Es­sen­tial shade

The Sun (Malaysia) - - BEAUTY -

up­per lip and the nose should be half as large as the dis­tance be­tween lower lip and the chin”, em­pha­sises Koch. Oth­er­wise, the lips can look too big and un­nat­u­ral.

4. Use a pow­der: Cover the lips with a trans­par­ent pow­der, then blot your lips with a tis­sue.

“It’s just like bit­ing into a sand­wich,” ex­plains Koch. This re­moves ex­cess lip­stick and pow­der, and helps the lip­stick stay put.

5. Fill it in: You can now fill in your lips, ei­ther with the lip liner or with lip­stick – ex­perts rec­om­mend us­ing a firm brush when ap­ply­ing the lat­ter. Be as ac­cu­rate as pos­si­ble and fill in the lines from when you were us­ing the lip liner.

Blot the lips again with a tis­sue. Make-up artist Katha­rina Baur rec­om­mends re­peat­ing this sev­eral times.

6: Keep it in place: You should now have the per­fect red lips. To keep the lip­stick in place and the colour in­tense, you can use a trans­par­ent pow­der.

“If you want, you can also use a lip gloss,” Baur sug­gests as an al­ter­na­tive. – dpa SISLEY’S XXL Pen­cils are back for a new sea­son of full colour! With no chance of get­ting lost in the crowd, the im­me­di­ately recog­nis­able ze­bra-print pen­cils are avail­able in three new shades: Two matte ver­sions and one balm ver­sion.

A must-have is Phyto Lip Twist in Tango: An in­tense fiery red for fiery lips. Ap­plied in a few strokes, colour and charm come to­gether in a daz­zling dance.

Price: RM170.

Tango for fiery lips.

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