Men….this post probably isn’t for you =) Sorry!
One of my trademark, personal branding looks are my bold lipsticks. I get asked all the time how I get it to last so long and how does it looks so perfectly applied. My signature lip selfies on Instagram have become a staple. My brides and friends are always commenting and asking where they are when I haven’t posted. It has gotten to the point that if I go to an industry event and I don’t have a bold lip, I get asked if something is wrong haha! Whether you decide to make it a thing like I did, or you just want to know how to apply it when you are feeling frisky, I want to share with you my steps to a perfect bold lip.
Choose a bold, bright color and matching lip liner. The liner must be very close to your lip color for this to work. I tend to use MAC products as they last long and the color is saturated. I love the luster and matte lipsticks, and you get a 30% off discount if you are a professional photographer. Yes ladies- if you didn’t know that….your mind should be blown right now.
Next, use either sugar or a lip smoothing balm to smooth your lips. Especially if they are dry. I personally use Mary Kay’s lip mask.
Slowly line the outside of your lip. Make it thick and precise. Go as slow as you have to. I always start with center and then move to the edges.
This is the most important step in the whole process. Using your liner, line the inside of the lip. Yes, the whole lip- this will help your lipstick stay on all day.
Now you are ready to apply your lipstick. Again I start from the center and go out to the edges. I start on the top lip first, but I don’t think that really matters. Again, slowly apply your lipstick. Stay within the edges of your liner. Coat your lips well.
Enjoy! You should have a long lasting, bold lip! Cue the compliments =)
There are so many myths and tips regarding SEO, and it’s hard to decipher what’s what. We are so thankful to have connected with Sherree Mongrain at a local Rising Tide Tuesdays Together meet up. She is an SEO guru who knows how to help small businesses improve their searchability online. She has been stalking […]
Inspired by earthy tones and textures, Olive Marie is simple yet fully unique. Featuring classic typography and botanical illustrations, this template is perfect to add unique touches to your website. Designed with eight-page templates, this design is sure to provide you with many opportunities to create a one-of-a-kind website that is sure to impress your […]
Part of the Luxe Brand’s debut collection of Showit templates, No. 002 [Modern] epitomizes the photographer that celebrates everyday moments every time she looks through her lens. Its clean typography (and just a hint of femininity), paired with pops of modern flourishes creates a fun and inviting backbone for your online presence. Featuring EIGHT unique […]
Create a Free Account
No credit card required