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Because I have tan Asian skin, my lips are highly pigmented and uneven. I can’t ever wear a gloss on its own, my uneven lips show thru that’s not flattering at all. But I do layer glosses on lipsticks all the time. The liquid lipsticks tend to be very opaque and glossy so I don’t layer them,

Almost never…my lips are naturally a gross grayish color, so I always have to add a little color with lipstick before gloss.And it just lasts so much longer that way.

I wear lipgloss alone just as often as I wear it layered. A lot of times, I want color without having to go through the ordeal that is putting on lipstick, so I’ll slide a nicely pigmented gloss on and go 🙂

I pretty much only wear lipgloss on it’s own, for some reason when I layer it it makes the lipstick look awful…

I love to wear Lipglosses on their own once in a while. Let the colours breathe out a bit..hehehe, But to be honest, since I have very pigmented lips, especially in the top part, I tend to steer away from wearing sheer-ish lip glosses on their own. I prefer those glosses that are pigmented, Like Chanel’s Jalousie. And some of Guerlain’s pieces.

And on an unrelated note Is Chanel Coco Shine abit like a lip gloss in a stick form? Was thinking of investing in one, but am afraid of the colours being too sheer and not making an impact on my already pigmented lips. :p

I agree with christine that the rouge coco shines are pretty sheer. I also have pigmented lips and the two colors i love to wear are Monte Carlo and Romance.

All the time! I rarely wear lipsticks since my lips are way too dry… Japanese glosses, such as RMK and Lunasol, are fantastically moisturizing on their own in contrast! And I adore the shimmer and shine of glosses.

Yes I do but they can be so annoying if its a windy day and your hair keeps blowing into it. I’m not comfortable with my ears showing (I’m convinced they stick out and will one day get this corrected) so I rarely wear it. I usually just stick to balms.

I have a variety of opacities of lip gloss and tend to wear all of them on their own. I tend to find them more forgiving when I’m in a hurry and more moisturising.

I got the Bobbie Brown trio for Xmas and they are very sheer so I’ll be using to try layering.

I never wear lipgloss, I find it sticky and inconvenient. I have long hair that gets stuck in it, and if I want to kiss anyone, forget it…

If I wear them, it is alone. But I’m much more a lip balm kinda gal because I’m always with bold eye make up and heavy eyeliner.
I personally don’t have the biggest lips in the world, so I really don’t think that layering gloss and lipstick is a good look on me and it feels quite messy.
Actually, I wear lipstick when I go out and just a tinted lip balm if I’m running errands. xoxo

All the time, but I prefer lipgloss that are hydrating and contain oils. I do not like drying products like Lancômes Juicy Tubes or long lasting products since I have sensitive lips.

I like the sheer colour of gloss on its own but I prefer tinted balms since I have really dry lips. I do have one Revlon gloss that I often wear on its own, a nice peachy coral. The other one I wear a lot of a Lanolips coloured lip ointment. It isn’t technically a gloss but the oily formula makes it pretty shiny.

Yes, but generally I can only get away with it when wearing lighter shades. For some reason, dark glosses tend to bleed like crazy on me unless they have a very thick, tacky base. (Generally, on the rare occasion that I do wear a vampy gloss without lipstick underneath, I’ll fill in my lips with a nude-toned pencil and layer it over.) Actually, I’ve been wearing a lot of lipgloss alone this month since my lips have been unusually dry lately. Over balm, it wears a lot more comfortably, without highlighting the flaking and peeling that lipstick would. 🙂

Hardly ever, in case I prefer lipglosses in stick, less “shiny”. Yes to lipstick on its own, my lips are a bit too “beige”, but just the gloss…naaa!!

I hate lipglosses 🙁 many are beautiful but I never wear them alone. I hardly even wear layered over lipstick… lipglosses just make my hair stick to my lips and ugh hate it :/

Hearing this always weirds me out. I have really wild, long hair and don’t get it styled or anything, so it blows all over the place when I go out in wind. It’s been this way since I was a child, but from when I first started wearing lip gloss at about 11 up until now (20) I’ve never had my hair stick to it.

lol that’s so strange. You’re very lucky. I always have that problem. Even if it’s not that windy, I will somehow manage to get my hair caught up in my lip gloss. ack!

That’s so strange! Mine always sticks to my lips – I do have quite fine hair though, and a lot of it. Do you have thick hair by any chance? Maybe its something to do with the length of it too? Mine is just below my shoulders. And I never tuck it behind my ears, would you say you do that to stop it? I’m so curious!

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