Easy Tips To Make Lipstick Last Longer

Don’t you hate when your favorite lippie fades away. Especially, when you intentionally purchase the long-lasting wear but it wears off after an hour of wear or 3 sips of tea later. The key to long lasting lipstick is preparation, products and the perfect application. By following these easy steps, you will ensure to get longer lasting, vibrate pouty lips in no time. So, let’s jump right into it:

Easy Tips To Make Lipstick Last Longer


Get ride of all the dead skin on your lips using this scrub and a soft bristle toothbrush. Wipe the excess scrub off with your wash cloth and you are done.


Use an oil-free lip balm similar to this one, here. You may also use a waterproof concealer, my favorite is, here. This process helps the lipstick to set and stick on your lips.

Line Those Lips

Take the Everlasting Lip-Liner by KatVonDBeauty and line your lips before adding the lipstick. By lining your lips with a liner, it acts as a barrier to your lipstick allowing it to stay in its place without bleeding over the edges of your lips. Take a peek at the lipliner, here.


After applying your first layer of lipstick, take a piece of blotting paper and put it in between your lips. Blot the excess oil and product away. Clean and Clear has some awesome blotting sheets, here.

Translucent Powder

Lock that lippie into place with the translucent powder. Seal the color, take away excess oils and ensure the lipstick won’t fade. I use an inexpensive powder from NY, here.

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Apply Lipstick

Using your  lip brush, ( an inexpensive one from elf, here). Apply your second coat of lipstick on top of your translucent powder. This is your last step in the process to have longer lasting lipstick.

I am in love with Matte lipsticks right now! I believe they will be perfect for the summer because they are less likely to smudge and fade. Here’s a few of my fave lippies:

  1. Waterproof Matte Lipstick
  2. Mac Lipstick Matte Diva
  3. Fashion Fair Finishing Lip Color in Cranberry (Not Matte But Long-Wear)
  4. Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Color 

Do you have a technique to keep your lipstick on long lasting throughout the day? Spill the beans! These tips shared with you today are my go to sources when I want to impress my husband for a night-out with kissable lips.

Thank you so much for reading! Chat soon, Ro’Shunda

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