If you fancy yourself a red lipstick addict, or reach for a vampy plum every now and then, then you might be familiar with this particular quandary. So, how do you keep lipstick on your inner lip so that the annoying sliver of bright pink doesn't pop through and ruin your color game? To avoid that contrast between your dark lipstick and your naked lips, the key is to apply it in just the right way.
But rejoice! This doesn't have to be something we have to suck up and live with. Why have Instagram pictures and fabulous Saturday night outfits ruined by that one makeup faux pas when all you have to do is work a little cosmetic magic?
Below, two makeup artists divulge their favorite tricks and tips for keeping lipstick on your inner lip, making sure you never have to check your reflection at a public bathroom and grimace at what's happening with your dark lipstick. From filling in your whole lip with lipliner (and not just the edges) to switching lippy formulas, it's not hopeless. Read on ahead!