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October, 2019

2 Super Easy Halloween Looks for Beginners

3 Makeup Hacks for the festive season

August, 2019

3 Stand Out Makeup looks For The Upcoming Festive Season

July, 2019

Do’s, don’ts and how to’s of highlighter

June, 2019

How to create: 3 scintillating unicorn makeup looks

May, 2019

Trend forecast 2019 – Part 2

April, 2019

Trend forecast 2019

March, 2019

All the brushes you need for a flawless base makeup

February, 2019

Bridal makeup looks to make you stand out

January, 2019

Recreate Wearable Runway Looks

December, 2018

Eye makeup and how to get it just right!

November, 2018

The six makeup brushes you can’t do without!

October, 2018

The hottest Halloween looks to try out this year

September, 2018

Metallics and everything you need to know about them

August, 2018

The Do’s and Don’ts of eyeliner makeup

July, 2018

Concealers vs Colour correctors: What’s the difference?

June, 2018

How to prep your lips for some lipstick love

April, 2018

3 GORGEOUS EYE MAKEUP ESSENTIALS

March, 2018

The perfect guide to applying false eyelashes

February, 2018

How to make your makeup last all day

January, 2018

The eye makeup hacks that will glamourize your night outs

December, 2017

As the season changes, so should your makeup

November, 2017

The science behind Beauty Blending

September, 2017

Your guide to the perfect Smokey

August, 2017

The secret to plump lips

July, 2017

Your monsoon makeup guide

May, 2017

Makeup tips to roll the years back

March, 2017

The Contour Blueprint

December, 2016

Your Makeup Essentials

Eye Makeup Trends

The secret to plump lips

The secret to plump lips

Exfoliation is a daily routine

If your lips are dry, dehydrated, and flaky, they will not reflect light and hence will appear dull. To tackle this, exfoliate your lips every morning with a gentle lip scrub. It is not too harsh, but provides enough friction to remove any flakes from your lips. Not to mention, it tastes delicious! Exfoliating also helps increase circulation in your lip area; adding a flush of colour and making your lips look bigger naturally.

Create a nude base

If you plan to give your lip line some help, start by making your entire lip area nude. Apply concealer to the outline of your lips and blend it in toward the centre, this way you are hiding your true lip line. Then, apply a little bit of powder on top of the concealer to set it. This trick creates a uniform canvas for your lip liner and helps to ensure your lip colour will not move.

Stay close to your lip line

Don’t stay too far from your natural lip line—our experts recommends lining just outside the vermilion border (the ridge of your lip line), but not onto the skin. To make your lips look plump, fill in the entire lip with the liner, as well.

Say no to dark lip liners

To make your lips appear larger, line just slightly outside the lip line with a nude, pink nude or neutral Lip Pencil. Dark lip pencils can create the illusion of smaller or slimmer lips and they can make your mouth appear flat, rather than full and voluminous.

Give your bottom lip more importance

Add a hint of light to the centre of the bottom lip to give your lips a pouty fullness. Try adding a hint of lipstick in a lighter shade than your base colour for an ombré effect. Dot a bit of lip-gloss on your bottom lip to give it shine. Make sure to apply any powders after your lip colour is on, but before you add any gloss.

Add a bit of shine

A little shimmer adds light reflection and fullness to your lips. So if want to boost your pout, grab a Lip Gloss. You can wear it by itself or layer it on top of your favourite lip colour for extra oomph.

Highlight your cupid’s bow and the lower lip

Use one of the lighter shades in our Quad Bronzers or even a White Eye Pencil to create the illusion of light on the high points of your mouth. Apply a small amount just above the cupid’s bow on the top lip, and a just below the lip line. Blend well with your fingertips so there are no obvious lines of demarcation.

Add a little shadow below your lip

Some makeup artists use a water resistant light brown Eye Pencil to create a small shadow on your chin, underneath the centre of your bottom lip, thus making the lips look plump. Be extremely careful doing this, too much and you will end up with a beard! Just a light flick of the wrist is enough to create this 3D effect.