Say bye-bye lipsticks, lip tints are the “IT” thing nowadays, and K-beauty has raised the bar once again making lip tints, even more, all the rage.
While both lip tints and lipsticks provide full lip coverage, lip tints are thinner in consistency with strong lip soaking pigments that usually last longer than regular lipstick and don’t leave lip imprints on your cup as a normal lipstick would.
Table of Contents
- Lip Tint Quick
- Types of Lip Tints
- Why Korean Lip Tints Are the Best
- Best Korean Lip Tints
- I’M MEME I’M Mystery Flash Tint
- Peripera Ink the Velvet Lip Tint
- Etude House Colorful Vivid Tint
- 3CE Stylenanda Velvet Lip Tint
- BOM MATT HOLIC TINT Long Lasting Lip Tint
- ETUDE HOUSE Dear Darling Water Gel Tint Ice Cream
- TONYMOLY Delight Tony Tint
- It’S SKIN Colorable Draw Tint
- BOEAN Velvet Fit Lip Tint
- BBIA Last Velvet Lip Tint
- Rom&nd Glasting Water Tint Korean Natural Lip Tint Gloss
- CLIO Mad Matte Lip Tint
- AL’IVER/Wine Lipstick Matte Long Lasting Waterproof Lip Tint
- COLORGRAM TOK Glow Pop Tint
- PONY EFFECT Favorite Fluid Lip Tint
- I’M MEME Bare Lips Tinted Lip Balm
- ETUDE HOUSE Dear Darling Water Tint
- BBIA Last Velvet Lip Tint Hottest Series
- MISSHA/Wish Stone Tint (Velvet)
- Fascy All-in-One Korean Beauty Tina Tint Lip Essence Balm, Lipstick + Tint + Lipbalm
Lip Tint Quick
Lip tints are fun and quick and can complete your look in a pinch. Rarely are their needs for touch-ups. Super feather-light lip tints have bold colorful pigments that adhere to your lips so it feels like you are hardly wearing anything. The downside of lip tints while often made with lip nutrients they often evaporate leaving your lips feeling dry at the end of the day.
Types of Lip Tints
Lip Tints have expanded since they have hit the beauty scene allowing us to have a glorious selection of types of lip tints. There are
- Liquid lip tints (The most recognized)
- Lip tint sticks ( Looks like a skinny lipstick, and are creamy in texture).
- Peel off Lip tints (Swipe on let dry peel off to reveal hours of lip stained color).
They also come in different textures too.
- Creamy based
Why Korean Lip Tints Are the Best
I personally loved lip tint. The only problem was they dried my lip out terribly, and I already have a dry lip problem. Putting a lip balm on beforehand helped a bit, but in the end, my lips were so dry. Thanks to K-Beauty lip tints have been redesigned now choked full of lip-loving nutrients oils and vitamins that get absorbed into your lips and stay providing lip healing and moisture to your lips all while making your pout all pretty. Enhanced with super longevity K- Beauty lip tints have a super long-lasting hold. Curious in what k-Beauty holds for lip tints? Let’s take a look at 20 of the best Korean lip tints out there, and why.
Best Korean Lip Tints
I’M MEME I’M Mystery Flash Tint
There is no mystery with this lip tint. You will love the lightness of this lip tint. One application gives your excellent lip coverage and shines as well as lip nurturing ingredients like hyaluronic acid, and fruit berry extracts of Cranberry Strawberry and Pomegranate. There is sure to be a color to your liking as they come in a selection of 7 shiny colors that will not fade from your lips until you remove it.
PROS: It is like a gloss, but doesn’t have the sticky gloss feel.
CONS: Need to apply to makeup remover to clear off your lips fully.
Peripera Ink the Velvet Lip Tint
You will love the finely shaped applicator for nice lip application precision. Peripera Ink gives you a silky velvet look with vibrant pigment color that your lips soak up giving your great-looking lips all day no crack or clumps.
