Question of the Day: How often do you use a lip liner?

When you use a darker lip color you have to be really precise otherwise you may end up with a smudged or runny lipstick that does not look that appealing at all. The best way to make your dark or bright lipstick stay in place is to use a lip liner. It also works nice for defining your lips even with the nude shades. How often do you actually reach for a lip liner?

I have quite a few different lip pencils from nude, natural and beige shades up to deeper and darker reds and plums. I do not use a lip liner everyday and I do not tend to use it with lip glosses or with sheer lipsticks. I think of a lip liner as something more sophisticated, more complex, something that goes perfectly well with a full-face makeup.

I think that a lip liner of a corresponding or a close color is a must with a dark lipstick. Not only it allows you to make your lipstick remain where you put it, but makes your lipstick wear longer and remain even and not patchy. The same thing happens with a nude-ish and lighter lipsticks. The moment your lipstick wears off there is a lip pencil to stay at that place and make it appear okay.

Lip liner is anΒ amazingΒ tool to define your lips and to change the shape of your lips if you wish, to correct the form of the lipsΒ if needed. Lip liner has its own place in my makeup bag even though I do not use it everyday – but I can reach for it whenever I feel like it. Besides, you can always use a lip liner to color your whole lips and use it as a long-wearing lipstickthat works perfectly fine too!

So, what do you think? How often to you use a lip liner? And why? Tell me in the comments down below!

Thank you very much for your attention.

Have an amazing day!

Hugs and kisses,

Dorothea

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14 thoughts

  1. Definitely if I’m going to an event or date night but not typically on a workday since I am Nutritionist that works with a ton of little kids!!! It is just a waste of product for my line of work lol πŸ™‚

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  2. I’m trying to branch out more with lipliner, but I definitely don’t wear it everyday since I am a nurse so to, it is just a little bit much (I basically only wear chapstick or a clear gloss when I work). But I do love them, especially with a paler lip color!

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