Pairing your new fall lipstick with a coordinating nail polish can be a challenge so here are some great combinations that will take you from night to day and back to night!
1. Plum Lips and Metallic Gold Nails:
Be royally inclined with luxe gold nails and rich plum lips, two major fall trends. Since the polish is very bold keep nails short and round. The lips should be adjusted to complement your skin tone, if you’re:
Fair- go for a berry shade
Medium- opt for a true plum tone
Dark- look for hughes of eggplant.
2. Glossy Nude Lips and Navy Nails:
Short navy blue nails have been a fall staple for the past few seasons. Keep this trend alive by pairing it with a reflective finish to the nude lip that modernizes the classic smoky eye. Fair-Pick a rosy nude to avoid looking washed out
Dark-You can pull off a brownish nude. Add sheer pink or clear gloss on top.
3. Rose Lips and Metallic Silver Nails:
This look is a more subdued version of the plum lip and gold nail look. In this pairing the lipstick should one of a medium/deep rose, which flatters all skin tones and is very flirty. Short or long nails, it doesn’t matter, silver is so wearable! Just make sure the color you use is a true metallic. Think Silver Lamé!
4. Matte Red Lips and Glittery Black Nails: This look is perfect for the holiday season, sexy yet youthful. Matte crimson lips are and always will be a timeless look. Adding glittery black nails makes this pairing unforgettable. You’ll be sure to turn some heads.
Cool undertones– should wear a blue toned red lip
Warmer undertones– should wear an orangey red or a true candy apple red.
Pick a lip color that’s moisturizing so your lips don’t get dry and cracked in the wintery cold.
And there ya have it! The top four lip & nail pairings for Fall & Winter 2012!!!!
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Written by Sarah Michelson