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Kelly Ripa Reveals Ultimate Beauty Tip: 'No, I Didn't Get Lip Fillers'

Mind. Blown.

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Kelly Ripa is the queen of posting throwback family photos and steamy selfies with her husband Mark Consuelos, but she's also a whiz at teaching us something new on Instagram. Exhibit A: This beauty trick that will offer you fuller lips sans getting any work done.

The 53-year-old star shared her go-to tip for a lifted pout on her IG. She captioned the video, "No, I didn't get lip fillers. This is the lip trick you monsters." Check out the helpful tutorial for yourself.

The Live with Kelly & Mark co-host mentioned she got the hack through Instagram, but completely made it her own. "Although I do enjoy the shape of my lips, like all women my age, my upper lip seems to be sucked down into middle earth," she said. "I saw this on Instagram. I'm not going to do what I saw on Instagram, so I'm going to show you what I've been doing."

Ripa suggests using any dark brown lip liner, but personally prefers the Chanel Stylo Ombre Et Contour Liner ($38) in shade 12 'Contour Clair.' She starts by tracing outside of her natural lip line, noting, "It's going to look nuts, but just bear with me." While using the lip crayon, she giving major props to her Kindergarten days, telling us she was always a pro at tracing outside the lines.

She only focuses on her upper lip before telling her followers, "This is when it starts to get crazy." She reaches for her go-to MAC Lip Liner Pencil ($25) in 'Spice' and traces right above the previous line. She also uses the liner to trace her bottom lip before completely filling everything in. Ripa continues to shade and blend in her lips. She notes, "Would I do this if I wasn't on TV? No, but you can see it really makes a difference." (Yes, Kelly. Yes it does.)

She then adds a Rinna Beauty Lipstick ($24) in 'Mrs. Hamlin' and covers her entire pout. "[I] get as close to the line as I can so you don't have that weird—you know when you can see people's lip liner. Try to get right to the edge. Sometimes you can use a lip brush to blend it, but I don't have any artistry. I'm not a makeup artist, I'm just good at doing this trick that I learned on Instagram," she added.

Ripa ends the look with the Rinna Beauty Lip Gloss ($24) in 'Illusion' and shows off her new pout. "And that's it. That's how you go from flat upper lip to full upper lip."

I don't know about you, but my mind has officially been blown. I can definitely tell the difference from start to finish. A quick look through the comment section and it's clear her loyal followers agree. Thanks, Kelly!


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