I will very rarely leave the house without some form of bright lipstick on. Today I have a post to show you what I do when I want to wear a bright lip. The products I used were the Burts Bees lip balm (present from Helen), Rimmel lip liner in 'Indian Pink' and Revlon 'Cherries in the snow' lipstick (all time favourite). As you can see before I use the products I look half dead and there is no colour in my face but once I've added the lips it looks much better!
First off I start by moisturising my lips to stop any of the product clinging to any dry patches (vom). I do this before I start putting any of my makeup on to give it time to sink in properly.
Next I take the lip liner, which as I said above was Indian Pink by Rimmel which I find helps to keep the lipstick in place for longer as it acts as a primer and makes the colour more vivid.
Draw a cross over your cupids bow on your lips which I find is the best way to make sure your lips have a good shape to them and looking full once you've finished all the steps.
Then line down both of the sides of the top lip and around the bottom lip, going slightly over the natural line to make your lips a tiny bit appear bigger.
Once you've done this you can fill them in (unless you're going for the whole lip liner just around the lips look which I really wouldn't recommend you do...).
Neaten up round the edges if you need to and then go over the top in the lipstick of your choice. I do the same method of doing a sort of cross on my cupids bow and then filling the rest in to keep the shape.
And you're done! I love wearing bright lipsticks and this is the easiest way I've found to do them. I am in no way an expert but bright lipstick is something I wear every day without fail and this is the best way I've found to do them. I really recommend trying a lip liner if you don't already use one as they really do keep the lipstick in place for longer. I find that using this method and these products it will stay in place for at least five hours before I have to give it a quick top up after I've eaten.
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