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MAC makeup artist: The Perfect Red Lip with Fatima

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Step 1/6
Ensure lips are their most smooth and supple by using a generous layer of Lip Conditioner. Exfoliate them if necessary. Allow Lip Conditioner to "e;marinate"e; for several minutes. Then thoroughly blot away excess.

  • Lip Conditioner
  • 194 Concealer Brush
MAC Lip Conditioner

Step 2/6
Apply lip primer on entire mouth and slightly outside of natural lip line.

  • Prep+Prime Lip
MAC Prep+Prime Lip

Step 3/6
"Erase" the natural lip using a thin layer of foundation, concealer or face powder.

  • Select MoistureCover
  • Studiofix
  • 224 Tapered Blending Brush
MAC Tapered Blending Brush

Step 4/6
Using a finely sharpened red lip pencil, use short, soft strokes to create a clean edge. Make sure the lip is shaped to look even and symmetrical. Fill in the entire lip with the red pencil before layering lipstick.

  • MAC Lip Pencil � ReddMAC Lip Pencil � Redd
MAC Lip Pencil � Redd

Step 5/6
Apply a complementary red lipstick colour using creamy or matte textures. Try cocktailing lipsticks to create your own personalized shade of red.

  • MAC Lipstick � DubonnetMAC Lipstick � Dubonnet
  • MAC Mattene Lipstick � Orange DareMAC Mattene Lipstick � Orange Dare
  • 242 Shader Brush
MAC Mattene Lipstick

Step 6/6
To get the edges clean and picture perfect, use a small firm, angled or flat brush loaded with a bit of concealer to clean up smudges. Follow by lightly powdering the edges.

  • Select MoistureCover
  • 266 Small Angle Brush
  • Studiofix
  • 217 Blending Brush
MAC MoistureCover

Credits: MAC Cosmetics
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