11 best lip tints

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Tint is a liquid cosmetic first introduced in Korea. It is made on a water or oil base, with the addition of a large amount of coloring pigment, which, penetrating deep into the skin, creates a permanent coating with a tattoo effect on the lips. Due to its light and weightless texture, the tint is practically not felt on the lips, but at the same time it keeps the makeup in perfect condition for many hours.

How to choose the right lip tint

Consistency. Tints can be oily, jelly-like, or completely runny. The more watery the structure of the product, the faster it dries, therefore, it is better to start acquaintance with tints with a jelly-like consistency.

  1. Applicator. The traditional option – a bottle with the usual fluffy sponge brush is the most convenient, because it allows you to apply the product even on the go. Tints in jars will have to be applied with your fingers, which will create some inconvenience. There are also more practical options, such as tints in the form of felt-tip pens, for precise and quick application along the contour.
  2. Color pigment. As a rule, tints from most manufacturers are presented in a limited range of colors – a maximum of 3-5 shades, which in bottles look very bright and rich. However, do not worry, because after applying to the lips, the product is absorbed and becomes more natural, emphasizing the natural skin tone of the lips. You can adjust color saturation by applying additional layers.
  3. Nice bonuses. Tints are intended primarily for creating sustainable lip makeup, but many manufacturers are increasingly delighting with their fashionable novelties – products with sunscreen factor, moisturizing ingredients and caring ingredients appear on the shelves.
  4. Composition. It is better to give preference to products with vitamins, natural oils, natural extracts, which will allow the skin not to dry out and receive nutrition and hydration even with regular long-term wearing of tint.

Nomination a place Name of product price
Rating of the most popular lip tints 1 Yves Saint Laurent Beauté Volupté Tint-in-Oil RUB 2,599
3 NYX Professional Makeup Lip Luster Glossy Tint 490 RUB
4 The Balm Stainiac Tinted Hint of Tint RUB 1 210
5 Secret key sweet glam tint glow 695 RUB
7 Tony Moly Liptone Get it Tint RUB 915
8 Kiehl's Butterstick Lip Treatment SPF 25 RUB 1,650
9 HOLIKA HOLIKA Holy Berry Tint 490 RUB
10 Velor Flat-Pen Tint 870
11 Relouis kiss me again 197 RUB

Yves Saint Laurent Beauté Volupté Tint-in-Oil

Rating: 4.9


Enriched with long-lasting color pigment, YSL Lip Tint Oil is ranked first in our popularity ranking. Yves Saint Laurent has made a real revolution by combining the tenderness of oils and the power of color in one bottle with the help of COLOR LINK INFUSER technology. The pigment remains on the lips even after the oil shine disappears without a trace.

The product provides first-class volume and long-lasting color. The palette, available in 4 colors, is presented in natural shades that create a natural kiss-like effect on lips.

The VOLUPTÉ TINT-IN-OIL formula protects against rapid discoloration, while the oil-enveloped light scattering particles create an even more seductive look. 5 essential oils – apricot kernels, coriander, macadamies, jojoba, passionflower – give shine and gently care for the skin. To protect precious oils from exposure to sunlight, a special, light-tight steel case has been developed.

The patented sponge-shaped applicator makes application very convenient. Thanks to its special curves, it glides easily over the skin, gently and smoothly controlling the color and not creating smudges. If you apply the oil with the concave side – an intense volumetric shade is obtained, turning the applicator over with a curved surface – the tone becomes subtle and very delicate. The product has a delicate fruity aroma and is very pleasant to wear.


  • moisturizes and cares;
  • gives a pleasant aroma;
  • convenient applicator for application;
  • adds volume to the lips;
  • does not roll;
  • the pigment lasts about 6 hours.


  • not found


Rating: 4.8


We gave the second place in the ranking of the best lip tints to Dior Addict Lip Tattoo. The tint holds well, leaves no residue and acts like a lip tattoo. The special formula creates a weightless coating that cures after a few seconds of application and, according to the manufacturer's promises, does not wear off within 10 hours. However, judging by the reviews, the color pigment begins to fade after 3-4 hours. The first place in the composition of the tint is water (50%), due to which the texture of the tint is very light and weightless, but at the same time, not too durable. It also contains oils and pigments.

There are six shades in the palette – from beige to bright crimson, but only 4 are available in Russia. All colors are designed to emphasize and enhance the natural skin tone. After applying the tint, only color pigment and a comfortable feeling remain on the lips. There is no stickiness, tightness or dryness. The product is perfect for the summer heat.

The soft round applicator brush, with a slightly beveled tip, allows you to apply the tint quickly and accurately without leaving the contour. ADDICT LIP TATTOO can be applied in several layers, enhancing the color effect and even used as a blush, after shading the area of ​​application.


  • convenient packaging;
  • liquid texture that does not spread;
  • comfortable brush;
  • does not feel on the lips after application;
  • leaves no residue.


  • durability is 2 times lower than promised;
  • high price;
  • if the lips are dry, the color disappears unevenly;
  • small palette of colors.

