Are Lip & Cheek Tints the new black?

Lip and Cheek Tints- all about their hype!

Lipsticks and glosses are the most common make-up products one can own! They have ingredients like waxes and oils, which usually causes them to slide off your lips, giving them a short stay. Conversely, tints, on the other hand, are usually liquid or gel base and, in some cases, also a mousse structure. Within this base are pigments that hold on to the lips long after their watery base has vaporized. The good side- they don't wear off and last pretty long compared to their waxy counterparts, leaving you free from the constant touch ups. And being in liquid or gel form also makes them a popular choice throughout summers.

While the original lip tints were a bit drying, the ones that come nowadays have improved significantly! They're either made of a base that moisturizes/ hydrates or contains ingredients that do the job. If none of these, their pigment capacity is decent enough to have a coat of lip balm over, and not make them run off!

A great deal about tints it- you can use the same product in multiple areas, and also, for multiple looks. From natural/ neutral looks, to full blown looks, you can get either with just one single product. You can get a range of shades, from the same product, just by the way of using, or layering you follow!


So what are the different kinds of lip tints?

When it comes to lip tints, we're spoiled for choice, as beauty companies come out with increasingly more solutions and also appearances.

Liquid lip tints:

The most prominent kind of lip color is the liquid/fluid lip tint. These are incredibly simple to apply. For a slope lip, simply use it to swipe along the inner edges of the lips as well as push your lips together a few times to diffuse the shade. For a softer, extra diffused look, use the tint over even more of your lips and also press lips together a couple of times.

In the beginning, you might believe that liquid lip colors are difficult to use because of its watery consistency. Yet just follow these tips for very easy application. Start by using a lip balm or some sort of cream as base on your lips. This will make your lips softer to make sure that the liquid lip tint does not dry as swiftly.

Then, to avoid overdoing and also ending up with a "phony" appearance, apply it only onto your reduced lip as well as push your lips together. This will certainly aid the lip tint to spread uniformly onto your lips. If your lip shade begins creasing after you use a liquid lip tint, blot your lips with a moist cloth to eliminate excess color for an extra natural look.

To be sure of the amount of color you want, use your finger or thumb to blend the tint while it’s wet. This can be done for even lips, or gradient lips. This way, you’ll have control over the amount of color and look you want for yourself! Likewise, use your finger or blender on the cheeks and eye lids- to get the desired look.

Balms or sticks

The name claims all of it—tint balms/sticks come in the convenience of a lip balm or lipstick bullet and yet offer the appearance of color. Their texture is either balmy or matte and is also light-weight. They have moisturizing components, and make completely dry lips look fuller and also softer than liquid lip tints. The most effective part is that these lip tints act like typical lip tints because the shade lasts all the time, also after the initial shine has worn off.


Exactly how do you use a lip tint?

The lip tint is quite functional. You can develop a slope lip yet also utilize it for a diffused look or a full-on insurance coverage lip shade. Just adhere to these steps.

 Gradient look:

  1. Use your tint on the inner location of your lips.
  2. Press lips with each other a couple of times to diffuse the shade.
  3. Use concealer or BB lotion to counteract the outer edges of your lips.

 Diffused look:

  1. Apply a light layer of the tint to most of your lips, avoiding the edges.
  2. Press lips with each other a couple of times to diffuse the color.

 Full color look:

  1. Utilize the tint on sides to describe your lips.
  2. Fill out lips with the tint, beginning with the center bent on the edges.
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