Tips To Master The Perfect Lip Once And For All
Harper's Bazaar Australia|October 2019
Tips To Master The Perfect Lip Once And For All
Master the perfect lip once and for all with our ultimate lipstick tip sheet.

In launching the latest Rouge Dior offering, Ultra Care, Peter Philips, Dior’s creative and image director, thought a lot about lips. Philips is the artistic force behind each of the brand’s new lippies, so making lips look good is a no-brainer for him. This time he focused on how to make them feel good. He’s become a bona fide expert on the matter and, luckily for us, he’s eager to share his knowledge. Here, his ultimate lipstick primer.

Q: How do I prep my lips to ensure lipstick looks fresh, not flaky?

A: Your lips need to be a smooth, hydrated base, so I recommend starting with a lip scrub to gently exfoliate. You may or may not need a nourishing layer to hydrate and plump. For the new Rouge Dior products, Ultra Care, I have added 100 per cent natural-origin caméline [camelina], which is a very concentrated jojoba oil, so you don’t need anything else. Otherwise, a layer of balm or Dior’s Lip Maximiser is a nice prep step.

Q: Do I need to bother with a lip pencil?


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October 2019