How To Make Your Lipstick For Hours and Hours
-Apply a layer of lipstick with a lip brush. A thin layer of lipstick lasts longer than a thick layer straight from the tube.
-Blot lips with tissue.
-Apply a second layer and you are done. The second layer builds on the color and offers durability.
a lip pencil and color in the entire lip area. You are going to need a
well sharpened pencil with no jagged edges so that you don't scratch
the delicate skin.
-I have also heard that women who powder their
lips, gain a few more hours of wear. After applying the color of your
choice, apply a thin layer of powder to set the lipstick.
-No powder on hand? Use just a tiny bit of foundation and then apply your lipstick on top.
-Matt lipsticks seem to last longer than the shiny versions.
-Don't chew on your lips. This is the fastest way to lose the lipstick that you have applied.
-Did you know that silicone oil is used in some formulations to seal the color to your lips.
-Keep your lips moisturized at all times. Dry patches are more evident when lipstick is applied. Not a pretty picture.
-Be sure to wash lipstick brushes regularly to prevent colors from mixing.
-Did you know that the average woman "eats" between 4 and 9 pounds of lipstick a year!