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Beauty School: Pucker-Proof Lips for Valentine’s Day

Beauty School: Pucker-Proof Lips for Valentine’s Day

This month’s box is all about having fun this Valentine’s day. Whether you are heading out on a hot date or a ‘Galentine’s’ night out in the month of love, there is one thing you need – a lipstick that won’t budge. Luckily, more and more brands are coming through to save the day with their long-lasting formula’s. We’ve chosen some of the best lipsticks, with a great three step method, to keep your lips bold with colour day and night.

Prime Your Lips

Lip Insurance Lip Primer by Too Faced, £14.50

Using long wear lipstick 24/7 does have a reputation of leaving your lips a tad dry. To keep lips hydrated, we’d recommend using Lip Insurance Primer by Too Faced. Created to promote suppleness and lock in lip colour so it will not fade or transfer, coat your lips with this primer whilst you complete the rest of your makeup and your perfect pout will stay intact.

Line Your Lips

MAC Pro Longwear Lip Pencil, £15.50

It’s perfect when you find a lip liner that matches your favourite shade. But a long lasting liner that is closer to your natural lip colour can disguise an uneven lip line when colour transfers onto your glass of wine. MAC Cosmetics Longwear Lip Pencil is a new generation of lip pencil technology that saturates lips in a rich colour of your choice.

MAC Pro Longwear Lip Liner

Instagram: @bybrookelle

Shade: Nothing Sexier

Steve Laurant Nude Pop Lip Tint, $22

Featured in this month’s GLOSSYBOX, Steve Laurant’s lip tint is the perfect creamy texture to apply to your lips for a hint of colour with its high pigmentation. This cruelty-free brand pride’s itself in being long lasting whilst light weight. Our favourite shade is ‘Nude Pop’ but there are 3 more shades to choose from.

Add Colour!

Kylie Cosmetics Matte Lip Kit, $29

Kylie Cosmetics Matte Lip Kits are an absolute god send to achieve long lasting lips. The 2 piece set of Liquid Lipstick and Lip Liner are a force to be reckoned with – whether you’re working all day or out all night. The Lip Kits come in a wide variety of colours for you Glossies, but Kylie’s famous favourite is ‘Ginger’.

Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kit

Instagram: @kyliejenner

Shade: Ginger

Pure Velours Lips – ZOEVA, £9.99

Recommended by our social media executive, Sarah Booth, this ultra-creamy ZOEVA Pure Velours Lipstick glides on the lips smoothly with intense color that sets to a matte finish. Plus, the formula is enriched with vitamin E and is 100% free of animal-derived ingredients.

Zoeva Pure Velours Lipstick

Instagram: @zoevacosmetics

Shade: Pale Plethora

Ultra-Matte Lip – ColourPop, £9

If you’re still struggling after Christmas and can’t stretch to the price of a Kylie Lip Kit, or don’t feel like waiting for shipping from the US, ColourPop have you sorted as a great dupe! With one smooth swipe The Ultra-Matte Lip will give you intense colour that dries down to a super matte finish for under £10!

Colour Pop Ultra Matte Lipstick

Instagram: @snitchery

Shade: Arribia!

Stay All Day® Liquid Lipstick – Stila, £16

This Spring, Stila are introducing 8 new shades to the Stay All Day collection, meaning there’s a colour for all you Glossies. We tried this weightless, full-coverage lipstick and we have to say it really does stay! For a matte lipstick it still delivers intense moisture with long-lasting colour.

Stila All Night Liquid Lipstick

Instagram: @jessanista

Shade: Baci

Everlasting Liquid Lipstick – Kat Von D, £17

Tattoo artist come makeup artist, Kat Von D is known for her long-lasting products and this Everlasting Liquid Lipstick does not disappoint. The brand specialises in daring shades and if you feel like trying something new, there are loads of shades to choose from.

Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick

Instagram: @depechegurl

Shade: Damned

Lip Lingerie – NYX, £7

Slip into something seductive with Lip Lingerie. This weightless liquid lipstick gives your lips a matte finish, enriched with vitamin E to help your lips look and feel ultra-soft. Available in a variety of nude shades there are a few that stand out from the crowd. We love this mocha shade as it’s very on trend at the moment!

NYX Lipstick Lingerie

Instagram: @sudanidoll

Shade: Confident

 

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Alice Keegan

Alice Keegan

Eye Shadow Lover

I think it is so important to follow a beauty routine that works for YOU - you don't need to follow the crowd. I am always researching and trying out new looks, products and routines that are fresh and popular amongst the global beauty community to keep up to date with what's on trend and what works best. If you name a product, I've probably tried it.