It was veteran makeup artist Val Garland who created the look, which stole the show at Preen by Thornton Bregazzi during London Fashion Week. Vogue confirms that we're correct to assume Garland was indeed alluding to a steamy hook-up session. “It's about kissing and snogging. This girl goes clubbing, she’s confident and she loves kissing,” Garland told Vogue. “I’m using MAC’s Lip Mix and smudging out the line, using a larger brush and buffing it out, and then applying gloss within the lip line but not outside it.”
Keep scrolling for a chronological look back at Garland's flirtation with snogging-inspired makeup. Then grab your lipstick, your S.O., and get to work trying the trend.