8 Unique Lip Colors You Can Totally Wear

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8 Unique Lip Colors You Can Totally Wear
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The key to injecting life into your look in an instant lies in changing the color that you wear on your lips. Your lips attract focus and draw attention all day, every day. Every time you speak to someone, your lips become immediately interesting to the eye -- and this is why you need to find the right color for you, depending on the setting, your skin tone and eye color, your mood and the kind of impression you wish to make.

Tangerine
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Tangerine

If you have green eyes and fair skin, tangerine is an attractive alternative to nude or brown as the regular lip color that you wear during the day. It is fun and playful, but also helps to inject the exact level of color needed to wash away the lifeless look that sometimes plagues fair-skinned women.

Light Pink
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Light Pink

Light pink and other pastels are normally associated with springtime, but don’t underestimate the impression that light pink can make in winter, too. Warm clothing does not have to be combined with dark, intense lip color. Frosty scenes are just as magical as springtime freshness, and light pink during winter adds sparkle to any look.

Dark Pink
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Dark Pink

The era of 1980s sass is back, with women wearing hot pinks at work as well as at play. Choose a dark pink lip color to match your skin tone. Fair skin needs a frosty pink. In fact, when you combine a dark, frosty pink with a fair-skinned face, experiment with a little shimmer to help make the entire look appear more natural. Darker tones can go really wild with a dark pink heavy in color intensity.

Maroon
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Maroon

Too red to be brown, but too dark to be red, maroon is a wonderful color to put on your lips when you want to spend a romantic evening with someone special. The woman who wears maroon on her lips appears intense and brooding. She has lots of secrets to share, but little intention of sharing them with everyone. Maroon lips create the intrigue needed to make a first or second date a truly sensual experience.

Brown
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Brown

Brown lip color comes in a variety of shades and tones and is the result of all three primary colors mixed together. Some skin tones work best with a reddish brown, others with a blue-based brown and others with a brown that is dominated by a yellow hue. Take the time to explore the range of brown lip color on offer until you find the shade that best illuminates your natural skin tone.

Nude
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Nude

Even if you want your eyes to be the focus of your look, don’t ignore your lips. Make use of nude lip shades as a way of ensuring that all the elements of your face are working together toward a common goal. Matte nudes are ideal for the workplace. Glossy nudes that shine are perfect for lifting your look during the evening when you're enjoying cocktails with friends. Be true to the natural color of your lips, and select a pink-based nude if your lips are naturally pink.

Funky Neons
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Funky Neons

Bright neon colors are becoming more popular with designers by the day. The key to wearing the right kind of neon on your lips lies in avoiding the tendency to go too wild. Never match your neon lips to your clothing. If anything, calm down your outfit and make your lips the statement. Treat your lips like your feet in a pair of attention-grabbing shoes. Nothing else should compete for the focus.

Red
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Red

Red needs no explanation; it is classic, chic and stunning. There will be no hiding in the background with a pair of red lips as part of your look, so wear it with pride and enjoy the attention. If you have light skin, choose a red with blue undertones. If you have dark skin, plum-based reds make for the best kind of impact.

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