Work those luscious lips. Nineteen percent of women responding to the IY survey said their partners (or past partners) found their lips to be the most appealing of all of their body parts. And 41 percent of women said putting on makeup is one of the activities most likely to help them feel more beautiful. While this may sound shallow, it's a small action that can make a big difference for the rest of your day or night.
Red lipstick is a bold look that makes many women wary. But taking a risk, however small, can result in great rewards. Unsure of what “your shade” is? Go to your favorite brand's makeup counter, and either get a consultation or just try on several different colors. Just be sure to wipe off the previous lipstick completely before applying a new one, and take a glance at yourself in natural light prior to purchasing — sometimes, a product that looks excellent in the carefully chosen lights of a makeup counter can look much less flattering in daylight.
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