Experimenting with gradient lips in deep violet.
- Rimmed London 120 Cutting Edge
- Black pencil eyeliner
I applied lipstick, and dabbed excess with a tissue paper. Rimmel generally has a glossy finish, so dabbing also makes it matte while taking the excess off.
Apply the lipstick once again to really lock the colour. This one is quite long-lasting, so double application would have you covered for 4-6 hours.
Repeat the dabbing process.
Now comes the hack. Make sure your pencil has a soft tip and not freshly sharpened. Now lightly line your lips, and fill in the corners. Blend it with your pinky finger and voilà!
This works beautifully with MAC Satin Red and dark brown pencil, MAC Mocha and chocolate brown pencil as well.
Other products used:
- Pond’s BB Cream in Beige
- Bourjois Silk Edition Compact Powder in Golden Honey 55
- Essence’s all-in-one bronzing highlighter in Sun Glow for subtle contouring (also used as eyeshadow and brow highlighter)
- Benefit they’re Real pushup liner
- Glam Box brushes
So what do you think – yay or nay?