Lip Makeup

6 Standout Lip Colors to Wear When You're Feeling Bold

When it comes to putting together a makeup look that screams confidence, there are few makeup products that do the job better than a standout lip color. There’s just something about a bold pout that instantly radiates an aura of poise to all those around. Below we’re sharing six standout lip colors to wear when you’re feeling bold. Time to update your lipstick collection! 

STANDOUT LIP COLOR #1: RED

A cult classic, there’s just something about red lips that make them the ultimate statement lip color. The bold hue is truly fit for any occasion and can be paired with eye makeup ranging from natural to smoky.

For a matte finish…try the L’Oréal Paris Rogue Signature, Lasting Matte Liquid Lipstick in I Achieve, I Am Worth It, or I Don’t.

For a glossy finish…try the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Shine Lipstick in Glassy Garnet or Enamel Red.

For a natural finish…try the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Paints/Lip in DIY Red or the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipstick Lipcolour in Blazing Lava.

Editor’s tip: Not sure which red is right for you? Head over to our article, Our Best Red Lipstick for Every Skin Tone.

STANDOUT LIP COLOR #2: HOT PINK

Our runner up when it comes to classic statement lips? Hot pink, of course! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you’ll be seeing this popping hue even more—so why not wear it on your own pout? You can do so by taking your pick from the lipsticks below, based on your finish preference.

For a matte finish…try the L'Oréal Paris Rouge Signature, Lasting Matte Liquid Lipstick in I Represent or the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipstick Matte Lipstick in Matte Mandate.

For a glossy finish…try the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipstick Shine Lipstick in Polished Tango, Laminated Fuchsia, or Burnished Blush

For a natural finish…try the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Paints/Lip in Fearless Fuchsia or the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipstick Lipcolour in Pink Flamingo.

STANDOUT LIP COLOR #3: BLUE

Want to truly step out of your comfort zone? Consider wearing a blue lip color in your next makeup look! Whether you opt for a deep navy, like the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Paints/Lip in Navy Spy, or a bright teal, like the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Paints/Lips in Domineering Teal, is totally up to you.

STANDOUT LIP COLOR #4: NUDE

Believe it or not, nude lipstick can be a standout color of its own! Opt for a shade that is nearly identical to your skin tone for an unexpectedly dramatic lip.

If you have fair skin…try the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Ultra Matte Highly Pigmented Nude Lipstick in Full-Blown Fawn.

If you have medium skin…try the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Ultra Matte Highly Pigmented Nude Lipstick in Utmost Taupe or Ultra Nude.

If you have dark skin…try the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Ultra Matte Highly Pigmented Nude Lipstick in Cutting Edge Cork or Sienna Supreme.

STANDOUT LIP COLOR #5: PURPLE

A total standout color, we’d be lying if we said purple lipstick hasn’t become a staple in our makeup bags. The trendy color gives off vampy vibes that are perfect for the cold winter weather.

For a matte finish…try the L'Oréal Paris Rouge Signature, Lasting Matte Liquid Lipstick in I Dare, I Enjoy, or I Rebel.

For a glossy finish…try the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipstick Shine Lipstick in Splendid Blackberry or Gleaming Plum.

For a natural finish…try the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Paints/Lip in Bewitching Bordeaux, Violet Twist, or Lilac Lust.

STANDOUT LIP COLOR #6: GOLD

Gold will always give off the aura of luxury and elegance, making it one of our top picks when it comes to standout lip colors. Try painting your pout with the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Crushed Foils Metallic Lipstick in Brass. Not quite sure how to pull off such a bold hue? No worries—here’s How to Wear Gold Lipstick.

More of an eye makeup gal? Head over to our article, Our Best Eyeliner for Every Statement Eye Look.