5 Lip-Enhancing Tricks Every Woman Should Know
The only thing better than a bright lip is a matte bright lip. You don’t have to buy a new lip wardrobe to embrace the texture; just dust your lipstick with translucent powder as the last step. “It won’t change the colour,” celebrity makeup artist Georgie Eisdell told us at the shoot for an editorial. She used Laura Mercier’s Loose Setting Powder ($53) on Holland Roden’s lips for a shine-free finish.
Sara Happ The Lip Scrub in Brown Sugar ($40)
Before you even think about picking up your favourite lipstick, make sure you exfoliate and hydrate to ensure a smooth texture. Use a scrub or a soft toothbrush to gently buff away dryness, then apply a thick balm. Wait five minutes, tissue off, and apply your lip colour.
We like Sara Happ's The Lip Scrub ($40) and Nivea’s Kiss of Moisture Lip Care ($4).
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