Step 1: Prep The Lips Properly
To make sure your lips are properly prepped, you may want to apply a lip moisturizer or bal. You can use a q-tip to spread it evenly on the lips. The q-tip will help remove the excess product and make sure the lips are exfoliated properly. For added moisture, use a lip primer and spread it evenly. The lip primer can also help keep the lipstick longer. For matte lipsticks, applying a lip primer will help protect the lips from dryness.
Step 2: Draw The Outline Of A Cupid’s Bow
Once those guidelines have been drawn, use your lip pencil to outline the entire lip line. This will serve as the guide when you apply your lipstick later on.
Step 3: Fill In The Lips With The Lip Liner
Once your line has been drawn, fill in the lips. After your lips have been filled in, blot them with tissue and reapply the liner to any uncolored spots.
Step 4: Apply Red Lipstick
If you like the way your lips look already, simply apply lip balm on top of the color and you’re good to go. If you want to make your lips redder, apply a red lipstick on top of your initial lip pencil layer. Applying a red lipstick over the lip liner is the best way to make the lips look fuller and super red. To keep the lips clean and crisp, apply concealer on the edges with a brush.
And there you have it! Sexy, sultry and perfect red lips in just four easy steps!
Here’s a full tutorial video on how to apply red lipstick by RebeccaShoresMUA:
Now, you will always rock red lips in no time. This is how to apply red lipstick for beginners and in time, you’ll learn to do it faster and better.