From Marilyn to Kylie: The History of Overdrawn Lips

Kylie's *certainly* not the first.

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Kylie Jenner may have introduced the overdrawing lip technique to a whole new generation, but believe us when we tell you: it's an old school trick. As far back as the 1920's and through the decades that followed, ladies were using liner pencils to create the illusion of fuller lips. Here, get schooled in the art of exaggeration by 10 of our favorite faux bee-stung pouts.

Lauren Valenti
Lauren Valenti

I’m the associate web editor at Marie Claire. I love to while away the hours at coffee shops, hunt for vintage clothes, and bask in the rough-and-tumble beauty of NYC. I firmly believe that solitude can be a luxury if you’ve got the right soundtrack—that being the Rolling Stones, of course.