LIPSTICK THERAPY: 3 ways to make lipstick work harder for you

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Sometimes it's very hard to choose from a palette of lip-colours: you know what colours you love, but do they suit you? And does the colour you wear work hard enough for your face, making your lips seem fuller or smaller? Here are 3 simple tips to remember...

 

 

3 WAYS TO MAKE LIPSTICK WORK HARDER FOR YOU

1. Dark, intense shades of lipstick will make narrow lips appear even narrower. Stick to paler shades if your lips are on the small or thin side.

2. A shine or gloss finish will make narrow lips appear fuller. And if you're going all out for a proper pout, dot a dark lip colour in the centre of the lower lip and blend into a paler base colour, this will enhance fullness of the lower lip, a la Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

3. However, if you're simply seeking definition and staying power, outline lips with a lip pencil and scribble all over your lips as a base colour, then apply your lipstick or gloss.

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