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sheer lipstick

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for sheer lipstick.

Sheer lipstick is a type of lipstick that is sheer, or has a low opacity. These lipsticks are often used as a base for other colors, or to give the illusion of fullness to the lips. Here are some great options for sheer lipsticks.

Christian LouboutinSheer Voile Lip Colour

Size: 0.123 oz·ITEM: 1750116

Color: Mexicatchy - 503S

28 Reviews

$90.00

Great lipstick! Beautiful sheer, long lasting!...I like the matte formula best of the CL line, followed by the sheers I got. They're super pigmented and wear well for a sheer lipstick.

What it is:
A sheer, bold lip color that accents the natural radiance of lips with a high shine finish.

What it does:
Glide on this sheer lip formula’s creamy-smooth nourishing finish. With a complex blend of natural oils and seed butters, it enhances the lips’ moisture for a protective effect against dryness.

Yves Saint LaurentRouge Pur Couture The Slim Sheer Matte Lipstick

ITEM: 2248193

Color: 111 Corail Explicite - tropical coral

189 Reviews

$39.00

I love love love YSL matte sheer lipstick! It glides on so smoothly. ...Great new lipsticks!...I really like the creaminess yet sheer finish of this lipstick. I wasn’t a huge fan of my shade that i received as I tend to wear more nudes and pinks on a regular basis.

What it is: A sheer, lightweight matte lipstick that delivers buildable, vivid color for the perfect just-blotted lip look.

What Else You Need to Know: This matte, sheer lipstick uses an innovative square lipstick bullet to create precise lines and an elegant airbrushed look. This comfortable, smooth matte formula is infused with blurring technology that softens the look of lips while delivering sheer lip color for a natural makeup look.

Charlotte TilburySuperstar Lips Lipstick

Size: .06 oz / 1.8 g·ITEM: 2248250

Color: Pillow Talk Lucky Diamonds - sheer bronze coral pink

49 Reviews

$34.00

It has much better coverage than what would be expected with a more “sheer” but all in all a beautiful lipstick. ...However, it does not last long at all. All the other CT lipsticks do not have this issue. Maybe it’s because this is more sheer.

What it is: A sheer lipstick topper that has a diamond-like, glittering finish that pops, for glamourous, bejeweled lips.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Layer it over Pillow Talk Matte Revolution (sold separately) to give your favorite shade a shimmering, diamond-like top coat. Apply it with Pillow Talk Lip Cheat for a color-rich finish or wear alone for a shimmering veil of sparkle.

GucciRouge à Lèvres Voile Sheer Lipstick

Size: 0.12 oz/ 3.5 g·ITEM: 2309979

Color: 406 Millicent Rose - vivid rose sheer

235 Reviews

$42.00

Great sheer lipstick...It didn’t last as long as other lipsticks I have used. Otherwise it’s a great lipstick....I’ve always enjoyed Gucci lipsticks. This is the first sheer one I’ve tried.

What it is: A sheer formula that gives a luminous finish in a palette of 18 shades with a hydrating, lightweight texture.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also silicone-free.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaSlip Shine Sheer Shiny Lipstick

Size: 0.098 oz/ 2.8 g·ITEM: 2363075

Color: 10 Vamps Who Brunch - plum with blue iridescence

505 Reviews

$24.00

In my late 40s I need something not too heavy and plenty moisturizing so it won't settle into lines. This is perfect! Sheer color but has the feel of a creamy lipstick (as opposed to other sheers I've tried that are thinner, more like an oil). ...Got this for my sister who typically isn't a lipstick girl, but she loves these sparkly sheers.

What it is: An ultra-comfortable sheer lipstick with the perfect amount of nourishing color and shine that is available in a range of easy-to-wear shades for all.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Slip Shine is a lightweight creamy lipstick that delivers sheer color and shine in a range of nudes to shimmer pops. The clinically-proven moisture-lock formula with pomegranate butter conditions your lips for instant poutier, fuller-looking lips—no mirror required.

