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.
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