10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter



1. Always moisturize your lips. Chapped and flaky dry lips can really kill a lipstick mood. To exfoliate your lips, after you brush your teeth with a whitening toothpaste, rinse your toothbrush with water and gently massage your lips to rub off dead skin.

Moisturize your lip | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

2. Avoid bronze and gold tones in glosses, or lipsticks which can make teeth look yellow. Instead, go for a subtle shimmer of silver which invites a brighter smiles.

Avoid bronze and gold tones in glosses | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

3. Opt for plum tones lipsticks instead of cooler tones which can reflect yellow on your teeth like that dreaded gold gloss. Instead, try for berry or blue undercurrents which counteracts that yellow.

Opt for plum tones | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

4. Contour your mouth curve. Accentuate the shape to make lips look fuller which can emphasize whiteness. Highlighting pencils and concealers can both be used around the lip line to create this effect.

Contour your mouth curve. | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

5. Add a gloss to bring some positive attention to those pearly whites. Adding a layer of gloss on top provides a look of hydration and youthfulness, providing the illusion of a brighter smile.

Add a gloss | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

6. Don’t opt for a matte lipstick. They might be trendy but they make lips look dry and due to the lack of shine, don’t reflect any light off your teeth. Same goes for products with a frosted finish.

Don’t opt for a matte lipstick |  | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

7. If you hate red lipstick, try for a fuchsia or raspberry color to keep on the cool color train and look perfectly feminine.

Raspberry color | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

8. Don’t wear colors that are too light. Wearing a too-light shade won’t give your teeth a color to stand out against.

Don’t wear colors that are too light  | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

9. Women with darker skin tones will want to try a deep purple lipstick rather than brown – it sounds intense, but you’ll be getting compliments on your teeth all night long.

Deep purple lipstick | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty

10. After you apply your lipstick, get a very soft veil of a rosy or taupe leaning bronze. Too much bronzer will enhance the Oompa Loompa effect while just enough can make your teeth sparkle better than before.

Taupe leaning bronze | 10 Lipstick Tricks to Make Your Teeth Look Whiter | Her Beauty