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Blog #2 - Ombre Lips

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I get this question a lot; how do I achieve the ombre on my lips. To my mind and understanding, the easiest thing to do is to use a liner and two or three different shades of the same colour. So for this look:
Bare Attitude and OMBRENESSS!!


I used NYX Cosmetics Soft Matte Lip Cream in San Paulo and M.A.C's Nightmoth with a dot of NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk in the centre. I thought it was a beautiful look. Very subtle eyes, with a nice pop of colour on the lips. I paired it with an Exotica Blush On Powder called Fuschia. A bright pink blush that works great as a coloured contour as well.


Nighttime pics aren't the best, but this photo isn't bad at all.

Scared of trying the ombre look? Here's a step by step to help you get started:

1. Exfoliate your lips or use a makeup remover wipe to get rid of any dead skin or foundation residue. 
2. Apply a lip balm of your choice to the lips, then using a tissue blot.
3. Smile, and line your lips with the dark liner of your choice ( if using black be very light handed and blend out with your finger and by massaging the lips).
4. Apply the lipstick/cream onto the lips and blend out, don't forget the corners.
5. Apply the white pencil, shadow or a light coloured concealer to the centre and blend out. 
VOILA.

5 easy steps to a trendy lip. I bet it becomes one of your go tos ;) 

Ombre pouts.

Too sweet lip look.

Lip looks are the easiest way to jazz up your makeup. And as my boo Akeem would say add some pizzaz.

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