Super-sized lips are having a moment, but we don't all have thousands to drop on injections (and/or a last name that rhymes with Shmardashian). Fortunately, we have proof that you don't have to win the lottery—or waste your windfall—to get a plush pout. All you really need? A $12 lip crayon...and this how-to.More
While any shade of lip color works, brights give lips extra plumpness. "A bold color contrasts with your skin tone to make lips really pop," explains makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor. We used Maybelline New York Color Blur in Orange Ya Glad (a 2-in-1 crayon and smudger), $12.19; amazon.com.
Draw an "X" on your cupid's bow starting ever so slightly above each peak. The intersection of the two lines establishes the trough of the bow—and keeps it from dipping too low. "A deep V makes lips look drawn on," Sotomayor warns.