Makeup Tips – Apply Lip Liner

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Make-up artist Tu-Anh demonstrates how to apply lip liner.

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    Tu-Anh Nguyen, founder of the Tu-Anh Accessories and Polished by Tu-Anh design and creative consulting. In addition to being head designer for her own Fashion Label,"tu-anh accessories"; Tu-Anh has been a professional make-up artist for over 20 years. She has worked with national cosmetic brands such as Prescriptives, Khiehls, AVEDA, Shiseido, Stila, Aura Science, Mary Kay, and Arbonne International as well as doing make-up for fashion shows, photographers, models, and actors. Tu-Anh’s mission is to inspire inner and outer beauty out of each individual to create a more harmonious, visually pleasing, and peaceful world. With her Fashion Design Background from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, She spends her days designing and consulting men and women on how to be more polish inside and out in order to achieve personal and professional success. Tu-Anh leads workshops and seminars on image, beauty, and fashion Design and art for teens as well as professional adults. For PR, Please contact [email protected] Beauty and style questions? Please email [email protected] She currently resides and work in DC Metro Area.

    Tu-Anh: Hey there, my name is Tu-Anh and I am going to show you how to wear red lipstick like french women do. Now, I am going to show you how to apply lip liner. Now, before we begin, I assume that you already chose the right lip color liner for your skin tone. With Christina, she has got an olive undertone, so she can go blue-red or she can go orange-red and I chose an orange red lip liner for her. So, what I am going to do now is I am going to outline her lips according to the shape, her natural shape, I am going along the line. Now, Christina has got perfect and full lips, so it is very easy I can just go along the line but for those of you who have thinner lips and you would like to make your lips look fuller, all you got to do is just line a slight bit outside of your natural shape.

    Then what I am going to do here is go down and about and I assume that you ready have your flawless complexion on, if you do not know what that is, you can go view my video on monkeysee.com on flawless complexion. Then once you have that, all you have to do is just go straight to the lip color. The way French women wear red lipstick is very natural as you notice, Christina has hardly any eye makeup on, she actually does not have any eye make up on. Now, I am going to go with the bottom, if you pay close attention, I am actually coloring in the whole lips because what you want to do, because this is a dark color. If you want to give it a base color and then once you apply your lipstick and if you are going to work or if you are at the party or a dinner and you are eating and drinking, you still have your base color there. Some women just think that lip liner is for the outline of the lips and then after they eat or drink, you just see like these dark red lines outside and then no color in the middle.

    This is coming out really beautiful, just a little bit more and before we apply the lip liner I had already had a little bit of powder around the lines of the lips to set it. In that way the lipstick and the lip liner color will stay on a lot longer. We are all set and that is how you apply lip liner and now I am going to show how to apply lip color. 

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