In recent years we have seen the lipsticks claiming the promise "no transfer". A promise that pleases... provided you love the synthetic ingredients, because these formulas are sadly saturated! Fortunately there are anti-transfer tips for your favorite natural lipstick.
What contains a non-transferable lipstick formula?
The principle of a lipstick that holds and leaves no traces, obviously it pleases a lot. It's not for nothing that you were delivered Our tips for removing makeup a stubborn lipstick : When it holds, it holds. But how are these lipsticks worded "without transfer"?
In a non-transferable lipstick formula, there is a large amount of synthetic polymers, mineral oils or silicones found in the packaging ingredient lists under the Dimethicone callings. or trimethylsiloxysilicate, or the Petroleum-derived polybuter. These polymers are components that have the peculiarity of forming a plastic film stretchable and supple on the surface of the skin. They give the formula a fine but tenacious texture, resistant to water and sometimes to fat, which will therefore hold perfectly on the lips: it is the origin of their capacity "without transfer". Stubborn, they resist everything and are also often complicated to remove makeup.
The disadvantages of lipstick without transfer
Main disadvantage of without transfer: lips tend to dry out. All the women have experienced this, these "no transfer" lipsticks tend to really leave the lips dry, uncomfortable over time. Logical since these synthetic "oils" are plasticizers, which have no nutritional properties.
Another negative point is that these components are not environmentally friendly. When it comes to formulating in natural version, none of these green components is accepted by natural and organicrepositories. It is therefore necessary to find formulatoires tricks that allow to mimic some of their properties, by a specific dosage of oils of natural origin and pigments. Sublime textures, vivid colors, long outfit, dullness, we can do everything in natural... but not quite the "without transfer".
It should be noted thata lipstick can be very long held without necessarily being without transfer : A formula can very well leave a trace on your glass, and yet the color holds until the end of the night thanks to a formula very rich in pigments Like what.
But back to our initial problem: If I choose natural or organic lipstick, Am I doomed to leave my mark everywhere, on my glass, my cigarettes ? Fortunately, no! You have been prepared some very simple tips to implement.
How to limit the traces or transfer of a lipstick?
A matter of quantity...
Let's look already with more attention your superb Natural and vegan lipstick... The texture of the liquid lipstick is dense in the vial outlet. When the applicator is extracted, the nozzle tends to be very loaded with material, so you can have "heavy hand" without wanting it. It's perfect for a sophisticated look, but not indispensable in everyday life. And if the layer of lipstick is thicker, mechanically this extra material can more leave traces.
The solution? One word of order: we apply less, we eliminate material, we refine the layers. The less you drop, the less you leave everywhere!
Our 3 tips to limit lipstick transfers
- At the time of application, instead of using the applicator, a little material is deposited in the center of the lips and spread with fingers by tapping, or a fine brush. The distribution will be more light than with the lipstick applicator, more dimmed. You will better dose, and apply in finer layers.
- After the application, it is advisable to pinch a handkerchief between the lips to effortlessly remove excess material. Another advantage: the color is matified more quickly.
- The final touch : If you have the soul of a pro makeup artist, you can conclude by applying to the finger a little transparent matte powder to "fix" the material.
Application to the finger, pinch a handkerchief between the lips, even powder: these very simple tricks can really limit the effect of transfer.
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