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DIY perfect nude lip colour

Text: Yolisa Mjamba; Photography: IMAXtree

DIY perfect nude lip colourBeauty assistant Yolisa Mjamba’s favourite shade of nude lipstick ran out. She searched everywhere for a match, but couldn’t find one. Here’s how she created one herself!

Step 1

“I lined up all my powder makeup and compared colours,” says Yolisa. “The best match was a chocolate brown shade that matched my skin.”

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Step 2

Using a finger, Yolisa dabbed the shadow on her lips before dusting a little pink blusher on top to warm up the shade. “At this stage, it feels dry and cakey, but don’t give up,” she says.

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Step 3

Apply a hydrating lip balm on top. “This gives it a shimmery coat and feels super comfortable. Plus, it lasts as long as a regular lipstick,” she adds.

Way to go, DIY!

Click here for sexy lip balms that tint your lips and treat them at the same time! Looking for more DIY beauty ideas? Take a look at these DIY hair masks, DIY eye masks and DIY facials.

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