There are a handful of advancements that have changed the beauty industry so profoundly, we'd liken their creation to the invention of the wheel — and one of them is long-wear makeup. If all this sounds a bit dramatic, we hear you, but anyone who's carefully applied a face of makeup only to have it smudge, fade, or totally disappear in a matter of hours knows the struggle.
We asked our editors to share the drugstore lipsticks they fall back on when it really counts, including a Beauty Innovator Award winner. Check them all out, ahead.
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