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.

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

252 Reviews

$44.00

Abosultely lovely! This is a great mate/sheer buildable lipstick, and a shade "18 fume" is beautiful. ...Love the colour and that sheer matte blotted look. Been looking for this type of lipstick forever!

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.

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SEPHORA COLLECTIONAbout That Shine Sheer Shine Lipstick

Size: 0.10 oz. / 3 g·ITEM: 2730059

Color: 10 Radiant Flame

50 Reviews

$16.00

Sheer Shine...I was looking for a reasonably priced sheer lipstick. I bought 4 colours really love the light feel and scent. ...I would recommend if you’re looking for a sheer lipstick formula, but don’t expect it to feel balmy or anything other than how you would expect a sheer lipstick to feel.

What it is: 

A lightweight lipstick with eye-catching prismatic shine that provides lips with a sheer flush of color and a 12-hour moisturizing, balm-like texture.


Formulation Type: Lipstick 


What Else You Need to Know: This lipstick contains pigments with unrivaled power to reflect light, for maximum prismatic shine.Their special structure reflects the light more intensely than traditional pearls while the sheer coverage balm formula coats the lips with a long-lasting feeling of hydration. Available in a wide range of shades that compliment all skin tones with a sheer flush of eye-catching color.

GlossierGeneration G Sheer Matte Lipstick

Size: 0.1 oz / 3 g·ITEM: 2718013

Color: Fuzz - soft rosy taupe

252 Reviews

$20.00

love love love this lipstick for those days when i’m not wearing too much makeup. i quite enjoy this one because usually sheer lipsticks are glossy and shiny and i find them uncomfortable sensory wise but i have no problems with this...The best sheer matte lipstick...It’a a great sheer lipstick for a natural blotted lip tint look, especially the shade cake.

What it is: A sheer-matte lipstick with sheer, buildable pigment for a just-blotted, softly diffused, blurred lip look with a comfortable, cushiony feel.


Formulation Type: Lipstick


Highlighted Ingredients: 

- Sunflower Seed Wax: Feels smooth and cushiony on lips.

- Blue Agave: Locks in moisture for comfortable wear.

- Soft Focus Elasto-Powder provides the unique mattifying-but-not-drying effect.


Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, a

Benefit CosmeticsPlaytint Lip & Cheek Stain

Size: 0.2 oz / 6 mL·ITEM: 2465128

Color: Play Tint - pink lemonade-tinted lip & cheek stain

19 Reviews

$24.00

It goes in a little blotchy, the original formula (berry colour one is much more workable and sheer ) this one takes some practice . I do really like the pink colour it leaves in my cheeks it’s very subtle .

What it is: A lip-and-cheek stain that has pink-lemonade tint.

Formulation Type:
Lip Stain

What Else You Need to Know: This precise applicator glides on a fresh, flattering color that lasts all day (no touch-ups needed). The non-drying formula applies and builds easily and feels lightweight and comfortable on lips. It has a natural-looking, sheer hint of tint or can be layered for more vibrant, smooch-proof color.

SIMIHAZE BEAUTYMini Super Slick Tinted Lip Balm

Size: 0.03 oz / 1 g·ITEM: 2633964

Color: Breeze - peach pink

123 Reviews

$24.00

I am always in search of the perfect opaque to sheer ratio and Sweet is it! It smells divine as an added bonus. ...I don’t know why there’s so much dislike for this lip balm, yes it is tiny but the color is amazing, just like any other lip balm is moisturizing on lips, not too sheer not opaque. I will say that it is rather small for the price. gifted by SIMIHAZE

What it is: A moisture-boosting lip balm infused with rose oil for a soothing effect.

Formulation Type:
Lip Balm & Treatment

Benefits: Hydrating

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rose Oil: Soothes and hydrates lips with an abundance of antioxidants.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Featuring a custom-dome tip for easy application, this unique oil-balm melts into lips on contact, leaving a sheer tint of color with wet, glossy shine. Swipe once for sheer, juicy color or layer for more payoff.

Charlotte TilburySuperstar Lips Lipstick

ITEM: 2248227

Color: Sexy Lips - nude peach

56 Reviews

$35.00

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....Great moisturizing lipstick...For a more "sheer" lipstick it actually has a really good coverage and staying power compared to similar products from other brands.

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.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaSlip Shine Sheer Shiny Lipstick

Size: 0.098 oz/ 2.8 g·ITEM: 2363018

Color: 04 Makeout Break - latte nude

629 Reviews

$26.00

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.

MERITSignature Lip Lightweight Satin Lipstick

Size: 0.10 oz/ 3 g·ITEM: 2512762

Color: Baby - neutral pink

842 Reviews

$26.00

This is the perfect sheer liptick. The formula is even better than the Gucci Sheer Lipsticks. ...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

GucciSheer Lipstick

Size: 0.12 oz/ 3.5 g·ITEM: 2309938

Color: 203 Mildred Rosewood - burgundy rosewood sheer

273 Reviews

$47.00

I love Gucci sheer lipsticks and keep on purchasing these. They’re the select few lipsticks that I use daily, and despite how deceiving some darker ones looked - they’re quite sheer and moisturizing....Great sheer lipstick...It didn’t last as long as other lipsticks I have used. Otherwise it’s a great lipstick.

What it is: A lipstick delivering a luminous, sheer finish with a hydrating and lightweight texture.Highlighted Ingredients:
- Combination of Oils: For a high-shine finish, comfortable feel and glide-on application
- Jojoba Seed Oil: Helps smooth and soften dry lips.
- Vintage Peony Scent: for delightful floral notes of Peony and Freesia.

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.

KosasWet Stick Moisturizing Shiny Sheer Lipstick with Ceramides

Size: 0.10 oz / 3 g·ITEM: 2681849

Color: Island High - warm toasty red

599 Reviews

$24.00

Decent lipstick...The color is a notch higher than sheer with a shiny finish. For the price, I have better lipsticks that do the same or better already in my collection....Average Lipstick...Nice packaging. It is a sheer lipstick, although I find it hard to get the color on my lips.

What it is: A clean, balmy lip care stick packed with squalane and ceramides that melts onto lips for a sheer wash of color and a touch of soft, kissable shine.

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