Style & Beauty

    How to find the right lip color

    August 23, 2016

    Urban Decay lip cremes
    I’m so ready for Fall. This is the season to play with reds, nudes, you name it. But not just any reds and nudes…they need to match with olive skin tone (and bronde hair).

    Finding the perfect lip color for olive skin takes a bit of work. My skin has yellow/green neutral undertone so colors that are too bright with hints of orange don’t work that well on me. It makes me look pale. I stick with lip colors that have a blue undertone, which isn’t always so obvious at first when you’re shopping. From years of painting, I can spot the hues I need right away but if your eye can’t pick it up, try the following to find the right lip color for you. 

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    Lifestyle & Food


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    Style & Beauty

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    Art & Culture

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    Style & Beauty

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    Style & Beauty

    Olive tee dress

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