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

What retouch?
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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:


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!

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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.

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<> 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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