When find lipsticks it is important to remember that the right shade depends largely on your skin tone.

Therefore the best way to find the right shade of lipstick is to test a variety on your self. Here are a few guidelines to help you make your choice:

Find the Right Lipstick

Get the best from your lippy and make your lips stand out with these tips:

  • Dark skin equals greater flexibility. If you have a dark skin tone you will find reds, chocolates, plums, pastels and oranges all work with your skin. Remember, the deeper your skin tone, the deeper the shade of lipstick you can wear.
  • If you have a medium skin tone with golden undertones, all shades of red will suit your lips. Brown-based mauve, sheer berry or spicy brown will also look great.
  • If you have pale skin, it is best to stick to nudes, beige tones, light corals and light pinks. Sheer formulations will probably be most flattering on you.

Lipstick Tips

Lipstick or lip pencil, there aren’t many women who don’t like to put on a dash of lippy before they go out.

These are our top 5 tips on getting the most from your lipstick.

  • Store you lipstick in the fridge as it lasts longer there.
  • Test lipstick on the back of your hand.
  • Outline your lips in lip pencil prior to applying lipstick or gloss if you don’t want your lipstick to run.
  • Women aged over 50 usually look better with a cream lipstick as opposed to a matte or gloss.
  • Should your lipstick be brighter than you first thought, colour your lips in with a darker pencil several shades darker (e.g. a brown lip pencil under dark red lipstick) and layer the lipstick on top.

Browse Lipsticks

Today's Deals on Makeup
Online shopping deals for Beauty from a great selection of Eyes, Body, Lips, Face, Make-up Sets, Make-up Palettes & more at everyday low prices.

Enter any makeup product name to view the latest deals

e.g. Makeup brushes, Magnetic Eyelashes

Close this Box
100% secure
Find Make-up Professionals Near You
Find a professional make-up artist near you for any occasion. Just select a service & enter your postcode or location below and we’ll do all the legwork to get you the best quotes from makeup professionals near you fast and free!

Close this Box
100% secure