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What Are Crystal Lips And How To Do Your Own Version Of This New Beauty Trend

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Have you seen the new beauty trend that's taking over Instagram? It's called Crystal Lips. In a gist, it's a unique lip look inspired by precious gems, crystals, glass and even diamonds.

If you follow these simple steps, you can recreate this trend; Just remember, they are not the most practical when it comes to kissing your bae or eating. In an interview, makeup expert Mott Solé reminds us that: "Fantasy makeup is used in exclusive events or for an important event, it is not for daily use, nor for a date." In other words, proceed with caution!

Rose Quartz Lips

  1. Moisturize your lips by using a lip balm
  2. Combine transparent gloss with some white lip cream and some glitter of the same color.
  3. Use a flat brush to apply the mixture, in the center of the lips.
  4. Now mix the gloss with golden powders.
  5. Line with a thin brush with the golden mixture.

Try the look with different colors to achieve different effects. The stylist and make-up artist also recommends applying a fixative on the lips along with the first step for a more uniform finish.

Amethyst Lips

  1. Moisturize the lips with moisturizer.
  2. Delineate the edge of the lips with black.
  3. Apply shadow with brightness in the middle part and shadow in purple inside.
  4. Prepare the mixture of glitter with gloss in the colors of the desired stone.
  5. Apply the mixture with a brush.

Basically, it's all about mixing glitter with gloss and letting your imagination fly.

You can also follow this tutorial:

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Translated article original published on VIX Spanish, by Ana De Alejandro.