$90.00

It glides on like butter and leaves a great glossy finish. My next favorite was the sheer formula (Goldie red) it was a nice wash of color but buildable.. ...beautiful lipsticks...Totally worth it in my opinion. One lipstick retails for $45+. Really enjoyed the lip balm.

What it is: A holiday gift set that contains three full-size lipsticks in three different shades.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: This set includes Gucci’s three new lipsticks in diverse formulations: Rouge à Lèvres Matte with a matte lipstick finish, Rouge à Lèvres Voile with a sheer finish, and Baume à Lèvres, a lip balm with a translucent finish.

GivenchyLe Rouge Sheer Velvet Matte Lipstick

Size: 0.12 oz/ 3.4 g·ITEM: 2484715

Color: 16 Nude Boise - neutral beige infused with a powdery pink

178 Reviews

$38.00

Abosultely lovely! This is a great mate/sheer buildable lipstick, and a shade "18 fume" is beautiful. ...I recommend you try it if you like sheer lipsticks.

What it is: A sheer matte lipstick that delivers buildable lip color with a blurred, soft-focus effect.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Hydrating, Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Wild Mango Butter: Rich in vitamin E.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of phthalates, retinyl palmitate, coal tar, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan.

What Else You Need to Know: This formula’s glide-on sensorial texture ensures an immensely smooth, easy application. Thanks to mango butter that’s rich in vitamin E, this lipstick envelops lips in weightless comfort where initial hydration is preserved for up to 24 hours along with up to 12 hours of wear.

This couture formula co

GUERLAINRouge G Refillable Lipstick

Size: 0.12 oz/ 3.5 g·ITEM: 2486033

Color: 219 - cherry red matte

209 Reviews

$34.00

Sheer pink - and keeps lips plump and smooth. ...Sheer, balm like texture...It is more like a balm, not much colour and very sheer. It doesn’t feel dry or sticky, overall it is a nice lipstick.

What it is: An ultra-comfortable lipstick that is available in three finishes: satin, luxurious velvet matte, and sheer shine.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Hydrating, Long-wearing, Plumping

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Nourishes, smooths, and visibly plumps lips.

Ingredient Callouts: It comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This elegant, nourishing lipstick delivers vibrant color with a weightless, creamy texture. It is available in three finishes: satin, luxurious velvet matte, and sheer shine for high-impact color and a precise application.

Too FacedToo Femme Heart Core Lipstick

Size: 0.1 oz/ 2.8 g·ITEM: 2519890

Color: Heart Core - cherry red

36 Reviews

$23.00

Smells really good and the color is nice and sheer. I wish they would add more colors to this line. ...Perfect natural sheer pink shade...I really enjoy this lipstick. It definitely feels more like a lip balm than a lipstick, it has a sheer satin finish and isn't drying.

What it is: A glossy easy-to-wear lipstick that delivers juicy shine and nourishing buildable color for a comfortable, kissable lip look.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Hydrating

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Acerola Cherry Compound: Known to have vitamin C and act as an antioxidant.
- Shea Butter: Nourishes and conditions.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Drench lips in weightless too-femme buildable color and juicy shine with a moisturizing heart-core blend of nourishing shea butter and vitamin C-rich, acerola cherry extract. Provides sheer to buildable color.

MERITSignature Lip Lightweight Lipstick

Size: 0.10 oz/ 3 g·ITEM: 2546232

Color: 1990 - deep brown

415 Reviews

$26.00

Classic Pink my favorite lipstick color! Amazing for spring! It’s sheer and it’s so beautiful! ...Amazing. I love that they are actually sheer but definitely buildable. I own 5 shades and they are my absolute favorite lipsticks out of everything I own.

What it is: A sheer lipstick with a satin finish and the benefits of a lip balm—without the heaviness of a traditional lipstick.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Hydrating

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Squalane and Sunflower Seed Oil: Lock in long-lasting moisture.
- Papaya Fruit Extract: Soothes lips.
- Raspberry Oil: Moisturizes and adds a soft aroma.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Plant-derived squalene and sunflower seed oil provide long-lasting moisture. Papain enzyme helps soothe lips. Raspberry oil adds moisture and a light, natural scent

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