How to Use Eye Primer on the Lips

By Kristina Tunzi

Eye primer is a versatile beauty product that typically has a creamy consistency and comes in a variety of neutral colors. Normally, eye primer is applied to the lids of the eyes as a base, ensuring long-lasting and virtually creaseless eyeshadow. However, primer can also be used on the lips under lipstick or gloss to prevent creasing, flaking, feathering and smudging.

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Apply eye primer to the lips with a lip brush.

Step 1

Choose an eye primer that is close to your natural skin color.

Step 2

Gently apply the primer to clean lips using a lip brush or makeup applicator. Sweep the brush from the center of your lips outward, and be sure to distribute the product evenly.

Step 3

Wait a few seconds for the primer to settle and dry, once the lips are fully covered.

Step 4

Add a lip gloss for a shiny finish or lipstick for long-lasting color.