There are girls who love to do makeup. And then there are girls who just apply kajal and lipstick. No matter which category you fall into, I am sure you love to apply lipstick. But the struggle to get the perfect fuller and more plum lips, with the perfect shape, is real girls! I have put down a step-by-step tutorial on how to nail your pout every time you walk out, just under 5 minutes.
1. ALways prep your lips!
Before applying any lipstick, it is very important to prep your lips with a good, moisturizing lip balm. So often we see our lipsticks look somewhat cracked or chapped after some time, especially when we apply a matte lipstick. Mattes tend to make our lips dry and ensuring a good base for a smooth application is the best thing you can do.
2. Give them base!
This is completely an optional step.
We often purchase a lipstick online or we just buy certain shade because it looked good on certain celebrity or blogger. That’s when we end up in a dilemma that the shade is not looking the same on me. Right? Everyone’s natural lip color is different and the same shade of lipstick looks different on everyone. What you need to do is apply a coat of foundation or concealer on top of your lips, make sure that it is not a mattifying foundation as that will just add more dryness to your lips. It helps in popping out the lip color more, especially for girls with darker lips.
3. Create a border!
Create a lip line or border sort of, in the exact way shown in the picture. If you have a lip liner in the same lipstick shade then great. But having lip liners of all possible color is not really possible! So then what you can do is, create a line with the edge of your lipstick, you know the sharply pointed part that stays upward when we apply lipstick (that’s my personal hack) or if you have a lip liner brush then go ahead with them. For girls who have thin lips can extend the border just slightly out of there natural lip line to make it appear a bit fuller (do not overdo it).
4. Fill those lips!
Now all you got to do is fill your lips with your favorite lipstick. Because of the border created in the earlier step, it will be really easy to fill in all the colors, without any out of shape strokes.
5. The teeth stains!
Especially when we apply darker lipstick, we get these stains on our teeth, right? All you need to do is after you are done applying your lipstick, just insert a finger in your mouth and pull it out, but cover them with your lips while pulling them out (I don’t know that makes sense or not, but the picture reference will really help you out).
6. Border part 2!
You must be feeling that your pout looks perfect, what more do I need to do. But this last step gives so much shape and definition to your lipstick. Just take a flat brush and kind off give the whole lipstick a border with your foundation or concealer. Do not overdo it, this needs to be very light and applied like a feather step.
That was it for the perfect lipstick always. You might feel that it takes much longer than 5 mins. But you just got to try this 2-3 times and it will create a hang on you. There are much more elaborate and defined steps available online. But I prefer using fewer products and a more hassle-free kind of tutorials. Hope this helps you out. Until next time.
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