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Makeup Tips for Lips - Debbie Jean

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Making the right choice when it comes to lip shades is an important part of your make-up application. Here are some tips to help you choose a suitable shade.
 
Take the following into account when choosing a lip shade
 
  • Your personality: Lipstick color is such a personal thing and it should therefore be chosen by you personally. Expecting someone else to choose it for you is like asking them to choose what shoes or accessories you should be wearing. Out going vibrant people tend to prefer brighter shades, whilst those that are more reserved prefer subtle shades for their lips.
  • If you have small lips stick to lighter or brighter shades rather than going darker. Perhaps opt for lip gloss instead of a solid lipstick color.
  • Fuller lips can be enhanced or detracted from depending which you are trying to do. To enhance use lip gloss, bright lipsticks or striking deep shades. To detract from full lips use neutral, matte shades this will help tone down and detract from a full mouth.
  • Keep an eye on lipstick trends, pearlised lipsticks are not in at the moment. Juicy, glossy formulas come and go whilst the matte red lip seems to be a true classic.
  • Avoid applying obvious lines of lip liner this looks dated. Blend your lip liner inside your lip edge to create a less obvious look and then fill in your entire lips with gloss or lipstick.
  • If your lips are pink you may not require much lip color and opt for a lip gloss rather than a lipstick. Whilst those who have pale lips might want to add color by using a lip stick shade.
 
 
A handy trick is to apply a shimmery highlighter to the bows of your top lip. This creates a lovely highlight to your lips.
 
 
 
Top make-up artist Debbie Jean provides expert make-up advise - by
offering personalised on line make-up guides. Visit Debbie's make-up website
for more details: www.realwomenmakeup.com

 

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Mrs4444 wrote:
1) 8/13/2009 7:01:34 PM
This was helpful. As a woman (I can't say it!)....as a woman who is 46 (I will not say "middle aged") with a teenage daughter, I never want to be "that" mom; the one who embarrasses her kid by wearing ridiculous clothing or makeup that draws attention inappropriately. I'm going to check out your blog and see if you have any tips for women when it comes to aging gracefully. :)
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Mrs4444 wrote:
2) 8/13/2009 7:01:48 PM
This was helpful. As a woman (I can't say it!)....as a woman who is 46 (I will not say "middle aged") with a teenage daughter, I never want to be "that" mom; the one who embarrasses her kid by wearing ridiculous clothing or makeup that draws attention inappropriately. I'm going to check out your blog and see if you have any tips for women when it comes to aging gracefully. :)
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