Having a fresh face doesn't mean that you have to leave off the lipstick. Bold, brilliant lip colours were all over the runways at shows like Jason Wu, Christian Dior, and Anna Sui. In this video, David Hernandez, Pro Educator for Make Up For Ever, shows us what it takes to create a clean, on-trend look with a pop of colour.
Out and about in New York promoting her latest album, Red, we spotted Taylor Swift donning a very fitting cherry red lip for her publicity meets. The colour is particularly vibrant on the petite star due to her blonde locks and near perfect pout, but it's a look that suits everyone thanks to its classic roots. Neat red lips were first made famous by screen sirens including Marilyn Monroe, and as the years have progressed, so have the techniques, tricks and tips for getting the high impact lipstick look to stay put. To find out our tips for the perfect red lip, keep reading.
Ever put lipstick on in the morning only to have it wind up everywhere but your lips by the afternoon? While it gives a pretty perk to any makeup look, lipstick can sometimes feel like a hassle . . . especially when it smudges. So how do you keep your lip colour on your lips and not on your teeth, face, or wherever else it may slide? Follow these tips and never worry about your lipstick giving you the slip again. Keep reading for more.
Marilyn Monroe (aka Norma Jeane Mortenson), sadly passed away 50 years ago yesterday, and we thought what better way to remember the screen siren than with our top five red lip products. After all, she was the queen of the red lip and one of the reasons the hue is so popular today. Wearing red lipstick can be daunting, but the key is to wear lip liner to stop it bleeding. Make sure lips are exfoliated and moisturised, then carefully line the lips with a sharp pencil of similar shade to the red lipstick you'd like to wear, and be sure to follow your natural lip line. Then, fill in the entire lip area with the pencil — this will give your lipstick better staying power. Finally, apply your lipstick! And if there's one thing beauty icons of yesteryear have taught us, remember to blot the excess with a tissue. Click through to see the five red lip products we're loving right now.
Lip colour can be gorgeous, but lots of women avoid it because of how it can wear. Without reapplication, it's easy to end up with a ring of colour at the edge of your lips and almost none in the centre. But it doesn't have to be that way. The culprit? Conventional wisdom about how you're supposed to line lips and apply lipstick. To see the easy way to make your lip colour, whether it's gloss or lipstick, look more natural and wear better, just keep reading.