14 Beautiful Lip Stains That Won't Rub Off on Your Face Mask

For the first time in most of our lives, wearing a face mask every time we leave home has become the new normal. Hopefully, you've been able to acquire some by now (and if you haven't, here are 48 face masks to shop), and the next step is getting used to wearing one for long periods of time. Something that I've noticed since I began wearing face masks is that I've refrained from wearing lip products to avoid getting it all over the mask. But I've come up with a simple solution: lip stain.

While I can't promise that lip stains won't leave any marks on your mask, they certainly might not, or at least they'll leave far subtler marks than a gloss or creamy lipstick. I searched the internet for the best lip stains that will leave a pretty wash of color on your lips and stay on for hours. Keep scrolling to shop them, as well as a few of my favorite face masks.

I have this in several shades and can confirm that it leaves the prettiest blurred matte color and doesn't budge.

This balmy stain by indie brand Noto Botanicals is sheer yet buildable and can be used on cheeks too. Plus, it takes up minimal room in your bag.

I started using this years ago and haven't stopped. You can easily apply it without a mirror, and it's super moisturizing. I'm partial to the Honey shade (pictured).

This hydrating waterproof stain comes in three bold colors with a matte-satin finish. Since they're sheer, they're very wearable.

Ah, the classic. Once you apply this, it won't budge. When you get to your destination, top it with a little clear gloss for a pretty glow.

This budget-friendly tint is said to give a pretty "just-bitten" effect. I'm tempted to buy it in every color.

This fun applicator dispenses a lightweight, matte lip color that's comfortable and lasts for hours. There are tons of pretty shades to choose from, so good luck with that.

Even makeup artists are obsessed with this low-key lip balm. It's so sheer that you'd have to put a lot of it on to transfer it onto a mask.

This water lip stain sounds very appealing to me on a hot summer day. It looks a little glossier than some of the other stains on this list, but it's far from sticky. I'd suggest just giving it a little time to set before putting your mask on.

Nordstrom shoppers give Burberry's lip stain high marks for being creamy, buildable, and non-drying. 

This water lip stain has a pretty matte finish that reviews say feels like nothing on your lips.

Gotta love a multi-use product. Bobbi Brown's pretty pot of color appears creamy on the cheeks but more matte on the lips. Apply it with a light hand for a sheer wash of color.

This powdery lip color is genius if you love that diffused, matte, French-girl finish. 

If you love that soft, lived-in lip color, this one is for you. Ultra Blotted Lip has medium coverage and is transfer-proof (i.e., mask transfer-proof).

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This article was originally published at an earlier date and has been updated.