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What Types of Lips Do You Have?

Editor's Note: This article has been recently updated with latest information and research studies.
Every person has a different set of lips with different shapes and color. Some have thick lips, others have thin lips, which means there are more than one types of lips in human beings. If you know which type you have then you can take care of your lips better* and find out what kind of treatments they require. Let’s read on to see which type do you have.
 

Thick Lips
Thick lips or fuller lips are the same; these are the most desired lips by women these days. To obtain these types of lips women usually opt for treatments such as lip augmentation. This type usually has a beautiful and well defined natural lip outline, and can look great with even a little gloss on.

 

Thin Lips
Gwyneth Paltrow is one of those celebrities who have thin lips. She makes these lips work wonderfully well by wearing a pink or beige lipstick on her lips to make them look beautiful and desirable. These types of lips usually require a lip pencil for a defining a lip outline. To make these lips fuller you can use lip plumper or other treatments, such as lip augmentation.

 

Unequal Lips
Lips can at times be not so symmetrical; the outline of the top line may be higher from one corner and lower from the other. This can easily be taken care of by using a lip pencil to even out your lip outline.

 

Lips Fallen

The corner of your lips are tilted downwards, these are attractive lip types and desired by many.

Smooth Lips

They are the best textured lips, which are equal looking and smooth to touch. These types of lips usually go by the name of kissable lips

Oomph Lips

For oomph lips it is best to outline your lips as they are, and apply a lip color that matches the color of the lip pencil or is just a shade lighter or darker.

 

Sexy Lips
These are the pouty and sensual looking lips and dream of many women. If dark colored lipstick and lip gloss is applied, such as red, these lips look stunning. Sexy lips are fuller and plumper as compared to other lip types.

 

Dry Lips
Generally dry lips are dry and get cracked or peel off easily especially in cold weather. For these lip type it is best to make a habit of applying lip balm every now and then. Before applying anything on lips make sure to use Vaseline because it helps to keep you lips moisturized. It is important that you take care of your dry lips and remove* dead skin at least once a week; you can do this by brushing your lips with a soft toothbrush. Dry lips can be cured by regular use of coco butter or peanut butter. If you apply fresh butter to your lips it will make them smooth. Bottom line: keep your lips hydrated by drinking lots of water and using moisturizer.

 

Types of Lips Shape

1. Full Types of Lips:
Full lips are admired the most; they are rich and pouty and have a great sex appeal to them. Celebrities, such as Angelina Jolie have this type of lip shape.

Fuller lips may not always be symmetrical, but when they are it just adds to their appeal. Simply put, this type is curvy and voluptuous. The best advice for people with this kind of lip shape is to keep them moisturized and use nude colors on them without lip liners.

 

2. Round Types Of Lips Shapes:

Rachel Bilsons has them; this type look somewhat like a button. This lip shape is very charming and makes you look cute. For this kind of lip shape it is best to use a glossy lip balm. You can use a lip liner to give this type of lips a definite shape.

 

3. Shapeless Lips:
Shapeless lips have no shape or a defined outline; they require proper outlining with a lip pencil. By using a lip pencil you can draw the type of lip shape that you want. You can try out a few outlines before picking out the one that suits you the best. You can blend the lip liner’s outline with a lip color and have your dream lips.

 

4. Thin Types Of Lips:
If you apply the right kind of make up on thin lips you can make them look great and sexy just the way Kate Husdon does. These lips require proper outlining with a lip pencil.

5. Wide Types Of Lips Shapes:


You must have seen Julia Roberts or Anne Hathaway, well look at their lips and you will know what wide lips exactly are.
These are the lips, which are wide and stretched. To make these lips gorgeous draw an outline using a lip pencil just on the inner parts of your lips leaving the corners. For day functions use balm whereas for night time use a dark colored matt lipstick.

6. Uneven Lips:


All lips are not the same; some lips’ outlines might not be even. However there is no reason to worry you can get the best pout with your uneven lips, if you use the right technique. Just make sure you get a nice lip pencil and focus on the points where your lip outline loses its symmetry, your outline could be a bit thicker on these areas; the inside of this line can be blended with the lip color you will use to fill up your lips.

Conclusion

If you know your lip type you can work on your lips and shape them better* to get the look you want. With different kinds of cosmetic products, changing your lip shape and type is not a problem anymore. You just have to know the right technique for the type of lips you have.