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What does your lipstick colour say about you?

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Beautiful young woman applying lipstick. (Photo: Getty)
Beautiful young woman applying lipstick. (Photo: Getty)

Can one have too many lipsticks? There is always a new colour or a new shade to try, to mix and match and see which fits your style best. With Lipstick Day, which falls on 29 July, you can give yourself a reason to splurge on that lipstick you’ve been eyeing.

From 26 - 31 July, enjoy up to 25 per cent off your purchases online and in-stores and shop attractive Bestie Boxes from some of Sephora’s cult favourite brands!

Gold Members: From 26 Jul (10pm SGT) - 31 Jul (11:59pm SGT) on Sephora.sg and in app.

Black and White Members: From 27 Jul (10pm SGT) - 31 (11:59pm SGT) on Sephora.sg and in app.

Here are some of the different lipstick colours available, and what they may imply about you.

1. Bright red

Bright red exudes confidence and passion. You want to be noticed, and enjoy being admired.

Gucci Rouge De Beaute Brillant Lipstick

S$60 at Sephora

Gucci Rouge De Beaute Brillant Lipstick. (PHOTO: Sephora)
Gucci Rouge De Beaute Brillant Lipstick. (PHOTO: Sephora)

2. Subtle red

Subtle red shows that you are a modest and quiet person, who does not want to be the centre of attention.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick

S$50 at Sephora

CHARLOTTE TILBURY Matte Revolution Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
CHARLOTTE TILBURY Matte Revolution Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

3. Mauve

Mauve means you know what you are doing and what you want. You have a plan and do not make rash decisions.

Shiseido VisionAiry Gel Lipstick

S$39 at Sephora

SHISEIDO VisionAiry Gel Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
SHISEIDO VisionAiry Gel Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

4. Burgundy

Burgundy is an alluring and sensual colour that is not quite red and not really purple. You know how to live in the moment and enjoy the little things in life.

Pat Mcgrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick

S$62 at Sephora

PAT MCGRATH LABS MatteTrance Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
PAT MCGRATH LABS MatteTrance Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

5. Peach

A versatile colour that can work with any hair colour or skin tone, peach reveals that you are kind, generous and supportive.

M.A.C. Cosmetics Satin Lipstick

S$33 at Sephora

MAC COSMETICS Satin Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
MAC COSMETICS Satin Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

6. Bright pink

Bright pink shows your adventurous and wild side, and exudes both confidence and playfulness. You are free-spirited, bright, brave, and friendly.

M.A.C. Cosmetics Amplified Lipstick

S$33 at Sephora

MAC COSMETICS Amplified Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
MAC COSMETICS Amplified Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

7. Baby pink

Baby pink makes you an adorable person. You love cute and cuddly things, and are fond of children and little animals.

Dior Addict Shine 90% Natural Origin Refillable Lipstick

S$54 at Sephora

DIOR Addict Shine 90% Natural Origin Refillable Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
DIOR Addict Shine 90% Natural Origin Refillable Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

8. Taupe

Taupe means you are connected with nature and animals. You are grounded, serious, and dependable. You do not indulge in superficial experiences or relationships.

Gucci Rouge à Lèvres Mat Matte Lipstick

S$60 at Sephora

GUCCI Rouge à Lèvres Mat Matte Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
GUCCI Rouge à Lèvres Mat Matte Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

9. Black

Black indicates that you have a dark side and prefer things outside the norm. You find bright colours too ostentatious.

Gucci Rouge à Lèvres Satin Lipstick

S$60 at Sephora

GUCCI Rouge à Lèvres Satin Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
GUCCI Rouge à Lèvres Satin Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

10. Others

If you put on a unique lipstick colour like blue, green, or yellow, you are creative and avant-garde and have a vivid imagination.

KVD Beauty Epic Kiss Nourishing Vegan Butter Lipstick

S$24.50 S$35 at Sephora

KVD BEAUTY Epic Kiss Nourishing Vegan Butter Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)
KVD BEAUTY Epic Kiss Nourishing Vegan Butter Lipstick. (Photo: Sephora)

11. Clear

The absence of colour shows that you are sophisticated, practical and self-aware.

Sephora Collection Glossed Lip Gloss

S$20 at Sephora

Sephora lip gloss. (PHOTO: Sephora)
Sephora lip gloss. (PHOTO: Sephora)
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