Tutorial: 90’s Lips and Liner

Hi! Today I’m doing a tutorial on the picture below. I saw it in a study book from my school and it think it’s gorgeous. It’s a very simple 90’s look especially with the lips. All products I used will be listed and linked after the tutorial.

Disclaimer: The image that inspired me to do this tutorial – above and featured image – is from a QC Makeup Academy book. I do not own the photo.




Step one: Start with a clean, preped face. Do your brows and apply an eye primer.

Step two: Apply a skin tone eyeshadow to your lid.

Step three: Apply a warm brown to your crease, blending upward.

Step four: Apply a meticallic gold eyeliner to the lashline. Blend out. Apply a gold eyeshadow in a similar color.

Step five: Apply a metalic bronze to the lashline. Repeat step four and five on the lower lash line.

Step six: Apply same metalic bronze onto the lower waterline. Really work it into the lashes

Step seven: Apply foundation, concealer etc. Remember to keep your complexion matte and bronzed. If you use a highlighter (I did) make sure it’s a natural glow. Also, I didn’t apply mascara because I didn’t feel it was needed.

Step eight: Add a matte highlligher on the inner corner.


Step one: Apply lip balm to hydrate. Let that rest for at least five minutes.

Step two: Remove lip balm with a tissue. Apply a nude lipliner.

Step three: Apply a brown metalic lipstick, using a lip brush.

Step four: Apply gold eyeshdaow on the middle of lips.

Finished look:

Products used:

Toner: Neutrogena – Alcohol Free Toner

Primer spray: Urban Decay – Quick Fix Hydracharged Complexion Prep Priming Spray

Primer: Urban Decay – Optical Illusion Complexion Primer

Foundation: Hourglass – Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick dabbed onto my face, then sprayed Urban Decay – All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray then blended it with a flat top foundation brush.

Concealer: IT Cosmetics – Bye Bye Under Eye Full Coverage Anti-Aging Waterproof Concealer in medium.

Powder:IT Cosmetics – Celebration Foundation in medium beige.

Loose powder: Laura Mercier – Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Bronzer:Sonia Kashuk – Face Palette Pretty Cheeky

Highlighter:Sonia Kashuk – Face Palette Pretty Cheeky

Eye primer:Too Faced – Shadow Insurance

Lid:Sonia Kashuk – Knock Out Beauty Smokey Eye Palette – Shadow Box. Color marked with checkmark.

Crease:Sonia Kashuk – Knock Out Beauty Smokey Eye Palette – Shadow Box. Color marked with checkmark.

The Sonia Kashuk palette has unfortunately been discontinued, a great dupe would be the Go Palette in Cairo by Coastal Scents.

Meticallic gold eyeshadow: Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner – Nude Collection – Warm Nude. Applied same gold eyeshadow on center of lips.

Meticallic gold:Italia – Gold Pencil Eyeliner

Meticallic bronze: CoverGirl – Ink It! Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner. I love love love this eyeliner and highly reccomend trying it out.

Brow pencil: Maybelline – EyeStudio Brow Precise Micro Pencil in deep brown.

Brow gel: Benefit Cosmetics – Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel in 3.

Lip balm:Carmex – Original Clickstick Lip Balm

Lip liner: Rimmel London – Lasting Finish 1000 Kisses Stay On Lip Liner Pencil in Tiramisu 05. This is my favourite lipliner, I really reccomend trying it out.

Lipstick:Revlon – Ultra HD Lip Lacquer in Smoky Quartz

To clean brushes between uses I use SEPHORA COLLECTION – Dry Clean Instant Dry Brush Cleaner Spray and SEPHORA COLLECTION – Color Switch By Vera Mona Brush Cleaner .

QC Makeup Academy is the school I got the inspirtation from. Visit them by clicking the banner below or here.

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Disclaimer: I am a QC Makeup Academy affiliate, which means if you enroll through the website link or banner I’ve provided I will receive a commission. I did not become an affiliate for money, I became one because I love the school. Feel free to not use the link if you have a problem with affiliation.

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