I wanted to wear a red lip for so freaking long looking at everyone else work it just made me crave it so bad but i didn't think i could pull it off, so heres the tips i live by today

1) JUST WEAR IT
The only difference between you and someone wearing a red lip is that one day they just got up and wore it. Its really not that deep honestly i didnt think i could pull it off but as long as u wanna do it youll be surprised how great you look

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2) USE LINER - KEEP IT CLEAN
when you just start wearing it, it might be messy and thats fair its red its bright its hard to get off mistakes are accepted. But if you want to avoid them a lip liner is your best friend - keep it in the lines ladies

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3) KEEP IT CLOSE
it gets messy real quick as you can tell, especially if youre out all day eating, talking, keeping it busy. be prepared to have to refresh it here and there

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4) OVERLINE (BUT DONT GO CRAZY)
you have the opportunity to make your lips bigger and fuller and better right here right now so slay it. BUT dont overline it turns into a big old mess way to quick. just be careful

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5) COLOUR COORDINATE
you dont have to turn into the queen of hearts just because youre wearing a little red but it helps to keep the colours even a little bit closer to matching up until you get comfortable with the colour. Try
- navy blue
- red (duh)
- black
- brown
- plum
- grey
-white

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6) TRY NEW SHADES
if crimson red isnt your thing then shop around, youll find your go to and youll learn to live it, there are so many options dont stress

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7) KEEP IT CHEAP
dont go all out on mac and chanel, its really not that deep. my lipsticks are probably 5? 10? dollars each and they do me just fine. So well that i even think im qualified to be writing this article. so dont stress the brand.

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8) DONT STRESS
i know ive said "its not that deep" a million times in this article and thats because it seriously isnt. the only reason anyone would be looking at you is because theyre jealous they didnt have the guts to get up and work that colour first. own it, this is you now.

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"You know what the difference between you and someone who started wearing a red lip is? one day they just started"
- Trixie Mattel