Hi JA readers! My apologies for the lack of posts recently… I moved, started a new job… you know, got super busy! Will try to make it up to you with a How to Look Like Katrina Kaif post, coming soon. In the meanwhile, I’ve got a trick to share with you.
This afternoon at work, I wanted to reapply a lip color after lunch. I happened to have my favorite red lipstick, NYX Round Lipstick in Snow White, in my purse, along with my chapstick (Burt’s Bees Replenishing Lip Balm with Pomegranate Oil).
Now, anyone who wears red lipstick knows it’s really hard to apply perfectly without at least a minute’s concerted effort and a lip brush. I, of course, being stuck at my desk and afraid of my boss walking in on me fussing with my makeup, did not have either of these luxuries available to me. So what did I do?
I rubbed a little lipstick onto my chapstick! Sounds weird, right? Well- it totally worked! I then smoothed the tinted-chapstick over my lips and got a gorgeous, very well-lubricated lip color- not quite as dark a red as the lipstick alone is, but it totally packed a punch! What’s more, it was neat and so much easier to apply than the lipstick itself, because it had the added smoothness and glide of the chapstick.
Try it! Instant red lip in ten seconds without any fuss! I recommend starting in the center of your lips, away from the edges, and working your way outward to prevent messiness. As a more general rule, I also recommend carrying a mirror in your purse at all times.
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