PROS: Nice color selection to match a variety of skin tones.
CONS: Doesn’t have enough lip moisturizing factor, just apply velvet smooth.
Etude House Colorful Vivid Tint
Comes in 10 bold colors Etude House Colorful Vivid Tint washes over your lips with its lush stained oils that will keep your lips moist and colorful.
PROS: Also contains menthol ingredients that provide a cooling lip plumping effect.
CONS: The Menthol ingredients might be off-putting to some.
3CE Stylenanda Velvet Lip Tint
This stuff melts into your lips like velvet while delivering prime color that is non-drying. Packed with hydrating oils 3CE first encases your lips moisture then pigmented color that absorbs into the lips creating a nice soft matte look.
BOM MATT HOLIC TINT Long Lasting Lip Tint
BOM is a trendy K -Beauty brand admired for their vivid colors. Crafted with lip healing ingredients like Avacado oil, Macadamia seed oil, Vitamin E, Rosehip oil to name a few this lip tint to leave a smooth, and clean matte finish as the pigments absorb into your lips for a lasting color finish, yet your lips still feel moist and plump.
PROS: Doesn’t dry your lips out as most lip tints do.
CONS. None of this lip tint brand is awesome.
ETUDE HOUSE Dear Darling Water Gel Tint Ice Cream
Encased in a cute ice cream popsicle type container Etude delivers a lusciously bright and colorful water gel-based lip tint. Coming in 8 different shiny colorful shares this lip tint is hydrating to your lips full of lip healthy minerals and vitamins and real fresh fruit extracts.
TONYMOLY Delight Tony Tint
Tonymoly lip tints provide bold bright color to your lips with a lip moisturizing feel thanks to the infused Rosehip, Argan, and Jojoba oil. It stays on well through drinking whether hot or cold. Lip tint glides on, not so heavy, so you can either do a light natural glow or bold vibrant color.
PROS: Long lasting about an hour.
CONS: It has a fruity scent that can be off-putting.
It’S SKIN Colorable Draw Tint
The most adorable lip tint ever! Shaped like a colored pencil it is just too cute.
It wears amazingly too no sticky heavy feeling on your lip you get a nice matte finish. It applies smoothly with lip softening moisture leaving your lips before or after the lip tint comes off.
PROS: Comes in 10 selective shades.
BOEAN Velvet Fit Lip Tint
This lip tint gives you a smooth velvet look on your lips. Applied with ease one it feels like there is nothing on your lips, but you can not deny the magnificent color it tints your lips. The strong pigment color adheres to your lips like a sponge still keeping to the true color.
PROS: Has an angel shaped brush shape that lets you reach the tip of the lip line for the pristine application.
BBIA Last Velvet Lip Tint
Tattooing lip color in your lips is a major thing in Korean beauty. If that is not your style then BBIA Last Velvet Lip Tint is your next best thing. Super long-lasting as it adheres to your lips not budging, or fading. It’s as if you got your lips tattooed. The smooth application results in sultry velvet lips or opts for the soft blur look. You can create them with BBIA.
PROS: This lip tint is truly super long-lasting through drinking, eating, sweating.
CONS: Only if you are wishing for a shiny glossy lip look. This Lip tint is top-notch.
Rom&nd Glasting Water Tint Korean Natural Lip Tint Gloss
If you want some shine to your lip tint then Glasting Water Tint Lip Tint Gloss is the lip tint you want. Think a lip tint that gives you the lip gloss sheen, but without the stickiness of a lip gloss.
PROS: Very moisture-rich on your lips.
CONS: Being it’s a water-based tint the color is a bit light on your lips you may need to apply an extra coat if you want your lip color to be deeper.
CLIO Mad Matte Lip Tint
Get the matte-finished that is ultra-moisturizing. CLIO Mad Matte Lip Tint holds coloring so the color you see is the color that you get on your lips. Features long-lasting wear and is made from an oil-water base formula that seals the deal. The liquid lip tint smears on your lips smooth drying fast into a hydrating matte finish.
