Start here! Lip lines, cracks and peeling skin are the most noticeable on matte lips as the formula is made to cling on lips an. Get baby soft lips by exfoliating lips with a lip scrub before you apply your matte lip color. A simple, DIY method for lip scrubs is to mix a spoon of honey or olive oil with some sugar and viola! Your lips scrub is ready for use – apply the scrub onto lips, and gentle massage lips for a minute before rinsing off the scrub. Your lips will feel soft and smooth guaranteed!
It is equally important to hydrate lips as matte lipcolors tend to be a tad drying. After scrubbing lips, add moisture back by applying a lip balm, and leave the balm on for a few minutes so it can sink into lips and hydrate them properly. This way, you don’t have to worry about lips not looking smooth all day.
Dab a little concealer on your lips and spread it evenly, to cover the natural color of your lips so that your matte lipcolor can stand out better.
Use a lip liner to line lips. This will keep your matte lipcolor from feathering, and it will also give you a neater look. Pro-tip: A lip liner can also be used as a base to help matte lipcolor adhere better to lips. To do this, line lips and fill in your lips with the liner to create a base for your matte lipcolor.