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How To Find Your Perfect MLBB

You know, your "My Lips But Better" lip color.

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If you haven't heard, MLBBs or "My Lips But Better" shades come in nude hues, which enhance the natural color of your lips. They are a great go-to for everyday use.

One way to find your perfect MLBB is by matching the darkest shade of your inner lip.


The Frisky recommends taking a picture of your inner lip, so you don't have to look like a fool when comparing shades in-store.

Source: The Frisky


The illustrious Bobbi Brown suggests you test your lipstick without makeup on.


In Bobby Brown Beauty, she writes:

"If I had to teach someone just one thing about lip color it would be this: Find a lipstick that looks good on your face when you are wearing absolutely no makeup."

This applies to MLBBs as well, since they could be your casual options on days you're just not feeling the whole makeup thing.

But the real trick is to test colors on your fingertip.


Compare a fingertip to your lips, and check to see if they're similar in color. Real Simple says "the skin of your fingertip is closer to your lip color than the skin on the back of your hand."

Source: Real Simple


And finally, here are some suggestions for your future holy grail MLBB: