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How to do red glitter lips?

Wearing a glitter lip is like adorning the face with jewellery and a great way to accessorise a look. Think instead of adding a statement necklace, put the focus on a sparkling ruby red lip and allow that to be the statement. Glitter lips always look great on the runway or on stage because of the strong and directional lights that make the glitter really sparkle so think about wearing this kind of look for going out dancing, there's a reason glitter is associated with the disco era!

For the ultimate sparkle, start with a lipstick base, Ruby Woo Lipstick is a true ruby red and perfect for this look. Sometimes a loose glitter can go a bit rogue so to prevent the lip looking messy, sharpen the lip edge with Cherry Lip Pencil. Now you're ready for the glitter! Using your finger press MAC PRO Red Glitter on to the lip until it shines like a glitterball, don't worry too much about the fallout. Now the backstage secret to clean up and getting the perfect lip is using microporous tape along the edge of the lip line to pick up any stray glitter particles. This should have great lasting power but it's good to note that using a lipstick base that is too matte may not be sticky enough for the glitter to hold and a lipstick that is too glossy or creamy may move around and mix the glitter in which dulls the shine. Try also a more metallic looking fine glitter like Reflects Rust and apply in the same way or even try different colours like a pink or purple. Or if you prefer a less messy and less maintanence look try Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallic in In Retrograde or a more glossy subtle glittery look with Grand Illusion Glossy Liquid Lipcolour in It's just Candy!


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