Are you happy to see the return of lip gloss? It is quicker and easier to apply than lipstick. The only problem is that the gloss disappears after an hour. Here are some tips to make your lip gloss last longer!
1) Apply Lip Liner as a Base
Lip liners not only help prevent lipstick and gloss from smudging but can also be used to create a kind of “tape” for lip gloss. Choose a nude shade that matches your natural lip color or a color that matches your gloss. First, outline your lips with a pencil and fill in your upper and lower lips. Want to make your lips look a little fuller? Then draw just outside the lip line and then fill in the lips. This creates a layer of color that the lip gloss will adhere to well. Another advantage is that even if the gloss disappears, your lips are still tinted.
2) Prepare the Lips With a Primer
Applying primer on the lips helps provide a film over the lips to help lip items adhere better. Face and eye primers can be applied to the lips, but make sure to choose a highly moisturizing one. Matte types will dry out the lips. Tap the primer lightly with your fingers and let it penetrate for a while before applying lip gloss.
2) Apply Powder On Your Lips
It is also recommended to apply a small amount of correcting powder to the lips before applying the gloss. The powder will help correct the makeup. It is usually used as the last step in the makeup application process. To help the lip gloss stay in place, lightly powder the mouth with a large brush before applying the gloss. Doing it afterward will increase the likelihood of clumps and will not produce a glossy finish.
3) Apply Matte Lipstick First
Although it takes a little more effort, applying matte lipstick first will make the lip gloss last much longer. As with the lip liner, it is best to choose a shade that matches your lip color or a color similar to the gloss. Matte lipsticks are more effective than regular lipsticks because they contain less moisture, wax, and oil. Therefore, the drier texture enhances adhesion.
4) Apply Foundation or Concealer to the Lips
Applying foundation to the lips may seem strange (and look very strange!). Like a primer, it enhances the staying power of the lip gloss. You can also apply concealer instead of foundation. Lightly apply foundation or concealer to the lips, trace the lip line with a natural color lip liner if necessary, and then apply lip gloss.
5) Do Not Let it Stick
So, what do you think of these tips to make your lip gloss last longer? Are you still holding on to it? Next, pass ice over the lip gloss. This will make the lip gloss a little less sticky. You can also prevent stickiness by applying the lip gloss with a special brush instead of an applicator. The bristles of the brush are a little better at pressing the gloss onto the lips.
6) Smudged Lip Gloss Can Be Removed Using a Cotton Swab
A cotton swab can easily remove mistakes. This is true not only for lip gloss, but also for mascara and other makeup.
7) Bring Your Lip Gloss With You
The disadvantage of lip gloss is that it often disappears from the lips quickly because it is in liquid form. Therefore, always carry lip gloss in your handbag to touch up in between coats.
Let us know if these few tips have helped you in the comments below!