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Which is the best long lasting lipstick?

The best lipstick formulas that MAC do for durability and staying power are our Retro Matte Lipsticks, Matte Lipsticks, Retro Matte Liquid Lipsticks, Powder Kiss Lipsticks and the Powder Kiss Liquid Lipsticks. The reason for these choices are because the Liquid Lipstick's set and last on the lip as a longwearing product with a high performance finish and matte consistency, which enables the lipstick to stay put. They also have a high pigment in-take to them which enables the product to stain the lip so even after eating and drinking you will still see the lipstick stays put on the lip.

For a perfect red lip that stays on all day, why not try Feels So Grand from our Retro Matte Liquid range. Not every customer likes a matte lipstick finish as it can appear drying on the lip however in this situation, I would suggest prepping the lip first to add hydration and create a barrier between the lip and the matte product. Using our Prep and Prime Lip Primer will do this for you by adding hydration and also adding to the stability of the product so it’s a win win situation. Another suggestion would be to use a lip liner that teams with your matte lip product and coat the lip first with the lip liner and then apply the matte lip product on top as this will create a barrier for the lip too. Cherry Lip Liner is the perfect tone of red to match with Feels So Grand!

PRO TIP:
When prepping your lips for a matte product use our MAC Lip Scrub in Sweet Vanilla first to remove any dead skin cells on the lip. Doing this will enable the lip product to go on smoothly. You can also use a little bit of our MAC Lip Conditioner which will help to hydrate the lip and add a level of moisture so you're then ready to apply your lip primer and matte lip products.


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