We love lipstick but getting it to stay on our lips and off our teeth is nothing short of a science. Here, 5 tried-and-true hacks for getting it to stay put all day. After all, your pearly whites should always stay well, white.
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Aqua Lip Waterproof Lipliner Pencil in Nude Beige
Make Up For Ever
Use Your Lip Liner As A Base
Don't just rim your pout with a lip liner. Instead, fill in your lips entirely to grip your lipstick in place.
Use A Brush To Apply It
Pack the pigment on by pressing it onto your lips rather than swiping over the surface.
Rouge Pur Couture Mat Lipstick in Grenat Satisfaction
Yves Saint Laurent
Get Rid Of Excess Product
Place your index finger between pursed lips and pull it out. Any excess lipstick near the teeth area should remain on your finger.
Create A Barrier On Your Teeth
Apply a clear waxy balm on your front teeth to prevent lipstick transfer.
Smooth Operator™ Amazonian Clay Finishing Powder
Set Your Lipstick
Place a sheet of tissue on the surface of your lips and dust translucent powder with a fluffy brush over the paper. Blot and you’re good to go.