Things To Remember When You Buy A Lipstick

Before you become a makeup pro, here are some things you must know before buying a lipstick.

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Buying a lipstick seems simple enough, just go to a store and pick up whatever you like, right? No, there's much more than just doing that. So, we will tell you about a few things you can try to remember when buying a lipstick.

Unless you are a complete expert at it and the brand is the one that you can trust, you would have to be really careful when buying a lipstick. Trial and error is what makes you an expert at makeup.

You pick the wrong one and it could mess your entire look. Since lips really stand out on the use of lipsticks, we must ensure to know of the things to remember before buying a lipstick.

So, here's a list of the things you should keep in mind when you buy a lipstick.

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1. Shades:

Pay a lot of attention to the shades and what shade family they belong to. For example, an orange red may suit you while a brick red shade may not. So it is important to know what kind of a shade you want. Just saying that you want a red lipstick won't do.

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2. Finishes:

Lipsticks come in many different finishes. There are matte finishes, satin finishes, which are like semi matte, and then there are crème finishes. People who have really dry lips should avoid matte, or if you must still go for matte, prep your lips well before you use it. Crème finishes can be a little messy and tend to bleed and transfer, while matte lipsticks stay on the entire day.

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3. Undertones:

Many people do not pay attention to the undertones of a lipstick. A shade can be blue toned, yellow toned or neutral. People with cooler undertones can go for blue toned lipsticks, while people with warmer undertones can go for yellow toned lipsticks. People with neutral undertones can use both!

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4. Brands:

Go for brands that are trusted. This applies especially if you are buying products online. We all have been victims to buying the wrong products online, just because they come at cheap rates, and are left really disappointed when the products finally arrive or when we use them.

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5. For Nudes:

Buying nude lipstick is extremely challenging, so never do this online. Nude lipsticks have a tendency of washing out a few skin tones, so it is really important for you to try out the lipstick before buying it.

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