Lip stick over lip stain? Many brides prefer the feeling of lip stick over lip stain so here are 8 tips Vicki shares with you on keeping your lipstick looking fresh longer on your wedding day.
Your makeup looks flawless, your hair is a masterpiece, you look exactly how you pictured you would look on your wedding day. Everything is perfect. For about an hour. 🙁 Then just as you’re leaving the house you realize that your lipstick is no longer on! It’s faded or has started to bleed around your mouth. Yikes! This isn’t what you had in mind! Not to worry….there are some preventative tips I’m going to share with you that will help keep your lipstick looking fresh longer on your wedding day.
Tip 1: Get your lips into shape before your wedding day. Every morning and every evening after you finish brushing your teeth use your toothbrush to gently exfoliate your lips. Then put on your favourite lip balm. Within a couple of days you’ll have those dry chapped lips looking moist and luscious. Soft supple lips are a must have for lipstick to last and look good for hours on your wedding day.
Tip 2: On your wedding day before applying any lip colour to your lips take a moment to lightly powder over your lips using a finely milled powder. Fan favourite? Laura Mercier invisible loose setting powder.
Tip 3: Line your lips using a lip liner in the exact shade of your chosen lip colour. Do not go lighter or darker with your pencil or you risk your makeup looking dated. Lightly blend out the edges of the pencil to soften the line. Blend the pencil all over your lips and smudge into your lips using your finger. Blend well and evenly.
Tip 4: Add your lipstick colour using a lip brush.
Tip 5: Blot once. Repeat by adding another layer of lipstick colour using a lip brush.
Tip 6: Re-line your lips again carefully ensuring you follow your lip line. This will create a cleaner finished lip and help lock that lip colour in so that it has less chance of bleeding into your skin around the edges of your mouth.
Tip 7: Place a tissue over your lips. Apply a light dusting of powder over the tissue. (you can use your favourite loose powder for this)
Tip 8: Reapply your lip colour one more time using a lip brush. Do not blot this time.
Now you’re good to go!