The most important of all of tips on how to wear purple lipstick is to take your time choosing a purple lipstick shade that works best with your skin tone.
MAC Heroine Lipstick Bright Purple Matte Brand New in Box
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Lipstick dupe for Macs heroine
This mac lipstick color layout is a good reference for character design
I like Velvet Teddy, Runway Hit, and Whirl! MAC The Matte Lip Collection -- whirl is now a lipstick shade too!
MAC Persistence Lipstick - Persistence (M)