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Lipstick is pretty much the best finishing touch to any outfit.

Whether you're into bright colors or nudes -- your lipstick can make or break your completed look. A lot of women think that throwing on a little bit of lipstick is easy and for the most part they're right, but it's also an art to putting you lipstick on perfectly. Walking around with unlined lips or lipstick on your teeth is super embarrassing, but it can be prevented.
If you've ever found yourself in a situation where your lipstick just wouldn't cooperate with you, don't worry we've all been there at some point in our lives. To make wearing lipstick enjoyable and easy to apply -- here are five lipstick hacks that you should probably try.

Exfoliate Your Lips Using A Soft Toothbrush

To ensure that your lips are soft and exfoliating before applying your lipstick, exfoliate your lips using a soft toothbrush to get rid of dead skin cells and dry skin.

The Pointer Finger Trick

Stick your pointer finger in your mouth and quickly remove after applying lipstick to prevent lipstick from getting on your teeth.

Conceal Around Perimeter Of Lips

To make your lip color pop even more, add concealer around the perimeter of your mouth after applying your lip color of choice.

Long Lasting Lipstick

If you aren't wearing a matte lip, to create a matte finish add translucent powder to your lips to seal in your lipstick for hours.

Accentuate Your Cupid's Bow

If you're not familiar with your cupid's bow, it's the dip in your lip that creates your lip shape. To define your cupid's bow to your liking, draw an "x" in the middle of your upper lip.

Ladies, chime in with some of your favorite lipstick hacks.

If you're curious about finding more ways to make your lipstick last and look simply amazing, head on over to my card on How To Make Your Lipstick Last.