NYX Professional Makeup Lip Luster Glossy Tint

Rating: 4.7


The tint, rich in pigments and brilliant shine, from the American company NYX is on the third step of our rating. The product has a dense, creamy texture and can serve as a tint, varnish lipstick and glossy shine. The formula is enriched with natural beeswax, which gently cares for the skin of the lips. This product is very comfortable – it moisturizes, smoothes and practically does not dry out.

The unusual double-sided sponge – triangular on one side and flat rectangular on the other – ensures a neat application. For a 'full, seductive lips' effect, just add a little tint in the middle, lightly blending the gloss around the edges. The minimum amount of gloss will create the effect of luscious, natural, kissed lips. Applying the product in several layers at once will give the lips a glossy shine for a long time.

In order for the lips to look as natural and well-groomed as possible, it is necessary to provide them with additional moisture, since the tint can dry out the skin, especially if it has wounds and peeling. If you need to remove the main shine and color, you can use mycelial water. For the first 2 hours after application, the gloss may leave marks.


  • gives a glossy shine;
  • excellent packaging quality;
  • convenient applicator;
  • does not dry out the skin;
  • beautiful shades;


  • may leave traces;
  • it is impossible to completely remove the color pigment.

The Balm Stainiac Tinted Hint of Tint

Rating: 4.7


Universal tint 2 in 1 from The Balm (USA) with vitamins and caring ingredients, falls into the fourth step of our rating. The product can be used for both lip gloss and blush. One shade with a cherry undertone is available for sale, but the manufacturer promises that the product is able to adapt to any type of skin, highlighting its natural tone.

The product contains vitamins, camellia extract and aloe juice. The texture is watery-jelly, delicate and almost weightless. Classic applicator for precise application along the contour of the lips. Application in one coat produces a thin undertones. The second layer sets the mood and brings out the color. The coating is very natural, with high durability. On the lips, the pigment lasts 3-5 hours, on the cheeks – almost the whole day. The volume of the tube is small – only 8.5 ml.


  • keeps well;
  • easy to apply;
  • imperceptible on the lips;
  • suitable as a blush and lip gloss.


  • may dry the skin slightly;
  • presented in one color scheme.

Secret key sweet glam tint glow

Rating: 4.7


Tint with a moisturizing effect from the Korean manufacturer Secret Key takes the fifth position in the ranking. The moisturizing ingredients in the composition give the lips the maximum level of hydration, thanks to which they acquire a luscious natural tint. Also, the tint has an SPF 8 protection factor and provides reliable protection from ultraviolet radiation, protecting the skin from drying out.

The balm lays down gently and softly, filling cracks and visually smoothing all the folds; maintains optimal water balance, prevents chapping, does not leave a feeling of presence on the lips and marks. The lips become more expressive and seductive, gaining extra volume and a delicate shade. It is worth paying attention to the fact that the tint in the stick and on the lips looks different. Color variations are presented in 7 shades. The tube closes securely, the stick is conveniently pointed and looks more like a lipstick. The packaging design and the product itself are more like a replica of Dior Lip Glow balm.


  • nourishes and moisturizes the skin;
  • hides wrinkles and evens out tone;
  • lasts about 3 hours;
  • does not spread;
  • has a sun protection factor;
  • has no smell.


  • will not replace the usual care balm;
  • there are no color markings on the packaging.


Rating: 4.6


A tint with a high concentration of pigments and a 'tattoo effect' from the famous Italian brand PUPA ranks sixth in our rating. The formula of the product combined a light texture, due to the presence of water in the composition, and a rich glossy finish. The tint on the lips is fresh, bright and rich. The product is waterproof, therefore it is not afraid of snacks and kisses. Thanks to the effect of tattooing, the tint will stay on the lips all day long. The line consists of 8 different shades, some of them have shimmer.

Having a watery, light texture, the product is easy to apply on the lips, but dries very quickly, so you need to handle the tint very carefully to apply it as evenly as possible. First, the product is applied in quick symmetrical movements to the upper lip, moving from the center of the lips to the corners, and then in the opposite direction – from the corners to the center – to the lower lip. The shape of the applicator, clearly sharpened to the contour, greatly simplifies the application procedure.

The tint looks great on moisturized, well-groomed lips, so do not neglect the use of a caring balm. If there are inflammations or peeling on the skin, the product will only emphasize them. To completely remove tint from the skin, you need to use a hydrophilic oil or a two-phase makeup remover.


  • saturated shades;
  • the color of the coating can be varied;
  • high degree of stability;
  • waterproof effect;
  • does not dry out the skin;


  • dark shades may lie unevenly;
  • highlights imperfections on the skin.

Tony Moly Liptone Get it Tint

Rating: 4.6


Moisturizing light tint from the South Korean brand Tony Moly took the seventh position in the ranking. Gives the lips a rich color combined with a moist shimmery gloss. The natural coloring pigment, which penetrates into the upper layers of the epidermis, creates a stable coating that lasts for at least 6 hours, without the need for constant correction. Tint withstands meals and does not wear off during water procedures.

A water-based complex of natural origin acts as active ingredients. The product maintains moisture balance and prevents the appearance of cracks, wounds and flaking of the skin. The manufacturer promises that with regular use, the condition of the skin of the lips will significantly improve, however, many customers note that it is advisable to additionally moisturize the skin with a balm before using the tint, otherwise it will dry the skin.

