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Do Pastel Hues Belong On The Lips?

After Easter festivities, we ponder the wearability of the pastel lip.
Do Pastel Hues Belong On The Lips? After Easter festivities, we ponder the wearability of the pastel lip.

Not too long ago, I always figured pretty pastels had no room on my face. Harking back to my preteen makeup play sets, which always featured chalky, baby-hued eye shadows, I’ve always equated pastels as a way of letting the world know that you’ve just started your foray into the makeup world and aren't afraid to produce embarrassing throwback pictures.

But after perusing this month’s Preview and chancing upon Sam Pinto’s pastel blue lip, I’ve decided to change course. In a cool-toned outfit, she fearlessly wears the trend with a casual, effortless air, as if donning a pastel lip was as run-of-the-mill as red.

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See what I mean? And how perfectly does the lipstick match with the baby blue accents on her clothes? If you’re in love with Sam's look and ready to jump on the pastel train, click on the gallery to check out other light-hued lippies!

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