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Red and Pink Lipsticks to Set a Mood

From Cool to Sweet, 4 Valentine's Day Lipstick Looks to Suit Your Mood

There are only a select few holidays where going vampy is typically deemed socially appropriate. Halloween comes to mind instantly, but Valentine's Day might be a close second. And while a vampy lip color might not be for you this Valentine's Day, there are other ways you can create a mood with a simple switch of color. "Experiment with reds and pinks in different textures, like glossy, creamy, opaque, or sheer," advises Mark celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh. To see her top selections for setting a tone that's either sweet, sexy, edgy, or vampy, just keep reading.

Sweet: Go for something soft pink. Quynh recommends: the brand's Lipclick Full Color Lipstick in Sweetie Pie or Baby Luv Glow Baby Glow in Honey or Girly Girl.

Sexy: Try an opaque red lipstick. Quynh recommends: Lipclick Full Color Lipstick in Cha Cha or a sheer red lipstick like Lipclick SPF 15 Color Shine in Glama.

Flirty/edgy: Try a glossy reddish pink. Quynh recommends: Gloss Gorgeous in Lolli.

Vampy: Go with a deep red. Quynh recommends: Lipclick Full Color Lipstick in Hot and Spicy or Totally Balmed Tinted Lip Balm in Totally Hip.

Source: Flickr User letmebeyourswearword

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