Top Tips For Mixing Lipstick
Clear lip gloss is an incredible product for changing lipstick makeup looks instantly. That’s why makeup artists keep several brands in their kits. They work with them as the base for mixing makeup. If there is one item you never want to be without it’s that little tube of this clear makeup. Here are some favorite insider makeup tips to get the most from yours.
Clear Lip Gloss Tips
Lip gloss products have a number of benefits for creating makeup looks. When you know how to use them, you can easily transform your natural daytime look into a party makeup look.
Here are 4 fantastic ways to work with clear makeup products:
Natural Makeup Looks
Sheer Red Lipstick
Special Party Makeup Tips
One of the favorite things to do with lip gloss is to mix it with other makeup. It has the unique characteristic of “grabbing” mica pigment. You can put this to work for you in all your makeup styles with these makeup tips.
- Clear lip gloss or lip balm can be used over eyeshadow colors to intensify them. This will give you darker color. It works especially well for fun fairy makeup looks. A lip balm will give a deep matte color while clear gloss products add shine.
- It can be used to create gold makeup glamour. Make gold shimmer lip gloss or silver just by applying a clear lipstick to your lips and tapping on a little frosted eyeshadow.
- Make your pink lipstick into a silver pink lipstick or gold pink lipstick just by adding either color on top and coating with your lip gloss.
- Iridescent pinks and peaches are easy to create if you use the same colors with a frosted eyeshadow applied over them. For instance, pink with a frosted pink eyeshadow.
Knowing how to mix up custom lipstick colors gives you more options for creating the color of the moment anytime you want.
Smoother Lips The Easy Way
Clear lip products are perfect for using in all your natural skin care recipes. You’ll find that most contain vitamins and oils to benefit your skin. This makes nourishing lip balms and lip glosses a must have item for exfoliating lips. If you want smoother lips immediately then exfoliate and apply a lip balm.
Creating Natural Lipstick Colors
Lip gloss is the insider secret to creating pale lipstick looks. You can line your lips with a lip pencil and then just fill in with a clear lip product. By smudging the lip line or applying a little natural color lip liner over on your lips afterward you’ll find they look better than natural. The best makeup tips for natural lip looks are on the lipstick tips page.
Sheer Red Lipstick Tips
Red lipstick is intense and that’s why it’s perfect for dramatic makeup looks, but it presents a problem for some women. They feel it overpowers their skin coloring. That’s when clear lip gloss comes to the rescue.
You can take a clear lipstick or gloss, apply it to your lips, and then add your red lipstick. The effect created is an instant sheer lipstick color. It’s a gorgeous look and once you do it, you’ll never look at your red lipstick the same again. In fact, you can do this makeup trick with any dark color of lipstick.
The next time you go shopping for makeup, be sure to add a new clear lip gloss to your makeup haul. You’ll find it gives you more options for working with your makeup then ever before.