Steps on how to apply lipstick

Most of the women love to apply lipstick to create attention they deserve. Many different kinds of lipstick are associated with stylish makeup looks. Here, you can have many ways to learn about applying lipstick and make the process smoother. Lipstick makes you the most popular beautiful look. Applying lipstick can make you look and feel a million bucks.

Lipstick can brighten your face and adds polish to your pretty look. The best way to apply lipstick is by choosing a suitable lipstick shade. It enhances the beauty of your lips and gives your makeup with a finishing touch. Here, you can see steps on how to apply lips stick?

Choosing right lipstick shades

Choose a lipstick that best suits your skin tone. Select the perfect shade of lipstick that best suits for your skin tone which come along through trial and error. Pale skin must use light shade. Choose glossy lipsticks for those who have dark skin. The better you apply will give the most natural look with your lipstick. You can try lipstick shades such as golden brown, cheery red or nude pink shade.

Exfoliate your lips 

Applying lipstick looks like a simple task. But, most oftenly you can notice that the women apply with poorly shaped or smudged lip contour. The first, foremost thing is to exfoliate your lips with natural home remedies. Clean all dead skin from your lips with homemade tips, leaving new skin cells to grow in their place. The exfoliating process keeps your lips soft and subtle. Gently, scrub your lips with sugar and honey mixture. Repeat this process twice a week to get soft lips.

Lip balm for soft lips

Make sure that the lips are soft and then apply a thin coat of lip balm of your choice. Moisturize your lips to keep them dry and cracked. It is better to keep your body always hydrated by drinking plenty of water and fluids. It is better to keep applying lip balm on your lips to get soft and smooth lips. This makes sure to gently wipe off any excess lip balm. So, leave the lip balm on your lips for about 10 minutes as it gets absorbed and then blot it off any excess with a tissue.

Lip liner for lip outerline

Fill your lips with lip liner as and when the lips are lined. Lay the foundation for the lipstick and apply it on top. Simply turn the liner onto its side and color in the rest of the lip within an outline. Hold the pencil on its side and use light, feathering strokes for best results.

Apply lipstick using brush

Apply lipstick using a lip brush to put on the lipstick, instead of applying it directly from the tube. You should use the lipstick from the tube as color lays on the top surface of the lips. Using a brush allows the color to really get into the lip. This process helps the lipstick to stay longer.

Be careful while applying lipstick and make sure don’t cross borders that may stain the skin around your lips. Start your bottom lip and then rub the top on into it. Make sure there is enough color on the top if not, apply again as well as do the bottom again and repeat it.

Concealer to clean extra lipstick

Concealer helps to clean up around the lips and give them a clean edge. So, it is better to wipe off your lip brush really well to remove the lipstick and use a best concealer to clean up the edges.

Lip gloss for shining lips

Apply a little amount of lip gloss on top of your lipstick to give extra shine. Some glosses at the center of your bottom lip. Then, it smack your lips together for attention. It spread the gloss across your lips.

Tips for applying lipstick

There are some tips and corrective techniques for lip shapes. So here you can follow them up.

Full lip: Use a natural lip liner to draw inside your natural lip line. This gives a look like thinner.

Thin lips: Use a lip liner and draw slightly outside your upper and lower lips. This will make your lips appear fuller.

Drooping corners: Use your lip liner to build up the corners of the upper lip slightly.

Bow lips: This type of lips is to soften the peaks of the upper lip. So it is better to use a lip liner to draw a softer curve.


  • Lipstick will last longer if you fill in your lips with the liner first. Try to use a nude liner.
  • Lip gloss is to wear off fast with the liner that something to stick to lips.
  • Never use a dark liner with light lipstick.
  • Blot with the back of your hand or tissue to remove any excess color that is evenly out the texture.
  • Make sure that lipstick marks are there on your teeth as it looks very unprofessional.

Tips on how to apply lipstick according to your lip shape

Matte color lipstick is very thick tones that make your lips fleshy. They are mostly used in night which gives elegance and sophisticated effect. Pearly colored lipstick adds volume to the thin lips and adds volume to your thin lips which gives a brighter touch. Translucent color is for wet effect that can add shine to your lips.


Choose a clearer lip liner pencil instead of a darker one. You can delineate the contour of the lips with it. Choose the lip liner shade that is similar to the lipstick shade. Apply lipstick from the center outwards. Just, put some golden glow or highlighter at the center of the lip. So, that we can lighten them up easily.

Broad lips with lipstick

The broad lips are to be filled with a pencil mark at the contour of the lips as inside the edges which make them smaller. It is better to choose a makeup with brown tones and not with the red tones. It is not so important to add more shine.

Apply lipstick to narrow lips

The objective of the equalizer is that their thickness of lips. For this, you have to apply lip liner irregularly to get a perfect shape. You need to take thicker or thinner on one side of the lip and is recommended to apply it. A light tone of thinner lip and a dark, dull one of the thicker side are applied for proper results.

Descendant corners lips

This type of lips looks as a sadness. This is to avoid curving with an upper lip arch. So, apply a tiny bit of lipstick to the lip corners. Try these tips while applying lipstick, thus results best to look beautiful.