CHOOSE LIGHT SHADES OVER DARKER ONES. “IT’S BASIC COLOR THEORY: LIGHT THINGS APPEAR TO BE MAGNIFIED
Swipe on a “plumping” gloss. Many contain spices such as cinnamon or black pepper to slightly irritate lips and make skin swell. You may find that they tingle or even sting, but experts agree there’s no danger of long-term discomfort. “Apply as much as you can take — this option sure beats the pain you get from a needle
READY TO NATURALLY ENHANCE YOUR POUT WITH A FEW EASY TRICKS? LET’S GO BEAUTIFUL!
Full lips is not a beauty standard. Petite lips are just as beautiful and sexy. It’s all about balance and facial harmony. There is beauty in every unique face. However, if you want to play and change up your looks, here is an easy non invasive way to create fuller lips. You are in control of how you look, have fun and be creative, but most importantly, BE YOU!
For a quick method to simulate a voluminous pucker, apply highlighter to the cupid’s bow of your lips and a shimmering balm to the center of your bottom lip to make them seem rounder and larger but don’t apply it all over the lips or you’ll lose the effect. Highlighting your cupid’s bow makes your lips seem full and pouty because it makes the top lip stand out and protrude forward. The shimmer will reflect light and give lips the appearance of being much larger than they are. Top lip color with a dot of clear gloss in the center of your top and bottom lips. “Adding a reflective quality to the highest points of your lips creates a 3-D effect for a poutier appearance. To make your pout pop even more, brush taupe or beige eye shadow along the edge of your upper lip with a small brush. There are so many different tips and tricks to use but these are just the ones that work best!
Any substance which improves circulation will have the same effect on your lips, and cinnamon happens to be excellent for circulation. Apply cinnamon essential oil in a circular motion to give your lips an extra boost. As an added bonus, your lips will retain the enticing aroma of cinnamon throughout your day.
Exfoliating other parts of the body is considered a beneficial and glow-inducing exercise, so why not extend the practice to your lips? Exfoliating with a mixture of brown sugar and coconut oil will increase circulation to your your lips, naturally increasing their volume while giving lips a rosy glow.
Capsicum, the component of red peppers which gives them their spice, also comes in the form of an oil which improves blood flow and circulation. When applied sparingly to the lips, capsicum oil acts as a natural plumping serum and so your lips look extra alluring.
Peppermint oil doesn’t simply have a calming effect on your nerves, it also gives lips increased fullness. Peppermint oil irritates lips enough to cause slight swelling and add a temporary flush of color without causing serious harm.
Honey is equally beneficial–especially when it comes to your lips. The honey will give your pout an enviable fullness.
Ombre is everywhere.. clothes, nails, hair, and makeup!
HOW TO MAKE YOUR LIPSTICK LAST LONGER
- Lipstick looks great when you first apply it, but then it always seems to be gone in a couple hours!
Prep your lips with concealer, go one shade lighter than your skin. This neutralizes your natural lip color, so your lipstick shade really pops!
- Line your lips
Liner adds a layer of pigment for the lipstick to cling to.
- Apply lipstick
- Set with powder- hold a tissue over your lips and blot the powder on with a brush. This sets your lipstick in place for long lasting color!
WORK THE TREND: MARSALA MONOCHROME MAKEUP
Monochrome makeup is a trend that is here to stay! Wearing shades of the same colour on your eyes, cheeks and lips is a sophisticated look that works on every skin tone. Colour Marsala, which is the Pantone Colour of the year 2015 and looks gorgeous on all skins because it accentuates our yellowish/ golden undertones.
5. Nude liner- trace the rim of your lips with nude liner. To keep your color from bleeding throughout the day.