I love the look of red lipstick. Matte, gloss, orange-red, blue-red–I love it all.
What I don’t love is how much work it takes! I’m not the kind of girl who even thinks to touch-up her makeup in the middle of things, so a pop of red on my lips usually only lasts as long as it takes to get through my first drink.
So, I’ve been experimenting a bit, along with asking friends for tricks of the trade.
Lots of folks swear by filling in their lips with a matching lip pencil first. I’m not a fan, because I usually end up with a ring around the perimeter of my lips.
I started using Maybelline SuperStay 10HR Stain Gloss. I put on a few layers and then apply my ‘stick. So far, this has worked best.
But as I was reviewing some of “for my face” pins, I came across this cute little tutorial from The Beauty Department:
I’m going to have to try it out!
Do you rock a bold lip? What are your tricks?