No makeup look: Lip Color
Again, no matte lipsticks. Semi-matte lippies and gloss will do for
the no-makeup effect. A word of caution, however-high-shine glosses may
be too harsh, so use them sparingly. No obvious lines means leaving the
lip liner in your kikay kit for now-we don't want your kisser to look
Pick a brown-pink shade. This complements perfectly all-natural lip
colors. If you're on the morena side, berries will also help brighten
up your sallow undertones.
Prep lips with a moisturizing balm (natural doesn't mean dry and
cracked!) before applying color. For the most natural effect, don't use
a lip brush. We want your pout to look like you woke up with it, rather
than painted on. I'd recommend using a sponge-tipped wand or even your
Tip: You might want to use your lip and cheek stain after lip balm
for the most natural effect. This is highly recommend for those who
don't want too much of the "neon sign factor" on their mouths.