Wearable Pinks for Dark Skin Women + My Favourite Combo at Moment

If you follow me on Twitter: JENNMUA. You know that I speak a lot about wearable soft pinks for dark skin women. Apparently it's hard to find *insert the eye roll emoji*. A true unicorn. Let me start off by saying, it shouldn’t be. Some of us just want a nice pink which is NOT a porn star pink. You know exactly what I’m talking about!!! I'll spare you the imagery.


I know I’m a couple days late for #nationallipstickday but I thought it be great to speak about this combo that I came up with! I love it but I totally wish I could find this all in one bottle/tube. Either way it will due for now.

I’m using Bite Beauty Matte Crème Lip Crayon Pastille - (a dusty mauve).


I got it as a 100 point perk at Sephora.

SHOP


It was actually WOC employee who suggested it to me.... so getting it was a no-brainer.

My favourite pinks are always blue based- Just an FYI. To get a pink to work for you (one that might be slightly off- get a darker lip liner). Preferably one that is your skin tone or a tad bit darker (plums work nice too). I know I shouldn't really admit to this but sometimes I use waterproof pencil eyeliner instead of a lip liner because I feel like I get more of a longer-lasting look. But yeah.. I wouldn't really suggest that…. But if you know a good long lasting lip liner which you use on a daily basis let me know. I feather my lip liner- taking small strokes inwards. If you don’t know feathering it ensures that if you eat drink/eat you won’t be left with a line around your lips. 


Let me know if you need a tutorial on this.

Lastly, if I’m not in a matte mood- I follow up with a lipglass from Colourpop: Finders Keepers.
 Let me know what your favourite combo is below.


2 comments :

  1. As a melanin rich girl myself, I struggle with finding the right pink for my lips. I know exactly what you're talking about. Great tips! I'll have to try out that lip liner and lipstick that you used. Thanks!

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  2. Love Pastille! I've had my eye on it for a while! These mauvy shades, always get me!

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