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Choosing the Right Lipstick Color for You

Have you ever sat in front of your dresser mirror applying your makeup and redoing your lipstick because you hated the lipstick color that you got? Many women find choosing the lipstick color that is just right for their lips and skin tone a little confusing. It does not help that there are probably thousands of shades of lipstick colors out there, which makes the process of choosing the perfect lipstick color for your lips a little more complicated than it should be. However, if you knew how to look, you would be surprised at how easy finding this perfect lipstick color is. The Trick to Finding the Perfect Lipstick Color The trick to finding the perfect lipstick color for your lips is simply this: get a lipstick color that is a shade or two darker than the natural color of your lips. It is as simple as that. Now, of course you would want to figure out just what kind of lipstick color would complement the tone of your skin. As a rule of thumb, if you have fair skin, you should go with soft pinks and corals to match the pinkish tone of your skin. Apricot would be a nice lipstick color too if you are fair-skinned. If your skin has olive tones, the lipstick color that would suit you would be something that has tones of rose or mauve. If you have dark skin, you should pick lipstick colors with deep reds, deep browns or chocolate. The Right Way of Buying a Lipstick Now that you know...

How to Wear Lipstick: 6 Lip Tips and Tricks

You don’t have to be a makeup genius to know that lipstick can make a big impact on your looks. It can take your face from drab to dramatic or simple to sexy in mere seconds. The wrong color lipstick, heavy lip liner and lips that have been “drawn on” are common makeup mistakes that will ruin your overall look. Many women who are unsure of how to wear lipstick skip that step totally leaving makeup looking unbalanced. These brilliant tips will show you how to make lipstick look better, last longer and work harder. Tip 1: When applying foundation continue over the lips to provide a base for lip liner and lipstick. Tip 2: Keeping your mouth-closed trace a fine line around the lips with a sharp pencil. A blunt pencil will make blending more difficult. Start at the v of the top lip and move outward to lip corners by making short strokes (rest your hand on your chin for better control). After you have penciled in the top lip, begin from the middle of the bottom lip and move outward also. Follow the natural lip line. Tip 3: To make lips look larger follow the outer edge of the natural lip line making sure not to go over the natural lip line. To make lips look smaller follow the inside of the natural Tip 4: To give the illusion of two perfect peaks without using lip liner: Dab a small amount of concealer in the groove at the center of your upper lip and blend well Tip...