Our beauty bag is always full with bunch of lipsticks, some we wear most of the times and some just lie there untouched. Probably there is reason why they remain unused, you may have been attracted to the shade in the shop or might have liked it on a celebrity but when you wear it the results baffled you or just doesn’t work right on you. That is quite natural because we are different individuals with different skin tone, complexion and color of lips. Finding the right lipstick to suit our skin tone is difficult and it is important at the same time.
Know your Undertone: We all have undertones of either pink or yellow. Pink is cooler and yellow is warmer, understanding your undertones is very beneficial when you are trying to know which lip shades look good on you. The veins on your wrist helps you identify your skins undertone, if they are grays and whites your undertones are pink, if your veins are blue you have inclination towards blues, if you have green veins they indicate yellow or warmer undertone, if they are both green and blue you have a neutral skin tone which says you are free to wear any lip color as they are a perfect blend of yellow and pink tones. If you still need clarification on your skin tone just hold a piece of silver and gold jewelery against your face and analyze which looks good on your skin- warmer or yellow tones are good to go with gold and pink or cool tones go well with silver.
Understand which lip shades go well with your undertone: Concentrate on colors identical to your undertones while choosing a lipcolor, for ex- people with pink undertones can go with shades having purple or blue tones/hues in them and yellow undertone people can go with warmer shades. Be it pink or yellow undertone avoid shades that have gray, ashy or dull lip colors as they make you look sick and unhealthy.
Pick up lip shades based on your skin tone: When you are in utter dismay which lip color to buy then simply pick up shades that suit your skin tone like fair, dark or olive skin tones.For ex- Fair skin tone people can go ahead with deep colors such bold reds, pinks, oranges in mattes look awesome, avoid pale colors. For dark skin tone: Deep, reds, plums and berries looks good, deeper shades make you look flattering than pale shades
For Olive skin tone: Pick up nude shades in pink, peaches, red or orange, for warmer outfits choose a warmer lip shade.Regardless of the skin tones or undertones we are free to wear what we like, go ahead and try different shades of lipsticks and know for yourself what looks good on you than depending on experts. When you wear something you should be comfortable in that. With hundreds of lip shades available will leave you confused and you end up buying the wrong shade. So be quite alert while choosing your perfect lipstick keeping your hair color also into consideration.
To make your thin lips look plumper and fuller try sheer or satin lipsticks, this adds dimension to your lips, if you are red lover then wear red sheer lipstick this appears to be subtle and natural during day time. Try applying concealer or foundation to accentuate your lip contour without a lip liner. Follow these simple tips to choose your lipsticks and get ready to look your best on every single day.