What are the best lipstick colors for fair skin tone? Here are some of the best lipstick colors to wear for fair skin tones!
Must-Try Lipstick Colors for Fair Skin
From Bold to Nudes, I’ve Got the Best Lipstick Shades for Your Skin Tone
Do you know what I love about working as a makeup artist? I have so many beautiful canvases to work with! It gives me so much joy when clients feel more beautiful and confident after I’ve given them my “magic touch,” so to speak.
But here’s the thing: I am not their makeup artist all the time. In fact, 99% of their makeup they have to do by themselves.
This is where the challenge comes in because they just don’t know what to do with their faces, especially when it comes to lipsticks. It turns out there are a lot of choices ranging from bold to deep and light shades.
So I thought about sharing this information with you, particularly the fair-skinned ladies reading. Today you’ll learn the gorgeous lipstick colors for fair skin.
One of the common mistakes fair-skinned people make, or even the rest of us, is to think fair-skinned people belong in just one category. They don’t.
There are about six major kinds of skin color and many variances or subcategories underneath each of them. Fair-skinned people, for example, are the ones who don’t burn as fast as the light-skinned ones, but they are also quick to tan. They may also have warm, cool, or neutral undertones.
Why does this matter? This also means it’s possible to wear a particular shade during the summer when you are more likely to develop a tan, and another one in winter or fall when your fair skin becomes more prominent. Nonetheless, you can begin your choices for lipstick colors for fair skin with these:
1. Bright Pink Lipstick
One of the best lipstick colors for fair skin is bright pink. In fact, it’s highly recommended for girls with pale fair skin like Emma Stone.
It has a great combination of femininity and boldness − enough color to light up your face. If you’re blonde, hot pinks are also awesome. NYX matte lipstick in Shocking Pink is super pretty and affordable; you have to try it!
2. Go Classic with Bright Red
Thanks to Tay-Tay for the red lip classic lipstick we like. It makes her look elegant! Of course, it’s essential if it’s paired with the right accessories to avoid appearing older than her age.
Taylor likes wearing bright red lippies, but guess what, it turns out she can rock the deep red and blonde hair combo too!
3. Be the Vamp with Deep Red
I L-O-V-E deep reds! I think it’s the quickest way to glam up and look incredibly sexy. Of course, it’s a bonus if you have such piercing eyes as those of Amber Heard (okay, I admit, she’s my girl crush!).
Getting this look is easy peasy too. I highly recommend Kat Von D’s Vampira, which is also a great shade for this fall season. How about that for hitting two birds with one stone?
4. Feel Warm with Muted Coral
Muted corals and coral-based nudes are making way this season. It sometimes means too much brightness, but then again, it works wonders for girls with fair skin, especially if you want a pop of color on the lips.
I recommend Make Up For Ever’s Rouge Artist Natural in Coral Confident for a rich pigment of coral goodness with just one swipe.
5. Ombre and Light Pink Lipstick
Ombre brunette hair + light pink = why not? It seems like an extremely odd pair, I get it, but hey, it works on Jessica Biel.
Although the Chanel rouge allure velvet lipstick shade seems light for her skin tone, which borders on being pale, the hair color creates an excellent contrast and adds more texture to her overall look. Mrs. Timberlake is definitely looking smashing.
6. Orange Red Is the New Lip Color
I’m so glad Taylor Schilling is getting a lot of success on her show Orange Is The New Black because she is such a great actress. But off-camera, I just love her style: bold, carefree, and confident.
A great example? Her red-orange lipstick, which looks stunning with her blue eyes!
7. You Can Do Nude
This A-list celebrity deserves awards not only for her acting but for her on-point fashion sense. When it comes to lipsticks, she’s the QUEENS of nudes.
Ooh-la-la, the girl is just sizzling! The secret to getting the perfect nude lips is by using a lip liner. Here’s a list of nude lip liners perfect to match your nude lipstick.
8. The Bold One That Is Plum
When it comes to boldness, I can’t think of any other girl right now than Lorde. From her music to her lippy, she’s just the perfect example!
Now you know you can totally rock warm lipstick colors with fair skin. The plum just complements her mysterious vibe, don’t you think?
9. Get That Porcelain Glow with Rich Red Lippies
You may think red lipstick is boring and old-fashioned but this color is perfect if you have fair skin. Red lippies actually give a bold and dashing look to women with light skin.
Take it from Carrey Mulligan who can rock some alluring rich red lippies. It sure does complements her fair skin!
10. Flatter Your Skin with Peach Lippies
The great thing about peach lipsticks is you can wear them every day. Whether you’re going to a party, preparing for work, or meeting your friends for coffee, it will never go out of place.
Peach lippies are also perfect for the summer but for the fair-skinned like Michelle Williams, it sure turned heads at the Golden Globes!
11. Coral Pink in Matte Lipstick
Another lipstick color looking great for everyday use is this coral pink in matte lipsticks. In fact, this may very well be the best lipstick color for fair skin if you’re going for a no-makeup, makeup look.
Aside from giving you a natural lip color vibe, it also highlights your eyes and flatters even if you wear light makeup.
If there’s one brand I think can give you the best smashing lipstick colors for fair skin, it would be XO Beauty Lipsticks. They have different shades available for you! Just to give you ideas, check out this YouTube video from Sally Jo:
Are you excited to try these 11 great lipstick colors for fair skin? Well, I’m just excited for you too! Just look at the many options you have.
Ahhh, so fantastic! Don’t forget, though, the key to looking great goes beyond your makeup. So be confident, be bold, and have fun looking great.
Which of these lipstick colors for fair skin tone do you like? I’ll go for #3! But, you know, it’s just me. I love to hear from you by sharing your answer in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on March 18, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.