Burlesque Red Lip Makeup Tips for Beginners

Serena Doherty June 4, 2016 Beauty, Burlesque Beauty, Make Up
Red Lip Makeup

Here’s how to apply red lip makeup including choosing the right lipstick for your skin tone, applying lip liner and how to make your lips look fuller. Now everyone can wow with a gorgeous teasing pout.

Burlesque Red Lip Makeup Tips

The internet has lots of makeup tutorials for every look and finding the best ones can seem like a big task. Our red lip makeup tips will allow you to apply lipstick perfectly in the comfort of your own home.

Red lips have long been the epitome of glamour and vintage style in burlesque. Dita Von Teese make up has popularised a rouge pout and pop starlets show that it suits every age.

Learning how to wear lipstick is a great way to try something new and mix up your beauty regime. Here’s our top dos and don’ts for how to apply lipstick properly.

1. Paint it Red

First you need to pick a red lipstick to suit your skin tone. This can depend on your hair colour, whether the sun happened or didn’t happen and sometimes your mood. It’s mostly trial and error but don’t be afraid to make mistakes.

There are of course a few tricks you can follow to find your staple red lipstick. So get trying and testing.

Red Lip Makeup

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2. How to Apply Lipstick

For a long-lasting red lipstick it takes a little work. You need a foundation, a lip liner, your red lipstick, blotting tissue, your thumb, transparent powder and a little patience. Here’s a step by step guide with some handy must-know tips.

Red Lip Makeup

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3. How to Cheat

Not all lips come in the same shape and you might want to tweak yours a little. You can use lipstick to plump your lips or even-out their shape. There’s no need for drastic measures or expensive lip-fillers here.

Try this lipstick tutorial to get the look you want:

Red Lip Makeup

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You may be afraid you’ll go too far and we can all go OTT but here’s a how-to to put your mind at ease. See these lip makeup tips in action.

Red Lip Makeup

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