For beauty and fashion, lipstick is fun, alluring and provocative! Lipstick or lip gloss is a cosmetic product containing pigments, oils, waxes and emollients that apply color, texture and protection to the lips.
Many types and colors of lipstick exist, with reds, pinks and nudes being highly popular. For a change of pace and a new beauty taste, I suggest the orange lip! Stylish, chic and hip!

Lipstick Fun Fact: Ancient Sumerian men and women were possibly the first to invent and wear lipstick, about 5,000 years ago. They crushed gemstones and used them to decorate their faces, mainly on the lips and around the eyes. During the Islamic Golden Age, the notable Andalusian cosmetologist Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi invented solid lipsticks, which were perfumed sticks rolled and pressed in special molds.
What color lipstick creates a more vibrant, alluring, youthful appearance than orange? The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange is optimistic and uplifting, rejuvenating the spirt. In fact, the color orange is so optimistic and uplifting that psychologists suggest we should all find ways to use the color in our everyday life.
May I suggest you lift your mood with an eye popping, cool, chic orange lip? Ah, what a marvelous makeup tip!

Amazing tips to achieve the perfect orange lips!
How to Achieve the Perfect Orange Lip:

  1. Select the most vibrant, gorgeous shade of orange lipstick or lip gloss that you prefer (orange shades of lipstick work well on all skin tones: light, medium and dark).
  2. Line the outside of your lips with a lip pencil the same color (or a bit darker) shade of orange.
  3. Apply the orange lipstick or lip gloss over your lips, inside the lip liner.
  4. If you prefer a dry look, use a matte lipstick.
  5. If you prefer a wet look, use a gloss or a lip gloss.

Knock people out with a perky orange smile or a playful orange pout!

Positive Key Words Associated With the Color Orange:

  1. Sociable
  2. Optimistic
  3. Enthusiastic
  4. Cheerful
  5. Self-Confident
  6. Independent
  7. Flamboyant
  8. Extroverted
  9. Uninhibited
  10. Adventurous
  11. Risk Taker
  12. Creative Flair
  13. Warm Hearted
  14. Agreeable
  15. Informal

One thing about orange that is perfectly clear: the color orange is fierce and fiery, free of inhibitions and fear!

Variations of the Color Orange that Make for Beautiful Lip Colors:

  1. Peach
  2. Golden Orange
  3. Amber
  4. Burnt Orange
  5. Dark Orange

Orange Fun Fact: The color orange is named after the appearance of the ripe orange fruit. The word comes from the Old French ‘orange’, from the old term for the fruit, ‘pomme d’ orange’. The first recorded use of orange as a color name in English was in 1512, in a will now filed with the Public Record Office.
Positive Effects of the Color Orange:

  1. Enthusiasm – Orange is optimistic and extroverted.
  2. Rejuvenation – Orange helps to restore balance to our physical energies.
  3. Stimulation – Orange is stimulating to both the senses and the appetite.
  4. Courage – Orange helps us to take account of our lives and face the consequences, taking action and moving onward.
  5. Vitality – Orange has a balanced energy of passion and aggression.

Live fearless, live glamorous, live the orange lip!

Lipstick Fun Fact: Ancient Egyptians wore lipstick to show social status rather than gender. They extracted the dye from focus-align, iodine and some bromine mannite, but this dye resulted in serious illness. Lipsticks with shimmering effects were initially made using a pearlescent substance found in fish scales.
Ah, what we go through to be fashion diva beauties! Well worth it, you adorable cuties!

The orange lip looks heaven sent: yummy, gorgeous, rich and opulent!
“Your full orange lips look so inviting and appetizing I’d like to press my lips on yours.”
“If you smear this lovely lipstick over my face I’ll kick you out the door.”
“Wow, fashionable and fierce. What a lovely, attractive combination.”
“I don’t have time for your idle chatter. I’m actually on the run.”
“If you have a major event to attend perhaps I can come along?”
“I’m flattered that you adore my orange lips but you got my message all wrong!”
Orange Lipstick: Kiss the day away the orange lip way! Orange lips are here to stay!

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Nancy Mangano is an American fashion journalist, screenwriter and author of the Natalie North murder mystery book series, A Passion for Prying, Murder Can Be Messy and Deadly Decisions – A Natalie North Novel. Visit Nancy on her author website, Twitter @, her fashion magazine Strutting in Style! at, and her Facebook fan page Nancy Mangano


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