We've done some pretty desperate things in the name of a perfect lipstick, including melting sticks down to mix the colors, mashing them together on a plate, or even trying to stir eyeshadow powder into Vaseline for a shimmery gloss (note: this is a bad idea; do not
We suspect the kids at Urban Outfitters have similar horror stories, because their new program is a total "Why didn't I think of that?" They've launched a custom color matching program, where you send anything - a crayon, a swatch of fabric, a magazine tear, even a discontinued lipstick color from somewhere else - and they'll make it as a lipstick or a gloss.
You get three tubes for $55 - enough to keep you from dumping your lipsticks in the microwave ever again.
--FARAN KRENTCILSign up for the program at Urbans.