TikTok’s Trading Lip Liner For A Drugstore Brow Tint & We’re Not Mad


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TikTok is a budget babe who is constantly making us rethink the purpose of our fave formulas. Case in point: Maybelline’s Brow Tattoo Longlasting Tint, $23, which TikTokers are now using as a sweat-proof, pool-proof, and kiss-proof lip liner. Yes, you read that right! Allow us to spill the tea…

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The hack: It’s simple. Line your lips with Maybelline’s Brow Tattoo Longlasting Tint, $23, instead of a regular lip liner.

The hype: The hack was created by Founder of Sacheu Beauty, Sacheu, who insists it’s a total game-changer for its long-lasting results, as unlike cream lip liners, this one doesn’t budge. Her tutorial now has over 1.7 million views and counting.

@jahanara.makeup WHY HAVE I NOT DONE THIS BEFORE?! @Sacheu you genius ♥️ @sacheu ♬ Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) [2018 Remaster] – Kate Bush

@funkeadesh absolutely in love with this! @Maybelline New York #maybelline #maybellinetattoobrow #fyp #fypシ ♬ love galore by sza – ♊︎

How to get the look: Apply the brow gel along your lip line as you would with your lip pencil, then let it sit until dry. Peel it off carefully, then remove any excess with a makeup wipe. Swipe on your go-to nude lipstick or a clear gloss, then enjoy that budge-proof look.

@itskalaaaa Reply to @snotty_eve I found my new favorite “lipliner” #browngirlmakeup #tattooliner #eyebrowtattoo #maybellineeyebrowtint #liplinerhack #tattoolipliner @maybelline ♬ WAIT FOR U (feat. Drake & Tems) – Future

Feel free to ombré the look and blend the tint inwards, like Kala does above, if you like to get your gloss on. It adds depth to au naturel lips, so you’re 24/7 ready.

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Or indulge in your entire lip routine and layer it with a high-shine tint, a matte brown lipstick, and a lip glaze like Leilani. The summer vibes are strong with this one.

@aophais Will update in the comments if it lasted all night idea from @Sacheu #lipliner #liplinerhack #makeuphack #semipermanentmakeup #liptattoo #liptint #eyebrowtint #maybellineeyebrowtint #lipfiller ♬ smile –

What we liked: This hack allows you to create a 90s lip – that Meg Thee Stallion would be proud of – in seconds. Bonus points: it literally lasts all day and night (and then some) without smudgin’ or budgin’, making it a winner for summer pool parties and long nights.

What we didn’t like: While this hack is a slam dunk in so many ways, it requires skill. Any mistakes need to be quickly erased before the tint sets, or you’ll be stuck with a wonky line for two-ish days. Demo it on the back of your hand to perfect your skills, then once you’ve got that under wraps, it’s smooth sailing.

And remember, as this formula isn’t actually intended for your lips, do a patch test first. If you do have a reaction, remove the tint immediately.

The bottom line: Busy baddies, party people, and 90s cuties will certainly rate it a 10/10. Extra wear time and lined lips that *actually* woke up like this? Now that’s a hack we can get behind.

BTW, have you tried gym lips, TikTok’s sexiest lip trend of the year? 

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