Should your lipstick and nail polish match?
If you love nail polish and lipstick as much as we do, then you may have wondered whether or not your lipstick and nail polish should match. But is matching your nail polish to lipstick really the best statement to make this season?
What the Experts Say
According to most beauty experts, matching your nail polish and lipstick is a big no. In fact, matching the two can actually be quite a dated look. Instead, you should focus on using complementary colors. For instance, if you're wearing a red lipstick, you might want to try a pink or nude nail polish. If you're wearing a pink lipstick, you could try a coral or peach nail polish. And if you're wearing a nude lipstick, you could try just about any color of nail polish.
The reason that experts recommend against matching your lipstick and nail polish is because it can look too "matchy-matchy", (a look your mom may have done back in the day). Instead, by using complementary colors, you'll create a more natural and put-together look that is sure to turn heads. Of course, in the end, it's up to you to decide what looks best on you. So, don't be afraid to experiment with different colors until you find a combination that you love!
Exceptions to the Rule
With all beauty rules, there's always exceptions, and with matching your nail polish and lipstick here's one that you should keep in mind. If your entire outfit is a solid neutral color, then having matching nail polish and lipstick is a definite yes! Whether you go for a bright red with a black outfit, or a beautiful nude shade with a solid color dress, having that consistency in color will make your nails and lips the statement piece of the outfit.
At the end of the day, whether or not you match your lipstick and nail polish is up to you. If you prefer the look of matched colors, then go for it! However, if you're looking for a more natural and put-together look, then experts recommend using complementary colors instead. Experiment with different shades until you find a combination that you love!
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