By Grace Gavilanes
Updated Dec 09, 2014 @ 3:39 pm
Pairing lipstick and liners
Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Below is an excerpt from "How to Perfectly Pair Lipsticks and Liners for Your Skin Tone," which originally appeared on POPSUGAR BEAUTY. Read the full story at

You don't need to blend colors on the back of your hand and apply them with a lip brush like a makeup artist (though you're certainly welcome to!)—just pair a lip liner and a lipstick to get the new color you want. Whether you're new to the world of popping pouts and haven't fleshed out your pretty inventory yet or have put yourself on a no-buy list until the holidays, this is a great way to try something different without spending a single dollar. Click here for some gorgeous celebrities modeling our favorite colors to create with product suggestions as part of your art project.