Make A Statement With The Dark Lips Trend

Drama, lace and a whole lot of lips dominate this season, breaking through the mystery of the shadows and into your beauty kits


Who knew tattooed lips could look so sexy? After prepping the model’s lips with a scrub and a rich balm, Penaso added a beautiful lace pattern and topped it with clear gloss. For the eyes, the pairing of dark glitter and rose eye shadow perfectly complements the daring lip.


To highlight this beautiful textured lip, Patdu painted thin layers of illuminating skin products, from a lightweight primer, a sheer foundation and a subtle highlighter.


Makeup artists Anton Patdu and Gery Penaso took opposing sides—Patdu went dark while Penaso was drawn to the light—when creating their looks. They also balanced out the looks with Patdu creating a moist peach lip to counter the the edgy 3D eye look, while Penaso added a deep berry stain to his ethereal bride.


Inspired by a Spanish fan, Patdu drew a complex pattern using dark and metallic liner. To add contrast, and play p the Spanish theme, Patdu dabbed a sultry crimson shade all over the lips and flash of copper liner on the lids.

By Trina Epilepsia Boutain
Photography Melson Bolongaita
Art direction Jann Pascua
Makeup Anton Patdu and Gery Penaso
Hair Jan Edrosolan
Nail care Nail-A-Holics Nail Salon & Spa, Eastwood
Photography Assistant Sef Curada
Models Beatriz (Elite Manila) and Helo (Women’s Folio)
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