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15 Lipstick Tricks To Get The Perfect Pout

Pucker up!

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1. Get off especially dark colors with Vaseline.

2. Repair a broken lipstick with a lighter.

4. Consider a lip primer to fill in lines and make your color last longer.

Give this a try: Too Faced Lip Insurance, $20 at Ulta.


5. An easy move to prevent lipstick from getting on your teeth — simply run a finger through your lips.

(That sounds dirty, I know.)

6. Treat dry and flaky lips by exfoliating with lip balm on a toothbrush.

7. X marks the spot: This lining tip will make it easy to figure out where to draw and shade.

9. A boosting a preventative tip: Use a brush to apply concealer to the edges of your pout.

10. Out of lipstick or don't have the shade you want? Crush up a bit of eyeshadow with Vaseline or Aquaphor to create a shimmery gloss.

11. Wine drinkers know that a dark red stains can ruin your lip color. If you've been drinking a need a touch-up, wipe one of these guys over your lips before re-applying your color.

12. If you want fuller lips, you can try a lip plumping gloss — most of them will make your lips tingle!

Try: Bite Beauty Cinnamon Plumping Lip Oil, $22 at Sephora.


13. To give lips a little plump DIY-style, try a bit of peppermint oil.

15. And a final, easy finishing off: Put a dab of clear gloss in the middle of your top lip to create the appearance of a fuller pout.