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Everyone needs a go-to lip color, one that is easy and fast but also beautiful and put-together. Having those makeup steps that you know you love are a must for days you are in a hurry, or even special occasions when you want to look your best.
This lip is one I wear more often than not, if you see me in photos wearing a nude lip, chances are... This is it! I get SO many questions whenever I wear these two products so I thought I'd get this post up for everyone curious.
Step 1: Lip Liner!
This shade is a gorgeous mauvey-rose nude. It's on the darker end for a nude but you'll understand why I use this by the end! I absolutely love this liner because it is so long lasting! I definitely want to pick up more shades.
Step 2: A pale nude lipstick
The lip line will be very dramatic so your next step is to take either your fingers or a lip brush and BLEND, BLEND, BLEND! I take a brush from an OCC lip tar and blend those edges, apply more lipstick to the center as you go because that initial color will fade a bit with the blending. You want this to be an ombre type feel, bright in the center and slowly fading to a darker shade. This will give you the illusion of fuller lips without having to over-line them.
If it still looks like there are too harsh of edges, putting a nude or pink gloss over top can help blend out that lip liner a bit more.
Here is the final look in some photos! It looks different in some lighting and depending on what eye you wear so this is a fun lip to play with!
So there it is! I absolutely love how this looks. If you're one who struggles to find a nude lip that is flattering to you or one that doesn't wash you out, this is a good technique that you can try! Also great for those nudes that are way too pale for you! It darkens the lip and makes it a bit more wearable. And the fullness effect this technique gives is a plus too :)
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