Brighten Up the Spring Season With 4 Must-Have Pink Lipsticks
Word association: Light pink lipstick. Go!
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Fine, I’ll start: cashmere twin sets, a tennis racquet, a white visor, a string of pearls, a lawn. Um, horses? Polo collars, popped, and my grand-mère — the one who prefers we call her by her first name.
All reasonable — but not entirely fair.
Light pink lip color has a bad rap, because that’s what happens when you’re the preferred shade of anyone who’s ever driven a golf cart without having stolen it. Chosen out of a lineup, it’s the palest, the least obtrusive, the most unassuming … It’s just there.
But for all those connotations, pale pinks are so much more versatile than we’re giving them credit for: They’re soft and subtle in their sheerer incarnations, a mod pop of color when they’re opaque. I hereby declare a widespread recovery effort to take light pink lipstick off the golf course and put it back where it belongs — so, like, pretty much everywhere.
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Get in on it with these four unbeatable picks: