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How To Get The Look Of Lip Injections Without Needles And Pain

December 6, 2017 by Lisa Fogarty
shefinds | beauty

Whether you’re a super fan of Kylie Jenner’s extremely plump lips or simply want to take the lips you were given and make them as healthy looking and gorgeous as possible, lip filler and injections aren’t the only way to go. Yes, a needle and hyaluronic acid will always provide instant results and they’ll give you bigger lips that, while temporary, will be yours long after you remove your lip gloss and lip liner. But lip injections are also expensive ($600-800 or more, depending on the filler you use and your injector’s expertise) and they only last 4-6 months.

If that’s just not in your budget, or you have zero desire to make needles a part of your beauty routine, you have other options that will still give you luscious, plump lips. Follow these four tips and create larger looking lips in minutes. 

1) Over Line Your Lips With Nude Lip Liner

lip liner

One of the mistakes some beauty lovers make when trying to fake bigger lips is that they use the wrong kind of lip liner pencil to overdraw their lips. Going to town with a red or pink lip liner is going to put you at risk of looking like, well, like you overdrew your lips. Subtlety is key — a nude lip liner or a liner in a soft champagne color serves two purposes: it lets you draw slightly over your natural lip line while still blending in with your lips and skin, and you can use it as a base that prevents lipstick from fading. Line your lips, fill them in with the same nude shade, and follow up with a dot or two of darker nude or rose-gold gloss to make lips look extreme.

2) Contour and Highlight Lips

contour and highlight kit

Yes, you can contour and highlight your lips as well as your face and the effect is bigger lips without the injection commitment. Start with a layer of lip balm to soften lips. Use a nude lip liner that matches your lips, outline your lips, and fill them in with the liner. Next, using a liner that’s a few shades darker than your lips, draw an M along your bottom lip and a sideways V along both corners of your mouth. Apply a layer of nude lipstick and finish off with a dusting of bronzer beneath your bottom lip (blend) and a dot of highlighter on your cupid’s bow.

3) Highlight Specific Parts Of Your Lip

Stila highlighter

So maybe you don’t have the time and energy required to contour and highlight your lips. No biggie — you can still achieve a more plumped-up effect using one stellar product: a highlighter like Stila Heaven’s Hue (which is heavenly). Apply highlighter (using your fingers) to your cupid’s bow and another dot right in the middle of your lips after you’ve applied lipstick. Your plumper-looking lips will also appear glowy and ethereal.

4) Rely On An Incredible Lip-Plumping Product

Fenty Beauty lip bomb

Gone are the days when the only lip plumpers we could choose from were filled with ingredients like cayenne pepper (I mean, what?!). Sure, they temporarily gave you bee-stung lips, but they also dried out your skin and could cause allergic reactions. No thanks. Today’s lip glosses, like the amazing Fenty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer, coat your lips with hydration and are made with just enough sparkle to make lips look smoother and plumper.

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