How to Get Angelina Jolie's Lips

Angelina Jolie has natural-looking lips. To achieve her look, follow the directions below, and most importantly, have fun!


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    Exfoliate your lips with a warm, wet washcloth by wiping back and forth gently or use a lip scrub (try "the lip scrub"). Be careful not to overdo it - you don't want your lips to become so irritated its counterproductive. Be gentle, you don't want to burn yourself or irritate your skin.
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    Apply a good lip plumper (the most recent in lip enhancing technology). There are a few good brands that will literally plump up, smooth out and moisten your lips. You could also use pucker up lip balm or any type of lip balm.
    • Check the ingredient label before purchasing a lip plumper. Many of these products use food-based additives, like cinnamon or wintergreen, which may cause your lips to swell and itch. Some lip plumpers also contain ephedrine, which could cause serious allergic reactions.
    • Apply the lip plumper the same way that you would apply lipstick or lip gloss. Make sure that you avoid applying the plumper to skin outside the edges of your lips.
    • Wipe off your lip plumper before putting on your lipstick, lip gloss or lip balm. You can imagine what might happen to your partner's lips if you kiss them while wearing lip plumper.
    • For a natural alternative, cayenne pepper or salt can be used - but these can be irritating and drying to the lips. Apply a very small amount of the powder across the lips, and top with your favorite lip gloss. The cayenne will plump and color the lips by making the blood flow increase (the same action the lip plumpers create), and the gloss will provide shine and moisture.
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    Line and fill in your lips with a lip pencil that is slightly lighter than your skin tone. Highlighting a feature by using a lighter color will bring the feature forward from the background.
    • Remove the cap from the pencil and make sure that the tip is sharpened.
    • Outline each side of the divot between your nose and your upper lip.
    • Start by placing the pencil tip just under your nose against the right ridge of the divot.
    • Trace the ridge downward until you reach the edge of your upper lip.
    • Repeat the tracing process along the left ridge of the divot.
    • Outline your cupid's bow. The cupid's bow is the area at the base of the divot and in the center of your top lip.
    • Trace from each point of your cupid's bow to the outer corners of your upper lip. Make sure that you don't outline your bottom lip.
    • Use the tip of your finger or a makeup sponge to gently blend the lip liner into your skin. The lip liner should not produce a stark line, but it should still be visible enough to highlight the area that you intended.
    • Fill in your upper and lower lips with your favorite lipstick, lip gloss or tinted lip balm. While you should use a product that makes you feel comfortable with your look, shinier or glossier lipstick will produce the illusion of fuller lips.
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  • Reduce shine and make your lipstick last longer by adding an ever-so-thin layer of baby powder with a brush.
  • Makeup artists like this trick, too. Add dimension by taking a liner about 2 shades darker than the lipstick and drawing in a "shadow line" under the middle of the bottom lip. This can be very tricky to master, so make sure you practice before you wear it out. Study pictures of celebrities who have similar lip shapes to your own and try to copy the shadow line found on them.
  • If the look is a bit harsh for your taste, try adding some shine with clear gloss.
  • Alternatively, some lip glosses (like Lip Venom) use ginger and cinnamon to increase circulation in your lips to create fuller "bee-stung" looking lips. The cost of this beauty might be a slight burning feeling in your lips. However there is danger of an allergic reaction, so don't lick your lips or your throat may swell up which is extremely dangerous.
  • Using medicated lip balms such as Carmex is great for keeping your lips soft and beautiful. Also, they're more receptive to treatments, such as plumping and infused lip glosses.
  • Another way to make your lips appear fuller is to use a dark lip liner. Make your mouth into an "O" and apply to the corners of your mouth. Blend up and down with your finger.
  • Lip plumpers only last for a given time (depends on brand). For more long term results, be sure to buy one that includes peptides that stimulate your own body into making more collagen. Take note and find out exactly what active ingredient is in your lip plumper so you can make an educated purchase decision.
  • If you have full lips, don't use lip plumper.
  • Try to constantly use a lip gloss that has peppermint, spearmint, or cinnamon in it, preferably Menthe shine from Bath and Body Works.
  • To get the look to be longer lasting put powder or concealer on your lip before lipstick.


  • If you're putting on makeup, focus either your lips or your eyes, never both; it can look clownish.
  • Also do not forget that this 'bee stung' type look is just a fashion statement. Next year tiny lips (which are cute) could be all the rage!
  • Nature usually shapes the lips to fit in with the other features on the face. The correct balance is much better than something completely out of proportion.
  • Do not get so focused on your lips that you lose sight of how beautiful the rest of your face is.
  • If you do want to try the lipstick type so-called plumpers, read the online reviews, particularly the unbiased ones. It seems most of them do not work.
  • Be yourself. It is important that you do not get obsessed with getting someone else's features. It is alright to enhance your looks and feel more attractive, but stay true to who you are and do not get obsessed over it.
  • If a lipstick plumper hurts your lips it most likely has a chemical you are allergic to in it. Go for a higher up brand.
  • A better attitude, a different style of clothing, or a different hair color might be a lot more important than attempting to mimic Hollywood's current favorite lips.

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