Easy Makeup Hack to Make Your Lips Look Bigger

Smitha Deepak
by Smitha Deepak
3 Materials
2 Minutes

Remember the voluminous Kylie Jenner lip trend?

I’m going to show you how to make your lips look bigger with materials you already have in your makeup bag.

Tools and materials:

  • Fine-tipped eyebrow pencil
  • Liquid lipstick
  • Lip gloss
Lips before vs after

You’ll go from thin lips to big heart-shaped lips without fillers in seconds. Let’s get into it!

Eyebrow pencil

You’ll need a fine-tipped eyebrow pencil instead of a lip liner.

Outlining cupid's bow

1. Outline the cupid’s bow

Take the fine-tip eyebrow pencil and start by tightening the outline of your lips.

Begin by slightly overlining the cupid's bow. This should be just above your natural lip line.

Connecting lip lines

2. Connect the lip lines

Connect the overlined cupid's bow to your natural lip lines at the sides. Repeat the process for the bottom lip.


3. Shade and soften the outlines

Shade along the borders that you've created with the eyebrow pencil to soften any harsh lines.

Applying liquid lipstick

4. Apply lipstick

Take your nude lipstick or preferred lip shade and apply it only to the center of your lips, leaving the outlined areas untouched.

Use your finger to rub it in.

Drawing line

5. Draw a line

To add volume, draw a line right in the center of both your top and bottom lips using the eyebrow pencil.

Applying lip gloss

6. Apply lip gloss

Use a lip gloss and apply it over the center lines you just drew, focusing on the central parts of your lips to create a highlighted effect.

Avoid applying gloss to the outlined areas.

How to make your lips look bigger

How to make your lips look bigger

Here’s the finished look! Let me know if this simple lip-plumping hack works for you.

Next, learn How to Do Foxy Eyeliner With a Bobby Pin.

Suggested materials:
  • Fine-tipped eyebrow pencil
  • Liquid lipstick
  • Lip gloss

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