How to Pick The Right Shade of Lipstick For You

Lipstick as a power all to its own. It’s a well known that fact that most 
men feel red lipstick is just downright sexy! Not only is red lipstick 
color sexy, doing the totally opposite and pair up a pale lipstick color
with smoky eyes makeup and you are a force to be hold! To 
get away with wearing a bold lipstick color one must always play 
down the rest of your makeup.

The truth is any color lipstick is amazing on you if you apply it correctly 
and making sure you are not wearing the wrong color for your skin tone.
The number one tip is you must remember you must wear either bold 
lipstick with minimal eye makeup or smoky eyes with a nude lipstick
or just lip gloss. But not both at the same time! It just makes 
you look overdone and takes away from your appeal.

Did you know the right shade of lipstick can make your entire face look 
brighter, clearer and more radiant? Pick the wrong shade and it will
you look too pale and washed out.

How do you pick the right shade of lipstick?
The best way is to base the lipstick color by your skin tone. Here are a 
few tips for picking your everyday lipstick shade.

Fair Skin: This skin tone looks best flattered by pale pinks and 
berries. This does not mean frosty shades of pink either. Wear a 
pink close to the same shade as your lips to really stand out.
Medium and Olive Skin: This skin tone looks their prettiest in 
shades of apricots, beige's, and bronzy nudes. Again try wearing a 
shade closes to your own lips.
Dark Skin: This skin tone is really complemented by mauves, 
sheer reds and berries.

All skin tones need to stay away from frosty shades of any color because
it will just wash your face out as well as out-date you. 
Those shades went out in the 80’s and need to stay there!

Did you know that one way to pick your approximate lipstick shades is by
looking in your jewelry box! Yes for real!
Take a look in your jewelry box, if you love silver, chances you are have 
cool-undertones to your skin. Which means you should be looking 
into lipstick colors with more of a silvery-blue undertones. The idea 
is these shades of lipstick help off set any yellow your teeth may 
have from age and it makes them seem brighter and whiter!
If you are a lover of gold jewelry its very likely you have warm-based 
under-tones to your skin. These means you should be looking for 
shades of lipsticks that have yellow-golden undertones.
How funny that our lipstick shades can be picked by the choices we make
in our jewelry!

Daytime lipstick shades are not the same as what you would wear out 
when going on a date.
Nighttime shades of lipstick colors can be more dramatic and really show 
off your own personal sense of style!
Just remember rule number one, bold lips or bold eyes never both!
Here are a few ways to pick the right shade of lipstick for your next hot 
Fair Skin: This skin tone looks warm and very inviting in deep
berries and rich wine shades.
Medium and Olive Skin: This skin tone just rocks and glows 
when you accent your look with shades of browns and raisins.
Dark Skin: Your skin tone just looks totally dazzling in 
burgundies and plums.

There you have it, tips in picking the next killer lipstick shade! The color 
lipstick will draw him to your like moths to candlelight, wrong shade 
might scare him off before he even gets to know you!

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