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The Tamad Girl's Guide To Making Any Lipstick Last Longer

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by Ira Nopuente
August 07, 2017
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We love wearing lipsticks, but we tend to forget (or forego) touch-ups. The lazy girl in you doesn't want to do it, and let's be honest: Who has time to go the restroom to retouch? Good thing there are hacks you can try to prolong your painted pout! See which one works best for you below:

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1. Use a waterproof base.

To stay put, your lipstick should sit on a sturdy base like a waterproof lip liner. Use this pencil not just to line, but to also fill in your entire pout. Voila—your puckers are pasta-proof!

Make Up For Ever Aqua Waterproof Lip Pencil in Rosewood, P1,350, SM Megamall

2. Polish right at the start.

Alternatively, buff a matte foundation on your lips, and then outline with a concealer pencil to make sure your lipstick doesn't bleed on the edges. This trick also brings out the pigment of your bullet really well!

Maybelline Dream Velvet Matte Foundation, P499, The SM Store

3. Blot and layer.

After swiping on the first layer of lippie, blot with a tissue and apply lipstick again. Do this three times to keep your pout momol-proof! 

Femme Unscented Facial Tissue, Robinsons Department Store

4. Seal and protect.

Translucent powder can set anything with a creamy or liquid texture, so a light dusting in between coats of your lipstick will guarantee its color payoff all day.

BYS HD Ultra Fine Microfinish Loose Powder, P899, The SM Store

5. Just use a long-lasting product! ;)

Make your life easier by putting on an industrial-strength, matte liquid lipstick. Its formula is built to last for hours sans retouch.

Revlon Colorstay Ultimate Liquid Lipstick in Miracle Mauve, P825, Robinsons Department Store

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