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5 Tips On Wearing Red Lipstick During The Day

Red lipstick is classy and bold.

If you rarely wear lipstick, finding the perfect shade of red for your skin tone can be tough, but don't worry! Once you find the perfect shade, you'll look beautiful and effortless every time you put it on.

With red lipstick, you'll always look confident. It is one of the easiest ways to make a daring but simple fashion statement at any occasion. A lady is as confident as her red lipstick is, and when worn right, it upgrades your look - making you look fierce, sexy, and bold.

Below are five tips for wearing red lipstick effortlessly during the day.

Exfoliate Your Lips
Before you apply any lipstick, take time to exfoliate and scrub the lips using your toothbrush or a damp wash cloth. Lip exfoliation improves blood circulation, prepares your lips and gives you a base to work with. It leaves your lips soft and supple.

Apply lip balm
The lips unlike the skin has no sebaceous glands. This means the lips cannot produce its own oils to keep it hydrated. Hence, you have to make the effort to keep it moist. Lip balm infused with Vitamin E and other minerals keeps your lips moist and ready for the day preventing dryness. Alternatively, apply shea butter before going to bed every night. It is a great source of minerals and moisture for the lips.

Base the Lips
After you apply the lip balm or shea butter, base the lips with a lip liner. The liner should have a neutral or clear colour or be the same shade as your lipstick. Apply the liner thoroughly to fill all the spaces and cracks on your lips. This will ensure the lipstick stays longer.

Apply Your Red Lipstick
Whether you apply your lipstick using a brush, your finger or straight from the stick, make sure you apply it from the angles of your lips. Start from the ends of your lips and move to the center. You can dab some highlighter at your cupid's bow to accentuate it. Don't forget to clean out excess lipstick from the edges and your teeth.

Keep your eye makeup light
Red lipstick is bold and screams for attention. As such, it is always recommended to keep the eye makeup subtle and light when applied. This is to control the look, give a classy feel and prevent you looking from over dressed.

With these tips, wearing red lipstick should be easy. Be sure to find the perfect shade for you, prepare your lips, and wear a smile with confidence.

Submitted by: Kelechi

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Fat Positive Blogs

Blogs are a wonderful source of information. I have found them to be a useful Fat resource, especially when it comes to body positivity and fatshion. It is so helpful to see what clothes look like on bodies that are shaped like ours. It is also helpful to know that there are others out there who have the same life struggles that we have. You might get a different perspective on how to deal with things, based on the experiences of others.

I recently joined a group of plus size bloggers. We are taking one fashion topic a month and doing a blog hop. Our first topic was leggings. We all did a blog about it, linked our blogs, and published them at the same time. It is so great to see the many different ways an item can be worn on a fat person, from smaller plus to super plus.

Here is a link to my blog. In it, you will find the links to all the other blogs.

Here is a list of some fat positive blogs that might help you on your journey:

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