Five Foolproof Lipstick-And-Blush Pairings To Take The Guesswork Out Of Getting Ready

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Finding the right lipstick-and-blush combo isn't always easy. Keri Blair, senior artist for MAC, tells us just how to combine your shades for your best beauty look. Click through for five perfect pairings that'll take the guesswork out of getting ready!

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Everyone has that favorite lipstick, the one that you've used down to the last twist and bought over and over. For me, that's MAC's Lady Danger. Personally, I think it's the most flattering red-orange out there for blondes, and if it were ever discontinued I would stage a protest. (So MAC, please don't ever let it go!) But when I purchased my very first tube, its coral red tone just looked off with my usual rosy pink blush.

I turned to Keri Blair, senior artist at MAC, to see exactly what shade I needed to complement my orange lip. "I don't think that you have to be overly matchy-matchy with your makeup," Blair told me. "Often times, I think that if you're going to use a pop of color you may want to keep the rest of your face more simple and streamlined."

As a result, I've since forayed into the bronzer-as-blush territory to let the bold red-orange hue stand out. Click through the slideshow above to see five perfect pairings to get your lipstick and blush color combo just right!

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