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How To Keep Red Lipstick From Smudging, Smearing And Fading

These secrets will save your sanity.

Like nailing a smudge-free cat eye or making false eyelashes stick on your first try, applying a red lip is a major beauty challenge. Even more difficult is getting your lipstick to stay on all day long. Sigh.

Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make the aggravating process way easier. In the video above, you'll learn the right steps to take for clean color application that really lasts even through eating, drinking and maybe a kiss or two.

With a little help from a good scrub, concealer and lip liner, you'll be well on your way to achieving a bold red lip that doesn't smear or fade. Press play and master this beauty trick once and for all.

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