Applying lip liner is not as easy as most people think. It is a technique which even the more experienced persons find a bit challenging. Following these simple techniques will make you a pro. Today we will find out how to apply lip liner for your desired fuller lips.
Preparing the lips
This done by exfoliating the lips. Though this is optional, one will find it quite convenient to do so. There are 2 schools of thought in regard to exfoliating. One opposes it on the basis that it causes some tears on the lips since this involves scrubbing it to remove the dead skin.
The other Scholl of thought contends that this a healthy way to set the lips for lip liner application. This is so especially so where the lips have flakes on them which need to remove. Whichever way you look at it, there is a need to have healthy lips.
The next step is, of course, the moisturizing of the lips. The lips need to be moist and this calls for the use of the moisturizer balm which is the best way to go about it. This works well for the smooth lips but if the lips cracked, and then one would have it rough. The chapped and dry lips as well make it difficult to effect the same since one is not able to apply the lip liner in those affected areas.
Drying of the balm
Once this moisturizing balm has applied, it has to be given a period of time to dry. The standard time agreed in most cases is 20 minutes. This should be done so that the balm dries completely, only then will one be able to proceed to the next step. Many people do not have the patience to wait for this period of time. This means that one can dab the extra balm using a paper towel or a dry, clean towel. It will reduce the amount of the balm and enable one to effectively go to the next step.
Once again, this is not a must and in some cases, one may skip this step. The primer is applied to enable the lips to become smooth. If one does not want to use the primer, one will have the option of using either the Concealer or the foundation. The advantage of the latter 2 is that they are very effective in giving the lips the shape.
The color of the liner should be chosen. One can either have the soft pink or the natural. The choice will largely depend on the individual but ideally, it should be that one should be able to pick the color that best complement them.
Sharpening the liner
The lip liner needs to be sharpened before using it is the best way to use it. This helps one to bring out the best color.
Warming the liner is perhaps another way of getting the smoothest of the color from the liner. One should run it on the hand so that it becomes warm.