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Should blush match lip color?


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#Post 1 of 11 OFFLINE   texasdarlin

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 01:07 PM

To elaborate more...If you wear a peachy blush, do you wear a peachy lipstick and vice versa with pinks? I was going to sephora today to look at Laura Mercier apricot face tint to wear as a blush. Do I need to pick up a peachy lipstick/gloss too? TIA, Renee

#Post 2 of 11 OFFLINE   lummerz

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 01:27 PM

That's the same question that I asked a while back. The sales assistant told me that the colour on your cheek should be roughly in the same range as your lips. so, if you wear peachy cheek colour..you should should wear..I assume..either light pinks...or a nice soft peachy lipstick..i don't necessarily think a bright orange lipstick or anything. I think the brightness of the lipstick also matters and not just the colour... For example, you don't want to wear bright pink with peachy cheek colour...but soft hues can compliment each other ...even if they are not the exact same colour in the pot or tube. I hope this helps or at least pull you in the right direction.

#Post 3 of 11 OFFLINE   SimplyElegant

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 01:35 PM

In my opinion, it looks better if all the colours are in the same family or close to it, or complementary colours. It applies to your eye makeup too. So warm colours for peach tones and cool colours for pink tones. You don't have to do that though.

#Post 4 of 11 OFFLINE   texasdarlin

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 01:35 PM

Thanks it does help Posted Image I'm glad you responded so quickley YEAH!!

#Post 5 of 11 OFFLINE   mabelwan

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 03:21 PM

Nay! I don't match my blush with l/s as I don't want to look like a peachy-doll or pinkish doll. I normally use light lippies shade and it's not the same as my blush color.

#Post 6 of 11 OFFLINE   Pumpkin ohyeah

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 05:04 PM

I dont match my blushes with my lip glosses. though the colors need to compliment each other.
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#Post 7 of 11 OFFLINE   jeansguyokc

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 07:59 PM

As long as they complement eachother I think your ok

#Post 8 of 11 OFFLINE   bluebird26

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 08:08 PM

I never wear too much blush so you can tell if I'm wearing a peachy blush or not, so I don't think it has to match.

#Post 9 of 11 OFFLINE   Jennifer

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 08:42 PM

i like them to be similar, but doesn't have to be exact.
 

 


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Posted 27 October 2006 - 08:52 PM

i try to make them complimentary but not match.
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#Post 11 of 11 OFFLINE   Aquilah

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 09:28 PM

Doesn't make me no matter... Especially since I generally wear nudes or light peachy-pinks...
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