lipsticks become expensive? Most seem to be at least £10.

Smithy Fri 08-Dec-17 20:43:21

Max Factor infinity I'd meant to be good, haven't yet trued out though.

mischief Sat 09-Dec-17 09:51:01

Maybelline Super Stay 24 lip colour every time. Doesn't 'bleed' either which is crucial for me.

Hepopal Sat 09-Dec-17 10:11:25

Bobby Brown crushed lipcolour

Jane43 Sat 09-Dec-17 10:14:58

The Max Factor Lipfinity is good. It does tend to dry your lips but comes with a separate stick of moisturiser. Lipcote is very good over any lipstick, I have used it for over 20 years; it also dries your lips. Matte lipsticks tend to last longer on me, other types just disappear within minutes.

I have found that a lip pencil helps to stop bleeding, Clinique and Body Shop pencils work best for me and don’t drag the skin like some other brands.

Teetime Sat 09-Dec-17 10:17:30

I have both kinds of Clarins lipstick but also the Lip Oil to use at bedtime or days when you aren't going out and can give your lips a treat.

Lindylo Sat 09-Dec-17 10:19:27

I find Clinique is very good

WilmaKnickersfit Sat 09-Dec-17 10:21:04

Any of the two step ones are great because the second step is the moisturising bit and you can reapply it throughout the day without looking in the mirror. It's just like using a lip balm.

bml Sat 09-Dec-17 10:23:51

Love Maybelline 24 hour lipstick, really lasts all day, would buy nothing else now

freyja Sat 09-Dec-17 11:32:48

The best makeup range I have discover is
'look fabulous forever' this range of makeup has been specially designed for the older skin. They are an online site which has tutorials, tips and advise. I can't prize it enough. The lady who owns it is 68 and was tired of the products on the market. All the models used in the tutorials are 60 plus. Anyway, I can't praise it enough, it is well worth a visit on

grandtanteJE65 Sat 09-Dec-17 12:15:08

I use Lancôme or Clinique. they aren't cheep but the lipstick stays on and they last for years, so qute a good buy.

Stella14 Sat 09-Dec-17 14:53:06

I love these by Guerlain. They are lovely and moisturising and great colours, but they are expensive. £35 at most places, £28 at www.allbeauty (free delivery).¤cy=GBP&country=48&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI6J6zi5b91wIV7hXTCh2oKgs-EAQYAiABEgLMJvD_BwE

pamdixon Sat 09-Dec-17 15:06:52

I find MAC lipsticks very good - they have a huge range of colours and are not too expensive either

Revis Sat 09-Dec-17 16:53:00

Maybelline 24 hrs for me every time. If it looks a bit dry after several hours just use the moisturiser bit again

Silverlining47 Sat 09-Dec-17 18:47:51

Look Fabulous Forever lipsticks really last well and feel lovely on.

Parsleywin Sat 09-Dec-17 19:06:35

I've been getting longer-lasting lippy by applying over a lip primer. I thought I'd try a cheap one before possibly going upmarket, and have to say I've been pleased with one from Primark.

I think the other trick is to apply several light coats of lipstick - with a finger or lip brush - and blot on a folded tissue after each application. This definitely lasts better than one thick coat applied straight from the bullet.

pen50 Sat 09-Dec-17 20:39:51

Another vote for Lipcote here; I use it every day over a frosted Mac lipstick and it seems to last pretty much all day.