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Scout's Honor: This Long-Wearing Lipstick Trick Actually Works

Look, we know you've been burned by bad advice before. Some pretty little article comes along and swears to you that this time it really will do right by you. It promises you lipstick that will stay in place and not feel like it's slowly sucking the life out of your lips. But then, it's the same old story and you're left with dry lips, splotchy color, and a lingering sense of disgust at yourself for believing those empty promises.

But this time, we swear to you, we've got an answer to your vanishing-lipstick woes. While we're sure you've all heard of the old lipliner-followed-by-lipstick trick, our beauty BFF Bethany Brill has a much better way for you to make that pout pop and keep it from pulling a disappearing act at the same time. Watch the video above and get the scoop on her hush-hush pro tip for making lipstick last, just in time for party season.

NARS Sheer Lipstick in Manhunt, $24, available at NARS; Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, $35, available at Nordstrom.

Bethany is wearing a Sandro shirt and Tara is wearing a Won Hundred tunic.

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