Let’s face it – there are just some days when you don’t feel like (or don’t have the time to) do a full face of glam. In fact, for most of us, that’s probably most days. Realistically on the day-to-day, most of us are concerned with doing a little complexion rescue, looking like we actually have eyes with the help of some mascara, and that’s about it.
If that’s your look, or some variation thereof, I can tell you there’s a great way to add one thing and fool people in to thinking you actually tried hard and are the ultimate style maven – lipstick.
I once picked up a friend from the airport verrrry early in the morning. I was expecting to see a tired mess of a buddy, which she probably was, but she surprised the heck out of me looking chic and put together with just some bright red lipstick. No one should look that good coming off a red-eye flight, no one. I’d always been a fan of bold lip color, but she really sold me on the true power and magic of it that day.
For this reason, I think it’s key to have a type and brand of lip color that you can build a collection of and have on hand to instantly amp up your look when desired. For me, it’s the Petal Pout Lip Color by Flower Beauty. Flower Beauty is a drugstore priced line created by Drew Berrymore. Truly, there are a lot of products in this brand that I adore, but these bullet lipsticks are true love. They have a mix of 24 matte and creme shades – I currently own half of them and it still isn’t enough lol. The color selections are just so perfect, they wear comfortably and for a pretty good length of time, and they are at such a great price you don’t feel bad for buying 12 of them.
~ Takeaway ~ Feeling drab? Add some lipstick. Want to instantly feel more stylish? Add some lipstick. Want to trick people into thinking you tried harder than you did? Add some lipstick. Seriously, try it. Find what type of formulas you prefer and from which brands. Once you find your go-to, stock up on a variety of colors to curate a fast easy collection that can suit any look.