Red lipstick is classic, elegant and versatile. And everyone can wear it. But if you have been having difficulty trying to pull off a red pout, fear no more with these guidelines.
Consider the lighting: If you?re going to be outdoors, pick a softer shade. For evening, go bolder, so your features stand out.Avoid deep reds if you have thin lips. They tend to make lips look smaller.Experiment with intense shades if you have strong coloring.Don?t play up your eyes. Pair red lipstick with the lightest possible eye makeup.Don?t toss a red lipstick in a shade that doesn?t work, instead top it with a gold gloss to warm and soften it, or add a pink gloss to take it to the bluer side.Be precise. That means whether you?re using a brush or applying lipstick straight from the tube.Red lipstick should never be applied casually in the back of a taxiDon?t use red lip liner if it doesn?t match your lipstick perfectly and chances are that it won?t and you?ll end up with a two-tone effect. If you like using liner, find a shade that?s close to your natural lip color and use it to outline your lips.Prevent bleeding by applying a little concealer around the border of your mouth.
Avoid getting lipstick on your teeth. After applying, put your finger in your mouth, purse your lips around it, then slowly pull it out to remove excess color.