How to take care and make up your lips

Everything you need to know to show them off at their best with classic shades, strong colors or even natural. Perfect lips, guaranteed result!

The lips are an important part of the face and can contribute significantly to a person's overall appearance.

Lips are important because:

  • They contribute to facial expression: lips can be used for smiling, kissing, talking.
  • They are a sign of beauty: fleshy and well-defined lips are often considered a sign of beauty and can attract the attention of others.
  • They are an essential part of the communication system: lips are used to speak and to communicate with others.
  • They can be signs of health: healthy lips are smooth, hydrated and without dryness or cracking. If your lips are dry or chapped, it could be a sign of a health problem or nutritional deficiency.

In summary, the lips are critical for our overall appearance because they contribute to facial expression and are a significant part of the communication system.

Start from the base

There is no successful makeup that does not start from the base, cleansing, and hydration of the skin and also for the lips the same rule applies. Chapped lips and skins are the number one enemies of every lipstick, but to improve their appearance or prevent them, a gentle scrub is enough as a first step.

Sometimes it is enough to take care of the base and give the right hydration to get a result that exceeds your expectations.

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The golden rule to have perfect lips is to remove makeup and moisturize them.

After removing makeup from the lips with a biphasic makeup remover, move on to the scrubbing phase with a lip scrub stick, gentle on the skin thanks to micro crystals and which will leave the skin smooth and soft.

Here are some tips to remove lip makeup gently, avoiding drying out or irritating the skin:

  1. Use a product to remove specific makeup for the lips: there are products specially formulated to remove lip makeup in a gentle way, such as oily makeup removers or makeup remover pads soaked in product.

  2. Use a mild facial cleanser: If you don't have a product to remove lip makeup, you can use a mild facial cleanser to remove lipstick. Be sure to rinse your face thoroughly after using it to avoid leaving residue on the skin.

  3. Use an oil to remove makeup: the oils are very effective in removing makeup, including that of the lips. Choose a nourishing oil such as olive oil or coconut oil and gently massage it into your lips to dissolve the lipstick. Then, rinse your lips thoroughly with warm water.

  4. Use a lip balm: A lip balm can be effective in removing lip makeup gently. Massage the balm into your lips to dissolve the lipstick, and then remove it with a cotton pad.

In general, it is important to be gentle when removing lip makeup to avoid drying out or irritating the skin.

Use specific products to remove lip makeup or gentle facial products, and be sure to rinse your lips thoroughly after using them to remove all residues.

The winning weapon? Hydration!

Keeping them hydrated and healthy is very important.

  • Use a lip balm: Choose a lip balm with a good level of hydration and that contains nourishing ingredients such as shea butter or olive oil. Use it regularly to prevent dryness and cracking of the lips.
  • Drink plenty of water: Lips can become dry if your body is dehydrated, so be sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day to keep your lips hydrated.
  • Avoid nibbling or licking your lips: this can remove the protective film of the lips and worsen dryness. Instead, use a lip balm to moisturize them.
  • Use a sunscreen for your lips: Lips are particularly sensitive to the sun and can burn easily. Be sure to use a lip sunscreen whenever you're outdoors to prevent sunburn and sun damage.
  • Use natural products: Look for lip products that contain natural ingredients and are free of harsh chemicals.

Lip makeup: seasonal trends and how to replicate them

Choose the right color for your skin type:

  • If you have fair skin, you should opt for lighter shades such as light pink or peach.
  • If you have dark skin, you can choose darker shades such as red or brown.

Take into account the type of complexion: if you have a warm complexion, you should opt for lipsticks with golden or orange shades. If you have a cold complexion, you should pick lipsticks with purple or blue shades.

Choose lipstick also according to the occasion: if you have to wear lipstick to go to work or for a formal occasion, you should opt for more natural and discreet shades such as light pink or peach, if you want to wear lipstick for a night out or for a special event, You can choose more vibrant and intense shades such as red or fuchsia.

Always select a high-quality lipstick: a high-quality lipstick will have a nourishing and moisturizing formula that will help keep your lips healthy. In addition, it will last longer and have a better aesthetic performance.

How to make up and enhance the lips

If you don't know how to make up thin or plump lips, here are the tips you were looking for an ideal makeup for all lip types:

  1. Use a gloss or glossy lipstick: a gloss or glossy lipstick will make your lips look fuller and plumper, as they reflect light and create an optical effect of volume.

  2. Apply lipstick to the center of the lips: when applying lipstick, focus on the central part of the lips, avoiding extending it to the edges. This will create the illusion of fuller lips.

  3. Use a lip pencil: Before applying lipstick, use a lip pencil to trace the contour of the lips and fill in the empty areas. Pick a pencil of the same color as the lipstick or a slightly lighter shade to achieve a more natural effect.

  4. Use a highlighter: apply some highlighter to the top of your lips to create the illusion of fuller lips. Choose a golden or pink highlighter for a more natural effect.

  5. Exfoliates the lips: eliminates dead lip cells by exfoliating them with a lip scrub. This will help remove the skins and make the lips smoother and softer.

  6. Use a product to increase lip volume: there are products such as lip glosses or lip serums that contain ingredients such as hyaluronic acid or collagen to increase lip volume. Keep in mind that these products may have a temporary effect, and multiple applications may be needed to achieve lasting results.

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