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Sometimes I feel that lip primer helps out a patchy, dry lip product. I go for MAC’s Prep + Prime lip, and that helps a lot. Generally, though, the answer is no.

lip primer? I’m lucky I even have time to put on eyeshadow without eye primer. Gosh I wish I had time to prep my face like that.

Everytime I remember, I’m bit sloppy 😉
I use a Mavala lip primer and it’s a bit strange because feels a little dry, but when I look at the mirror my lips are gorgeous!
Hold factor it’s really good too, not a miracle, but really good.

My lips have a hard time with lipstick staying put. I tend to bleed out on the sides of my bottom lip. I also use MAC’s Prep + Prime and it definitely helps the staying power and overall length of wear.

Only before a big night out with a bright matte lipstick, I use MAC Prep + Prime on my lips with lip liner as well. Usually only with brights like orange, fuchsia and red, colours that need the extra TLC.

I use the Origins lip primer to “neutralise” the colour of my lips—that helps when I’m going for a very light, nude look (actually, just a layer of gloss on top of thie primer works as the perfect nude for me). MAC’s Prep+Prime is good, but I found that Too Faced Lip Insurance helps smooth out lip lines and the like. I was skeptical at first (started off as a bit of a hit and miss) and left it in the drawer for about half an hour. Just rediscovering it now and love it!

I do out of habit like putting on a foundation primer. MAC Prep & Prim, not drying and goes tacky to hold the lipstick or gloss

I just bought my first lip primer ever (MAC’s Prep + Prime lip) and I find it very useful when I want to use red our darker lipsticks.

I had thought of giving Mac’s lip primer a try a while back but then I just didn’t bother for some reason.

never! haven’t found a primer that did’t dry out my lips.
I kind of “prime” my lips with carmes right before I put on foundation and blot them with a tissue before I apply my lipstick (last thing in my routine), this helps ma lips to appear smoother and the lipssticks are less drying

Sometimes. When I do, I use UD’s lip primer and tend to use it with glosses and certain lipsticks.

love lip primers. Since I have started using them, I can’t go back to applying lip products to bare lips. I find they
a) make the pre-applied lip balm do its job much better
b) make my lips look fuller
c) provide a cleaner and more even canvas to apply lip products
d) tones down the natural pigmentation in my lips a bit, I am able to wear shades that I could not before

I love primers from MAC and Guerlain. I just tried Clinique’s All about Lips, but it feels more of a treatment than a primer, but I won’t rule it out as yet…… we’ll see how it works under a tinted lip balms at the humid beach in the caribbean 🙂

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