Makeup

Purple Lipstick: Tips for the Shy

Although I personally love rocking a purple pout, I understand it can be rather scary for some people. I am sure many of you think purple lipstick looks great on others but are not brave enough to sport one yourselves. Well, summer is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and start experimenting, as it is definitely easier to pull off brighter hues when you’re tanned.

MAC Heroine is the perfect summer purple, you may want to save more eggplanty tones for the colder months.

MAC Heroine is the perfect summer purple, you may want to save more eggplanty tones for the colder months.

Picture this: you are on vacation, no one knows you… You can let your guard down a little, relax and just have fun. You get back to the hotel after a long day at the beach and it’s time to get ready for the night. But who can be bothered to do a full face of makeup while on holiday, in the heat? I know I can’t! So my suggestion is: just slap on some BB cream, liquid blush and tons of mascara. That magic purple bullet will do the rest.

Throw your hair up in a messy bun, DON’T take a toilet selfie and you’re good to go. Have a piñacolada for me, will ya?

 

You Might Also Like...

5 Comments

  • Reply
    Makeup Packing Tips: My Travel Essentials – Carol in a Page
    July 7, 2015 at 7:14 am

    […] purple – MAC Heroine (did you catch my post on purple lipstick for the shy?); orange – Clinique Long Last Soft Matte Lipstick in 46 Matte Mandarin; fuchsia – Dior […]

  • Reply
    5 Lipsticks to Try This Summer – Carol in a Page
    July 23, 2015 at 9:09 am

    […] I mentioned when I talked about purple lipstick, in my opinion summer is the best season to focus on the lips when doing your makeup. Not only it […]

  • Reply
    shahneela
    July 23, 2015 at 2:31 pm

    Mac’s heroine really suits you..
    I never wear purple lipstick in public but now I think I should… your tips are great 🙂
    http://www.shanysaidso.blogspot.com

    • Reply
      Carol in a
      July 23, 2015 at 2:43 pm

      Thank you! And yes, I think you should wear it too! 🙂

  • Reply
    Show a Little Lovin’… March 2016 – Carol in a Page
    March 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    […] I mean, you saw me pull off some bizarre hues on the lips, including black, chocolate brown and purple, but hot pink is just not for me. Anyways, this month I’ll have to wear the YSL Gloss Volupté in […]

  • Leave a Reply