Plump It! Posts
Cold air, strong winds & exposure to the outdoors, all contribute to the condition of our skin & hair. So let’s face it - looking after your skin & hair is *so* important during these freezing, cold Winter days!
Here’s some tips on how you can stay gorgeous & slay all season!
Protect Your Skin!
Firstly, SPF will always be on trend. We would always recommend that you put SPF on underneath your makeup - even in the colder months. Sun damage = wrinkles. And we would like to prolong our youthful skin, thank you 💁♀️
It’s also *super* important that you keep your lips moisturised in the cooler months - our Moisturising Lip Balm is the perfect staple for your beauty regime.
Hydrate your body (& your skin)!
Drinking plenty of water during the Winter season not only ensures you stay hydrated and alert - it also helps to keep your skin and hair looking its best! Yes pls. 👏 Drink around 2 Litres of water per day to keep dehydration at bay - Gotta love a bit of h2o!
Lips dry? Fear not. Our 24K Gold Lip Masks will be your saviour in these cold months 🙌
Get that ‘Radiance from Within’ Look!
Sweat, oil and dirt (ew!) can linger on the skin for long periods all year round which can create bacteria - so make sure you are fully removing your makeup & other products from your skin, nightly.
Use gentle cleansing products such as cleanser, exfoliator & toner to remove your makeup before you go to bed.
Make sure your face is completely clean, then apply a serum & night cream to your face before heading to bed - this will help to prevent pimples & breakouts while treating your skin overnight (like a mini facial)!
AND don’t forget your lips in your night time routine… our Volcanic Ash & Charcoal Lip Scrub is the perfect scrub to remove any dead skin and keep those lips lookin’ super plump and healthy.
So there you have it… Plump It! Tips to keep you looking & feeling the freshest.
Until next time Babes! xx
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Ever since Kylie Jenner shocked us with her enormous gorgeous pout, we've become a little obsessed with plumping our lips to get that model-worthy look.
As fillers become more popular, it’s rarer than ever to see a fashion icon or beauty blogger without a swollen mouth.
Why fillers aren't the best solution
We love the trend, but we aren't feeling lip fillers or (shudder) the lip suction technique. While most people look gorgeous with fillers, it can go a little too far. Instead of having a nice juicy pout, you end up looking more Krusty the Clown than Kim Kardashian - and once you’ve got ‘em, they’re yours for life.
Plus, there's the cost. Quality lip fillers can be very expensive, and you often need several sessions to get the end result you’re after.
If you want to know how to get bigger lips without having to go ‘under the needle’, we've got you covered.
A good exfoliator scrubs away dead, chapped skin, and gets the blood flowing to your lips to naturally plump them up. A fantastic way to exfoliate your lips is to use a scrub that's specifically designed for this sensitive area of skin, such as our Volcanic Ash & Charcoal Lip Scrub.
Contour can do fabulous things to your face - and your lips - to alter your features without taking drastic measures. Apply a line of dark contour concealer directly underneath the middle of your bottom lip and blend in; this gives the impression of a shadow underneath your lips (meaning your lips look big enough to make shadows!). Another lip-enhancing tip is to surround the outer-area of your lips with a light concealer, before applying a lipstick; this will make your lip colour pop, and stand out from the rest of your face.
Try applying a slightly lighter version of your lipstick colour to the middle of your lips, and blend out into the main shade towards the edges. This creates a contour effect (which we’ve already established is amaze-balls), and makes them look bigger. You could even take this one step further and enhance the middle of your lips with a shiny lip gloss, creating a juicy highlighted effect.
The easiest way to get bigger lips? Find an awesome natural lip enhancer and get applying! Our Volumising Lip Plumper increases the size of your lips to give you a very plump (and very noticeable) pout. The plump effect depends on the amount you use, so you’re in complete control of how big you go. It’s a much cheaper alternative to lip fillers - and will leave you feeling, and pouting, like a model.
Written by: Emma Sams, Edited by: Becki Sams