Apply Lipstick

Edited by Kara, Jen M, Eng

Method 1: with a Finger

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Steps

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    Can't work with hard borders with your fingers because it will mess it up
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    So we will create a barely touched soft look. First we will create a base, you will need a lip balm. EOS is a good lip balm, apply it generously on your lips.
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    Next, the most difficult part would be applying the lipstick
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    If you do not apply the lip balm than you will have dry lips which is hard to work with.
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    Next, apply lipstick to your finger first, then you will transfer it onto your lips
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    Don't just wipe it on. Do it with a dot...dot it onto your lips. Try to push it against your lips very carefully, that way you don't mess up and go out of the borders. Apply a second layer to the bottom lip and then start on the top lip, working in sections.
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    Make sure you get the corner of your lips, you can tell if you miss one side with lipstick based on the color difference
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    If you need to add more layers and fix any issues do this by applying another layer. If you mess up, all you need to do it wipe it with another finger that is clean by wiping it away.
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    Do another layer on the top to fix any issues, instead of dabbing it, wipe it gently with your finger to create a smooth look on your lips
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    Keep applying lipstick to your finger in order to apply it to your lips.
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    You should be finished
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    If you were to apply the lipstick straight to your lips it would give you a completely different effect. when applying to your finger than lips it gives it a beautiful effect.
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Method 2: with a Brush

Hi, you are watching VisiHow, today you're going to watch how to apply lipstick with a lip brush.

Steps

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    First you will need a hard lipstick and a small lip brush or makeup brush
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    The tip of the brush does need to be small enough to fit perfectly with your lips. Make sure you have mirror to look at in order to apply the lipstick perfectly.
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    You will need to apply the brush to the lipstick by stroking the brush up and down on the lipstick
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    Brush OUT on the lipstick, if you do it any other way you will get the whole brush with lipstick and it won't turn out as good on your lips.
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    You will need the most amount of lipstick on the end of the brush so that when you apply it onto your lips you will reach the borders of your lips
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    Star with the V shape on the top lip (so the center of your upper lip), so the top part of your lips. Apply the lipstick on the V-shape, but not to much. Just enough to start a base.
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    Apply more lipstick to your brush, start applying it to the outline of your lips
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    Slowly stroking downward to the corner of your mouth. Define the borders of your lips first before applying the lipstick to the rest of your lips.
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    Apply more lipstick to the brush and start on the other side of your upper lip
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    Stroking down getting the border of your lip, apply all the way down to the corner of your mouth.
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    Now working on the bottom lip, start from the center of your lip on the edge and stroke back and forth of the center of bottom lip to start defining your lip
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    Then you will start working up with the brush to get to the corner of your mouth.Make sure to work your border of your lip. apply to both sides of your lower lip.
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    Now you know where your borders are on your lips, you can now peacefully fill in the rest of your lips with the brush
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    Make sure to apply lipstick to the end of your brush in order to get a smooth look on your lips. Apply gently by stroking smoothly on the rest of your lip, filling in every inch of your lip. Make sure not to go past your borders that you created.
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    Apply a second layer of lipstick to your lips so that you create a nice beautiful look, keep applying your brush to the lipstick to add more
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    You will make more even looking results when adding lipstick to your lips.
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    Once your done filling in the bottom lip, start working on the top lip
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    Make sure to apply downward with your brush when applying the lipstick to your upper lip. It will create a much more even look then dabbing it on. Once you apply that second coat, you will have a beautiful finished look.
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    Note
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    all professionals/makeup artist use the lip brush to apply lipsticks whether it's the hard, liquid or any kind of lipstick, they always use a lip brush.
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Method 3: with a Cotton Bud

Hello, you're watching VisiHow my name is Kara and today's video I will teach you how to do your lips and how to apply lipstick using the cotton buds. Well in my case i use tips it is the same thing. So this is what I am doing.

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    The Q-tips work better if you're using creamy lipstick
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    It's better if it's not hard. So this lipstick that I'm using its index matte creamy lipstick. I already have some at the end of this applicator. Then this is what I'm going to do
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    I'm going to gently take some off with my Q-tip without leaving it in one spot
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    If you can see there's a white spot right here, so I need to get lipstick there as well.
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    And I am going to start with my top, with this V-shape that you can see here so lets get started
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    One minute, and I'll get a mirror for myself so that I don't turn out looking like a joker
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    So the most important thing is the V part is done from there
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    I need to go down the side of my eyes
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    And the other side too
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    The borders are defined but I'm afraid I need some more of these wonderful lipsticks
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    This is one of my best lipstick in the world.
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    Let's go to the bottom line
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    With the Q-tip, I'm starting from the corners of the lips and dragging it down to get a more straight line because the Q-Tip is not the same as a brush, so it's harder to use and we're applying a little bit different technique than I would otherwise
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    So let's fill up the rest of this space in here
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    I think I just came slightly out of the borders, so the way I'm going to fix it is with the same Q-Tip but the clean side of it, this side
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    I'm just wiping it down
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    And fixing the border again
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    So I just went with one layer, the primary layer to see where our lipstick goes now. I'm going to the main layer which will create the actual color and add up the volume. Matte lipsticks add's volume better than any other lipstick, better than shimmer lipsticks and moisturizing.
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    When you color the space above your actual lips, your eyes isn't able to see that because its a matte lipstick and all the borders get completely covered with it
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    So I'm carefully going over again on the same spot where I already went through
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    Carefully I'm just coloring it you can see the difference that the top lip is. Looks much brighter than the bottom one.
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    So lets get more of the product
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    And apply on the bottom lip as well
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    So my lips are done and I am quite happy with the results that this little Q-tip made
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    Okay, good to go.
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow and if you have anymore question on beauty make up and home made beauty product, please leave them in the section below
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    Thank you and have a nice day.
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