Beauty enthusiast Lola OJ shows just how to deal with a common beauty emergency which happens a lot to ladies! Watch her top 5 lipstick hacks
Lola OJ is back this week sharing how to tackle annoying lipstick challenges!
The beauty enthusiast shows just how to deal with this fabulous beauty emergency which happens a lot to ladies. From dealing with broken lipsticks, melting lipsticks and more she shares simple and quick hacks to tackle these annoying lipstick challenges and wear them just perfect.
Check on the hacks below:
1. Enhancing your lipstick colour.
Using a concealer that matches your normal skin tone and a damp beauty blender/make up sponge apply the concealer across the whole of your lip. This helps neutralise your lip colour so that your natural pink or brown lips do not effect the effectiveness of the lip colour you will apply. Especially useful for nude lipsticks as it serves as a great base allowing the exact shade of nude lipstick to appear more enhanced on your lips.
2. Easy cupids bow.
Not all of us have a natural well pronounced cupids bow, drawing an ‘X' where you want your cupids bow to be can be an easy way to solve this. This works if you creating a cupids bow that you don’t have or if you are simply outlining your natural cupids bow.
3. Easy matte lipstick.
If like me, you like an extra matte lip most of the time, you can achieve this by lightly applying a translucent powder such as “Ben Nye- setting powder” or even dusting powder over your lipstick. This not only absorbs the oil/shine of the lipstick making it appear more matte, but also helps set the lipstick so that your lipstick won’t be easily transferrable.
4. Repair broken lipstick
Use a lighter, or candle and hold the broken halves above the flame for a few seconds and it will melt. Attach the two halves together whilst they are both still melted and begin to mould and shape them together trying to re-create the original lipstick shape. Place it in a cold dry place for a few hours to dry.
5. Avoid melted lipstick
Sometimes lipsticks do melt! Yes melt! Living in a hot climate does sometimes mean that your products are exposed to conditions that can effect their original form, not to worry, simply pop any melted lipsticks into the fridge/freezer for a few hours for them to restore there strength, then apply as normal.
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