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Flattering Lipstick Shades for Medium Skin Tone

Flattering Lipstick Shades for Medium Skin Tone

Skin tones can be confusing so today I give you some of the most flattering lipstick shades for medium skin tone.

It may seem daunting to look for lipstick shades for medium skin tone and for this reason my best advice is for you to go to the counters and test out the colors yourself. However, I don’t think it’s necessarily hard to look for a lipstick shade.

Flattering Lipstick Shades for Medium Skin Tones You Need to Have

Medium skin is generally yellow to olive in undertone and sits between Fair and Deep skin tones. With that in mind, I listed some of the most flattering colors for medium skin to help you in your quest for the perfect lip shade. I just have to say that a lot of my favorite shades sit on this spectrum and it’s such a wonderful thing to be able to share them with you.


Lipstick shades for medium skin: Red


Red is always flattering and a yellow-based red is really good for medium skin tone because it plays up with the warm rich tones in the skin. Take this beautiful warm red by L’oreal in Pure Scarleto which should be added to your list of best red lipsticks. Speaking of reds, these beautiful nail art list would look really well with this color on your lips!


Lipstick shades for medium skin: Berry


Deep berry to wine shades is beautiful for medium skin especially for those who are predominantly olive in undertone. The purple tinge to the berry shade is complementary to the greens of olive skin and that’s why it works beautifully. This YSL Volupte Shine is in the Shade Pourpre Intouchable.


Lipstick shades for medium skin: Pink


Warm pinks work really well on medium skin, stay away from pinks with a lot of blues in it because it will make your skin look ashy. Take this beautifully toned down pink from Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics and see how beautiful pink colors can be for medium skin. This OCC Liptar is in the shade Memento and if you’re looking for the perfect nail look to match this color check this out.


Lipstick shades for medium skin: Dusty Rose

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This beautiful muted pink shade we all call as dusty rose complements medium skin really well. Most medium skin tones have yellow to olive undertone and a lot of the dusty rose shades out in the market are generally warm which means goes well with the warmer skin types. Check out his beautiful Tom Ford lipstick in Indian Rose.


Lipstick shades for medium skin: Coffee Brown


Brown lipstick shades look really sexy on medium skin, whether you’re fair to medium or medium to deep, this lipstick shade will suit you really well probably because of the monochrome effect it has on medium skin. A good shade is the 1993 color by Urban Decay Cosmetics totally the 90’s lipstick shade we all want, wear it with your 90’s inspired outfit and you’re good to go.


Lipstick shades for medium skin: Coral


Coral is also a really beautiful color to set with medium skin, if you’re tired of red lipstick, go for a coral color to accentuate your lips. Check out this beautiful Coral shade in Coral Runway by Clinique.


Lipstick shades for medium skin: Peach


This generally warm shade is divine to look at when worn by a medium skin tone. It complements the warmth of the skin really well and creates such a subtle vibe of sexiness.


Check out this video by AnchalMUA to see her choices of lipsticks for medium skin tone:

Lipstick shades shouldn’t be a bother to us ladies, so go ahead and just have fun while looking for the right shade for you! Personally, I think that medium skinned ladies have a lot of choices to choose from and you don’t necessarily have to break the bank for it either.

Let me know which ones are your favorite colors in the comments section below; if you like this post, how about these Valentine-makeup ideas? I’m sure you’ll love them.

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