How to Apply Bold Lipstick

By Misty Thomas. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Apply Bold Lipstick

Bold lipsticks are a great way of making your lips stand out, however, some women find them too outrageous and are not sure about how to apply it or whether it will look good on them. It is important to apply bold lipstick correclty in order to make it last and not run off during the day. Read this OneHowTo article if you want to know how to apply bold lipstick and start showing off your beautiful lips!

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Starting the lipstick process

Applying the lipstick color of your choice is actually not the first step when it comes to wearing bold lip colors. Many make-up professionals say that you should make sure that your lips are soft before you even consider putting the lipstick on. How can you do this? Simply put lip balm or a lip gloss onto your lips and let that sit on them for about ten minutes. This will help to insure that your lips are not dry or cracked. Make sure to blot your lips right before your do anything else. Get all of the extra lip balm off of your lips.

How to Apply Bold Lipstick - Starting the lipstick process

All about contouring

The next step that you can do is try to define your lips with a lip liner. It is very important that you choose a lip liner that matches the natural color of your lips and not the color of the lipstick. Many professionals also suggest that you put just a little bit of concealer on your lips after lining them. This will just help to highlight the line of the lip. It helps give your lips a lot more definition and will be easier when you go to put on your lipstick.

How to Apply Bold Lipstick - All about contouring

Using a lip stain

Once you have lined your lips, you can put on a lip stain before applying your final lipstick color. Make sure that the lip stain is as close to your lip stick color as possible. Once you have applied the lip stain, be sure to blot your lips to get all of the extra off. Professionals also suggest that you brush a little translucent powder onto your lips to seal the lip stain and hold the color much longer. Now it is time to apply your favorite, bold lipstick color.

When thinking about the color, you can choose your lipstick according to your skin tone, or you can be more original and try a total different color such as blue or purple. Bold colors usually stay for long on the lips, however, there are ways in which you can make your lipstick last longer and ensure it will stay perfect throughout the day.

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