4 Waterproof Lipsticks That Actually Last

Leah Faye Cooper

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A lip color that can go the distance—that lasts from morning application through your last happy hour cocktail—can be hard to come by. Even more elusive is one  that holds up when met with water. While not as buzzed about as H20-resistant mascara, waterproof lipstick is more than worthy or praise in the long-wear makeup arena. These are four of our favorites.

CoverGirl waterproof lipstick

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CoverGirl Outlast Longwear + Moisture Lipstick (Available at Amazon )

Available in 12 shades, this moisturizing lipstick is infused with plant oils to keep lips soft, and boasts a smooth matte finish.

Make Up For Ever waterproof lipstick

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Rouge Waterproof Liquid Lip Color (Available at Amazon)

This two-sided wand features a highly-pigmented lip color on one end and a clear top coat on the other. The two combine to create a shiny, opaque lip that lasts all day.

NYX waterproof lipstick

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NYX Full Throttle Lipstick (Available at Amazon )

An added bonus to this color-rich lipstick is it’s beveled edges, which allow for precise application.

Stila waterproof ipstick

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Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick (Available at Amazon )

Lips stay moisturized when painted with this waterproof liquid lipstick, thanks to a nourishing combo of vitamin E and avocado oil.

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