Beauty DIY Correct way to store, sharpen lip/eye pencil

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Sharpening the lip or eye pencil can be plain frustrating especially as they tend to be soft (the coloured crayon) making them snap at any given time when trying to 'get them out'.

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Sharpening the lip or eye pencil can be plain frustrating especially as they tend to be soft (the coloured crayon) making them snap at any given time when trying to 'get them out'.

Lip/eye pencil sharpener play

Lip/eye pencil sharpener

(Body Shop)

 

It becomes very difficult to get perfect eyebrows (in cases where you use pencils to define your brows) or well defined/straight eyeliner and so on, so it's best to keep them sharp for maximum results but these pencils break/snap in between sharpening them wasting them and leaving them blunt most times.

There are different ways to manage the above prior to use:

Put your lip/eye pencils in side the fridge or freezer  before using them.

Leave these pencils to get solid for about an hour (this works perfect to minimize breakage)

NARS satin lip pencil play

NARS satin lip pencil

(NARS)
 

Sharpen as usual (you will notice the otherwise soft pencils have hardened enough to be sharpened perfect)

Use your pencils as required, you will notice the will leave application neat and well defined.

Infact these pencils can be kept/stored daily for use in the fridge or freezer for ease of sharpening and eventual use.

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