‘Gym Lips’: what is the beauty trend that triumphs on social media?
Pouty lips, overlining, eye cat… There are many beauty phenomena that are successful on social networks. Favored by constant product improvement and greater access to tutorials, they allow us to achieve successful makeup looks in record time.
One of those that has caused the most talk is the so-called gym lips. Coined by celebrity makeup artist and hairstylist Kelli Anne Sewell sets out to create a perfect illusion: Thicker, more voluminous and juicy lips.
Its name refers to its initial objective: to show off a radiant face without having to wear makeup. The secret? Apply a lip liner in the same shade as your natural lip. Discover how to do it, step by step.
How to get it?
Consists in “line the lips above the edge with a tone similar to that of the mouth and apply a balm in a natural tone to give volume afterwards.”
Begoña Gómez, Yves Rocher treatment expert, explains that you have to start by outlining the contour and the key is to oversize the upper lip.
“To make it look natural, it is better to start with the lower lip, without leaving the natural edge and if you want to optically enlarge the lips, do so by no more than a millimeter outside the edge of the lip as we approach the corners,” explains the expert. There is only one condition: “that the lip liner is the same natural shade as the lip and the line is very light, so that the line cannot be appreciated”.
“To finish, you can use any type of lipstick, gloss or balm in color nude that has moisturizing benefits. The important thing is to choose the tone most similar to the lip and May its finish illuminate your mouthinsisting more on the central area of the upper lip”.
5 products to achieve it
The lip contour pencil Rouge Elixirof Yves Rocher (€12) It has a creamy formula, enriched with Camellia Oil. Glides onto lips for a flawless application. Ultra-pigmented, it comfortably lines the lips and will help the lipstick last longer.
He profiler of lips Lip Cheatof Charlotte Tilbury (€23) has everything to give you some lips fuller and more defined. If you want to show off some lips perfect, use a bar lips Matte Revolution or KISSING in the same color as yours profiler. They will be your secret weapon for backstage!
Lip Cheat creates a more homogeneous texture on the lips so you can show off an impeccable and enviable finish. Its water-resistant formula prevents it from staining or fading throughout the day, up to 6 hours without staining.
He lip linerof Lancôme (€28) is a creamy and soft waterproof pencil with a built-in brush that defines and structures lips with magnificent color.
The comfortable, non-migrating formula glides on easily and prevents lipstick from losing definition and moving from the lips, for a consistently fresh look.
The lip liner Slide On Lip Pencil, of NYX (€6.95) It has a matte finish and glides on easily. It is also water resistant.
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