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Lauren Cosenza's Pro Tips for Faking Fuller Lips

Makeup artist Lauren Cosenza shows us how to get a fuller lip for day or night.


If you want fuller lips, collagen isn't the only option.

With a little makeup and a few tricks of the trade, you can achieve a plump pout in seconds.

Makeup artist Lauren Cosenza shares her pro tips for faking fuller lips for day or night:

  • Extend lip liner just beyond your natural lip line. To give the illusion of a fuller lip, Lauren recommends using a flesh-colored lip liner that's also a lip stain.
  • Apply clear lip gloss to the bottom lip. The light that reflects off the gloss will give the appearance of fullness and dimension.
  • Dust highlighter across the cupid's bow. This will enhance the natural shape.
  • Opt for ombre. Using a darker lip liner, extend the line just beyond the natural lip. Fill the lip with a brighter shade and blend into lip line. This trendy look is perfect for evening.

Check out the video above to see how it's done.