Glossy and plump – we love our lips like that! There are numerous products to add shine to our lips. But, what if we want to get a matte finish?
It is very hard to find a lipstick that gives a completely matte finish. Those that are matte in effect can be too drying, resulting in cracked lines on the lips. If you don’t want to spend a fortune on buying a matte lipstick, fret not! Here’s how you can mattify a glossy lipstick.
Follow these simple steps to turn your Glossy lipstick into matte.
Start by prepping your lips with a lip balm/lip conditioner as this would make your lips soft and make the application of the lipstick effortless. Use a lip liner to line your lips. The lip liner can be a shade darker/lighter/similar to your lipstick shade.
Apply the lipstick. You can choose to apply it either with a lip brush or directly by swiping the lipstick over your lips.
Once you are done applying the lipstick, take a tissue paper and put it between your lips. Press your lips against one another over the tissue paper. You can also use a blotting paper as it soaks up the moisture from the lip color without fading the color out. Blot your lips with the blotting paper and reapply the color. Blot again with a clean tissue paper.
This simple technique will not only help to blot out the excess color but also mattify your lipstick.
Here is a technique that will give you ultra-mattified lips.
Your matte finish photo-ready lip makeup is done! Here is the final look.
[ Read: 10 Best Matte Lipsticks In India ]
You can easily give this makeup trick a try if you feel like sporting an absolute matte finish lipstick. The good thing about this is that though it looks entirely matte, it will not look dry your lips or make them feel chapped. Not just that, the powder application will help you make the lip color last much longer. It will not come off easily, even while you eat and drink. The powder helps the color to sit properly and perfectly on the skin of your lips.
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