While a nude lip color will always remain a classic staple in our beauty kits, this season’s latest lipsticks are bold and super-saturated. They’re perfect for adding a dash of color to your daytime look, or as a fun beauty statement for a night out. However, as much as we love a punchy shade, bold lipsticks aren’t really a swipe-and-go situation if you want a crisp, clean look. It takes a little bit of prep and some strategic tricks to get bright colors just right.
Luckily, three amazing celeb makeup artists offered to teach us how to pull off the dramatic look—from prepping your lips to applying your color the right way to making it last all day long. Trust us, it’s worth the extra effort! Click through above for their genius ideas.