We all want that bold, classy and stylish lip and velvet matte gives that just that. Matte lip gloss is everything as it appropriates all year round and most importantly is not sticky, nobody likes sticky lips and matte is the solution.
Contrary to popular belief, lip gloss is not always shiny because they are in liquid form. They are in liquid form because they contain more oils and polymers and less wax as compared to the lipsticks. When applied, it dries into a velvety matte finish. The velvet matte lip gloss has become so trendy with ladies viewing it as an accessory rather than just makeup.
Here are some tips on how to make your lips sexy by using velvet matte lip gloss stick.
Matte lip gloss is very dry and can dehydrate your lips. Therefore before applying it is recommended that you condition your lips by using lip conditioner or scrubbing the lips fast. While using conditioner ensure to wipe it off before applying the lip gloss as anything too waxy or oily decreases the amount of time it stays. You can also use lip liner to improve staying power and also have more defined lips.
While applying matte lip gloss it is better to apply it in layers rather than applying too much at once. Less is more when it comes to matte as you may end up looking like a clown with too much. To give it a more velvety matte look you can bolt a piece of tissue paper as this removes excess color and shine.
Taking out matte lipstick is not easy to take off; you will need to exfoliate your lips. You can use a sugar scrub or use a gentle toothbrush to avoid dry flaky lips. Another simple hack is to use Vaseline. Apply Vaseline over your lips, wait a while then wipe it off. As simple as that! You can also substitute Vaseline for coconut oil or olive oil.
Velvet Matte lip gloss is a trend that has stood the test of time and is definitely here to stay. Finding the right shade and applying it well while taking care of your lips will go a long way in giving you sexy lips and a bold look that will make you stand out.