All About Beauty

On my way to class this morning I noticed this funky and edgy Fashionista and had to stop her! What I noticed however, was not only her rocker-chic look but also her bright, fun and sassy lip color. Her look had so much spunk and sassiness I couldn't help but compliment how perfectly she dressed for this sunny, fall day. The daring leather skirt and sheer studded top both hit major fall trends this season. However, the bright pink lip color added a feminine and girly touch. I also loved that her look felt put together but super effortless; the high bun was simple yet chic and completed her look. I could tell that this Fashionista would get loads of compliments today for her sassy and trendy getup.

The Fashionista mentioned that she had done something unique by mixing lipstick and lip gloss together. The purpose of the lipstick was to be a nice matte base and to add fullness while the gloss was supposed to make her lips plumper while adding great shine. She used a matte pink lipstick from MAC and also MAC's lipglass. MAC often sells lipsticks with a similar shade lip gloss, so you can use this trick by combining both or use either/or depending on the look you're going for. A fun and trustworthy brand I love with a wide variety of great lip glosses is Stila Cosmetics. The colors this season for fall are fun and sexy, and make you look chic and polished while you're bundeled up in cozy scarves! They are sold at many stores in combination packs and their website has great tutorials for fun makeup ideas! Another great brand that will always be classic is Lancome. Their juicy tubes have an infinite amount of shades, tints and shimmers that make your lips look gorgeous and super kissable. Watch out for the boys in your afternoon class! Smashbox is another fan favorite that is sold at Sephora with also a great variety of colors, and some are lip enanching to make your lips super plump and sassy. And for the bohemian girls like myself, Burt's Bees lip shimmer is super simple and crazy affordable! It moisturizes your lips while adding a beautiful hint of shimmer and shine to make you look cute and flirty!

This Fashionista stated that when she wears a bright lip she generally doesn't add a lot of other makeup, except a thick coat of mascara, so that her lips pop and standout. The great thing about bright lips is that they demand attention, drawing attention away from other parts of your face! This trick can be such a lifesaver when you're exauhsted and have no time to apply lots of makeup in the morning. You can literally grab your lip gloss and lipstick and apply while you're running to class. Also, if you're going out and you have a great dress, the perfect lip color can truly top off your whole look so you'll be sure to steal the night away.

To avoid looking like a total zombie in your 8 a.m. class, grab a fun and bright lipstick or lip gloss, a cup of coffee and you'll definitely conquer your day.


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