The lip art trend has been taking over social media for the last few years and is continuing to grow. This up-and-coming trend is quickly making waves and makeup lovers all over the world are perfecting their pouts with beautifully creative designs, embellishments and sparkly sequins.
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When regular lipstick gets boring, forget the classic red or pink shades. Step away from that average, everyday lip look; now it’s all about creative lip art. Makeup artists and hobbyists are adorning lips with small gems, intricate drawings and botanical details. From glitter and crystals to ombre and marble, the design and style possibilities seem endless. Lips have become mini make-up masterpieces that bring a new meaning to the term “statement lips.”
Makeup artists were using this new trend to showcase their painting skills and have been recognized through the power of social media for this. The results are all kinds of wonderful! It’s definitely a surefire way to stand out from the crowd. If you want to up yourlip game, check out the 10 of our most favorite, creative and daring lip art designs out there.
10.) Caviar / Candy / Sprinkled Lips
Featuring a textured finish, the look is made using caviar-like embellishments such as small bead or sequins (not actual caviar).
- Illamasqua Medium Pencil in Manic
- Estee Lauder Pure Pops Lip Gloss in 1004 Pink Cupcake
- Beads of different colors
9.) Super Girl
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Bring out your inner superhero and add some lightning bolts to your weekend look.
“In a world of ordinary mortals, you are Wonder Woman.” — Queen Hippolyta
8.) Gold Pigment and Studs
Using the lips as a canvas is a great way to express your quirky side. This gold pigment and bead look is mesmerizing and a great way to raise your lip game.
Products used (all MAC Cosmetics):
- Pigment in gold
- Clear lip glass
- Mixing medium water base
- Perp and prime essential oils
7.) Clear Lip Glass
Create a glass-like finish or a subtle sheen with lip glass, then add an extra wow factor with beads and colored sequins.
6.) Galaxy Lip Art
Watch this breathtaking lip art tutorial from Miss Jazmina and try an out-of-this-world design to create a mini galaxy on your lips!
- Furless precision eyeliner brush
- Furless pencil brush
- Jeffree Star Cosmetics in Weirdo
- Coloured Raine lipstick
- Jeffree Star Cosmetics lipstick Drug Lord Matte
- Sephora Kat Von D eyeshadow in Metal Crush
5.) Gold Leaf Lip Art
This is part two to my previous gold leaf lipart now that I’m getting the hang of using gold leaf. View two coming. @eddiefunkhouser HYPERREAL® HYDRATING LIP GLOSS Broadway Babe as a base for this lip (This particular shade is a clear gloss with gorgeous pearl shimmer) I applied real gold flake on top of the gloss and topped with @maccosmetics Clear Lipglass Real gold flake is seriously one of the most difficult mediums I work with. If you breath within a mile of this stuff it flutters away. I’m fairly happy with this turned out. Stay tuned for view two. . Lip base as always: @rebelsrefinery Capital Vices Skull Lip Balm . Brushes: @furlesscosmetics and @hudabeauty x @tweezerman mini tweezers to apply gold flake. . . . #lipart #lipstick #glitter #glittermakeup #glitterlips #glitterlipstick #mua #makeup #makeupartist #sephora #makeuptrends #beauty #vegas_nay #melformakeup #vegasnay #brian_champagne #makeupart #lips #fashion #beauty #lipgloA post shared by Sara Lip Art (@sara_mua_) on
Something a little more unique is adding gold leaf to the lips.
4.) Lip Eye
The look may be a little bit surreal and possibly very creepy. A life-like eyeball across the mouth, with added eyeliner and fluttering eyelashes. However, this “third eye” across the mouth has taken Instagram by storm.
- Grimas creme makeup in white
- Grimas water makeup 6 palette
- Grey, black and brown eyeshadow
3.) Mermaid Lip Art
Many young girls (and admittedly woman) dream of being a mermaid. Make those mermaid goals come true with this next-level amazing mermaid-inspired lip art.
Unicorn lovers assemble! Do not hesitate to make these magical fantasy unicorn lips happen. It’s not only fun to create, it will make an incredible Instagram pic many will envy!
1.) Crystal Lips
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Lips will be the focal point of any outfit if you rock this stunning crystal embellished lip art look. Like Rihanna said, “shine bright like a diamond” and you can with this truly beautiful crystallized lip art.
When regular lipstick gets boring, get out the beads, sequins and embellishments. Get creative with brushes and paint some mini works of art directly onto your lips. Let your creative juices flow and recreate some of these fantastic pieces and Instagram the sh*t out of it!
Have you tried creating lip art? Tell us in the comments below or share your pics with us on social media — tag @topfivecom and #top5lipart.