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Lip liner and breakouts

Anyone know of a lip liner that won’t clog pores? Every time I wear it I get little blemishes around my mouth!! I’ve used NARS Velvet Lip Liner, Sephora mini lip pencil, Bite Lip Pencil and Nyx (this one is actually the best nude/pink matte pencil I’ve found, stays on and doesn’t dry out my lips, but the worst on my list for the clogged pores.) 

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Omg! I thought I was the only one who had this problem. I gave up on liners after trying SO many. Mac and Chanel and drugstore brands are the  worst for me. But I won’t give up. There must be one that won’t cause clogged pores around my lips. 

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I have the same issue! You’re my “problem twin” haha. Have you found anything that works?

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Hi! Yes I started using the smashbox precision liner and it works great! 

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Hi! Just want to share in case it could help. I am allergic to latex (and many more things) and have had occasional breakouts before but never thought to put 2 and 2 together... I was researching recently and came to realize that many cosmetics *could* contain latex.. and there are many things that a latex sensitive person could have a reaction to that isn't *actually* natural latex. Unfortunately I'm not educated enough to be able to decipher the ingredient list in most makeup.. so basically I pay REALLY close attention now to even the slightest reaction and just immediately stop using that product. The breakout I'm trying to defeat right now is going on 6 months... thus the reason I started looking into reactions to cosmetics a few months ago and came across latex... anyway I don't know if you have allergies or sensitive skin, but maybe someone out there one day might benefit from us talking about this right? Sorry I don't have a lip liner suggestion, I tend to wear sheer lipsticks and have never used a liner... but I really hope you find a great one soon 😄

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I don't have any skin allergies that I know of, but that is still helpful! Thank you!

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I love the Charlotte Tilbury liners! They glide effortlessly and I’ve never had an issue with them! I also tend to use mac a lot as they have a great colour selection ! 

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Awesome!! Thanks so much!

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@AlmetaR I use MAC, Charlotte Tilbury, Pat McGrath, Urban Decay lip liners and don't have that issue.

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