Never have lipstick on your teeth again. This is a trick that has been used for years in the Hollywood industry. After applying your lipstick, put your finger in your mouth, close your lips around it and pull out. It will remove the lipstick from inside your lips.
DIY lip exfoliator – Use a soft toothbrush and vaseline to exfoliate and remove dead skin from your lips to keep them smooth and easy to apply lipstick. But keep sloughing to just once a week. “The skin on your lips is extra-sensitive and doesn’t regenerate as quickly as facial skin.” If you want to really get to it, add some sugar with the vaseline.
Flawless matte lips – When wearing matte lipstick, it is important to make sure you removed any crust or dead skin because matte lipstick will make it more noticeable. Use the above tip of exfoliating, or you can buy an exfoliator stick from E.L.F. They make a great one that you can use with baby oil.
Fuller lips – Put highlighter on your cupid’s bow and in the center of your bottom lip. It gives more lip definition and makes them look fuller.
- You can also line the center of your bottom lip with a contour stick and use a makeup brush to swipe towards your chin to create a shadow and make your lips look bigger.
Brighter lips – Start by applying a lip balm and blot. It will allow your lip liner pencil to glide on easily. Apply a nude lip liner to line your lip shape and fill in your lip with the liner. Top with the lipstick color of your choice. It will make your color and lips pop. This is a fab tip when wearing red.
Longer lasting lipstick – Use powder foundation as a lip primer. Apply your lipstick, blot your lips on a tissue. Dust on a little powder on your lips and apply another layer of lipstick for long lasting color! (Translucent powder is best.)
Pouty lips – Apply your lips with lipstick. Then apply a dot of clear gloss in the center of the top and bottom of your lips. “Adding a reflective quality to the highest points of your lips creates a 3-D effect for a poutier appearance.”
Boost Collagen – Apply a lip treatment that contains special plumping ingredients and that also include hyaluronic acid that is a natural humectant that binds water for a plumper look. A good choice is Too Faced Lip Injection Intensive Plumping Lip Mask ($22)
Now that you know some fabulous tips for beautiful lips, you can check out 9 Simple Makeup Tricks from Experts to Make Your Eyes Pop