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Bold Tangerine Lips

Thursday, August 02, 2012

This summers hottest color is Tangerine and what better way to try the trend than with a lipstick! The look is simple- the winged eyeliner, subtle eyeshadow and dramatic lashes really balance out the intensity of the red/orange lip. Here's how!

1. Highlight the inner corners of the eyes and brow bone with an eyeshadow or powder two shades lighter than your skin tone.

2. Line the upper lash line with our Liquid Eyeliner in 'Black' and wing out the edges. Curl and coat lashes and then apply a pair of our Natural False Lashes for extra drama.

3. Define the brows using our Eyebrow Kit in the shade that best suits you.

4. Using a our Retractable Lip Brush, mix our two Lipsticks in 'Captivating' and 'Fearless' for the perfect red/orange shade. Apply to the lips with the brush for maximum precision.

How easy was that?

-Patti, contributing elfette


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ArianaB wrote:
1) 8/2/2012 4:30:01 PM
These lips can also work with the mineral lipstick called Cool Coral :D
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Soonermom wrote:
2) 8/3/2012 9:39:29 AM
Tangerine lips scare me!!! Not sure I can pull it off.
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Kaytastrophe wrote:
3) 8/3/2012 9:40:08 AM
So cute! I'm definately going to give this look a try this weekend :)
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LisaLu wrote:
4) 8/3/2012 9:42:02 AM
I love the look! Tangerine is a stunning color. The elf brow kits are fantastic! Thank you for the tutorial :)
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Bynz wrote:
5) 8/3/2012 9:44:19 AM
Let's see if I can pull it off tomorrow!
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DakotaLoves wrote:
6) 8/3/2012 9:44:38 AM
I love how this look can be pulled off by pale or darker skin. Definitely a fun trend for summer!
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LaurenE wrote:
7) 8/3/2012 9:44:44 AM
I can't wait to try this!
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Catcudi wrote:
8) 8/3/2012 9:44:48 AM
Um, no. I only have a strong appreciation for pink lips. And this is just not working for me.
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Mfech wrote:
9) 8/3/2012 9:45:22 AM
That color looks awesome! Fresh, clean, and classy! Great look even for medium skin tone.
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JazzO wrote:
10) 8/3/2012 9:45:28 AM
Yes I've tried it & I definetly love it! I'm pretty sure I'll wear it regulary :D
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Caateryna wrote:
11) 8/3/2012 9:47:29 AM
I adore this look and do it ALL the time!
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Tsismanakis wrote:
12) 8/3/2012 9:48:53 AM
I love this! I'll need to perfect the winged eye tho!
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Dee922 wrote:
13) 8/3/2012 9:49:20 AM
Fierce coralish color! I'd definitely try this look(:
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Sam.. wrote:
14) 8/3/2012 9:52:24 AM
I love the look of orange lips!! So fierce!!
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iamsummer wrote:
15) 8/3/2012 9:54:26 AM
This looks really interesting! I've never really seen this look before but I'm willing to take the risk!
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WOW LIPS wrote:
16) 8/3/2012 9:54:54 AM
This is one of the prettiest lip colors I have seen in a long time. Really great for someone who has nice full lips.
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Phyllis1116 wrote:
17) 8/3/2012 9:56:39 AM
I have always wanted to try a tangerine lip but have been so afraid I'd look like a clown! I'm even afraid to wear a lite coral color! Maybe it's time for me to get my feet wet n try something new! And what better way than to use ELF products! My order is on its way!!
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Lizzie Rose wrote:
18) 8/3/2012 9:57:15 AM
This look is absolutely stunning, its so bold I don't know where I could wear it though...
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Makeup Novice wrote:
19) 8/3/2012 9:57:33 AM
I admire this color on the model but I don't know if I could pull it off. I don't know where I would even be able to wear such a bold look!
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MayLisa wrote:
20) 8/3/2012 9:57:43 AM
Love the orange! It's less intense and more playful than a red. Perfect for summer/ fall!
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Purplypinkpixi wrote:
21) 8/3/2012 9:58:12 AM
OMG! I am in love with that lip stick!!!!
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DaniES wrote:
22) 8/3/2012 10:06:41 AM
I love this look, but I haven't found the perfect way to wear this look on my face yet.
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Courtney W. wrote:
23) 8/3/2012 10:07:14 AM
I really want to try this look. I'm just not sure of the right way tiodo it with my skin tone.
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Mary321 wrote:
24) 8/3/2012 10:07:22 AM
Tangerine lips are gorgeous on the runway! However, in order to make it everyday friendly I would sport a cute coral instead.
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Nic Marie wrote:
25) 8/3/2012 10:08:51 AM
Bought the Tangerine Glossy Gloss LOVE IT!!! :) Perfect color!
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poppyboo wrote:
26) 8/3/2012 10:09:18 AM
Interesting... worth a try. A tad bright for me, though. Thanks for the tip!
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Elflet32 wrote:
27) 8/3/2012 10:09:44 AM
I have always wanted to try it.... Defiantly gunna give it a try this weekend!:)
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WhitNic wrote:
28) 8/3/2012 11:12:50 AM
Maybe for very tan or darker skin types, but for me no thanks, I'd look washed out. The only tangerine I'm rocking is on my toes!!
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kayekaye wrote:
29) 8/3/2012 12:24:51 PM
I definetly dont think I could pull off the tangerine lips. It just looks so unnatural to me even though I am very dark complected.
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Sade W wrote:
30) 8/3/2012 1:32:12 PM
I'm totally buying that lipstick
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zeee52 wrote:
31) 8/3/2012 1:37:01 PM
I've never tried tangerine but will definitely try it now with this simple look!
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Rosie26 wrote:
32) 8/3/2012 5:02:54 PM
I love the bold tangerine look, great for the summer! :)
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BUDWARDDIDDLE wrote:
33) 8/3/2012 5:51:13 PM
I don't like this at all, but I didn't think pink would look good on me either and it does so it could be worth a try.
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jessthegirl wrote:
34) 8/4/2012 3:00:26 AM
very pretty!
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