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lipstick on new dentures

Just wanted to know if any of you ladies out there have the problem of getting lipstick on your dentures. I put lipstick on and the next thing I know my husband says , "You have lipstick on you teeth". I am always going around looking for a mirror to see if I have lipstick on my dentures. I work customer service and I sure don't want lipstick on my teeth. Can anyone help???
(from Pepper)
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  • Yes, I have had this problem (especially when I first got my upper denture). There are a few things you can try: (1) use a slightly thicker, less glossy, lipstick (and, in this regard, I have given up lip gloss); (2) after applying lipstick, put your finger in your closed lips (this seems to take the lipstick off the inner part of the lip that comes into contact with the denture); or (3) put a very thin layer of vaseline on your front teeth (this makes the lipstick not stick to the denture). Most times I can get away with just doing (1) above or blotting the inside of my lips. I read about (2) and (3) online -- apparently, beauty contestants use (2) and (3) to make sure they don't get lipstick on their teeth. So, you see, this problem is not unique to denture wearers.
    I hope this helps.
    (from IHaveAGreatDentist)
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  • Good advice, I was going to suggest the vaseline. That is what I used when my dentures were new. Once you get used to them you will have less trouble apply lipstick. The good thing is you can pop your teeth out if you need to clean them off!
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