How To Pull Off Dark Lipstick

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When it comes to make up, we all prefer being a pro and chose to go with the trending style. There are certain products and colours that cause more change in your look than others. One of such thing is pulling off a dark lipstick.

Wearing a dark lipstick is generally considered as intimidating and is quite empowering too, so wearing it and pulling it off well gracefully is more important.

In this article, we are here to share some tips on how to pull off dark lipstick. Choosing dark lipstick is quite a bold statement.

Selecting a shade also does matter, so one needs to learn to play with the hues. For eg: You'll never know how flattering black lipstick can be until you try. After all, all these tricks do enhance your over all looks.
Read on to know about how you can pull off the dark lipstick.

Line The Lips
After exfoliating and moisturising your lips with a good lip balm it is time for you to play with the lip pencil. Start by tracing the border of your lips with a lip liner. Use either a universal or an invisible lip liner.

Fill In The Lips

Fill In The Lips
Lip liner is generally more long-wearing than lipstick. So make sure you apply this before applying lipstick. Even if your lipstick fades the lip liner makes the look even more even. So it is important to use a lip liner first.

Apply Lipstick To Taut Lips
Hold your lips taut while applying your lipstick. This will ensure that colour is deposited on every part of your lip. This is one of the easiest ways to pull off dark lipstick.

Apply Lipstick To Taut Lips

Blot, Then Reapply
All you have to do is take a piece of tissue or toilet paper and gently press it against your lips without smearing or rubbing. After this apply one more layer of lipstick. This helps to even it out properly.

Clean Up The Edges

Clean Up The Edges
If your lip line is not quite right, then use a concealer or a lip liner that matches your lipstick to correct the edges of your lips. This helps you to get the perfect look.
If you have any suggestions, then do share them with us in the comment section.

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Story first published: Monday, January 11, 2016, 7:23 [IST]
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