The key to a flawless, pigmented lip is a bomb lip liner (go ahead and quote us). Lip liners stop lipsticks from feathering, lock them in place all day and are a great way to make a shade work. Pairing a deeper lip liner with a shade that isn’t quite right will help you refresh and reuse the lippies you haven’t reached for in a while. When it comes to playing matchmaker with your lip products, there’s lots of ways to go about it. You can go for a matched pair of lippies for a bolder finish or choose a deeper liner to complement a lighter lipstick.

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