Thursday, April 1, 2010

red lips tell bloody secrets

trend i've been loving: red lipstick

if done correctly, red lips can look so kick-ass. whenever i do a red lip, first i exfoliate with a washcloth, this is super simple. get a corner of a washcloth wet with warm water and rub (not too hard) over your lips in a circular motion. this will help get rid of any dry skin on your lips and will plump them up a little bit, as it will cause blood to rush to your lips. after this, put on a very thin layer of chapstick because your lips will be need some moisture after you exfoliate them. next, line your lips with a lip liner as close as possible to the color of your lipstick. i recently found a red lipstick i am absolutely in love with, it is called red revival by maybelline

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it glides on very smooth and stays on for a long time!

my results:

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remember, if you're doing a dramatic lip, be sure to do a subtle eye and cheek or else you'll end up looking like a clown!