Say goodbye to your light colored lipsticks and hello to red lips for this falls makeup trend.
You have seen the look on the red carpets recently and stars like Kate Bosworth getting praise for this stunning look. However, picking the right shade of red may make you a little nervous or he best ways to apply the red lip and take your look from great to fabulous.
Jennifer Bradley, celebrity makeup artist and founder of Jennifer Bradley Medical Grade Skincare and Cosmetics gives tips on how to not “fear red” and think of it as “your friend”.
1. Start with a brown/warm lip liner with earth tones. Not only line your lip, but fill it in entirely. Then apply a warm red lipstick – the lip liner will tone the color down and keep it in place all day or night. ”And it looks attractive next to any skin tone.”
2. Always choose a more earthy or warm toned red lipstick. “I have found that warmer tones look best on most of my clients when it comes to the perfect red.” Jennifer’s go to red is “Bronze Gold”, from her line.
3. Always hydrate your lips. Hydrated lips will take to color better and the color will last longer.