Monday, 25 February 2013

First attempt at creating Ombre Lips!

 Even if Ombre Lips were a huge trend back in 2011 and 2012, I am not ready to let it go just yet. I love to experiment with bold colours but today I will be trying out red ombre lips, my aim is to achieve a velvety look. I have been feeling s blue today, god knows why so I decided to get experimental; made an attempt at ombre lips! Let's give this a go shall we:


What I used:

- Lip Balm or Vaseline
- Red Lip Liner
- Red Lipstick
- Black Lip Pencil

1. The first step is definitely the most important step, exfoliate your lips. This helps keep them smooth and to make it quick; use a toothbrush with soft bristles to remove dead skin from your lips. Now apply Lip balm or vaseline; I have used vaseline.

2. Next, I used the red lip liner to outline my lips. Your lip liner should always be sharp.

3. I then applied my Maybelline red lipstick (Shade ) to fill in the rest of my lips.This shade is one of my favourite lipsticks which creates distinctive red lips.
4. Now for the important part; to achieve the ombre look, I used the black lip pencil in the corners of my upper and lower lips. Be careful not to go into the centre too much.

And voila, this is my ombre look. Its not perfect but its a start, looking to get better at it as time goes by, haha.


Have you tried out Ombre lips yet? What do you think?
Nokhuthula xo
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