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Red lips for every skin tone

It’s the holiday season and chances are you have a million and one festive parties dress for! For your go-to accessory, look no further than your makeup bag! A red lip is a classic way to dress up any look, and with the guide below, you’ll be able to find you perfect red lip shade.

For the paler ladies with pink undertones:

Opt for a bright, blue-based, cherry red. This color will not only make your teeth look whiter, but it will help minimize the appearance of redness in the complexion. We recommend the LOC lipstick in “Wildest Dreams.” 

Courtesy of Birchbox

​For ladies with medium/warm skintones:

For ladies with a bit of a natural tan, we suggest going with a red that has a hint of orange. It can be tricky to find the perfect blend of orange and red, but the Revlon Colorburst Lipstick in “True Red” is an amazing, affordable option!

Courtesy of Revlon

For ladies with darker skintones:

Girls with darker skin tones should look for a dark red (almost maroon) with fuchsia-pink undertones, to really make the lips pop. Something like the Black Radiance Perfect Tone Lip Colors in “Eldorado Red” is perfect. 

Courtesy of Black Radiance 

It’s important to keep in mind that there really are no hard and fast “rules” in beauty. Wear what makes you feel like a goddess! ’Tis the season!

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