One of my rituals for each new year is to choose a word to influence me for the year. My word for 2011 is EXPERIMENT. To support my EXPERIMENTAL focus, I commit to post the results of a new experiment each Sunday of this year.
Like many women I know, I have mannnnnnnnnnnnnny tubes, tubs and sticks of lipstick. I’m always in search of that PERFECT one. En route to finding THAT ONE, I seem to find and use the same one every day – until it runs out. Then I move onto another one.
This week, I branched out. I wore a different shade of lipstick every day this week. Oh yes I did.
I know some women match their lipstick to their outfits. Since the vast majority of my outfits are in the same color range, that’s not really an issue for me. For me, lipstick isn’t so much about how it looks. It’s about how it makes me FEEL. Some of the ones with which I experimented this week made me feel pretty. Some made me feel bright. Some made me feel sexy. Others, well, not so much. Don’t even get me stared on the day I wore that light pink one you see here. And it was all because of lipstick. Who knew?
Well, I know now.
That light pink one is called guava. I never did l like guava. And I’m going to leave that tube out ~ as a reminder to trust my instincts ~ until I get tired of remembering That Day. Man, that was a bad day.
How do you manage your lipstick choices?