Blame it on the ‘90s, but lip liner has gotten a bad rap. When done right, the pencil acts as a bleed barrier to save lips from constant reapplication (and mirror-checks). Yet finding the matching liner to your every lipstick is not only time consuming, but pricey.

This ingenious little clear lip pencil by Sephora is inexpensive, mistake-proof, and works with every shade in your makeup bag. And ingredients like hyaluronic acid keep lips moisturized while gliding over fine lines for a featherless, defined lip that won’t leave you looking like a Spice Girl.

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