Color-curious and but slow to shift? Real talk: the only way to get used to a big change is immersion. So in the spirit of shaking up your daily routine, the girls at the BeautyMNL office have got a little dare for you: wear a different lipstick color, every single day, for a week. Studies have shown that the average length of time it takes to form a new habit is 21 days, so these next seven will be the equivalent of baby steps! We all start somewhere, right?
Rev up for the week with a take-charge cherry. TRY: Ofra Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in Atlantic City, P850.
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Keep the momentum going with a mouthful of magenta. TRY: L’Oréal Paris Tint Caresse in B04 Orchid Blossom, P350.
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A deep but surprisingly natural rose will get you over Hump Day. TRY: Pink Sugar Creamy Matte Lipstick in Desire, P349.
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Swing into Thursday with a sweet citrus lip. TRY: Pop Beauty Pouty Pop Crayon in Coral Crush, P395.
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A matte wine stain is great for drinks after work. TRY: Maybelline ColorSensational Lasting Lipcolor in Plum Perfect, P299.
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Party the night away with this opulent pucker-paint. TRY: City Color Creamy Lip Stain in Blackberry Mojito, P270.
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Bored by the same old nudes? A retro coat of rich brown will make a big impact. TRY: Wet n’ Wild Mega Last Lip Color in Mocha-Licious, P299.
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A few preparatory tips for the week ahead:
- Exfoliate your lips to prevent flaking at the end of the day.
- Prime before painting. That just means apply a good balm and wait for said balm to absorb.
- For longer staying power, use a lip liner underneath your lipstick. Or not—most formulas have color-extenders already built in!
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