What Lipstick Color Should I Wear?

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Gone are the days of deciding between a pink, red or nude. We know that most of you babes are probably stuck staring in the mirror wondering what lipstick color should I wear? That’s why we’re here to help you get the perfect pout! 

Trust us, we know that choosing the wrong lipstick color can completely destroy your whole makeup look. That’s why we’ve broken down the most flattering shades for every skin tone.

Follow our tips to find the best lipstick color for your skin tone and say hello to luscious lips!  

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Best Lipstick Color for Your Skin Tone

Choosing the right lipstick color for your skin tone is the trick to picking the right shade that works for you. Lipstick colors will look different depending on your skin tone and undertone. Find your perfect shade below!  

Best Lipstick Color for Fair Skin

It’s easy to look a little washed out when you have fair skin with cool undertones. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Rosy pinks and light mauves will look lovely on you.  

Achieve the perfect everyday lip with the Revolution XX Liquid Lipstick in Phobia. This blue-toned dusty pink will compliment your skin tone perfectly and last all day. 

For an evening look, try a blue-based red, such as our shade Laid. This crimson hue is the best red lipstick for fair skin and the formula packs a powerful punch. One swipe and you’ll see the pigment come through! 

Fair ladies with a warm undertone stick to lipstick colors like peachier nudes. Get a peach-perfect lipstick look with the I Heart Revolution Liquid Lipstick in Bellini. This smooth formula glides onto your lips and smells just as good as it looks with a yummy peach scent.   

For a bolder lip, opt for a brighter orange or coral lipstick. Smash your lipstick game with the I Heart Revolution Tasty Avocado Lipstick in the shade Tropical. Filled with nourishing Avocado Oil, this lipstick gives you amazing color payoff and hydrated lips!  

Best Lipstick Color for Light Skin

For light skin with cold undertones, colors like pink and coral look great. Super matte and super comfortable to wear, the Revolution PRO Hydra Matte Liquid Lipstick in Ignited is an excellent addition to your makeup bag. This blush pink is the perfect subtle pop for your pout!  

Try a pink-based red if you prefer something more pigmented for date night. Go crazy for color with the Makeup Revolution Crème Lipstick in the shade Cherry. This color melts onto the lips and is great if you suffer from dry lips.  

If you have warmer skin tones, try pale pinks and camel beige colors. Get smooth, kissable lips with the Makeup Revolution Velvet Kiss Lip Crayon in Cupcake. This baby pink glides on the lips, leaving them silky soft.  

To make more of a pop, try a bright coral or pink shade like the Revolution Matte Bomb in Coral Cheer. This gorgeous coral pink looks great on lighter skin tones without washing you out. Pucker up!  

Best Lipstick Color for Medium Skin

Brown mauves and soft beiges are beautiful colors on medium skin tones. Whether you’re heading to your favorite coffee shop or celebrating a birthday, the Makeup Revolution X Friends Lipstick in Rachel is the perfect sweep of mauve. So, live out your Rachel fantasy with this highly pigmented lipstick and serve your best 90’s look. 

If you want to stand out in the crowd, try a bright pink shade like the Makeup Revolution Powder Matte Lipstick in Flamingo. This fabulous fuchsia will give your lips an instantly kissable pout!  

Best Lipstick Color for Olive Skin

Olive is one of the most versatile skin tones. Luckily if you have olive skin, almost every lipstick shade will look good on you. However, as olive tones typically have very warm undertones, we recommend that you stick with orange-based shades with both nude and brighter lipsticks.  

Coat your lips in the Makeup Revolution Satin Kiss Lipstick in Icon. This nude shade has a warm orange undertone that will look beautiful on an olive complexion. Plus, its rich, velvet formula has next-level staying power!  

The Revolution XX Liquid Lipstick in Phobia is the perfect red for olive skin. This intense red has a gorgeous orange undertone and will look perfect on olive skin tones for a bold evening look.  

Best Lipstick Color for Dark Skin

Consider brown and purple shades like caramel and wine as your go-to lipstick colors for dark skin tones. Deep plums, berry and dark purples also look exceptionally striking on deeper skin tones. 

Packed with pigment, the Makeup Revolution Vinyl Cherry Liquid Lipstick in Black Forest is the best lipstick for dark skin. Your lips will be poppin’ and smelling like sweet cherries with this statement burgundy lipstick. If you prefer a matte lip, the Revolution Pro Hydra Matte Liquid Lipstick in Retro will be your perfect match.  

Darker skin tones don’t need to skip out on nude lipsticks. Instead, choose a richer, warm nude tone to complement your skin. The I Heart Revolution Lipstick in Chocolate Fudge is a stunning rich nude that looks almost good enough to eat. This shade is about to up your lipstick game!  

Remember babes, when asking what lipstick color should I wear, there is no correct answer. This is just a guide and you can wear whatever color you want!  

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