Regardless of your age the classic red lip for fall is a no fail approach to lip color this time of the year.
The right shade of red will depend on your skin’s undertone, whether it is cool or warm.
Red lipstick tip:
Fake a fuller pout with a nude lip liner, which keeps color from bleeding, and stick with silky lipsticks for a “younger, fresher appearance.” – Nick Barose
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Choose the right shade. If you’re not sure, visit your favourite make up counter for a consultation.
With simple, flawless make up. Red is a strong colour so keep your make up simple. Strong blush or eye make up is strictly prohibited.Â A perfect palette with beautifully made up lashes is enough to complete the look.
Add a bit of gloss to give your tried and true colour new life.
Wear with a subdued outfit for a glamorous contrast. Save the sexy outfits for the smokey kitten eyes.
Don’t wear dark reds if you have thin lips.
Apply one layer with your finger for a soft, flushed day time look. For an evening look, add an extra layer with a lip brush for precision.
If you bought the wrong shade, save the tube and mix the colour with another lipstick or use it as blush.
Wear it with with gold jewelry but err on the side of caution when wearing it with pearls. Yes it’s a classic combination but only a few people can pull it off. It makes one look very matronly.
It’s ok to wear red lipstick to match an accent on your outfit. But please don’t match red lipstick with a red dress or top. Too much colour overload.
Set your lipstick in place with a bit of loose powder and check your teeth for any red stains.
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