HYRUM, Utah -- A former Cache Valley elementary art teacher said he was wrongly fired after students became uncomfortable looking at post cards that he said were bought by the school district. At Jack’s Wood Fired Oven in Logan, murals of various painted animals and vegetables fill the walls.In one little area, the artist’s signature sits over a simple black background: Mateo Rueda. Art is his passion, and for the last year and a half, he’s expressed it through teaching at Lincoln Elementary in Hyrum. On December 4, he said he had the students do a color study exercise.The end result will look natural without any harsh lines. (Shop Now)Now that you're properly prepped, it's time to decide whether or not you want to play up the pink-y tones in your lips.If the answer is yes, stick to pale, rosy nudes à la Audrey Hepburn in .Go for sheer textures that won't read lighter than your skin, and try Barose's sneaky trick to prevent severe lines: Gently sketch a pencil along the Cupid's bow and the outer corners only.It provides a polished finish that's hard to pull off when you outline your entire mouth. (Shop Now)For a more impactful statement, go for peachy nudes (nothing yellow, please!"If it looks nude, then it's too light and it will look like concealer on your lips," he says.
Salmon-pink nudes with a hint of orange are a safe bet to unify the entire lip hue, he says. (Shop Now)When selecting a neutral for dark tones, keep this in mind: "Your nude is definitely not going to read nude in the tube," says Barose.
A swipe of nude lipstick is an effortless way to, well, look like you made some effort.
As long as the shade flatters your skin tone, that is.
"It makes every nude look more sensuous." (Shop Now) (Shop Now)It's not unusual for your top lip to appear darker than the bottom one, says Wilson.
To even out the color, he suggests filling in your entire mouth with a soft brown lip pencil and blending a dusty rose-brown lipstick on top.