Cinema smiles – top tips for lovely lips

Wednesday September 28, 2011

It takes just a little skill with makeup if you want your lips to be the centre of attention.

Take note of these four tips to help you make the most of your mouth, and you'll be ready to smile for the cameras in no time.

Tip one - Matte-effect lipsticks reduce the apparent size of the mouth, so if you're aiming for a luscious cinema smile, you are best off avoiding them.

The glossier the lipstick, the most apparent volume it will add.

For a natural look, apply a cream or sating-effect lip colour in a natural shade and then add a touch of gloss in the centre of the lower lip for a fuller effect.

Tip two - Outline the mouth slightly beyond the natural lip line to increase volume, but be sure to blend the outline with the fill colour…

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