5 Korean Lip Makeup Trends To That Will Help You Make A Statement On The ‘Gram!

Korean Lip Makeup

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When it comes to Korean beauty, it’s all about looking younger and more youthful. Korean lip makeup uses hints of colour to create a clean and beautiful masterpiece. There’s nothing blah or boring about this though. From gradient ombre lips to solid reds, there is something for everyone. So dig into your lip makeup products as we show you how to create these hot Korean lip makeup trends with the most minimal products.


Korean Lip Makeup Looks 


The best part about Korean lip makeup is that it’s very subtle. It’s all about stains and washes, but also fully pigmented glossy lips. Scroll down to see 5 Korean lip makeup trends to try today!


Ombre Stain

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This popular Korean lip makeup trend uses a wash of colour to create a gradient lip. You get a pop of colour without looking too over the top.


How To Create This Look


Step 1 - Apply A Stain

 Dab a little bit of lip stain to the centre of your lips and spread it out with your ring finger. Make sure the centre is concentrated, while the outer corners look more washed out. Purse your lips a couple of times to even out the colour.

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Step 2 - Go Over The Centre With Lipstick

Apply a hint of matte lipstick with a slightly stronger hue on the centre of your lips. And purse them so that the colour. This will emphasise the pigment in the centre.


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A matte finish lip crayon that hydrates your lips while giving you a matte finish. It has a full coverage, intense pigment, that is long-lasting, moisturising, and pretty lightweight. The slim design allows for easy and precise application. Soleil is a bright peach orange shade that is enriched with tropical plant and argan oil.

Step 3 - Dab With Tissue

To finish off this Korean lip makeup look, fold a tissue and dab off any excess product. This step will also mattify any residual sheen.

Peachy Coral


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Give your matte lip a hint of matte colour. The Korean lip makeup look uses a peachy pink nude to add a splash of colour to your pout.

How To Create This Look

Step 1 - Set A Base


Use a lip liner to create the base of this Korean lip makeup look. Line your lips and fill in the centre. This will also make your lipstick last a lot longer.

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This matte lip liner is highly pigmented and goes on really smoothly. Formulated with vegetable wax, it has a very hydrating formula and leaves your lips with a moisturised matte finish. This lip liner prevents feathering for up to 5 hours.

Step 2 - Add The Lipstick

Apply a liquid matte lipstick in a pink-ish hue to complete this Korean lip makeup look. Make sure you apply an even layer on your lips.

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A velvet matte finish liquid lipstick that has a weightless and moisturising texture. It is highly pigmented and gives your pout a full coverage. Leaving you with a tattoo effect, the formula is non transferable and goes on super smoothly too.

Glossy Love

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This Korean lip makeup look takes the gradient trend up a notch with a whole lot of gloss. All you need to do is add some colour, purse your lips, and pout!

How To Create This Look

Step 1 - Dab A Little Lipstick

Apply a matte lipstick on your pout focusing on the centre of your lips. Once again you want to create a stain and not a full blown lip hue. Use your ring finger to feather it out.

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This lipstick has a soft sheen matte finish with a creamy formula. It is enriched with a tropical oil that is great to nourish and moisturise your pout. With a highly pigmented formula, the lipstick gives you an even, smooth and velvet finish that is non-greasy.

Step 2 - Add Some Gloss

Apply lip gloss onto your pout to jazz up your lips a whole lot more.

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This lip gloss leaves your pout with a dramatic plump that lasts for up to five hours. The clickable pen releases a tinted gloss that has a sheer pink tint in it. The formula has a non-sticky, super glossy finish.

Nude Touch

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Looking for a subtle glossy look, but don’t want to look too shiny? This Korean-style lip makeup is perfect for you.

How To Create This Look

Step 1 - Apply A Satin Lipstick

Apply a brown nude satin lipstick across your lips. Make sure that the lipstick looks smooth and even on your lips. You can go with a second layer if you want to intensify the look even further.

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Want to be a show stopper? This lipstick will do that for you! A high coverage lipstick with intense pigment, glossy shine, and a creamy smooth finish, it leaves your lips with a whole  new dimension. The formula applies like butter, provides UVB protection, and lasts all day long!

Step 2 - Follow Up With Gloss

Add a layer of gloss or lip balm to your lips to give it that extra shine and oomph.

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This luminous lip balm leaves your lips with a sheer tint and a whole lot of nourishment. The lip balm reacts to your pH levels and gives you a colour that is unique to you and only you. It goes on smoothly and is slim and easy to carry around.

Red Alert

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Korean lip makeup is also about brights and bolds. The only catch? It’s done in a tasteful manner. When using such bold colours though, make sure you keep your eyes subtle.

How To Create The Look

Step 1 - Line Your Lips

Since this is a rather bold and bright hue, make sure you line your lips with a liner. Fill in your pout with some colour, in order to keep the pigment in place.

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Step 2 - Go For Red

Apply a red lipstick or a lip gloss to your lips. Start with the centre and slowly apply it outwards. Make sure you stay within the lines.

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A true lip gloss with an intense yet subtle pigment, the formula is enriched with vitamin E and jojoba oil. It applies smoothly and gives you a high shine finish. The lip gloss glides on perfectly and plumps up your pout instantly.

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Still wondering how to do Korean lip makeup? Let these trends guide the way. Remember K beauty is all about bringing out your best features and playing it up –– so have fun!

META -  Korean lip makeup uses hints of colour to create a clean and beautiful masterpiece. 

Here’s how to create these hot Korean lip makeup trends with the most minimal products. 



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