Friday, January 13, 2012

Don’t Mess with the Juicy Technique

My glam friend T sauntered into the office today and gave me a throaty “hello, dawling.”  I looked up from the monotony of whatever I was working on to find perfect pink lips.   It’s all I could see.  They were bright, but not too bright.  Glossy, but not high-beam glossy. They were  confection perfection.  (By the way, my iPhone camera definitely did not do the juicy justice.)

“T, did you just put on lipstick?”

“Like three hours ago…” she purrs.

No way those lips lasted three hours. I’ve seen lip stains last that long, but they always leave the lips dry.

She eyes my skepticism, “You want to know my juicy technique, don’t you?”


Ladies, you want sexy lips that last a lifetime?  (Yes, it’s three whopping steps. Get over it.  It means you won’t have to reapply for hours.)

Follow T’s path to juiciness:

 I start with the darker/brighter color in the middle.  Here, I chose SCHIAP by NARS:







Then, I thickly line the lips with a pale or nude matte lipstick.  Here I’ve chosen MAC’s Satin Peachstock:











I top  it off by lining the edges very generously with MAC’s Viva Glam Gaga Lipglass and blend gently, and…


















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