Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Lipstick shades for.. whiter teeth?

Yup. It's possible. Just know which lipstick shade you need to grab.
For a while now, there is known that lipsticks who have blue undertones actually make teeth look whiter.
Though sometimes it may be hard to determine what is this "blue undertone", because red with blue undertone - whiter teeth, red without blue undertone- unnattractive yelowish smile...
Drrrrums rrrolss please.... Enter - Clinique.
Using a dental color guide, Clinique compared the brightness of teeth before and after applying certain lipstick colors. These 10 were found to make teeth look a full shade whiter (believe it or not - it's optical illiusion)
Photo: Time Inc. Digital Studio
Clinique lipsticks in (from top) Peach Pop, A Different Grape, Cranberry Cream, Red-y To Wear, Raspberry Rush, Raspberry Glacé, Go Fig, Pink-a-boo, Ice Bloom, and Twilight Nude, $14 each; clinique.com.

So, you can grab the shade you like from Clinique, or just try to detect this shade on the other brand lipstics you like :)


  1. I just saw an ad for these Clinique lipsticks- I have to try one out! Love reading about new beauty tips, so I'll be back! :)

  2. Indeed, lipsticks with blue undertones are very effective in making teeth look whiter. Thanks for all those propositions, I will surely try some of those shades. Great blog, it is so relaxing to the eye, I am following now, you can follow me too if you want! Kisses, Froso from Style Nirvana.

  3. I need to get one of these, I've always heard the certain lipsticks make your teeth whiter, I can't wait to try them(:

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