01/8Because a double-whammy hurts none!

Because a double-whammy hurts none!

Ever since the distinct 90s lip became passé, the beauty world almost collectively parted way from the lip liner. But truth be told, lip liners are not that bad after all. In fact, they’re absolute essentials. Not only do they help lip colours from feathering and smearing, but they also make lip colour last longer and transform the pout into a sharp, polished one. Lip liners, you all, are capable of many, many things. And if you find the right one, they’re absolutely magical. Ahead are lip liners that are so awesome, that you may not need a lipstick to do away with it. Read to find out favourite lip liners that make us forget lipsticks exist.


02/8Faces Lip Contour

Faces Lip Contour

If overlining or underlining your lips is your scene, you will love the creamy-matte formula this lip liner has. A dupe of the Huda Beauty lip liner, this lip pencil dispenses enormous amount of pigment, so much that you’d forget you have to layer on a lipstick.


03/8Wet n Wild Color Icon Lipliner Pencil

Wet n Wild Color Icon Lipliner Pencil

A popular choice among professional makeup artists, this lip liner’s creamy formula wins everyone’s heart. It doesn’t bleed and defines lips without any tugging. It lasts super long and with a Rs. 135 price point, comes at super inexpensive price tag.


04/8Colorbar Lip Definer Lip Liner

Colorbar Lip Definer Lip Liner

This lip pencil from Colorbar is super matte and drenched with pigment. It comes with a sharpner of its own that allows you to sharpen the tip to perfectly define the lips. Enriched with Vitamin C and E is moisturising and smooth despite its waterproof, matte finish.


05/8Benefit They're Real! Double The Lip Lipstick & Liner in One

Benefit They're Real! Double The Lip Lipstick & Liner in One

With a unique teardrop shape and a curved tip that hugs the lip, this lip liner-cum-lipsticks claims to do the job of the two – and does the job mighty well! Its unique shape helps you get to the corners of the lip and define it in one swipe. Its highly pigmented formula ensures there won’t be any need for pulling and tugging. The lipstick comes in a semi-matte formula with natural-looking hues for all skin tones.


06/8LÓreal Color Riche Le Matte Lip Liner

LÓreal Color Riche Le Matte Lip Liner

In retractable plastic packaging, this highly pigmented lip colour gives a matte finish in go. Its tiny tip makes applying a lip colour even on the thinnest lips a child’s play. Its rich pigments give away a gorgeous swipe of colour that needs no layer of lipstick.


07/8Huda Beauty Lip Contour

Huda Beauty Lip Contour

With a creamy formula that dries matte, this lip pencil from Huda Beauty is your best bet to make thin lips look more voluminous and pouty. Their formula is easy to glide and give an intense pay off with just one simple swipe. All their lip liners are waterproof, and last all day long, all by itself.


08/8M.A.C Lip Pencil

M.A.C Lip Pencil

The MAC lip pencils are so darn amazing, that you will almost find them in every makeup artist’s vanity. Not only do they help in filling in lips, lining or overlining, but they are also a great way to prep your lips for a creamy lipstick. These intensely pigmented lip liners have a creamy texture that applies precisely and smoothly.