#TBT Beauty: ’70s Glossy Red Lip

glossy red lips

Love a bold red lip but feeling a little bored of your matte version? Kick it up a notch this weekend and channel ’70s era Jerry Hall with a high gloss pout instead. Here’s how to rock the retro trend in a modern way.

moisturize lips

Step 1: Hydrate

Slough of any dry skin with a damp washcloth then hydrate your lips with a rich oil.

prime lips for lipgloss

Step 2: Prime

To ensure the color stays put and to neutralize your natural tint, gently press a little cream concealer onto your lips. 

apply lipgloss

Step 3: Apply Gloss

Look for an intensely pigmented version with a long-lasting gloss and build color from the center of the lips out towards the edges. 

groom brows

Step 4: Groom Brows

This bold look needs only luminous skin and groomed arches, stay away from blush, bronzer and eyeshadow to avoid looking like a backup guitarist from Robert Palmer's iconic music video. 

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