LIPSTICK 101 1. During application, do not drag the lipstick all over. Dab a little around the middle of your lips, and smudge it evenly across using your fingers. 2. Identify an MLBB (My Lips But Better) Shade, and use it for every bright and bold outfit, because it's never good to over-do a look, 3. However, do not be afraid of bold colors. Make sure you experiment and find the bright shades that work for you!