Beauty Fix: 5 Tips To Give Your Lipstick Staying Power

Eugena Washington

Photo Credit: Marcelo Cantu

The struggle to give lip color staying power all day is real. No one wants their lips to stain their coffee cups or, worse, their clothing. Though my friends know I’m not a big lipstick (or makeup) wearer, but when I do, I want it to stick and make a damn good statement.

I have learned along the way that it doesn’t matter whether the lip is a high end or drug store brand or even if it’s a long wear or creamy formula. The key to keep popping lips is the same: preparation. So, here are five surefire tips to give your lipstick staying power.

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About The Author

Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. she is a Black beauty editor; founder of Sadiaa, the premiere beauty directory for women of color, and editor for