The Real Reason Today Is National Lipstick Day

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It’s official, National Lipstick Day is here! Although most of us celebrate the beauty and transformative power of lipstick on the daily, you can really let your lipstick loving self shine today. Since it’s a nationally recognized holiday, you’re just doing your civic duty by commemorating your favorite, kissable facial adornment. Whether you like it glossy or matte, nude or bold; in a balm, liquid or in the traditional pout-loving tube—today is your day. Here’s how you can whoop it up! 

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Buy Yourself a New Favorite Lippie
According to the National Day Calendar, beauty blogger turned makeup mogul Huda Kattan has claimed National Lipstick Day as her own. A proclamation from the National Calendar Day’s registrar has named her the official owner of National Lipstick Day. (i.e. she bought  the holiday on the National Calendar this year). It’s no coincidence that Huda Beauty is launching it’s new line of 16 Liquid Matte Lipsticks ($20) at Sephora today, and if they sell out as quickly as her Lip Contour pencils did in March, she will have earned the title. (Due to high demand, they may have already sold out on Sephora.com, but they’re still available on the Sephora mobile app.)


Marvel at the Way Lipstick Is Made
If your love of lipstick runs deep, this video is for you. Thanks to The Zoe Report, you can ooh and aah at the beauty and splendor of how our lipstick babies are made by watching this fascinating video of the birth of a lipstick in the Bite Beauty factory. Just sit back and let these 60 seconds of magic unfold before your eyes. 

Swipe It On, Pucker Up and Hashtag It
Swipe on your favorite color, pucker up and post your duck face (or spallow face, fish gape, etc.) selfie on social media using #nationallipstickday.

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