There’s a TikTok hack that’ll help you achieve the ultimate bold, sexy lip—without the mess. All you’ll need is your favorite shade a a QTip. Find your fuchsias, reach for the reds, and get ready to pucker up.

The ever-resourceful beauty TikTokers have garnered viral attention (of course) for uncovering the new #qtiplipstick trend that will make your makeup routine all the more simple. As much as we can’t resist a colorful tint on our lips, applying it is another story. Rather than try to correct smudges, start off by reaching for the cotton swabs because it’ll save you trouble later on.