How To Make Your Lips Look Bigger

Basically, all you need to do is overline, cover up, and exfoliate and top it with a little swipe of lip-plumping gloss.

You just need to know the right makeup tricks and hacks:


Because flaky lips reflect less light, a dry pucker could be making your lips look smaller. To get rid of flakes, brush them lightly with a toothbrush. This also boosts circulation, giving you a rosy tint sans makeup.


Before your lip color, prime your lips with a concealer or foundation, to create a base layer. This will give your lipstick a more even finish and will allow the true color to show through, while also making it last longer. It’ll also act as a blank canvas if you want to overline your lips for added volume. You can even apply concealer around the edges of your lips after lipstick to neaten the lines and make your lips pop.

3.Contour your lips

Contouring is one of our all-time favorite makeup hacks, as you can easily manipulate the dimensions of any area of your body. So you could make your forehead look smaller, make your cheekbones pop, and of course, make your lips look bigger. By adding either a dusting of ashy colored contour or a creme contour underneath the center of your bottom lip and above the tops of your lips, you’ll create a subtle shadow. Just make sure you blend, blend, blend! This added dimension will immediately make you lips look fuller.

4.Overdraw your lip line

One of the easiest ways to make your lips look bigger is to overline your lips makeup artists do it all the time. But, you need to be careful not to overdo it, or you’ll run the risk of looking really unnatural. So firstly, you need to find a color that compliments your skin tone. Then begin outlining the lips and drawing just slightly over the natural line. It’s better to build the line gradually than do too much.

5.Go Nude

We can’t get enough of a nude lip, not only is it a great day to night option, it’ll give the illusion of fuller lips as darker shades can tend to flatten your lips. For even more volume, go or a nude gloss the added shine will make your lips look plumper or dab a little gloss onto the center of your lips and slightly blend out.

6.Highlight with gloss

Using clear lip gloss or a shade close to your lipstick color, apply a dab of gloss onto the middle of both of your lips. The shimmery product picks up light, making your pout look fuller.

7.Use a lip plumping balm

For an instant boost in volume, use a plumping lip gloss that contains ingredients that’ll naturally increase the size of your lips, like peptides, spearmint or collagen. The effect usually only lasts an hour, just enough time to take a slaying selfie.