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My Lip liner Addiction

My Lip liner Addiction

I love lip liner, and I always have (even before Kylie Jenner made re-popularized it). The secret to my everlasting red lip, the first makeup look I claimed as my own, was layering lip liner beneath my lipstick. I still swear by this technique.

Whether I use lip liner to define my lips, make them appear larger, or enhance the color, it’s a staple in my makeup drawer. Lip pencil can be worn alone, because it lasts a long time (and it’s generally matte). I also like wearing lip pencil under lip gloss, because I think it creates a more polished look overall.

My favorite lip liners are the NYX lip pencils (I usually opt for the original slim lip pencil or the suede lip pencils) and the MAC lip liners (classic & fabulous). I also like the Huda Beauty Lip Contours, which are creamy but long-lasting. The MAC lip pencils in particular come in a variety of colors. I generally like to match my lip pencil and the lipstick or gloss I pair it with.

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