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One of the most underrated makeup products, lip liners have the ability to transform your look in ways you can’t imagine. Skipping a lip liner may almost equate to a missed opportunity to make your lips look fuller and more defined. In fact, when it comes to perfecting that defined pout, investing in a long-wear lip liner is key - here are some great options!

Best for Ruby Woo
1. MAC Lip Pencil - Ruby Woo
Best for Ruby Woo

MAC’s best selling red lipstick, Ruby Woo, definitely goes best with their lip liner that was designed for it. Created with a smooth and creamy formula, this lip liner applies quickly and precisely with just one swipe. Use it to shape, line or even fill in your lips. 

Best for Velvet Teddy
2. MAC Lip Pencil - Subculture
Best for Velvet Teddy

MAC’s lip pencil in the shade Subculture is perfect to pair with the brand’s Velvet Teddy lipstick. This extremely creamy and versatile liner is easy to use and won’t dry out. It has a highly blendable formula - sure to  give your lipstick that extra UMPH!

Best to prevent feathering

Do you hate it when your lips are looking great, but it all becomes a mess after you’ve had your lunch? Make Up For Ever’s Aqua Lip Pencil is about to change your life. This highly-pigmented waterproof lip liner has a formula that you can depend on to not smudge or fade, no matter what your lips are exposed to.  

Best for small and thin lips – suitable for overlining
4. BECCA Ultimate Lip Definer
Best for small and thin lips – suitable for overlining

BECCA cosmetics’ Ultimate Lip Definer luxuriously defines and enhances the shape of your lips. Not only is it waterproof, it also comes with a built-in precision tool to help you attain unrivaled definition each use. Perfect for those with small and thin lips!

Best with orange lipstick - suitable for fuller lips
5. BENEFIT COSMETICS They’re Real! Double the Lip Lipstick & Liner
Best with orange lipstick - suitable for fuller lips

Get fuller-looking lips in one easy stroke with Benefit’s They're Real! Double the Lip Lipstick & Liner. The shade Flame Game is perfect to be paired with any orange lipstick. This liner and lipstick has a teardrop tip to help you to perfectly define your lip line for a fuller, sexier effect. 

Best for dark and brown skin
6. HUDA BEAUTY Lip Contour
Best for dark and brown skin

With 18 shades to choose from, you’re bound to find a lip liner to suit your skin colour among this range as Huda’s Lip Contour is meant to cater to those with medium to dark skin. Additionally, each shade is waterproof and transfer-proof, providing rich colour payoff.

Best for older lips
7. GIVENCHY Lip Pencil
Best for older lips

Givenchy’s Lip Pencil has a creamy waterproof formula that is infused with vitamins A and E, carnauba and candelilla waxes to protect the lips, and a host of oils to nourish and revitalise. Its fruitful formula is perfect to keep aging lips hydrated, resulting in a supple look.  

Best from drugstore

Affordably priced, this lip liner from Wet N’ Wild is absolutely worth the buy! Formulated with rich and pigmented colours, it delivers a smooth and creamy finish. Extremely versatile, you can also easily create any look with sans any smudging!

Best for pale skin

This lip liner by Kat Von D comes in 30 shades and is designed to give you highly pigmented, longwearing and comfortable wear. From classic nudes and reds to fearless bolds, it is perfect for pale skin. Say hello to effortless definition with this liner!

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