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The Six Fix: Everything You Need To Know About Choosing The Perfect Lipstick

The Six Fix: Everything You Need To Know About Choosing The Perfect Lipstick

Just like finding the perfect #OOTD to wear every morning, the never-ending quest for the right lipstick is a challenge all women face. With the vast array of colors and combinations to choose from, the makeup counter can become a pretty intimidating place. Now it’s time to know the difference between each type of lipstick and find the one best suited for you.

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Tinted Lip Balm. These are basically lip balms with some color added to them which serves as a tint. Out of all the lip items, they give the most natural result and most advisable for dry lips.  

Glossy lipstick. As the name suggests, these lip colors give a shiny, watery finish that’s perfect for dry and thin lips. Luminosity factor is high as they are deeply hydrating and semi-sheer. They basically look like lipsticks but give off a gloss finish.

Sheer lipstick. If you prefer a natural and moist result, this is your best bet. No lip liner needed! Sheer lipsticks offer a satin finish with low to medium coverage—perfect for women who prefer an everyday, low maintenance look. They’re brilliant for dry and chapped lips because of the abundance of oil.

Matte lipstick. Synonymous with long-lasting, this kind of lipstick has a rich velvety finish, excellent color payoff, and medium to full coverage. Although it’s good to wear when hiding pigmented and patchy lips, matte lipsticks can also make dry, flaky lips more obvious. Avoid this by exfoliating and moisturize your lips regularly. In addition, matte lipstick shows no signs of glimmer but is intense in color and lasts longer than most lip products. Lip liner is needed when applying this type of lipstick.

Cream lipstick. Choose this lipstick if you want a beautiful, smooth, and satiny feel. As the latest entry into the lipstick bandwagon, cream lipsticks are rich in oils and butter and therefore excellent for nourishing lips. They're great for women who don’t want the hassle of prepping and priming their lips before applying lipstick. Also, be sure to trace your lips with lip liner as the color pigments in cream lipstick give full coverage.


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Liquid lip color. Get the sheen of a gloss and the intense pigment of a lipstick all in one product. These liquid lipsticks glide on your lips but leave a sheer stain behind. This is ideal for women who want to add a natural-looking, long-lasting flush of color to their look. You can achieve the opaque pigment you want with just one swipe. And a dramatic effect, apply up to two to three coats. 

The humble lipstick has definitely come a long way from only a handful of color choices to the thousands we have today. With the Revlon International Lipstick Day promo, you can get your favorite lip products at 30% off?. Choose from Super Lustrous Lipstick, ColorStay Ultimate Liquid Lipstick, ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick, Matte Balm, Balm Stain, Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor, Ultra HD Matte Metallic Lipcolor, and Ultra HD Gel Lipcolor! Revlon’s International Lipstick Day offer runs until July 31. 

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