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Darker lipliner than lipstick

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marriageisafullonmerger Sat 09-Nov-19 15:32:52

What does everyone think of the 90s trend of brown/nude lips with darker lip liner that's made a come back?

QuantumEntanglement Sat 09-Nov-19 15:39:57

It’s wrong. It was wrong then and it’s wrong now. Don’t do it.

marriageisafullonmerger Sat 09-Nov-19 15:43:59

Awww man. I saw a girl doing her make up on the train the other day and she did it. She looked brilliant. She was very pretty though so maybe she'd have looked good either way.
Maybe I'll try it in the privacy of my own home?

GrumpyHoonMain Sat 09-Nov-19 15:45:25

It looked cheap in the 90s and looks cheap now.

marriageisafullonmerger Sat 09-Nov-19 15:46:14

Oh no another vote for no. The girl kind of smudged the liner into the lipstick so it wasn't a harsh line.
I'm 32 so I missed it the first time round really grin

Fluffycloudland77 Sat 09-Nov-19 16:54:58

It looked shit then we just didn’t know any better.

I never did it but other girls did.

Honeybee85 Sat 09-Nov-19 16:59:34

It reminds me of some women who have permanent make up: black lipliner, so whatever colour they are wearing as a lipstick, the lipliner is always darker. I think it looks horrible. Esspecially when it’s combined with a very light pink pearly/frosty lipstick as seems to be preferred as a combination with the black lipliner by said ladies.

Honeybee85 Sat 09-Nov-19 17:01:45

Though this look from MAC is beautiful for a night out!

CalmFizz Sat 09-Nov-19 17:08:07

I think some people do a lip contour where they smudge a lighter shade at the very centre of the bottom lip to look more voluminous.

Exp1etiveDeLighted Sat 09-Nov-19 17:10:58

I think lipliner should be completely undetectable, going over the edges of the lips looks terrible.

Shitonthebloodything Sat 09-Nov-19 19:11:56

I love 90s makeup!

Cmagic7 Sat 09-Nov-19 19:33:40

What ever you think of Kim Kardashian - I think she is rocking this look.

marriageisafullonmerger Sat 09-Nov-19 21:00:02

@Exp1etiveDeLighted I agree that over lining is a horrible trend.

@Cmagic7 she looks fab!

marriageisafullonmerger Sat 09-Nov-19 21:00:27

If I give it a go, I shall post results!

dudsville Sat 09-Nov-19 22:05:57

Those 2 pics make me think the look is updated in line with the popular trend to contour. It's more faded in a shadowed than it was in the 90s.

MoltonSilver Sat 09-Nov-19 22:23:38

I liked it at the time but there's no going back.

Alsioma Sun 10-Nov-19 01:07:45

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30to50FeralHogs Sun 10-Nov-19 01:24:57

Reminds me of a Bratz doll, but I do actually like it! grin

Lizzy1980 Sun 10-Nov-19 07:46:12

And as they say, if you're old enough to remember it first time around then you're too old for it now, lol

Mother87 Sun 10-Nov-19 08:39:46

I'm definititely 'stuck in the 90's'blush I do (i think) a subtle version of this - with a browny/pinkish lip colour & slightly darker brown lip-liner. Gives definition/stops it looking smudgy possibly looks naff but i like it

Bluntness100 Sun 10-Nov-19 08:43:33

I also do a subtle version of this, but not in brown, I use Charlotte tilbury pillow talk lipstick which is a nude pink colour and mac plum lip liner but I never go outside my lips and also shade it, so there is never harsh line, more my lips are slightly lighter in thr middle.

The harsh line outside your lips, or even a harsh line is a bad look.

marriageisafullonmerger Sun 10-Nov-19 09:15:43

Yay or nay?

marriageisafullonmerger Sun 10-Nov-19 09:16:59

Will have to name change now grin

carolina21 Sun 10-Nov-19 09:37:51

Look great on you

Exp1etiveDeLighted Sun 10-Nov-19 09:40:41

Nay, sorry. You are very pretty though.

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