chapter 8

pout perfect

Who wouldn’t love to walk around with stunningly beautiful, full lips? It’s entirely possible, but a lot goes into getting the perfect pout. First, we’ve already talked about the importance of picking the right color. Color can make a big impact, so choose carefully. Then we can start to talk about application and technique.

Lip liner and lipstick are great tools for creating effects. You can create shading on red or nude lips that take them to a whole new level. The right shade of liner can ground a shade that feels a bit too bright. With the right lip liner and lipstick, you can create a gradation of color that will give the illusion of fullness or even add depth. The right combination of colors and techniques can be ...

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