patience.Hopefully I can help you lessen the burden with a few tips to go
Applied after a lipstick to give shine or used alone to add a hint of
color.Apply with a natural or soft colored lip pencil to give lips an innocent and clean look. Glosses are great over a less appealing lip color to slightly change a
To give a lift to your favorite color, don’t be afraid to put a pink gloss over a
burgundy lipstick or a crystal pink over a red lipstick. The look is soft and
Lip Tox - Used as a gloss that will plump and smooth lips. This comes in many sheer colors to use alone, over or under lipstick. This unique product gives a tingling effect when applied and will smooth fine lines.
Liquid Gloss - Infused with strong color and gloss all in one. Stronger in color than a gloss and softer than a lipstick.
Lipsticks there are so many formulations to choose from.
Creamy –Moisturizing and rich in color.
Matte-Smooth muted color without shine.
Lip Shine - A tinted protective barely there finish. Usually with vitamins and
Mineral -moisturizing and anti aging benefits.
Keep in mind that all lipsticks and glosses are protective and nourishing since they are made with conditioners and anti aging ingredients as well as protective sun blocks.
Always apply lip color with a soft sable lip brush.
You will get the right amount of color with no need for blotting if you use a
brush.Using a brush will allow you to use the product to the very end.
A lip brush also helps to define the lips and allows you to enhance the lip or
correct and change the shape.
TESTING FOR A PERFECT LIPCOLOR
Skin tone and hair color are the two main principles to keep in mind.
Blonds are fair in complexion but hair color can vary from light blond to
strawberry blond. Those with a lighter hair color can use Lipstick tones of
pinks and corals. There are a few rules which can be broken for night time or evening wear.
If you opt for a deep red or burgundy try this trick. Use your regular coral or
pink color first and apply a rich deep coral red or strawberry red lip gloss
over it. This will give your lips the dramatic look without looking overly done.
This rule applies for everyone.
Strawberry blond – You can use a lipstick
with bronze and deep coral tones. Pinks are fine but be careful as to what
shade. Go with shades that have more berry or a hint of mauve in it.
Brunettes- Almost anything goes. Again the rule may change with skin tone. If you have dark hair on fair skin Reds are outstanding. Most reds should have coral or true berry tones. bronzes and some oranges are
Redheads – Stick with coral pinks. Reds can look overpowering. Be careful. If you do reds, try the ones with deep rich undertones of orange. Blue reds are not good.
TIPS FOR ALL
Think skin tone and hair color when shopping for a lip color. Not what clothing you are wearing.
Purchase a few glosses to intermix with lip stick colors. Experiment and play. Remember Lipstick can be wiped off and reapplied.
To get rid of any stains left behind before applying another color. Cover lips with a dab of foundation and blend.
Lip primer is excellent to keep color true and stay proof.
Using a lip pencil in a coordinating color helps to keep lipstick on longer.
If you don’t like a colored lip pencil, use a nude colorless one which still
holds lipstick in place.