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Useful tips for Small, Medium and Large Lips.

    --- SMALL LIPS ---   ► Make the most out of your small lips by using light to mid-tone shades with an added pearly shimmer. ► Start by highlighting...

 

 

--- SMALL LIPS ---

 

► Make the most out of your small lips by using light to mid-tone shades with an added pearly shimmer.

► Start by highlighting the cupid's bow (that little dip in the centre of your upper lip) and at the centre of your lower lip with a bit of highlight shimmer to pick up some light. After, with a feathering motion, apply a light lip colour that glows.

► Avoid applying very dark shades or matte formulas as they will make your lips to recede.

► You can add a bit of intensity too by using a mid-tone shimmery lipstick and then adding some sparkling lipgloss to the centre of your lower lip, this will make create the illusion of been thicker or plumped.

► If you really love reds or deeper hues, go for sheer lipsticks, glosses or tinted balms under those colours.

 

♦ We recommend: 

 

 

 

Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge Hydra-Balm Fill & Plump Lipstick By Terry's "aqua-glossy melt-away" balm that glides on, adds shine, moisturizes, smoothes, fills-in, protects lips. The new lipstick by Terry de Gunzburg offers an unprecedented combination of color and UV defense care

 

 

 

Glossy Liplite. Turn on the spotlight! This all-in-one includes the light and mirror. Extra glossy with 3D mica pigments; an integrated mirror with LED light in the cap makes a perfect application possible even in poor light as the lips are gently illuminated.

Silky texture with a lovely shine.

 

 

 

 

The Balm Staniac tinted gel blush - Homecoming Queen Pretty Peach: The perfect pop of color for your cheeks and lips, Stainiac hint of tint is perfect for all skin tones. Simply dab a touch onto your cheeks for a sheer wash of color or layer for added intensity. And the best part? Stainiac is formulated to give you more time before the stain sets, so it won't streak. Directions: Apply to cheeks and/or lips for a hint of tint... Layer it on to pop the color.  

  

 

 

 

Lipstick Queen - Medieval. A sheer, flattering lip colour that suits every skin tone. Contains Vitamin E for a luxurious feel with just a touch of pigment for natural-looking cherry lips.

 

 

 

--- MEDIUM LIPS ---

► Medium sized lips look their best when colour is added, so lucky you and choose your favourite hue!

► Bright and bold shades are perfect to add some drama for evening events and romantic, more natural tones are perfect for daytime on medium sized lips.

► You can always get lipsticks with brighter shades and tone it down by sweeping a lighter gloss on top.

► Medium-lipped women can easy pull off a classic red lipstick, but try avoiding very sparkly lipglosses on top of this red as your lips won't look as classic and elegant.

♦ We recommend:


Illuminare Mineral Lip Gloss. Not sure which color to choose? This trial pack gives you the ability to figure out which color(s) look best on you. Try one on, wear it out, you decide. You never know, you might find more than one new color in this excellent formulation! Pucker up! Ready for luscious, pouty, kissable lips that smell like vanilla frosting? These UltraShine Mineral LipGlosses hydrate, shimmer, and come in five fun, playful shades. Wear alone for a natural shimmer or wear on top of any lipcolor to add a hint of spark.

Lippman Collection - She bangs Lipstick

Ravishing red (sheer) A red for all-this sheer formula layers like no other for red lips to your liking.

Kevyn Aucoin - The Lip Gloss

Patent leather for your lips. This lightweight, liquid lip colour smoothes over the lips and leaves them with a glossy, patent leather-like finish. Enjoy rich colour, moisture and glassy gloss without the weight or stickiness of traditional lip glosses. Packaged in a thin tube with attached application brush, the Liquid Patent Lip fits easily into any purse or pocket for on-the-go use. Apply alone or layer with another lip shade or gloss for a unique colour.


-- LARGE LIPS --

► Bold and daring hues look divine on bountiful lips, just be careful to pair them with minimal makeup elsewhere.

► Skip highshine lipgloss as it tends to look goopy on large lips.

► Perfect formulas for large-lipped women: satin or creamy matte lipsticks, gloss to add some moist-look (without the shimmer) and tinted balms.

♦ We recommend:


NARS - Velvet Matte Lip Pencil combines the convenience of a pencil with the application of a lipstick in a jumbo sized crayon. Instantly coats lips with rich pigment, imparting a velvet matte finish for seamless color The long lasting yet non-drying formula is enriched with special emollients for a creamy texture, while a combination of unique silicones ensures long-lasting, velvety color for hours.

TOPSHOP: All about me. LIPSTICK QUEEN. Velvet rope. TOO FACED. Color cream.

Find out more about lipstick formulas here.


** For women with braces, especially those metal ones, choose a rich, hydrating lipstick in a floral shade but skip the shimmering AT ALL.

STILA Colour Balm Lipstick. A modern take on traditional lipstick, this creamy lip color provides the full pigment load of a lipstick, yet delivers the nourishing properties of a balm. Featuring a luxe, satin finish, this formula offers excellent color payoff while phyto-derived emollient properties deliver hydrated, healthy lips.

** For long-lasting results, after applying your lipstick hold a tissue on top of your lips and apply powder on top of the tissue. This will also give a matte finish to your look.

ALWAYS SMILE:

it's free, liberating and you never know who's day you are brightening it up with it!



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  • Priscila Mendoza-Skeet

    Priscila Mendoza-Skeet
    Dec 01, 2013

    I have the Hello Sailor lipstick and at first it was a schlock to see it solo blue, but then it turns into a gorgeous berry colour, it leaves lips moisturised and looks amazing. I do recommend it!

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