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I love the different effects you can get, and how creative and artistic you can be with it!

I will say, however, that I’ve found almost as many combinations that didn’t work as ones that did! Especially when you get that thing where the gloss kind of ‘dissolves’ the lipstick and makes it run into your liplines… πŸ˜€
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Aside from times where I need a base (balm or lip pencil), I really don’t like layering lip products. Gloss is mess enough on its own, I don’t want it mixing with lipstick on my lips and being even more crazy.

I like it sometimes to get that perfect color and look, but I also think its troublesome when you have to reapply and have to carry around two products. Otherwise it’s good πŸ™‚
Nancy

I love lip combinations, I always like to line my lips then pat my lipstick over the liner, after than I may or may not top it off with some gloss it depends on the day really, it’s amazing how many different colors and effects you can get from layering !

I LOVE IT if I have time. I will layer bc lip liner locks in color and gloss/lipstick give my lips more dimension. You can avoid goopiness by blotting each layer you apply–except for the very last. Or just keep the gloss in the center of your lips and leave it at that.

Love it. I can take all the “almost shades” and punch them up or down. An emollient texture closest to the lips ensures comfortable wear, and creating a variety of looks becomes so much easier.

My HG lip colour is a tinted balm, lip liner applied as a stain and setting powder. So layering is a necessity for me.

I prefer a more lasting color that I can just put balm over. I don’t need a mirror to reapply balm. And I really don’t like glosses. They’re too sticky.

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I don’t like it. I like to put on a single product and be good to go. I don’t have time to be reapplying/relayering products so I like a lipstick with a bit of shine to it or a gloss that is pigmented enough to “go it alone” which is why I like Clarins Gloss Prodige.

If it involves gloss on top of lipstick almost never do it, I don’t want to wreck glosses by getting the doe foot or brush covered in lipstick, and I don’t want have to carry around an extra brush for when I need to reapply the combo. Plus I’m just not much of a gloss fan.

However I do sometimes use more than one lipstick to get a special effect, like using too reds for a more dimensional look or an ombre lip.

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It is such a hassle! If I have to layer products it’s because something is wrong with them (lipstick not glossy enough or the wrong shade). I just want to apply one layer of lip product and be done!

Sometimes the product don’t go that well together (texture wise) and it can make them almost separate and turn into a mess. And reapplying lipstick on lips that are somewhat sticky from the leftover gloss is impossible so then you have to remove everything that’s left before you start over.

I don’t mind putting lip gloss over lipstick but I don’t experiment per say. I like to buy smoother texturized lipstick so I can do minimal layering lol. That’s just me. I put most of my attention in my shadow and usually throw a color on my lips.

I never layer gloss over lipstick. Everything seems to vanish so fast that I may as we’ll not bother with anything at all.
I have made a custom long-wearing colour by using a pencil all over and topping off with a lipstick. I also like adding a highlight to the middle of my bottom lip, usually with MAC High Tea or something similar.
If my lips are overly dry I just stick to a balm or a lip butter and take it with me to reapply as needed.

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I’m only just recently gotten back into layering lip products because of the Korean gradient lip trend. Although, I used to do the gyaru nude lip look with a pink gloss over top and that was fun too!
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