If you want to give your pout a hint of color without it being too opaque and drying like a regular lipstick, we recommend going for the sheer variety. Not only does it deliver a natural-looking tint, it usually has moisturizing properties that will keep your lips smooth and ~*hydrated*~.
Interested in getting your hands in one? Ahead, seven of the best sheer lipsticks to try below:
Best Sheer Lipsticks to Try in 2021
1. Detail Cosmetics Satin Luxe Butter Tint
This lippie from Detail Cosmetics is true to its name—it will really glide on your lips like butter! It comes in five universally-flattering shades that especially complement Pinay skin tones.
Detail Cosmetics Satin Luxe Butter Tint, P199, Shopee
2. Clio Melting Sheer Lips
Cop the "glossy lips" look that all your favorite K-drama actresses sport with this sheer lippie from Korean brand Clio.
Clio Melting Sheer Lips, P678, Shopee
3. K-Palette Lasting Lip Tint Stick
K-Palette is known for its long-wearing, sweat-proof kilay products, and the same goes for its lipstick. Its semi-matte lippie leaves the prettiest tint as you wear it throughout the day!
K-Palette Lasting Lip Tint Stick, P795, Lazada
4. Glossier Generation G Lipstick
This internet-famous lippie is a cult favorite for a reason—its dialed-down pigment gives you just the right amount of tint for that blotted look.
Glossier Generation G Lipstick, P1,450, BeautyMNL
5. Fenty Beauty Slip Shine Sheer Shiny Lipstick
This lippie from Fenty Beauty has just the right amount of color and shine that makes it a good everyday lipstick. You can use as little or as much product as you want to get a sheer or more opaque finish!
Fenty Beauty Slip Shine Sheer Shiny Lipstick, P1,450, Sephora.ph
6. Colourette Coloursnap
Strictly speaking, the Coloursnap isn't really a lipstick, but we had to include it in this list because of how ~versatile~ it is! It's a multi-use tint that can be used on your lips, cheeks, and lids, making it a true kikay kit staple.
Colourette Coloursnap, P299, Shopee
7. Benefit California Kissin' ColorBalm Moisturizing Lip Balm
This glossy lip balm comes in 16 (!!!) vibrant shades that can last up to eight hours. It's infused with wild mango butter and hyaluronic acid to help keep your pout smooth and supple the entire day.
Benefit California Kissin' ColorBalm Moisturizing Lip Balm, P999, Lazada