I absolutely LIVE for a matte lip, but we all know that gross feeling halfway through your Saturday night, when your lips feel like sandpaper and you’re starting to find ways to cleverly cover your mouth until you can get to a mirror to make sure your lips haven’t all but been rubbed raw.
First of all, get a lip primer, you’ll thank me later.
Secondly, get a Lime Crime Velvetine! They go on liquid, and dry to a crazy pigmented matte lipstick! They last all night long (trust me, 2 drinks, lots of talking and laughing, and 1 poor decision of a chili cheese dog don’t lie. I STILL had to use a makeup wipe at the end of the night to get it off my face.)
In the video below, I start lining my lips with MAC’s Nightmoth Lip Pencil. I go on to use the first of two Lime Crime Velvetines, Red Velvet, in the center of my lips, and give it a second to dry. Then I add the Wicked Velvetine in-between Red Velvet and Nightmoth. For final touches I clean up the edges with Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in the color Caramel, and dust one of my favorite MAC pigments, Naked over the cupids bow for an angelic glow. Now, don’t get me wrong, this won’t be stuck to your lips forever, but it’ll definitely stay put, even through kisses! (As you can see at the end of the video, it’s also non-transferrable, which RULES.) Continue Reading