As a cosmetics guru, did you know that you can actually change your overall appearance merely by what color lipstick or lip gloss you choose to swipe on? Just like with your clothing, in addition to your look, changing the color of your lipstick can also change your  mood. From classic red, to pink, to nude, experimenting with various shades of lipstick can truly improve your attitude.

Many colors and types of lipstick exist, containing pigments, oils, waxes and emollients. Although their are numerous shades of lipsticks available on the market today, let’s concentrate on five popular colors: Red, Purple, Pink, Orange and Nude. All fashion divas get in the groove with lipstick that makes your lips shine, pop, pout and pouf! Sensual mouths for all of you!

Roaring Red Lipstick:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. Although red exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy, red lipstick stands out as the epitome of sex appeal and femininity! Red lipstick is energizing, excites the emotions and motivates us to take action.

Pretty Pink Lipstick:

Pink lipstick is feminine, girly and dainty. The color pink represents compassion, nurturing and love. The color pink is a combination of red and white. Pink is romantic, affectionate and intimate. Step out in powerful pink lipstick, so inviting and sweet, you’ll feel ready to tackle the day whether your mood is sour or sweet! Pink is adorable with a touch of strong. Lather your lips in pleasing pink lipsticks and you can’t go wrong!


Opulent Orange Lipstick:

Orange lipstick is the bomb! There is something about orange lips that stand out, with an aura of bold confidence and opulent royalty. The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical reaction of red and the cheerfulness of yellow. Paint your lips in over-the-top orange and feel your look and your mood ramp up to pure optimism and spontaneity. Orange lipstick will help you get through any kind of day in an upbeat, fun way!

Pleasant Purple Lipstick:

There is no denying that pleasant purple lips pop! Whether you prefer a deep, dark purple or violet shade, or a lighter hue of lavender, when you swipe your lips in purple shades you’ll look trendy and fashionable in spades! The color purple is a mix of red and blue. Purple stimulates the imagination and spirituality. If you want to stand out in a crowd, paint your lips in glorious purple hues. Ah, what a fabulous, fashionable, fierce you!

Nifty Nude Lipstick:

For a look that is natural, warm and inviting, your best bet is to always opt for a nude toned lipstick! Nude is a short-hand for a variety of colors, from pale yellowish-brown, a pale orange-gold or a light brown cream. Makeup companies have interpreted nude cosmetic tones as a fair to medium skin color shade. Nude lipsticks always look flesh toned yet glam, suitable for any look or mood that you’re in!

Although lipstick and lip gloss come in a variety of shades, there is something about the classic red that keeps it a step ahead. Dark red was one of the most popular shades throughout the 19th and 20th century. It wasn’t until the 1930s, when Elizabeth Arden stepped onto the cosmetic scene, that she began to introduce different lipstick colors.

For all fashion divas, you need to enjoy your fashion and style! No one makes your beauty rules but you, so no matter what your skin tone is (fair, medium, dark) you need to enhance your lips with the colors of your choice! Whether you prefer bright, bold, neon colors or shades that are more subdued, always paint your lips in an array of colors that work the best for you!

Lipstick Tip: For a dry mouthed look, go with matte lipsticks. For a shiny, wet look, you want to use lip glosses!

Alter your look with this easy tip! Change the color of your lipstick!

Nancy Mangano is an American beauty/fashion/style influencer, fashion journalist, screenwriter and author of the Natalie North murder mystery book series. Visit Nancy on her global online fashion/style/beauty magazine Strutting in Style! at http://www.struttinginstyle.com, her Facebook page Nancy Mangano at  https://www.facebook.com/nancymmangano/  Twitter @https://twitter.com/nancymangano and her author website http://www.nancymangano.com