Why Wearing Lip Liner Under Lip Gloss Will Become Your New Favorite Beauty Hack

September 21, 2020
Alanna Martine Kilkeary
By: Alanna Martine Kilkeary | Makeup.com by L'Oréal
Why Wearing Lip Liner Under Your Lip Gloss Will Become Your New Favorite Beauty Hack

If you’re a makeup maximalist, you probably feel like wearing one product on your lips just isn’t enough. Especially when it comes to lippies on the lighter side (like sheers, glosses or balms), it’s difficult to really get long-lasting pigment without compromising lightweight texture. That’s why our favorite new lip hack is to apply some color underneath our gloss — and it’ll forever change the way you wear your lip products. Here’s how to nail the look.

After exfoliating your pout, start by lining your lips with a creamy, pigmented pencil. We recommend the L’Oréal Paris Age Perfect Anti-Feathering Lip Liner in Nude Pink. Start by lining the outermost part of your lips, then filling them entirely in with the pencil. If you want a plumper, juicier (and more #Insta-worthy) lip look, slightly overline them. 

Once they’re filled in, it’s time to add your gloss — one of our favorites for this is the L’Oréal Paris Infallible 8 HR Pro Gloss in Blush. Instead of a more sheer appearance, the light pink shade of the liner will make the color of the gloss pop a whole lot more, adding a little more personality to your pout.

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If you prefer a more visual instruction, check out this video by Donita Forever, in which she shows us her everyday lip routine using a lip liner and gloss.

Photography and Art Direction: Chaunte Vaughn

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