In this era of bountiful beauty innovations like tinted moisturizers, BB Creams and long-lasting lipsticks comes a wonderful lip color option – velvet lip pencils. Basically these are creamy formulations that masquerade as chubby pencils but give you the coverage of a full bodied lipstick. Most contain a glossy element and provide long lasting color.
NARS Velvet Matte and Gloss Lip Pencils ($24) – These pencils are seriously the bomb, providing full lip coverage with a long-wearing formula. The application is just like a lipstick, but the fun factor is in the crayola-style chubby design of the pencil. The formula is non drying and creamy, and the matte version goes on beautifully without