PROS: Has a light airy feel like you have nothing on your lips.
AL’IVER/Wine Lipstick Matte Long Lasting Waterproof Lip Tint
Extremely long-lasting, these lip tints are cutely packaged as wine bottles. They glide on staining your lips with vivid color in just one sweep.
PROS: It has the ultimate long-lasting appeal.
CONS: Thanks to it being super long-lasting it takes to make -up remover to take it off at the end of the day. Also does not adhere to dry lips well.
COLORGRAM TOK Glow Pop Tint
Long-lasting wear while adding a moisturizing sultry shine to your lips. Colorgram Tok Glow Pop coats your lips with natural-looking color topped with dewy shine. Comes in 4 shades.
PROS: This lip tint is great if you are wanting a more natural look.
CONS: If you like your lip bold and bright this lip tint is more subdued might not be your style.
PONY EFFECT Favorite Fluid Lip Tint
Another great lip tint by Pony Effect. This one is a water liquid texture lip tint that delivers a glossy shine that makes your lips feel great. This is owed to what they call their moisture fitting system that delivers hydration so the color soaks into your lip for color that lasts.
PROS: It’s Pony Effect.
I’M MEME Bare Lips Tinted Lip Balm
Returning to I’M MEME again they have a wondrous lip tint stick which is ample for those who may deal with dryer lips. Instead of a liquid, this lip tint is creamier but not heavy and full of lip-smacking botanical oils that moisturize your lip all while delivering glowing lip service that holds up during your day. Featuring lip building capability. One coat for a light natural look or apply further coats to get a bold, more intensified color.
PROS: Super great for dry lips.
CONS: Only 4 shades.
ETUDE HOUSE Dear Darling Water Tint
If you like ETUDE HOUSE and wish they had a water-based lip tint, ten here you have it in Dear Darling Water Tint. Crafted containing fruity extracts like from grapefruit, and pomegranate they hold lip moisturizing vitamins that make your lips feel loved. While water-based the lip tint is not sticky and the color absorbs into the lips fast.
PROS: It has a nourishing feeling on your lips.
CONS: Color can fade. It does not last as long as you hope for.
BBIA Last Velvet Lip Tint Hottest Series
BBIA Last Velvet Lip Tint Hottest Series provides a stylish bottle and the softest and silkiest velvet finishing that sticks to your lips like glue. The Hottest Series provides 5 bright shades that promise no fading or smearing holding all day.
PROS: Bold colors and truly stays on for hours.
CONS: It is just like its other series collection lip tints just different packaging.
MISSHA/Wish Stone Tint (Velvet)
Contained in an adorable gemstone shape packing MISSHA’S Wish Stone Tint holds pure lip healing extracts from Calendula oil, and Avacado to provide your lips with moisturizing, soothing, and glow effects as it brings a bright velvet finish.
PROS: It has a watercolor formula that allows the color pigment to be defined brighter on the lips.
CONS: It has a smell that may be off-putting to some.
Fascy All-in-One Korean Beauty Tina Tint Lip Essence Balm, Lipstick + Tint + Lipbalm
It is a lip tint. It is an essence balm. It is lipstick. It is the most amazing thing your lips have touched. Coming in 5 colorful shades each packing vibrant color, and lip healing ingredients like Shea butter, and argan oil, honey, and gromwell root. Your lips will be better every time you wear it.
PROS: Whimsical art packaging is very chic and it fills your lips with moisture.
CONS: Not as strong at color lasting compared to other lip tints.
Thanks to K- Beauty lip tints many people are trading in lipsticks for lip tints. Let’s face it their lip tints are usually fun coming with cute packaging and bottles. They are small enough to fit in your pocket and they won’t melt as a lipstick would. Korean lips tints also have a fun buildability too being able to create a variety of hip young lip looks as it is always fun to explore.