Prevent your lipstick imprint from smearing on paper or card with a quick spray with a product available at art supply stores that coats charcoal or pastels. Alternatively, hairspray protects a spontaneous card kiss.
Once you’ve dabbed excess oils from your lips, use your finger to apply a translucent powder to your lips to set and seal in the color. Using a powder makes the lipstick less likely to shift or fade. Using your lip brush, apply lipstick again over the translucent powder.
Apply lip balm or petroleum jelly and leave for a while before applying lipstick. Contour your lips with a concealer. It acts as a lip primer, preventing feathering and smudging around the edges. Less feathering at the edges automatically means your lipstick lasts longer.
Trouble keeping your lipstick from smudging? Setting spray can help set that beautiful shade of red on those luscious lips.
Apply a second layer of the liquid lipstick to increase the color impact and pat again. Next, use a finely ground translucent setting powder and lightly dab a thin layer of this powder onto your lips to set your lipstick.
A good lip primer is key to making sure your funky — or just totally casual — color lasts all day, with the rare touch-up or bleed. We’ve compiled a list of the 13 best lip primers so you can eat, drink, munch and chat with confidence that your lipstick is still there at the end of the day.
To face the new normal in 2020, a peel-off lipstick will come to your rescue. Not only does it stay in place without reappearing on the inside of your mask, there’s nothing like a touch of lipstick to keep you normal.
Reach the base.
Of course, if you want a lipstick to be waterproof, you need to use a durable foundation. Our tip: try a smudge-proof liner, a long-lasting concealer or a lip primer. Apply the base of your choice to the entire lip.