Discovering The Perfect Shade

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Β  Β  So, summer is here and it seems to be the right time to emphasize your lips and light up your look. Finding the ideal lip color is the basis not only for a natural look but also for selecting more dramatic shades in order to achieve a more elegant makeup.

Β  Β To identify your basic lip color you have to remove all makeup. This way you can see the natural color of your skin and lips. The perfect neutral shade has to be close in tone with your natural lip colour. The one that flatters your looks on the naked face should be your everyday color and the basis to every makeup! You ‘ll get to know you found the perfect shade when your eyes and face start to look better than before ( brighter eyes , beautiful skin tone, etc ). In general, the most flattering lip tone will be one or two shades darker than your natural lip color (according to makeup artist Bobbi Brown).

Here is guide for selecting the right shade according to your natural lip color (image by Bobbi Brown Make up Guide) :

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And then here is another guide I found on google for selecting the right shade according to your skin color:

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EyeLiner – Problem Solved!

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Personaly, one of my greatest problems when I got an EyeLiner for the first time was…the correct way to use it ! πŸ˜›
Anyway, I discovered this quite too intresting video- tutorial today by Michelle Phan on YouTube. I found it to be really helpful! Enjoy! πŸ™‚

For more videos by Michelle Phan here is her YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/MichellePhan?feature=watch