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Lipstick Week, Day 6 Reject: How to Make Your Lipstick Last Longer

This was supposed to be a Day 6 post, I think, but then I wanted a space for my mauves and plums, so I was going to make it a “Lipstick Week Special,” but ended up being too swamped to put it up. Here are a few ways to make your lipstick last longer on your lips. 🙂 Obviously, it all still depends on your lipstick formulation. If it’s a glossy, sheer formula like the Revlon Lip Butters or the Chanel Rouge Coco Shines, then there isn’t really much you can do to prolong its wear. Still, it helps to prep your lips for a long day. 🙂 Make your Base Ace. What do I mean by this? Just prep your lips for a smooth ride. You can’t expect your lipstick to perform like a race car if the tracks are a craggy mess. Here are some tips for a great base: Exfoliate! This gets rid of dry flakes and creates a smooth base for your lipstick. You can buy a lip scrub (a good …