Ballet-core, pink-pilates-princess-core, barbie-core. These are some of the trendiest looks that dominated 2023 and the colour that they feature? Pink, of course.
And if you’re looking for wearable pinks to add to your makeup collection, consider gorgeous “watercolour pink” lipsticks that will complement the chic new pink outfits you’ve acquired.
Best “watercolour pink” lip products from Asian brands
1. Amuse Jel-Fit Tint in 01 Boksoonga Jelly
With its nourishing blend of eight types of hyaluronic acid, peach extract, vitamin E acetate, and plant-based oils, this lip tint will ensure that your lips stay plump, supple, and deeply hydrated.
Amuse Jel-Fit Tint in 01 Boksoonga Jelly will give a kissable pout with its soft peachy pink hue as witnessed on @koreablackpink’s TikTok. For those seeking a warm-toned pink shade, look no further than this sheer tint.
And best of all, it’s France Eve Vegan certified!
Amuse Jel-Fit Tint in 01 Boksoonga Jelly retails for RM85 and is available at Sephora.
2. Innisfree Dewy Tint Balm in 01 Baby Pink
If you’ve been on the hunt for a sheer pink lippie, chances are you’ve already come across the Innisfree Dewy Tint Balm.
Often hailed as a dupe for the coveted Dior Addict Lip Glow, the shade Baby Pink receives the most comparisons for its natural boost of semi-sheer pink, ideal for any occasion.
Take a cue from @halomeryl’s TikTok, where the tint balm shines beautifully on her lips with the perfect shade of baby pink!
What sets this balm apart is its formulation featuring hyaluronic acid, Jeju camellia seed oil and camellia-derived ceramide, securing its place at the top of our list as one of the must-have lip care products to carry with you.
3. Rom&nd Glasting Melting Balm 09 Peonies
The Rom&nd Glasting Melting Balm is a popular K-beauty lip product on TikTok, and we can see why it’s making waves!
It’s enriched with a blend of vegan-friendly, non-irritating plant-based ingredients such as rosehip, argan, and evening primrose oils, to create a moisture barrier over your lips, leaving them nourished and beautifully dewy.
With just a smooth swipe, your pout becomes plump with a clear glossy finish due to the formula’s golden ratio of oils and wax.
Imagine being able to wear the shade of peonies on your lips. Rom&nd Glasting Melting Balm in 09 Peonies perfectly captures the essence of this flower, imparting a stunning dewy light pink shade that is sure to turn heads.
Rom&nd Glasting Melting Balm 09 Peonies retails for RM59 and is available at Shopee. A discount is offered at the time of writing. Tap in to see the updated price.
4. FLORTTE I Am Super Beauty Melting Balm in 01 Good Barbie
FLORTTE I Am Super Beauty Melting Balm has seamlessly claimed its spot on our must-buy list, thanks to its remarkable glossy formula and affordable price point.
The shade name alone, Good Barbie, is already an instant “yes” from us. However, it’s not just the name that impresses us, but also the captivating watercolour-like clear, sheer pink hue that this balm offers.
Highlighted in @kizha.nicolee’s captivating TikTok swatch, this melting balm will grace your lips with the most dewy natural pink pout, leaving you feeling nothing short of glamorous, just like Barbie herself!
FLORTTE I Am Super Beauty Melting Balm in 01 Good Barbie retails for RM27 and is available at Shopee.
Best “watercolour pink” lip products from Western brands
5. Dior Addict Lip Balm in 012 Rosewood
Renowned for its opulent and feminine packaging, often adorned with delightful shades of pink, Dior stands out as the true embodiment of the ballet-core and pink-pilates-princess-core aesthetics.
Introducing the cherry oil infused lip balm by Dior, a true gem in their collection that is formulated with an impressive 97% natural-origin ingredients.
The Dior Addict Lip Balm in 012 Rosewood offers a natural-looking pink hue with a touch of warmth to effortlessly bring out your lip’s natural colour with a custom glow that lasts for 6 hours!
6. Clarins Lip Comfort Oil in 04 Pitaya
Clarins Lip Comfort Oil formula is enriched with 93% of naturally-sourced ingredient, comprising of ultra-nourishing botanical oils like organic jojoba, hazelnut, and organic rose-hip star extract oil.
Beyond its nourishing qualities, this lip oil also strengthens the barrier function of your lips, effectively safeguarding them against environmental damage.
Renowned TikTok influencer @glowingdisposition highly recommends shade 04 Pitaya as the ultimate everyday sheer pink lip oil.
Given the tremendous excitement and positive reception in her comment section, there’s no doubt that it’s a must-have addition to our shopping cart!
Clarins Lip Comfort Oil in 04 pitaya retails for RM110 and is available at Clarins boutiques.
7. Lancôme L’Absolu Lip Gloss in 213 Atelier Parisien
In the shade 213 Atelier Parisien, Lancôme L’Absolu Lip Gloss presents a soft pink hue with a subtle shimmer, making it your perfect companion to effortlessly achieve the much sought-after MLBB look, particularly suited for no-makeup days.
Infused with essential vitamins, this gloss provides instant revitalisation and hydration to your lips, leaving them refreshed and plumped.
The high precision applicator is designed with a soft tip to ensure an effortless application, with just one stroke to coat your lips in its gorgeous soft pink shade.
8. MAKEUP BY MARIO Moisture Glow Plumping Lip Serum in Pink Glow
As one of the world’s most influential makeup artists, Mario Dedivanovic is celebrated for his ability to enhance anyone’s beauty naturally.
It is no surprise, then, that he has created the ultimate sheer pink lippie – MAKEUP BY MARIO Pink Glow – a light pink shade with a slightly cool undertone and a lustrous finish.
This lip product is glossy, offering a semi-sheer to medium coverage that can be built up as desired.
On TikToker @carsynnlovee, the lip serum boasts a gel-cream texture that looks weightless on the lips and we are completely enamoured with its beautiful baby pink shade on her!
9. MAC Cosmetic Frost Lipstick in Angel
Enriched with nourishing jojoba seed oil, MAC Cosmetic Frost Lipstick in Angel defies the dryness typically associated with lipsticks, providing you with a comfortable wear all day long.
Its smooth application ensures effortless glide, while the medium buildable coverage allows you to achieve your desired intensity.
With its captivating high pearl and shimmer finish, this sheer pink shade, aptly named Angel, will grace your lips from morning till night with an irresistible angelic pout!
10. NARS Afterglow Lip Balm in Orgasm
NARS Afterglow Lip Balm in Orgasm features a nourishing blend of antioxidants and its monoï hydrating complex delivers a smooth and supple feel to your lips with optimal hydration.
With its peachy pink and gold shade, this lip balm offers a high-shine finish that is perfect for your daily no-makeup look.
With this lip balm alone, you’ll look like you have beautifully hydrated soft pink lips, as if you’re wearing nothing at all!
In a rave review, @jetabrows confidently declares this as the best tinted lip balm for summer, and upon witnessing how it looks on her, we can wholeheartedly confirm that her statement is absolutely true!
NARS Afterglow Lip Balm in Orgasm retails for RM120 and is available at NARS e-shop.