Tags – How to Find The Perfect Red Lipstick


Do you have a signature red lipstick? 

If not, it’s time to find the perfect one for you. 

The perfect red lipstick is kind of like the little black dress in your makeup wardrobe. 

A red lipstick can really make a statement, and it’s the perfect way to brighten up your look on a dreary day. 

However, finding the right shade of red can be tricky, and a lot of people will complain that it just doesn’t look “right” on them. 

In this blog post, we will discuss our top 3 tips that will help you find the perfect red lipstick for you!


1. Find Your Undertones

The secret to selecting the ideal crimson lies in understanding your own skin’s undertones as well as those of the lipstick—and how they interact. 

Simply check your wrist to identify your skin’s undertones. If your veins appear more purple-ish, you have cool undertones, and you have warm tones if your veins appear greener. 

And like your skin, lipstick too has undertones – warm is usually orangey-red and cool is a blue-red. 

So if you want red lips that make a statement, you want to choose one with opposite undertones to your skin. 

But for a more subtle look, then choose one with the same undertones as your skin – after all, it’s good to have options!


2. Test It

Let’s be honest, you wouldn’t buy the perfect little black dress without trying it on first, and the same should apply when it comes to buying a red lipstick too.

So rather than just applying a swatch to your hand, you need to actually try it on your lips. 

A word of warning: If you’re checking out new lipsticks in a shop, first clean the lipstick bullet with a tissue before putting it on your lips with either a brush or cotton bud to avoid catching or spreading germs to others.


3. Try Different Ones

The perfect red lip colour isn’t simply about the shade; you must also find a formula and finish that suits you. 

You don’t always have to choose a classic, Hollywood satin crimson. Rather choose  one based on your tastes and what makes you feel most confident. 

For example, if you still want something bright but not as dramatic as a bold lip, a sheer balm formula will give you a natural-looking red sheen, delivering enough colour to show off your luscious lips and make your teeth shine!


Wrapping Up

Red lip colour – if there’s one makeup product that has the ability to instantly change your appearance, this is it. 

A single application of a radiant ruby or gleaming scarlet can work wonders for your complexion, making your skin glow and your teeth look sparkly white

If you’re on the search for the perfect shade for you, follow these tips above the next time you go shopping!


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