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The Ultimate Guide to Lip Color

Lip Makeup

The Ultimate Guide to Lip Color The Ultimate Guide to Lip Color The Ultimate Guide to Lip Color

When you want to jazz up your look, one of the easiest ways to do so is with a lip color. You can go bold and bright or neutral and subdued—either way, the right lipstick can seriously elevate your makeup game. Having trouble deciding on a lip color? Here’s our ultimate guide to lip colors for a gorgeous makeup look

Lip Color #1: Nude

Nude lipstick is a great way to tie your makeup look together—but that’s only if you can find the right shade for your skin tone. Nude lipstick is neutral, but it’s key to look for one that complements you. Here’s Our Best Nude Lipstick for Every Skin Tone.  

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro Matte Les Chocolats Scented Liquid Lipstick in Sweet Tooth

Lip Color #2: Pink

Pink is the ultimate in girly lip colors. There’s just something so classic and feminine about it. Beyond that, pink can add a natural and youthful punch to your look. It’s no wonder that pink lipstick remains so popular year in and year out. Here’s How to Find the Best Pink Lipstick for Your Skin Tone.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Shine Lipstick in Burnished Blush

Lip Color #3: Orange 

Orange you glad to see orange make this list of ultimate lip colors (see what we did there)? Orange is a bright, citrus-y shade that’s perfect to wear in the summer months when you’re rocking a golden glow. It’s most flattering on warm skin tones, so add this to your summer beauty routine for a seriously flattering look.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Matte Lipstick in Matte at Bat

Lip Color #4: Red

There’s no lip color more classic than red—and for good reason. Red looks good on everyone, and it’s a total power shade. When you need a confidence boost—say, you have a big meeting on your schedule—reach for red lipstick. Here’s Our Best Red Lipstick for Every Skin Tone.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Matte Lipstick in Matte-ly In Love

Lip Color #5: Berry

Berry lipstick is gorgeous—and anyone can pull it off. If you’re new to the dark lipstick trend but what to give berry a try, consider using a shiny lipstick as a way to ease yourself into the trend. Shiny lipsticks offer a sheerer wash of color than traditional creamy lipsticks or matte formulas. Here’s How to Find the Best Dark Lipstick for Your Skin Tone.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Shine Lipstick in Splendid Blackberry

Lip Color #6: Fuchsia

One of the biggest beauty trends of the moment is neon—neon makeup, neon hair color, neon everything! Fuchsia is a super-bright almost neon shade that is ridiculously eye-catching, in a good way. Not for the faint of heart, fuchsia is a great lip color to wear on a night out.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Matte Lipstick in Matte Mandate

Lip Color #7: Oxblood

Fall and winter months call for dark lips—and oxblood is the perfect trendy shade to sport on your pout when the temperature starts to dip. This dark take on red is sultry and oh-so-beautiful.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro Matte Liquid Lipstick in Stirred

Lip Color #8: Violet

2018 is all about violet—in fact, it’s the color of the year. While violet is bold, it’s definitely wearable on lips, so don’t be afraid of this purple trend! Here's How to Wear Violet Lipstick.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Infallible Paints/Lips in Violet Twist

Lip Color #9: Brown

The ‘90s are back! Brown lipstick, which was very popular in the ‘90s, is trending once more. And it looks simply divine, so we’re happy this trend is back. Here's Our Best Brown Lipstick for Every Skin Tone.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Ultra Matte Highly Pigmented Nude Lipstick in Cutting Edge Cork

Lip Color #10: Rose Gold

Last but not least, we come to rose gold. This warm shade can be seen everywhere from makeup to hair to accessories. Get in on the rose gold fun with a metallic rose gold lip color.

Get the look: L’Oréal Paris Infallible Paints/Lips Metallic in Moon Lust


For more trendy lip color ideas, read our article, How to Wear Metallic Lipstick This Summer.