Lips Articles

Purple Shadow + Raspberry Stain

This dreamy, ultra-romantic combination was all over spring runaways, from Zac Posen to Michael Kors to Chanel. Lilacs and mauves make for the mellowest sort of smoky eye, as both are considerably more forgiving than straight-up black. To get the look, work eggplant gel liner into the lash line, smudge a muted lavender-gray shadow on with abandon, then highlight the middle on the lid and the inner corners with a slightly paler shade. Lip markers create a gorgeous barely-there wash [...]

Fix Chapped Lips?

The new pigment-rich lipsticks are gorgeous but only if your pout is perfectly smooth! Step 1: Exfoliate Grab a soft toothbrush, wet it with warm water; then rub it over your lips using a circular motion. Got lots of flakes? Sprinkle the brush with a little sugar to get rid of the dead skin. Step 2: Hydrate Fruity flavors and scents are nice ad all, but a lip balm with SPF 15 or higher is a must to protect against [...]

Plump Up The Volume! On Your Lips!

How to get ginormous lips in five easy steps: 1. Apply coat of a Fresh Sugar Lip Balm to lips; then wipe off after thirty seconds with a warm washcloth. This will exfoliate and condition the lips at the same time. 2. Slather DuWop Lip Venom all over the lips. Wait then minutes and wipe off. 3. The edges of the lips are now super prominent and easy to line, thanks to the swelling effects of Lip Venom. With a [...]

Sheer Red Lips

High shine is also a hot trend for the lower half of your face-specifically, your lips. Rather than using just one gloss, try this trick for a modern, multidimensional look: Apply a hot pink or red lip stain, like Stila Cherry Crush, then layer on a highly reflective and stay-put clear gloss, like MAC Lustreglass. This will take your lips to the next level and is easier than applying heavy lipstick.

How To Do Bold Red Lips

Pulling off this classic Hollywood touch is now easy enough for any of us – if you follow these tips. No 1 – Test Shades With a Friend Bring a buddy along when you go lipstick shopping, then play! Experimenting with different colors is the best way to find a shade you love. Try orangery reds if you have fair skin; go with deep brick shades if your skin is dark. Medium and golden skin tones look great in true [...]