The Lip Tone Get It Tint bottle is handy and small, so it fits easily into your makeup bag. An additional cap on the lid provides maximum protection against spillage. The line is presented in 6 bright shades.


  • economical consumption;
  • very persistent;
  • leaves no residue;
  • easy to use;
  • does not require the use of a contour pencil.


  • can dry the skin of the lips;
  • the palette consists of too bright, unnatural shades.

Kiehl's Butterstick Lip Treatment SPF 25

Rating: 4.5

Kiehl's Butterstick Lip Treatment SPF 25

Kiehl's bestselling lip balm with SPF 25 is ranked 8th. This is not quite a tint, in any case, the manufacturer does not promise such an effect, however, due to the presence of natural wax, the balm stays on the lips for a very long time, calmly withstanding snacks and countless cups of coffee.

It contains antioxidant-rich lemon and coconut oils that intensively nourish, moisturize and heal the skin. High level of protection SPF 25 – prevents the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation, soothes and softens. In total, there are 5 balms in the line, some of which are almost colorless, and the rest give the lips a light natural shade – pink, berry, nude.

The product stays on the lips for a long time without leaving a feeling of film, grease and stickiness. The pigmented formula allows the balm to hold on for many hours without losing color saturation. The balm nourishes, strengthens and moisturizes, emphasizing the natural shape, color and curvature of the lips. It is applied to clean skin in the morning and remains on the lips until the evening. The stick volume is 4 mg, but the consumption is quite economical.


  • balm cares and nourishes the skin;
  • has a high SPF 25;
  • economically spent;
  • lasts a long time on the lips.


  • high price.


Rating: 4.5


Berry tint from a Korean company with natural berry extract is in the ninth position of our expert rating. The juices of the berries moisturize, nourish and smooth, while the water-based coloring pigment creates a stable coating for at least several hours. At the same time, the pigment is not too saturated, so you can not be afraid to overdo it with color – it will always be close to natural.

Jojoba oil softens the skin and retains moisture, preventing flaking and chapping. Fruit extracts of Vaccinium Macrocarpon (cranberry), Fragaria Chiloensis (strawberry), Rubus Idaeus (raspberry), Vaccinium Angustifolium (blueberry), Rubus Fruticosus (blackberry) give a natural color and gently care for the lips without drying them out.

The tint lasts for several hours, then gradually begins to fade, returning the lips to their natural color, while the product does not smudge and does not leave marks. It is not felt at all on the lips and due to the jelly-like watery texture, it is consumed very economically. Also, tint can be used as a blush.

A stiff brush allows you to apply the product accurately and accurately, by adjusting the pressure, without smearing it around the corners and without leaving the contour. The tint is applied to the skin, spread with the applicator and after one minute is completely absorbed. For removal, it is best to use a drop of olive oil or an oil-based makeup remover.


  • light texture;
  • lasts about 3 hours;
  • does not eat into the skin;
  • gives a subtle shade;
  • has a pleasant aroma;
  • democratic cost.


  • may highlight imperfections;
  • the color of the product in the package is different from that on the lips.
  • can dry out the skin.

Velor Flat-Pen Tint

Rating: 4.4


The tint in the form of a felt-tip pen from the Korean company MISSHA takes the penultimate, tenth step of our rating. A very unusual design and an ergonomic method of application distinguish the product from other tints. With it, it is easy to emphasize the contour of the lips, thanks to the applicator resembling a felt-tip pen for painting.

The composition contains vitamin E, hyaluronic acid, extracts of natural berries, which nourish and moisturize, remove micro-cracks and prevent lip skin aging.

The light texture practically does not feel on the lips, the color pigment is absorbed almost immediately and leaves no prints. The product adheres firmly to the lips, without leaving an unpleasant sensation of a sticky film, however, it can leave unevenly, leaving the contour brighter. The tint is presented in 5 main bright shades.


  • convenient method of application;
  • ergonomic design;
  • bright saturated shades;
  • caring natural ingredients in the composition.


  • small volume;
  • a bottle of low-quality plastic;
  • the pigment leaves unevenly.

Relouis kiss me again

Rating: 4.3


Tint from the Belarusian manufacturer Relouis occupies the last line in our rating. The tool is presented in three color shades and is much cheaper than many of its counterparts. The name Kiss me again was not chosen by chance – the tint has a sweetish taste and does not wear off with kisses.

The product has a fairly liquid texture and requires proper application. Otherwise, it can roll, spread and lie down unevenly. Best of all, this tint showed itself when applied in three layers, in which case it is able to endure multiple meals and can last on the lips until the evening.

In order for the tint to give an even color and apply evenly, you must first scrub and moisturize your lips. The application technology is simple: you just need to move the applicator over the lips, helping the product to be absorbed faster and lie down more evenly.


  • acceptable price;
  • convenient applicator;
  • sweet taste;
  • creates a natural effect.


  • pigment may not be absorbed evenly;
  • can dry lips;
  • liquid texture;
  • highlights imperfections if the lips are not in perfect condition.

Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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