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A common question we’re asked by women is how to pair makeup and clothes’ colours. Sure, it’s easy to match if you pick a monochrome colour scheme, but what if you want to use contrasting shades?

MyGlamm’s artist recommends some makeup-outfit combinations to try-

Black with red lips- This pair is a classic you can never go wrong with. Red lips add just the right amount of colour to an all black ensemble.

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Pastel pink and blue with burgundy lips- Deep burgundy or wine-coloured lips give a bold effect to an otherwise subdued outfit.

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White clothes with blue eye makeup- The perfect way to experiment with coloured eye makeup without going overboard.

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Nautical stripes with pop lipstick- This makes for a stylish, summery ensemble as long as you keep your eye makeup subdued.

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Pastel pink clothes with champagne eye shadow- Champagne eye shadow gives subtle pastel pink just the right amount of metallic shimmer.

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Jewel toned outfits in blue and green with nude makeup- Light, muted makeup will keep the focus on the rich colour of your clothes.

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The key is to play up only feature of your face- either your lips or your eyes, especially when you are pairing colours that contrast. There are no rules to doing your makeup except the ones that need to be broken!

To book yourself an appointment with one of our über talented makeup artists download the MyGlamm app at www.ellesalon.in/app