At the same time as applying your skin primer, dab a lip primer over your pout. This will lay a smooth foundation for the products to come. Elizabeth Arden Advance Lip-Fix Cream, $55.
Outline your lip with a pencil – use short, light strokes around the cupid’s bow, then, using a sweep-like motion, outline the rest. Once you’re happy with the shape, fill the rest of the lip in. Mac Pro Longwear Lip Pencil, $50.
Apply a long-wearing lipstick in a shade that matches your lip liner. Blot, then apply a second coat for added longevity and vibrance. Use a lip brush for precise application. Bobbi Brown Lip Color, $54.
Add extra shine and moisture with a light layer of lipgloss. Dab it onto the centre of your lips only – it will redistribute over the rest of your lips naturally. Jane Iredale Puregloss, $58.