10+ Different Types of Lipsticks and How to Use Them

10+ Different Types of Lipsticks and How to Use Them - One of the main makeup item that cannot be separated from women is lipstick. There are various kinds of lipsticks that are generally useful for enhancing your appearance. Lipstick can protect your lips from cold and wind. The natural oils and emollients in it provide the moisture you need for your lips.

No matter what lip color style you choose, you will instantly feel beautiful. Choosing the right lipstick makes your smile look good and bright. Lipstick can also make your lips look fuller and plumper if that's your goal. On the other hand, you can make your lips appear smaller or less full if you apply lipstick properly.

Types of Lipsticks for Improving Your Lips Look

1. Moisturizing Lipsticks

Dry lips can be treated easily by moisturizing lipstick. Conversely, you can use a moisturizing lipstick to prevent your lips from drying out. Some ingredients such as vitamin E, aloe vera, and glycerin not only make lips moisturized but also smooth and soft. Your lips will look wet and shiny, giving a healthier and more attractive impression.

2. Sheer Lipsticks


Sheer lipstick may look a lot like other tinted lipsticks in terms of packaging. Besides being useful for moisturizing lips, sheer lipstick can also make your lips look more shiny. This lipstick contains a lot of oil so the color may appear brighter when you use it. You have to apply it all day long for the best effect.

3. Gloss Lipsticks

Gloss lipsticks are very popular among women who have thin and small lips. This type of lipstick will make your lips look bigger and glow a little more. To give the perfect blend of color and shine, you can use regular lipstick under your lip gloss.

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4. Cream Lipsticks

Women who have small lips are very suitable to wear lipstick with cream in it. Cream lipstick that is not shiny but slightly smooth for a more even look. Alternatively, you can add lip gloss on top of the lipstick for a nice look. Containing more wax than other types of lipsticks, cream lipsticks can protect lips from dryness.

5. Pearl Lipticks

Designed to reflect light and give a shiny effect, pearl lipstick makes a great choice for parties or formal events. However, this type of lipstick will cause your lips to feel dry, or even cracked. Therefore, it is advisable for you to use lip balm before using pearl lipstick.

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6. Lipstick Stains

Concentrated on colors with a hint of shine, lipstick stains are low maintenance and high impact. This long-lasting type of lipstick is available in a variety of colors and patterns. Lipstick stains which are usually in pencil form look great when coated in a different color. For a fluffy and subtle look, you can wear nude colors.

7. Matte Lipsticks

Matte lipsticks are for women who don't like shiny lipsticks. You will get a flat appearance when you apply the lipstick instead of shining. There are various color choices that you can choose according to your taste. Matte lipstick makes your lips look younger and smoother. Some matte lipsticks contain vitamin E or aloe vera which is useful for protecting your lips.

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8. Long Wearing Lipsticks

Long lasting lipstick is perfect for those of you who work long hours or do activities all day but don't want to apply lipstick repeatedly. For the most part, this type of lipstick will last on your lips for four to eight hours. However, you may need to reapply lipstick if your lips are exposed to oily food.

9. Lip Liner


Lip liner is used to define the shape of the lips or a little visual trickery. Some users will outline the space beyond the thinner lip line and fill it with liner or with lip color. Visually, this will increase the size of one or both lips. You can also use a lip liner as a strong dye and simply fill in the lips and top with a tint or gloss coating.

10. Lip Gloss

Unlike glossy lipsticks, you need to apply lip gloss more often if you want to keep your lips moisturised and shiny throughout the day. Like lipsticks, lip gloss is available in a variety of color choices. A lip gloss that's lighter than most lipsticks won't stay on the lips long enough. However, you can use it to keep your lips from drying out.

11. Lip Balm

Traditionally, lip balm was used to heal, moisturize or cover the lips. Lip balm which is often called chapstick should be applied continuously. Both women or men and even children in regions with colder or drier climates usually use lip balm to maintain healthy lips.

12. Lip Crayon


Usually, lip crayons are tinted balms or lipsticks that come in the shape of crayon. Like lipsticks, lip crayons come in many formulas and different finishes such as matte, metallic, glossy, and others. Lip crayons are easier to use which allows you a lot of precision. You can easily coat and fill your lips with the pointed lip crayons.

13. Lip Tint

Lip gloss and lipsticks contain wax and oils that cause them to slip off your lips. While lip tints usually have a liquid or gel base, sometimes even a mousse texture. Lip tint contains pigments that stay on the lips for a long time so it lasts all day long. There are several types of lip tints including liquid lip tints, tint sticks, peel-off lip tints, and matte lip tints.

14. Lip Primer

As the name suggests, lip primer is the base of the lips that allows the lip color to stick. Lip primers are great for increasing the longevity of your lip makeup. The formula serves to keep the lip color in place. (Beauté Salon & Spa)

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