You’ve seen the ombre lipstick trend on runways and in magazines. It’s popped up on your Instagram feed and was worn by two girls at the concert you went to last week. You’re ready to give it a go—ready to commit to its boldness and allure—but there are two problems: You have no idea how to achieve the look and can’t decide on a color combo. Well fret not, because the web is brimming with ombre lipstick tutorials. We did some scouring and these four are our favorites. Featuring everything from concealer hacks to product recommendations, they’ll make you an expert in no time. Time to get schooled.
Want to try a nude ombre lip? Or a red? Or a pink or a violet or a burgundy. Beauty guru Ellarie shares how she does all five, often using Color Pop liner and Milani lipstick.
The Toronto-based hair and makeup artist breaks down three of her favorite ombre lip looks, including a very daring purple one using MAC Nightmoth Lip Pencil ($17, maccosmetics.com) and Lime Crime D’Lilac Lipstick ($18, amazon.com).
Among the three lip looks Phan shares in this video is a bright pink “popsicle stain” ombre. You’ll need a gloss, a lipstick and concealer for this one.
Here, Morello demonstrates how to get a glossy, neon ombre lip using a Maybelline Lip Studio Color Blur pencil ($8, ulta.com) you can snap up at the drugstore.
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