Matte lipsticks are everything.
I mean, they are the greatest invention a makeup lover could ever ask for! I guess some of the matte lipsticks can even survive a zombie apocalypse. ?
But here is a thing about them..
They come with a really long lasting and pigmented formula, so removing them is always a pain! Having to spend an eternity to remove matte lipstick would be the last thing that you would want to do after a long, tiring day. Honestly, sometimes I feel so tired once I am back home after a long day that I have to literally force myself to get up and wash off my makeup before I hit the bed. ? I wish I had some super powers with which I could remove all of my makeup after coming back home in a snap of fingers. ? If you can relate to this and you are searching for the easiest ways out there to remove matte lipstick without drying out your lips, then keep on reading the post!
How To Remove Matte Lipstick Without Drying Your Lips | 6 Ways To Remove Stubborn Lipstick
Remove Matte Lipstick With Almond Oil
Almond oil is a very nourishing ingredient that can be used on the lips to remove stubborn matte liquid lipstick easily. All you have to do is take 3-4 drops of it in your hands and then let it sit on your lips for a good two minutes. Then, take a cotton pad or a tissue paper to wipe off the excess oil and lipstick residue. Tadaa, your lipstick will be gone, but your lips would not feel dry at all because of almond oil’s nourishing properties. Moreover, Almond oil is rich in Vitamin E so it will also help to reduce pigmentation on your lips in case you have it!
Remove Matte Lipstick With Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is -the- solution to probably 99.99% problems of the world! ? It can be used in the same way as almond oil to remove matte lipstick. Actually, you can use just any oil that you might be having in your home for this purpose!
Remove Matte Lipstick With Petroleum Jelly aka Vaseline
Vaseline is the most multipurpose product that you will ever find. Seriously, it can be used in every other way possible! It is commonly used as a lip moisturizer, but surprisingly, it also works great as a makeup and matte lipstick remover. Just apply it directly over the lips, let it sit on your lips for a while and wipe off with a tissue paper or cotton pad. As simple as that!
Remove Matte Lipstick With Lip Balm
Surprised? Well, it is a quite convenient life hack which you can use to remove your eye makeup as well! Take any lip balm and layer it over the lipstick. Wipe off everything gently and repeat the steps one more time if the lipstick has not been removed completely. This hack can come in really handy when you are outside and you really want to remove or retouch your matte lipstick, but you don’t have anything else with you except your lip balm! ?
Remove Matte Lipstick With Cold Cream
I will give credits to Shreya Jain for introducing me to this hack with her Instagram video. This is a really genius hack which every person who wears makeup should know about! Using a makeup remover or a face wash to remove makeup during winters can feel drying on the skin. By using a cold cream to remove your makeup and matte lipstick, you will be able to moisturize your skin and lips at the same time.
Invest In A Makeup Remover
If you wear matte lipsticks very often, then you can consider investing in a lip makeup remover! Many popular brands have them, I have seen these ones while scrolling on Nykaa;
The Face Shop Rice Water White Lip & Eye Makeup Remover – Rs.590/- | $8.08 USD on Amazon Global
Maybelline SuperStay Eraser Lip Color Remover – Available only in countries other than India, find it on Amazon global for $6.59 USD
L. A. Colors one is the cheapest option, MAC also has a lipstick remover but it is quite expensive.
These were the 6 ways to remove matte lipstick which I hope, would come helpful to you! Do let me know if you know about any other hack that can be used to remove matte lipstick quickly without drying out the lips.
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