1. Ava says...

    Here’s another good tip: Use a non-balm matte lipstick, a lip stain, or lip liner and Lipcote. Lightly blot, then top your color translucent powder. Then use a top coat of Lipcote. Instant all day lip color. I can’t find anything as good as Lipcote, honestly. I actually order it from the UK via Ebay. It’s worth stocking up on, and learning to get used to that initial alcohol sting. Over time you don’t feel it.

  2. i have to remember to do this… funny how some solutions are so simple!

  3. I read this a while ago when you first posted it and use it all the time now!

  4. Anonymous says...

    such a great idea!!! thank you :)

  5. simple and smart, love it!

    stumbled across your blog via a slew of other links. so glad to have found you! loved poking around this morning.

  6. Bec says...

    i use Cover Girl Lipstain and it doesn’t come off on your glass! Its the best red lipstick i’ve ever used.

  7. I do this too! Even with lip gloss, it works every time.

  8. I really love the lipstick, when i go shopping i prefer to choose a quality lipstick that doesn´t cause any damage in my lips. I take care my lips too much, because i thik this is the sexiest part of our body. So when i feel sexy is better the man buy viagra

  9. i love this photo but isn’t it a sartorialist photo??? it’s on his website…

  10. as someone who always wears red lipstick, this is a great tip! will try tonight.

  11. Depending on how you do it, you’ll either look very sexy or very desperate.

    Great tip . . thanks for putting this out there!

  12. what a great idea!!! I need to try it! and still stay sexy!

    bisous! deva!

  13. should ask my wife to try that the next time.

  14. Thanks for the tip. I never knew tjis.

  15. genius! i HATE lipstick on glass – thanks for the tip!

  16. the photo is lovely – but so many of Garance’s and the sartorialists’ make smoking look glamorous – and that breaks my heart. it is killing people, its not a fashion accessory.

  17. Hey, of all the methods I’ve heard, yours makes the most sense! Gonna try it :)

  18. That’s so helpful, thanks Joanna!

  19. I would so get caught doing this and look like a weirdo. It’s a genius little tip though.


  20. I’d like to steal this girl’s outfit! Stunning! Except… is that a cigarette in her hand? Yucky. That’s one European habit I can never get used to!

  21. Brilliant! I never would have thought of that.

  22. Et voila! Don’t even know if the French ladies know that. Thanks for the tip, I will try to pass it on to the Frenchies…

  23. Yeah, my aunt taught me that! :) Very neat little tip

  24. See, that is dern useful. Thanks, dear!

  25. Great tip! I also love that photo!

  26. After having been reminded that I love wearing red lipstick, this is a fantastic piece of advice. Tonight, my wine glass will be lipstick free! Thanx!

  27. oh my! Great tip! It may take a bit of practice on my part, though. (p.s. thanks for the tip on the online music/pandora.com!)

  28. I do it all the time. Works like a charm!

  29. brilliant! thanks for the tip!

  30. Oh it’s so funny! I’ve actually always done that naturally without realizing it was an actual “tip.” Love it!

  31. Great to know. I had taken some photos of a glass of Prosecco I was drinking it had yucky lipstick on it. I will definitely remember this in the future.

  32. That is quite possibly the best tip I have ever received. Will definitely remember that for the future! :)

  33. Good to know! Thanks for the post

  34. Oh, I’m a serial wine-glass licker. Works like a charm!

  35. Great tip! I’ll give it a shot!

  36. hah! That’s great. Now if only I could keep from eating lipstick when I wear it. I’ll stick to gloss for now.

  37. first how to open a banana and now this. amazing!

  38. I’ve often wondered about this- now it seems so obvious that I’m a bit embarrased!

  39. you just have to lick it really quickly, so just take your first sip glass when your friend is looking down or at the menu or whatever — it takes like .001 seconds, so it’s surprisingly subtle! :)

  40. hmm.. interesting. i’m wondering how to pull this off without grossing out your fellow drinkers?

  41. I wish I could politely pass this tip on to the women where I tend bar. I wouldn’t mind cleaning less lipstick off of glasses.

  42. i’ll have to try that for sure – but discreetly? that’ll be a challenge………

  43. now i have an excuse to drink tonight…i’m going to throw on some lipstick just for the occasion :)

  44. I usually lick my lips before I drink… it works the same, and possibly looks sexier than licking your glass. Heehee!

  45. Anonymous says...

    good to know!!

  46. I have tried, definitely works!

  47. haha love it. drink wine like you’re drinking a margarita! thanks for the tip.