When going for a bold lip, we’re always told to outline our lips first before filling them in with a lip pencil that closely matches our choice of lipstick color. We’ve also heard about using a darker lip color on the outer parts of the lips to “contour” our puckers, creating the illusion of a fuller pout.
But let's talk about another lipstick hack that you should try the next time you wear a bold lip. Instead of reaching for your red lip liner to match your cherry-red lipstick, use a natural-colored lip liner instead! That’s right: choose a lip liner that matches your natural pink-nude lip color and apply that all over your puckers. Let it set for a few seconds then go ahead and apply your chosen lip color with a lip brush. You’ll see how much the color stands out!
We love this hack because it helps bring out the real color of your statement lip better. Plus, it helps for an even application!
Try it and let us know what you think, CGs!
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