Let’s face it, big lips are sexy. Lips add shape to your face. The new trend emerging among young women that is getting very popular, very quickly is getting lip injections.
We all want the perfect ‘Kylie Jenner’ look. Who can resist wanting a picture-perfect pout. Skip the injections, follow these useful tips for fuller, poutier lips. There are a number of ways to achieve this look. It’s up to you to decide which one is best for you:
1. First of all, make sure that your lips are soft and moisturized.
Moisten your lips with olive oil or lip balm and gently scrub with a toothbrush. This first step is important because smooth lips will make them pop more.
2. Use a lip plumper to create fuller lips.
Find the right kind of lip plumper for your lips:
Serum: Use a lip plumping serum, morning and night. This is a product you have to use everyday to see results; fuller lips do not happen right away.
Gloss: A tingly gloss, with lip plumper, has special ingredients in it that expand when absorbing moisture. Go with a clear or pinkish color to swipe over your favorite lipstick. Lip plumping gloss with give your lips a swollen, sexy look.
Lip Oil: This lip plumper usually contains natural ‘plumping’ oils, like cinnamon, pepper and peppermint. This will increase the blood flow to the lips for irresistible fullness.
Balm: This lip balm plumper is more for women who are already blessed with fuller lips. It moisturizes and fills the lips to make them extra kissable.
Stain: This lip plumper mixes oils like peppermint and ginger with a pigmented stain for a full and ripe lip.
Lipstick: What’s better than a creamy lipstick that also plumps to amplify your lips?!
3. Apply concealer.
This creates more space between your lips and skin. Apply the concealer in a way that you create a boundary of a little darker shade. This is actually contouring your lips to enhance the size and shape.
4. Draw over your lip line using a lip liner pencil.
Make sure you don’t overdo it or it may look very fake. The color should match the color of your lipstick. Now fill in with your favorite shade or lipstick and some plumper lip gloss.
5. Try using two different lipstick colors and create a shaded ombre look.
Apply the darker color to the outlines and fill in with a lighter shade to give the effect of pouting lips.
6. Use a gloss
You can also use a gloss to create the same effect. Dab your fingertips in the gloss and rub it in the middle of your lips.
7. More layers of lipstick
Apply more layers of lipstick than you normally do, to make your lips look thicker and more prominent. You can apply face powder after the first application of lipstick and then apply a second layer. Wait for the second layer to set in, apply a third and you’re ready to go!
Remember, the trick is give off the impression that your lips are fuller, without looking fake. To pull it off perfectly, stick to your natural face and lip shape. Some women have a tendency of overdoing it when it comes to their lips, and end up distorting their entire face! These tips will help you look good and be ‘full’ of confidence.
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