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How to create a Spring Racing lip colour that actually lasts.

Image: Supplied.

Putting a bright colour on your lips for a day at the races (or a wedding, or a party…) is one thing. Making it stay there, however, is quite another — especially when you have canapes and a few too many glasses of champagne to contend with.

The clever team from Benefit Cosmetics dropped into The Glow HQ to school us on races-friendly makeup techniques. Consider this your guide to lasting lips, modelled here by The Glow‘s editor Edwina. (Post continues after video.)

How it’s done…

Step 1: Apply lip and cheek stain as a base.

Step 2: Apply a hydrating balm.

Step 3: Finish with a coloured gloss.

Step 4: If you want to be a perfectionist, use a hard-angled brush and apply Erase Paste Concealer to get rid of any colour that’s bled.

Here's the lineup.
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What we used

Team Benefit Australia used the following four products to create Eddie's look:

Posie Tint lip and cheek stain ($55)

Posie Balm ($26)

Ultra Plush Lip Gloss. Lollibop ($23)

Erase Paste Concealer, light ($47)

Do you have a go-to lip colour? We want to know about it.

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