The Best Lipsticks for Totally Non-Transferrable Kissable Lips

Looking for the best long-wear lipsticks? If you prefer your lip colour to stay on your lips, rather than the edge of your coffee cup, you’re in luck. Follow my top tips for creating a long-lasting pout, and shop my edit of the best lip products to see you through party season and beyond…

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Very few things in life make more of an impact than a perfect red or pink pout. Whether you have a big date planned, or you just want to show off your new season lip colour, I know how important it is to create a lip look that won’t disappear within five minutes. Whether I’m backstage at a show, or prepping a client for the red carpet, I always use one of the best long-wear lipsticks from my kit and ensure the lip prep and finish will prolong the lip colour even further.

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Here’s my backstage guide to perfectly kissable lips…


Always ensure you prep your lips well before you start. Use a lip scrub, such as Kiko Pure Clean Scrub & Peel to remove any dead skin cells.


Use lip liner as a primer, layering a matching shade all over the surface of the lips before applying your usual lip colour on top. For a long-lasting finish, pick from my top long-wear lipsticks, below.


If you’re going for a matte finish, blot your lipstick and lightly apply loose powder through a sheet of tissue onto the lips for a super long-lasting finish.

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Need help creating the perfect red lip? Watch my YouTube video here:

Now, shop my edit of the best long-lasting lipsticks…

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