How to Apply Lip Gloss: A Step-by-Step Guide




Lip gloss is known as the finishing part of your every party look. Lip gloss is very popular among the women of every age. Nothing can make your lips look more beautiful than with lip gloss. Many girls love glossy and shiny lips, and lip gloss plays an important role over there. But the excess use of lip gloss can put a bad effect on the overall look. So, here we are going to explain to you how to apply lip gloss perfectly to get pouty, pretty and kissable lips.

As a makeup artist and with our experience, we are going to guide you step by step on how to apply lip gloss perfectly:

Collect Your Tools for Lip Gloss Application:

Once you are all set for your lip makeup makes sure you have every tool available with you. So, before going to be ready, you should have:

  • Facial tissue
  • Lip moisturizer
  • Lip gloss
  • Lip liner (for greater contrast)
  • Lipstick (Your desired shade)
  • Q-tips/cotton swabs

Step – 1: Scrub Your Lips (if required)

Scrubbing is a practice which is used to remove the outer and dead layer of your lip’s skin for a fresh look. Chapped, rough and cracked lips can put a bad impact on your lip gloss and the final look of your lips. To do so, you can use a lip scrubber and apply it for 2-3 minutes with your fingers and then clean the lips with a cotton swab.

Step – 2: Moisturize Your lips

After scrubbing your lips can feel some irritation or dryness. You can apply a moisturizer, for example, lip balm or petroleum jelly. It will calm the discomfort of your lips and make them feel soft. Dry lips can make the lip color to build dry patches. It will also make longer the life of your lip gloss.

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Step – 3: Blot the Extra Lip Balm

After you have applied your lip balm, now it’s time to blot the excess of balm from your lips. To do so, you can put a tissue in the center of your lips and put a soft force on it. The tissue will soak the excess balm leaving your lips soft. It makes the use of other products easy on the lips.

Step – 4: Use Concealer/Foundation

You can as well apply a bit of concealer/foundation of the same shade as of your natural lips. This would balance out the lips in a smooth base and offer an even surface to work on. It will also help you to outline lips as you wish for a perfect look of lips.

[ Read: How To Apply Foundation Correctly ]

Step – 5: Use a Lip Pencil for Outlining Your Lips

Perfect shape of lips is necessary to make them look attractive. You can outline the boundaries of your lips using a lip pencil. You can also gently blend in the lip pencil to make it look natural. For a perfect shape, you can start outlining from middle to the ends of the lips.

Step – 6: Apply your Favorite Lipstick Before Applying Lip Gloss

With the help of lipstick can provide an extra pop to your lips. It is your personal choice if you want to use lipstick or not. You can choose the color of lipstick as per your choice or the party you are going to attend. You can also use a mixture of two to three lip colors for an ideal shade.

Step – 7: Finish Your Makeup Before Putting your Lip Gloss

Lip gloss might be a difficult client, and the final thing you desire is for a clumpy, sticky application of gloss to overcome your look. If you finish your overall makeup before applying your lip gloss, then you can get an idea that if your lips require a heavier application or less is sufficient.

Step – 8: Apply Your Lip Gloss

Once your overall face and lips makeup is finished, now it’s time to move toward the final step- apply your lip gloss. You have to spread your lip gloss carefully toward the boundaries of the lip. Now press your top and bottom lips jointly to stretch the gloss. If anyhow your lipstick or lip gloss stretch out of the edges then use a tissue to clean them.

Looking perfect. Right? Flaunt your look with glossy lips in the parties and attract the concentration of everybody toward you. Try it once to enhance hotness and get some compliments from others.

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Nothing can make your lips look more beautiful than with lip gloss. As a makeup artist and with our experience, we are going to guide you step by step on how to apply lip gloss perfectly

Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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