Lip Injections? I’m not dead against it but I did not get my lips done. Some of you noticed that they are noticeably fuller than 1 or 2 years ago but that’s only thanks to make uuuup. Keep reading if you want to know how to achieve this super simple look ♥︎
So basically there’s this one trick called “Overdrawing”. Slightly outlining your lips will make them appear fuller than they really are. There are tons of complicated techniques out there with concealers, powders, highlighters etc. But I’m going to show you a super quick and easy one which is totally suitable for an everyday routine or for quick touch ups on-the-go.
WHAT YOU NEED:
- a Lip Liner in a shade that matches your lip color
- a Lipstick
- optional: a Lip Gloss / Balm if you want to achieve a glossy look
Yeeees, you only need like two (or three) products – I told you it’s simple.
Start off with your natural lips & make sure to moisturize them if necessary – as you can see mine were a little dry at first. And don’t get me wrong, I’m fine with the size of my lips but they are not suuuuper full and that’s why I like making them appear a little bigger sometimes.
2. OUTLINING / OVERDRAWING
This is important so pay attention. Use the Lip Liner and draw sliiiiightly outside the natural outline of your lips. The further you go away from your lip the bigger it will appear. You can create totally new lip shapes but I l don’t like to overdo it ’cause as you can see a little already makes a huge difference!! I also don’t like to fill in my lips completely because I feel like it dries them out during the day & makes them look all cracky and flaky.
Make sure your lip liner is long-lasting because otherwise it will wear off at some places and and that’s not cute. When buying lip liner I always test them on the back of my hand and I’ll try to smear it. The one I’m using is sooo hard to get off, also with water and soap haha. That’s the reason I like it.
3. APPLY LIPSTICK
Choose whatever color you prefer. I always go for a nudish pink. To make the look as “natural” as possible only dab the lipstick onto your lip and blend it. If you want a semi-matte look you’re DONE ♥︎
MATTE FINISH USING HUE BY MAC
4. OPTIONAL: GLOSSY FINISH
I feel like a glossy finish makes the “fullness” of the lips stand out even more. But I absolutely hate how impractical a glossy lip is haha. Your hair always gets stuck in the gloss, if you drink something you leave a stain on everrrry glass and your boyfriend doesn’t want to kiss you either. Recently I used my mum’s lip balm and noticed that it actually LOOKS like a gloss but FEELS like a balm. And of course it moisturizes your lips during the day. This is pretty much the perfect solution, at least for me.
Here are the single steps next to each other. As you can see you could already be done after steps 2,3 or 4. Just depends on what look or finish you prefer!
Hope you liked it!! ♡