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Make Your Teeth Look Whiter With Lipstick

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What colors of lipstick will make my teeth look whiter?

Make Your Teeth Look Whiter With Lipstick

Everyone wants whiter teeth. You can't turn on the TV without seeing an ad for whitening toothpaste, strips, gels, bleaching trays, etc. But here's a little beauty secret: you don't need a dentist for whiter teeth; you need a tube of lipstick.

Choose a lipstick shade that has a cool or blue undertone. Go for a medium to deep shade that isn't too yellow or orange in tone. A glossy plum or berry lipstick will maximize the white finish on your teeth making your smile much prettier. If you are having trouble figuring out what exactly a cool shade looks like, head to one of the makeup counters and let a professional do the work for you.

Hint: If you want to do it yourself, head to the Prescriptives makeup counter. All their lip colors are divided into specific warm (Yellow/Orange and Red/Orange) and cool (Blue/Red and Red) color families, so choosing the right shade is a piece of cake!



1/21/2010 1:39:57 PM
Miss Anthropy said:

No offense, but this is the worst lipstick advice I've ever heard.
As a professional MUA (makeup artist)for 20 years (I've worked with many models, photographers, stylists, in TV, and stage)please take my advice.
To make a color more pronounced, use it's opposite. Therefore if you are wearing a lipstick with a blue/ purple/ cool base, your teeth will look MORE yellow! (Epp)

A deep red lipstick actually makes teeth appear whiter. But choose one with an orange base, NOT BLUE.


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