How can I find the perfect pink lipstick for me? It’s a great question and if you’ve been wondering how to get a pink lip color that works for you, then why not use a few of the same simple makeup tips that the pros do to select your own? You’ll find you can choose a color quickly and change it in just seconds to become your own signature pink!
Pink Liptick Shades
Pink lipstick shades may have a tendency to appear either too light or too dark for your particular skin tone, but you can alter them by: Applying your lipstick over a lip pencil.
Using a lip gloss over your lipstick.
Tinting your lips and applying lipstick.
Making your own custom lip gloss.
“Pink lipstick can look amazing on you!”
Selecting Lipstick Colors
The first thing you need to do is begin to choose the color correctly. Start by choosing a medium to deep lip color, rather than a light one.
The consistency should be either a matte or sheer color. Both will work well for customizing into a variety of looks.
It’s best to choose a color that is not frosted for your first selection. If you have a dark skin tone or have been sunless tanning then opt for a darker color than you normally wear.
Lipstick Application Tips
Makeup artists have a few special tricks for developing depth of color and making lipstick last. Their secrets can work for you, too. Prepare by exfoliating lips.
1. Line your lips with a neutral lip pencil in the pink range.
2. Fill in your lips with the lip pencil. This is your deeper pink base color.
3. Apply your new pink lipstick color with a lipstick brush over the base color. It gives you better control over the placement and fills in any little lines which makes your lips looks smoother.
By preparing your lips, creating the base and then applying a topcoat of color, you’ll the perfect pink shade for you.
Best Lipstick Tips
If you find the color is too deep then use a crystal lip gloss color over the pink. It will lighten it up and add sparkle.
If the color is too light then add a deeper pink lip gloss on top. It will appear smooth and even.
Make it into sheer color by combining the lip color with clear lip gloss.
Change the color tinting it with a mineral mica pigment.
Make a pink gold lipstick – one of the most popular colors – to complement a tan.
Pink lipstick is addictive! It can be a powerful color addition to your makeup wardrobe when you know how to work with it. Whether it’s subtle or daring, there’s a perfect shade for you.