Cupid's bow


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Cupid's bow

the contour of the superior margin of the upper lip.

Cu·pid's bow

(kyū'pidz bō)
The contour of the superior margin of the upper lip.
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For an authentic 1920s evening look, create the luscious illusion of Cupid's bow lips in a deep shade of plum," Wing suggests, using these how-to steps: | Using a foundation brush, apply foundation to mask the natural lip line.
com Can be used as a foundation base or over cheekbones and cupid's bow to add a sun-kissed luminosity to the skin.
99 QUICK SLICK LIQUID LIP HOW TO: "Outline the top lip, swiping from the outer corners so the two lines cross over under the cupid's bow," says Lisa.
It doesn't hurt but the cupid's bow can be a little bit tender when you do it for the first time so we use a numbing cream.
Overline the lips with a red lip pencil in order to emphasize the Cupid's bow.
Finish with a bit of gold highlighter applied right in the Cupid's Bow Cuse a pencil for precision, or carefully dip a flat eyeliner brush into gold powder).
Once you've added this shadow, use the highlighter in the kit on any areas of your face that catch light - like the tops of your cheekbones, along the edge of your cupid's bow (this will make lips look fuller) and on your brow bones.
Apply it to your face to emphasise the areas that are naturally prominent - that's the forehead, cupid's bow (above your lip) and the bridge of your nose (see above).
A TEESSIDE woman swapped her rifle for cupid's bow and arrow when she appeared on a Blind Date-style TV sketch.
Cupid's bow has struck at Dudley Zoo ahead of Valentine's Day with four staff weddings planned in a matter of months.