Choices for Adding Color
Lip color enhances the visual appeal of the lip and can bring out the natural beauty of the undertones in your complexion. There are a number of products that you can use to bring some color to your lip look.
The most traditional color cosmetic for the lips is lipstick, which comes in a tube and has a slightly creamy consistency. Lipstick is available in matte and gloss finishes for creating different effects.
For color that has a very prominent shine, you can use a tinted lip gloss alone or layered over other lip color.
Liquid lip color called lipstain can give you subtle results that outlast those from other types of lip cosmetics.
If your lips are feeling rough, dry or irritated, you can use a tinted lip balm to reap conditioning and soothing benefits while adding a hint of color to your pout.
Define and Plump
Some lip cosmetics are used to enhance the overall look of the mouth. With lip liner, you can accentuate the shape of your lips by tracing over the edges with a soft, blend-able crayon or hard, precise pencil tip. By lining your lips at the outer edge of your lip line, you can create the illusion of larger lips, and lining on the inner edge produces the opposite effect, minimizing the mouth.
A cosmetic lip plumper can give your lips an instant increase in volume with ingredients that cause extra blood to flow into the tissue by producing warming, tingling or cooling sensations. Lip liner and lip plumper can easily be mixed and matched with any type of lip color product.
Address What Ails Your Lips
When lip problems persist despite the use of a daily lip balm, an intensive lip treatment can help you beautify, soften and firm your lip tissue. Treatments are formulated with common lip care concerns in mind and contain ingredients to address them. Depending on the product that you choose, you may need to apply it daily or less frequently to get results. back to top »
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