Finding the perfect lipstick is definitely not one of the easiest tasks, but not to worry after reading post it will be such a fun and hassle-free process for you. I was so confused at a point that I thought lipstick was just not for me, until I came across these hacks a while ago and it helped me so much in picking the lipstick colors and shades that are perfect for me. Grab your wine glasses, relax and enjoy these hacks.
1.The Vein / Undertone Test
This may sound over the top, but this is key in picking the perfect lipstick, because different colors look different on skin tones. If you don’t know your skin tone or undertone, you will keep reaching out for lipsticks that are not meant for your skin tone. The universal skin undertone test is the vein test, basically you are to holdup your hands in natural or bright lighting and check for the colors of your veins.
If you notice you have bluish-purple veins it means you have a cool undertone with light or fair skin then colors like nude, raspberry, and dull mocha will look good on you. If you are medium skin with cool undertone; pink and cranberry shades, tan to deep skin with cool undertone; wine, deep wine, ruby and metallic ruby shades.
Green veins indicate warm undertones. Therefore, if you are fair or light skin with warm undertone reds, pale pink and nudes (peachy) will look great on you. Medium to tan skin should tend towards orange red, tangerine, copper and bronze shades
If you have bluish-green veins or you are finding it difficult to tell from the other vein colors listed, you most likely have neutral undertones. With this undertone you can get away with some shades from both cool and warm undertone spectrum. Brilliant red, cherry red, true red, nudes, peaches, pinks and browns can be used by the neutral skin tone.
2. Hair color
The color of hair you have on has a lot to do with the color of lipsticks you should pick for a look. If you have dark hair and you are light skin, colors like bright pink, cherry and plum colors will bring your look together. Similarly dusty pink, purple, light pink goes well with blonde hair and fair skin. For tan to deep skin with dark hair bronze and golden beige shades will look great with that hair and skin tone combination, conversely deep to tan skin with blonde hair should opt for shades like caramel, warm pink shades and salmon pink. Finally for the medium skin girls with brown hair coral, deep dusty pink and salmon pink are a great match.
These hacks serve as a guide. If there are shades that you feel look good on you and everyone agrees that you look stunning in, please feel free to break the rules and serve looks in those shades.
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Go forth and glow,