Like applying sparkly eyeshadow and giving yourself rosy cheeks, a good lip primer should be an essential step in your Christmas make-up routine. If you haven’t made it a staple yet though, it’s about to become one thanks to your next GLOSSYBOX ‘Advent Calendar’ treat. Today you’ll be unwrapping a fabulous water-based primer from the 3INA lipcare collection.
Prime Those Lips
Cruelty-free, paraben free and vegan, THE LIP PRIMER by 3INA will help keep your lip colour looking vibrant this Christmas.
Get Long-Lasting Colour: To prevent your lip colour from fading, you can use the primer as a fixing base. Simply apply the gel to bare lips before using your lipstick. This will condition the skin and give your look a smooth finish.
Amplify Your Shade: You can also use the primer as a top coat over your lipstick to create a mattifying effect. It’ll intensify your colour and give you a bolder look.
Moisturise Those Lips: I also like using this primer as a moisturising lip balm. It leaves your skin feeling smooth and hydrated. Best of all, it’s a glossy pink colour that gives your lips a little extra shine for a casual-chic everyday look.
Why not try it with the NARS Lip Glide from Advent Day One? It’s the perfect companion!
Why I Love This Lip Primer
I used this lip primer as a base before applying the Illamasqua Energy lipstick from our October Trick or Treat Box. When I put it on, the pink gel wasn’t at all sticky, but left my lips feeling silky and hydrated.
“I applied my lipstick over the 3INA primer at 7am and it stayed on until 1:30pm. Pretty amazing, right?”
Despite drinking and snacking the primer helped my bold lip look last through a day of snacking, copious cups of tea and even lunch. It’s safe to say I was seriously impressed and I can rely on this to keep my lips in place at the work Christmas party!
Better yet, because I’d used a base, when my lipstick did come off, I wasn’t left with stained lips or any half-washed off residual colour.