Every women looks great in the right red lipstick choosing it is what makes it difficult. Here are some tips on how to choose your perfect red lipstick.
Christina Hendricks opts for an orangy-red lipstick with her red hair!
Your undertone is what is the guide here and knowing what undertone you have makes all the difference in the world. If you tend to burn and not tan - you most likely have a cool undertone. If you tend to burn before tanning your undertone is most likely nuetral And if you get a tan easily your undertone is warm. Now that you understand what your undertone is it will beFollow easier for you to nail the perfect red.
There tips should help you find your perfect red.
1) Fair Skin Tone
Choose fruity colors to give you a beautiful pop of color. Orange-reds or coral-reds work well with this skintone.
2) Golden Skin Tone
Rich, fully pigmented colors with warm undertones bring warmth and radiance to golden skin tones.
3) Olive Skin Tones
Look for orange based shade of red, not blue based.
4). Carmel Skin tone
Look for lipsticks that are blue based and lean towards the plums to enhance your complextion. Golden shimmer on top completes the look.
5) Bronze & Dark Skin Tone
True, clear reds are your winner..
There are tons of reds for every skin tone - experiment and be prepared to try on several until you hit the one that you love. Some are sheer and others opaque - you can adjust the depth of almost any lipstick by how you apply it. Mix a deep shade on a brush with some lip balm to soften the color and make it more wearable. As always, try, try and try again until you find your perfect red. Once you do you will love it!
If you live in the central NJ area and need help finding your perfect red, please contact me to set up an appointment.