Lipstick provides the final touch to your makeup; without it no look is complete. The colour of you lips brightens and enhances your appearance. Lip cosmetics are now available in sticks, tubes, pencils, as liquids and in pots.
Those who have fair skin should avoid colors such as orange or burgundy as they will make one look washed out. Instead one should opt for lighter colors such as pale pinks or peaches. Light browns are also acceptable. These will help to bring out the natural beauty of your skin color.
If you are interested in a red shade remember to pick the right red for you. Bright fire engine red is not for everyone but with all the different shades of red to choose from as long as you try out a few different ones you can still pull it off. This is especially important and dependent on your outfit of the day, the color must go hand in hand with what you are wearing.
Very bright colors such as dark reds and purples are great for someone who is looking for a more dramatic look. If you are going to choose one of these colors avoid dark makeup around your eyes. This will draw attention away from your lips and make one look too made up and can result in making one look like a clown. This is the total wrong way to go about choosing the right lip makeup.
So if you want to look your best, it’s better to have your make-up applied at a beauty salon, where you’ll be also consulted and given lessons on how to apply the perfect make-up, made just for you.
Usually make-up artists start applying lip make-up with a lip-pencil. A liplining pencil has a harder consistency than a lipstick and is used to outline the lips so as to clearly define their shape. It is a great aid, if your lips are not perfectly shaped; the artists can make the lips appear thinner or fuller or you draw an uplifted corner if your lips droop. The outlining of the lips in addition, prevents bleeding of the lip product into the tiny lines that are present around the mouth, giving the lips a sharp, defined outline.
The lipstick is used afterwards and must be applied twice. It stays longer by doing so. If you have dark lips, before applying lipstick, some foundation and powder is put on your lips, so that you remove all color from your lips. The actual shade of lipstick will now not change on your lips.
Lipstick, long the favorite of many women, is now getting some tough competition from its counterpart lip gloss. Lip gloss is now back with a bang. Lipgloss would emphasize and therefore make your lips appear to be fuller.
For those who want to make an impression, it might be friends or total strangers from work or from a party, lip makeup should not be forgotten. To get an attractive and beautiful looks, it is very important to have an attractive pair of lips. Lip makeup enhances the lip's beauty, but for them to look naturally beautiful make sure to always keep lips moisturized all the time.