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LUSH LIPS

Val Garland, artistic advisor for Yves Saint Laurent makeup, hands us a cheat sheet for sporting your hottest pucker



LUSH LIPS
Val Garland, artistic advisor for Yves Saint Laurent makeup, hands us a cheat sheet for sporting your hottest pucker

Frida Pinto


 
Frida Pinto

Freida Pinto

BARELY THERE SEXPOT

This shade’s for you if: You’re the “it” girl who rolls out of bed looking sexy-or so it seems. It’s so easy: Fill in your entire mouth with a lip pencil that’s the same shade as your natural lip colour. Dab with your finger for a soft-focus effect, then add clear gloss for oomph and longevity. FLARE picks: LipFusion Micro-Injected Collagen Lip Plumping Pencil in Nude, $30. Niko Lip Lube, $29. Suitable companions: Clean, polished skin. Try a wash of robin’s-egg-blue eyeshadow and eyeliner for a pulled-together look.

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Eva Mendes


 
Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes

QUEEN-BEE CORAL

This shade’s for you if: You’re craving a fresh-faced look for a glam night out. It’s so easy: Apply a bright, creamy lipstick right from the tube for maximum impact. Keep it modern by choosing a sheer formula with a little shine. Gals with lighter skin tones can try cooler pink shades. FLARE picks: Chanel Rouge Hydrabase in Rose Rebelle, $33. Dior Addict High Shine Lipcolor in Sketch Pink, $31. Suitable companions: Perfectly blended peach blush and bronzer. Finish with a dusting of gold shimmer for the ultimate glow.

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Amy Adams


 
Amy Adams

Amy Adams

RED-CARPET RACY

This shade’s for you if: You love the spotlight and could preen for days. It’s so easy: Keep rich red lipstick in place by prepping lips with a conditioner and a couple dabs of concealer. Get thin lips ready for the spotlight with a touch of highlighter applied on your cupid’s bow, plus an all-over layer of gloss for the illu-sion of a fuller pucker. FLARE picks: Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté in Red Temptation, $38. Yves Saint Laurent Lisse Expert Advanced Eye and Lip Intensive Anti-Wrinkle Care, $72. Suitable companions: A bare, fresh-faced complexion. Define your eyelids with eyeliner and two coats of mascara.

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Jessica Biel


 
Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel

LITE-BRITE BABE

This shade’s for you if: You’re the trendsetter who loves taking risks. It’s so easy: Create a long-lasting matte stain by applying a brightly hued lipstick with your finger. Blot with a tissue until you get the shade you crave, then set the look with translucent powder. FLARE picks: Lancôme Color Fever Lipstick in Rock Icon Fushia, $32. Thierry Mugler Magma Fusion Fusion Progressive Color Lip Laquer in Pink Effect, $33. Suitable com-panions: Dewy, healthy-looking skin. Apply a cream blush in the same colour family on the apples of your cheeks.

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“20 ways to look glam” has been edited for FLARE.com; the complete story appears with the April 2009 supplement of FLARE. All products featured are available across Canada at select Bay stores.