BEAUTY

How to prevent lipstick smudges under the facemask

Lippie lovers tips on dealing with the messy inconvenience trapped under the mask.

In Summary

• Not even the longest-lasting lippy can hold on to chapped lips.

• Preparing your lips for a smooth long-wearing application will help achieve a smudge-free look.

Lipstick smudge on a mask
Lipstick smudge on a mask
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When you look good, you feel good.

While society is adopting living with face masks, this means our lifestyle and makeup routines have evolved.

Lippie lovers have been most likely discovered the dreadful messy inconvenience trapped under the mask.

Preparing your lips for a smooth long-wearing application will help achieve a smudge-free look.

Not even the longest-lasting lippy can hold on to chapped lips.

First, try “a sugar scrub” and then moisturize.

A lip balm creates a smooth base for the lippy, but let it soak before you apply the lipstick.

Avoid colour bleeds by getting a liner that matches your lippy.

However, don’t overdo it, or use an oil-based liner.

Go matte, A matte formula is less likely to smudge, then dab on a tissue to reduce the excess colour and oil in your lips.

Press a piece of tissue between your lips to help the colour last.

Finish off with a translucent powder on your lips to absorb the unneeded moisture and trust me, your mask will thank you later.

Edited by D Tarus