It takes a lot of practice to develop an open-looking, natural smile on stage. Because of the effort, it’s easy to develop a tight smile when we perform. This tightness in the lips and jaw can create a straight horizontal line at the bottom of our lips, which leaves our faces looking small and closed-off.

Luckily, makeup can help, at least a little! In this quickie tutorial video, learn a little technique for making your smile appear more expressive and natural on stage.

(Credit and thanks to Sofia for passing along the Lip Tar to me… it’s a favorite.)

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2 thoughts on “Build a better lip

  1. Hi, Janet! Had to come check out your blog after you mentioned it in class the other day. Best moment is 3:12, such a happy, gorgeous smile. Love this tip. Want to try it in life, since the stage is a bit vague for me right now.
    Robin
    (Curvylou is my secret blogging superhero name.)

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