How to apply lipstick according to lip shape
Prior to applying make up to lips it is important to distinguish what form and what tone suits them best. The first thing we must take into account when choosing the colour of lipstick is the tone you have selected for the eye make up and blushing of the cheeks. Then you have to differentiate between the three types of lipsticks: matte, pearly and translucent. If you want to know more, look at the following OneHowTo article on how to apply lipstick according to lip shape.
First of all, you should know that lipsticks of matte colours are very thick tones. They are to make up fleshy lips. Usually these are used in the night as they gives an elegant and sophisticated effect. Lipsticks in pearly colours are used to add volume to thin lips. It is for all ages and situations, bringing a touch of brightness. Finally, there is the translucent colour that gives a wet effect that adds shine to lips whilst keeping the tone.
To apply lipstick you have to follow these steps:
1 Delineate the contour of the lips with a lip liner pencil a shade similar to the lipstick (it is always preferable to be clearer rather than darker).
2 Apply lipstick from the centre outwards.
3 Put some golden glow or highlighter in the centre of the lip. Like so we will lighten them.
Broad Lips. First of all, with a pencil mark the lip contour inside the edges so as to make them smaller. The make up should be in brown tones and not red tones. It is important to not add shine.
Very narrow lips. You have to apply the liner pencil over the edge so to make them larger. The tone has to be warm, strong and bright. It is important to avoid expansions or the upper lip arch.
Uneven lips. The objective is to equalize their thickness, so the liner has to be applied irregularly, as it has to give the same shape. You have to make it thicker or thinner on one side of the lip. We recommend that you apply a light tone in the thinner lip and a dark and dull one to the thicker side.
Lips with descendant corners. This type of lip ages the face of the person and gives a feeling of sadness. It is important to avoid curving the upper lip arch and applying a tiny bit of lipstick to the lip corners. If you have a face that looks aged, we recommend reading these makeup tips to make your face look younger.
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