What Your Lipstick Shade Says About Your Personality

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NEW Study: What Your Lipstick Shade Says About Your Personality

I tend to pick my lipstick shade based on the season, although I'll occassionally stray from that if my outfit calls for it. In warmer months, I opt for a bold red rip; in the colder months, it gets replaced by a darker plum. But according to a new study, your lip color indicates much more than the temperature outside: it actually can give you insight into the inner-workings of your personality (who knew?)

According to a survey, here are four personality types that are associated with four different lipstick colors.

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1. If you wear red lipstick...

Ladies who go for this classic shade come off as creative and daring. They're most likely to be the extroverted partier who also likes to keep in shape by putting in time at the gym.


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2. If you wear pink lipstick...

This lighter shade is associated with sociable and fun people, but don't underestimate these gals! These pink lip-wearers are very powerful; most senior executives opt for this this shade over plums or nudes.



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3. If you wear plum lipstick...

These might not be the senior executives type, but ladies rockin' a rid lip are independent and self-sufficient as hell. They also tend to be more "chill" or the homebody type. These women rarely post selfies and own the least number of shoes. (Crazy, right?)


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4. If you wear nude lipstick...

Women who wear this shade are warm and caring. They're super-confident because they wear lipstick more often since it looks au naturale. Also, a fun factoid: Psychologists recommend a nude lip goes over best on a first date; more than any of the other colors.


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Nicole Weaver is a love and entertainment writer. 
Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on April 4, 2018 and was updated with the latest information.