Only 3 Products and 4 Steps Are Needed to DIY This Summery Ombré Lip
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There's nothing chicer than telling your girlfriends that you will be "summering in Europe." But lugging a huge makeup and cosmetics bag through trains, planes, and security checkpoints is anything but glamorous. Make your load much lighter by choosing products that have multiuses. And in this case, we're challenging you to just pack three lip choices: a pink pencil, a pink lipstick, and an orange lipstick. You can rock each one solo or combine them to create a stunning, sunset-inspired ombré lip.
To help show just how easy this lip art is to create, we tapped Dolce & Gabbana celebrity makeup artist Christian McCulloch. And when we say "easy," we mean it. The DIY for this technique only requires four steps.
"Those colors are very summery," McCulloch enthused of his "Summer in Italy" inspiration. It is a nod to Dolce & Gabbana's warm-weather 2016 collection as well as the brand's Capri-themed Light Blue fragrances. "They're just pretty, flattering colors and the contrast is just right, between the cool and the warm. It's clashing successfully — it's a happy clash."
Keep reading to learn exactly how to try this lip look at home. Plus, discover McCulloch's savvy tip for making your lipstick last no matter how steamy it is outside. (PS, we even shot this tutorial in Capri, Italy, to make it as authentic as possible.)