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How To Make A Strong Red Lip Work For You!

Its The Beauty Trend That Just Wont Go Away. So Learn How To Make The Strong Red Lip Work For You!

It’s been around for years now. The strong red lip,¬†year after year it looks like its going out of fashion but then makes a resurrection and comes back stronger than ever. So why can’t we let this trend go?

The answer is really simple. It’s a look that can dress you up instantly. It can be paired with a simple, minimalist day time look or applied to a dark smokey eye for a dramatic nigh time look. But so many women struggle to get this right. Choosing the right color red is not as easy as it seems and getting it wrong can make you go from “wow” to “fail”.

Strong Red Lip

So to help make sense of this classic makeup look Celebrity Makeup Artist “Troy Surrat”shares his no fail tips on choosing the strong red lipstick that is right for you.

“Red lipstick is one of the easiest ways to look pulled together,” says celebrity makeup artist Troy Surratt. “It instantly dresses up a face.” Unsure which shade to use? He recommends choosing one based on your eye color (a throwback to the 1980s how-to-find-your-colors book Color Me Beautiful):

Berry Red: “If you have blue or green eyes, you probably have a cooler skin tone, so reds that are more berry are beautiful on you,” he says. (Try Surratt Beauty Lipslique in Rubis, $34,

Orange Red: Hazel, amber, or brown eyes? “You often have more warmth in your skin, so anything from a well-balanced stop sign’ red and an orange red to bricks and russets look better,” Surratt says. (Try Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Ravish Me Red, $8,

True Red: The no-fail crimson that’s great on just about everyone: a blue-toned classic red. (Try Maybelline New York Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid in Rebel Red, $7.99,


So you have found your perfect shade for your strong red lip but that’s not your only problem.How do you make it stay put?

Follow this tutorial for a no fail way to prepare and apply your strong red lip to make it last all day.

Specail Thanks To Shaaanxo For Posting This Video.