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Here’s to romantic, midnight smooches that won’t smudge off!

This Valentine’s Day, don’t be caught unarmed. Have your SO’s gift ready! Prepare your amazing dress and heels. Go have the necessary spa day to look your very best, and always have a trusty lipstick that you are sure it’ll last through dinner, drinks, and kisses.

We’ve got you covered for the last part with these lippies that passed our kiss test. With a range varying from mattes, liquids, and the original bullet types, they are sure to give you the longwearing capabilities you will definitely need this Valentines!

1. Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink in Romantic

Get intense, saturated liquid lip color that promises to stay on your puckers for up to 16 hours. With a unique precision arrow applicator, you’ll also be able to get bold lips without any smudges.

2. Happy Skin Shut Up & Kiss Me in Fierce Kiss

Flaunt a pigmented, ultra-matte pout with Happy Skin’s Shut Up & Kiss Me in Fierce Kiss. A pinky nude, Fierce Kiss dries quickly into a matte finish but doesn’t crumble off as the day goes by. Did we mention it’s impressively hydrating too!

3. Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Color in Cranberry 

Imagine pure pigments crushed into a rich, comfortable lipstick that is sure to last. Enriched with beeswax, Vitamins C, and E. It’s like an everyday balm with a pop of color, making your lips super soft and kissable.

4. MAC Liptensity in Postmodern 

This one’s a bright pink coral with a subtle and warmer undertone, leaving your lips with a satiny cream finish. Bonus? This lipstick won’t leave stains on your wine glass!

5. Dior Addict Lacquer Stick in Sauvage 

Need a new look? This bold hue in an almost-liquid formulation lipstick is sure to give you the extra oomph you need! It also has a sheen to it that will make your lips look even more luscious.

6. Clinique Pop Lacquer Lip Colour + Primer in Cocoa Pop

If your lips can’t handle a rich concentration of pigment, fret not! This double purpose lipstick uses primer to moisturize your lips so that they won’t crack under the rich pop of color!

7. L’Oreal Pro Matte Infallible Le Rouge in Bold Bordeux 

If you and your date are foodies out to get stuffed, you should definitely be prepared with lipstick that will last you throughout your food trip journey. This amazing line from L’Oreal lives up to its name with a color and wear time that can’t go wrong.

8. Max Factor The Marilyn Collection in Marilyn Cabernet Red 

Get your Hollywood Glam on and channel the inner bombshell Marilyn Monroe in you with this lush red lipstick that goes well with your wine and your date!

9. Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor in HD Temptation 

If you want to have velvety pillow lips, try Revlon’s Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor with an HD finish. It’s moisturizing and made with a 100% wax-free gel formula that’s easy on the lips.

10. Skin Food Vita Color Squeeze Tint #1 in Grape Fruit Kiss 

For those who want a subtle color that doesn’t need much re-applying, this is your best bet! It’s a long-lasting liquid lip tint made with jojoba and sunflower seed oil that locks in moisture without a greasy feel.

11. Benefit Cosmetics Double the Lip in Criminally Coral 

An ombre-lip that lasts the whole day? Don’t believe us? Well you better try Benefit’s Double the Lip line, as it combines two colors in just one swipe. Plus it won’t smudge even after your dinner is over.

12. Etude House Color in Liquid Lips in Red Danger 

For the K-beauty fans out there, this is a definite essential. But don’t underestimate its cute packaging, as this liquid lipstick packs a strong punch to last you through your date.

13. Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy in Strapless 

Described to be creamy, matte, intense, and pout-provoking. This unique bullet design also allows you to apply its gorgeous color with pristine precision.

14. Pixi MatteLast Liquid Lipi n Evening Rose 

There are two things you will love about this lipstick: First, it’s long lasting but also moisturizing. Second? It’s infused with rosehip oil! Definitely one for the checklist of must-haves!