A Trick For Perfect Lipstick Application

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lipstick application Your lips really need to be prepped for color. I mean, who wants uneven, patchy color and lip flakes? This is even more important now, with the return of 90s-style matte lip colors (!!) this upcoming fall.

w_lip_wax_stickHere’s how to get it right:  apply a light coat of lip balm before you swipe on your lipstick, making sure to blot the lip balm before color application. There should only be a light coating there. This might seem counter-intuitive: won’t it just make your lipstick slide off? Instead, it creates a smooth canvas for lipstick application.

Of course, if you have time, gently exfoliate your lips first.

We use our Lip Wax to lightly hydrate. I keep a pot of this in my medicine cabinet for morning makeup application, and the Lip Wax stick in my purse for the rest of the day.

Author: Jill

As a long-time writer, editor, and esthetician, I’ve had an ongoing love affair with Mario Badescu Skin Care for years. I can usually be found reading, knitting, painting, trying new beauty and skin care products, and telling everyone to wear more sunscreen. These days, I’m feeling super grateful for the opportunity to share more Mario with the world! I believe that better skin care changes lives. For more about me, visit my Google+ Page.

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