We know that you just can’t start a day without putting your make-up on. Still, there must be someday that you’re too fed up to get out of bed and all you want to do is nothing, but what if you really need to go outside – lipstick is your answer. Splash bright color — match it with your A-game dress — to your mouth and you’re all set. Lipstick could also spice things up – sexy, puzzling or even make you look like a preppy girl. Just like that, almost every women owns a pile of these vivid lipsticks.
Despite a hundred of lipsticks you possessed, one problem that frustrates you is that those colors don’t turn out right or wouldn’t last as long as you have expected. This is where this article steps in, four tips to master your lipstick techniques.
Get those sexy lips ready!
Rich colours of lipsticks and delicate, moist and healthy lips always go well together like peach and cream. It extends the time and durability of those colours on your lips so – prepare your lips before applying make-up is vital. First thing to do is to scrub your lips at least once a week with gentle lip care products — and you know what? Don’t forget to put on lip balms for moistening your lips every day and night.
Last longer with primers or foundations
Women like us only wish for two things in our lives to last forever — one is our baby-face and the latter is the lip’s colours. While it’s our dream to stop our skin from aging at the age of 16, keeping those colours on our lips is a lot more doable. Start by warming up your foundation or primer by rubbing the cream on your hand with your fingers and apply slightly all over your lips – then you’re good to go.
It’s all about lip liner
One of the Kardashian’s secrets that Kim has been hold on to is to use lip pencil before wearing any lipsticks or lip glosses. Grab your lip pencil and start tracing your natural lip line. If you got Angelina Jolie’s lips and you’re after a more subtle look, try not to go over the natural outline of your lips – it will look over done and you won’t like the shape it gave. In any case, if your lips are considerably small, you will want to overdraw your lips to get those Kardashian’s lips. With your lip pencil, drag the pencil outside the natural outline of your lips. By overdrawing without looking overdone, your lips will be slightly fuller by just a tad – and that’s what you want if you don’t want to look like crazy pants.
After you’re done with your lip lining, it’s time to fill up the lips with your favourite lipstick. Your lips could even look more gorgeous with a small-tip brush, then carefully dap your coloured lips with a thin and soft napkin to remove the exceed lipstick off your lips. Once and for all, put on the lipstick again.
Lock those lips into place with powder
Here we go, the final step which will keep your lipstick hanging out longer than ever is to place a thin and soft napkin over your lips and brush your lips with translucent powder. Professional make-up artists use this tip on their geeks during fashion weeks.