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The Hydrating Yet Longlasting Lippies That Won’t Budge Or Smudge For 12 Hours

#1: YSL Beauty Vernis A Levres Vinyl Cream, $51
The first creamy stain by YSL, this gives shine and ultra-pigmented colours that last with comfort. It provides hydration for the entire day to nourish and smooth lips.  A mash-up of a stain, a lipstick and a gloss, this glides on smoothly and gives shine as well.     #2: Nudestix Magnetic Matte Lip Color, $37, Sephora
This 3-in-1 lip colour, lip liner and lip stain will give you stay-all-day kissable lips. It has an innovative non-drying, longwearing matte formula that provides smooth coverage and budge-proof staying power. #3: Burberry Beauty Liquid Lip Velvet, $46
This combines rich pigments with a comforting texture and smooth glide for a bold velvet finish that lasts all day. It has a light-as-air feeling and a cushion-soft sensation upon application, and a comfortable, non-drying formula that keeps lips supple and moisturised, ensuring the colour does not dry, fade or crack. #4: Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain, $19
This silky, long-lasting lip stain keeps lips covered with bold colour with no touch-ups required for the whole day. This high-coverage lip colour glides on smoothly and transforms from a creamy texture into a silky, lightweight stain. Infused with avocado oil and vitamin E, it moisturises puckers without feeling sticky. #5: Dior Addict Lip Tattoo, $46
This is one lip colour that won’t budge – or smudge – like a tattoo. The weightless tint fuses into lips within seconds after application, and promises zero transfer, be it onto a glass or whoever you’re puckering up to. #6: Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Moisturizing Lipstick, $35
This uses pure pigments encapsulated in an emollient protective film that gives a comfortable, non-drying suede-like finish. It has a fade-resist complex keeps colour true for up to 12 hours and a natural trio of mango, shea and murumuru butters infuse lips with nourishing, conditioning and soothing oils, while argan oil and vitamin E provide antioxidant protection. #7: Stila Naturally Nude Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick, $24
This cult favourite is loved for its staying power, lightweight feel and gorgeous matte finish. It gives rich colour payoff and softens and hydrates lips with vitamin E and avocado oil. #8: Nars Powermatte Lip Pigment, $40
This has a Fluid Pigment Complex of liquefied pigment with a zero-gravity feel, rich matte colour saturation with ultra-flexible long-wear. It has a lightweight texture that applies like an ink and dries down to lock in the formula for a smudge-resistant wear that doesn’t feel dehydrating. Like this? Check out this limited edition Laneige makeup collaboration, our beauty editor shares what’s in her makeup bag and beauty secrets from the doctor behind Kim K.’s famous vampire facials.