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Makeup 411: Perfect Shade of Red Lipstick for Your Skin Tone

Perfect Shade of Red Lipstick for Your Skin Tone


Makeup 411: Perfect Shade of Red Lipstick for Your Skin Tone

Beauty and makeup tips for Latinas on which shade of red lipstick is right for your skin tone, like Dominican Zoe Saldana, Cuban actress Eva Mendes and more.

Red Lipstick

Fall 2013 trend alert! It’s all about dazzling him with red lips.

Being Latina, we know all about color red and what it signifies. It’s the color of passion, love and anger. And, ladies, red is in. Now more than ever, red lipstick is making a statement on all skin types and colors. Who doesn’t love a lady in red? Any woman can rock it. You just have to know how.

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Don’t let my excitement fool you; I didn’t always think this way. Once upon a time I was convinced that I could never pull off a red lip. Once I did some research, I knew what shades of reds worked for me and my skin tone. I discovered the beauty of what a red lip can do.

Unfortunately, some women still don’t believe they can wear a ruby red lip like America Ferrera, or a red wine lip color like Zoe Saldana.

But have no fear! Kattya is here! Whether you have milky white, dark chocolaty or fair and freckly skin like me, you can wear red lipstick proudly. Follow these tips to find your perfect shade of red lipstick for your skin color, and make all the boys stare.

Red Lipstick for Porcelain Skin Like Kat Von D

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For my porcelain skin ladies like the tattooed and lovely Latina Miss Kat Von D, your shade of red lipstick can vary. You are blessed to have a complexion that allows you to rock a sharp, bright ruby red or a red lip with orange undertone.

What’s your perfect shade of red lipstick?

Photo Credit: Zimbio

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Kattya Servellon

Kattya Servellon is a lifestyle blogger, beauty guru and relationship expert living the life of a 23 year old Latina from NY. Get to know her and all her lifestyle tips on A Perfect Wreck.


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