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Get the Look: Raspberry Lips

raspberry lips makeup look

Not quite pink and not quite red, raspberry is a trending color in the makeup world right now. Just like the fruit itself, raspberry lipsticks come in a variety of hues—some on the lighter, brighter side and some deeper and darker. Follow the instructions below to get the look.

  1. Step 1: Illuminate Your Skin
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    Step 1: Illuminate Your Skin

    Beautiful on its own or as a base for your foundation, Becca’s Backlight Priming Filter gives your skin that lit-from-within glow. Hydrated, healthy skin is the key to a beautiful glow, so after moisturizing, apply a thin layer of the primer, starting at the center of your face and moving outward. Apply your foundation if desired, or go for a more natural, bare-faced look.
    Use: Becca Cosmetics’ Backlight Priming Filter

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  2. Step 2: Hydrate With a Rosy Glow
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    Step 2: Hydrate With a Rosy Glow

    Because your lips are taking center stage for this look, the idea behind the rest of the look is simple radiance. Use your fingertips to blend the creamy formula across your cheekbones for a subtle glow with just a hint of pink. Not only does this product boast the staying power of a stain, it hydrates your skin with shea butter and coconut oil.
    Use: RMS Beauty’s Lip2Cheek in “Demure”
     

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  3. Step 3: Give Your Eyes Some Love
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    Step 3: Give Your Eyes Some Love

    Bare lids are totally fine in this look, but if you want to accentuate your eyes without drawing attention away from your lips, blend a nude-tan eyeshadow—like “Latte” from Tarte’s Toasted Eyeshadow Palette—onto your eyelids. (You’ll also be adding a little bit of shimmer in the next step.) Then, swipe on a couple of coats of a lengthening mascara to add glam without overpowering your total look.
    Use: jane iredale’s PureLash Lengthening Mascara

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  4. Step 4: Glow, Glow, Glow
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    Step 4: Glow, Glow, Glow

    Apply this liquid highlighter to any feature you’d like to accentuate: above your cheekbones, down the bridge of your nose, across your eyelids, on your cupid’s bow or under your brow arch. Its lightweight texture and pigments and pearls offer a subtle, dewy glow—without looking glittery.
    Use: Kevyn Aucoin Glass Glow Liquid Illuminator

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  5. Step 5: Line 'Em Up

    Lip liner lets you better define the shape of your lips and helps prevent your lip color from fading. Using a shade similar to the lip color you’ve got, line your lips just outside of their natural shape. To boost the wow factor and enhance your color’s staying power, lightly fill in your lips with the liner before moving on to your lipstick or stain.
    Use: Lipstick Queen Lip Liner – Berry  

  6. Step 6: Indulge in Your Favorite Berry
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    Step 6: Indulge in Your Favorite Berry

    Ah—the star of the show! To create the look pictured above, try Jouer Cosmetics Long-Wear Lip Creme Liquid Lipstick. Apply a coat or two (depending on how rich you’d like the color), and you’re all set!
     

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