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You’re Going to Want This Electric-Orange Velvet Lip on Your Face

Photo: Christine Hahn

Red glitter lips, meet the orange velvet lip. This morning at Jason Wu, four or five lucky models got what Maybelline global makeup artist Yadim described as an almost “fluoro-orange” red lip.

The secret was a practically clown-orange Kryolan powder pigment which Yadim and his team dabbed onto the center of the lower lip using the fleshy part of their fingers. That, combined with a solid lipstick base of two orange-red lipstick colors (Maybelline Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Color in Orange Shot and Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lip Color in Orange Danger) and a red lip pencil, created a look that appeared subtly electric on the runway.

On Instagram, you could describe it as “lit” with four lightbulb emoji and a few lightning-bolt signs. Cut style director Rebecca Ramsey especially loved the color juxtaposition of the orange-red lips with navy looks, like the coat seen below on Lineisy Montero.

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The Orange Velvet Lip at Jason Wu Was Electric