April 05, 2016 12:00 AM | by Nancy Hennes
How to Pick the Right Shade of Red Lipstick for Your Skin Tone
Red lipstick is one of the beauty products that adds allure to any woman. But note that, red lipstick can be tricky. Red lipstick comes in many different shades, and just like foundation and concealer, you need the right shade of red lipstick to match your skin tone.
So, if you tried red lipstick before and didn’t really like how it looked on you, then know that you only picked the wrong shade of red lipstick for your skin tone. Keep your eyes open on the next tips to pick the right shade of red lipstick for your skin tone.
1. Fair and rosy skin tone:
Women with fair and rosy skin tone and blonde hair, should pick a red lipstick with a fuchsia tint. For women with fair and rosy skin tone and red hair, you should pick a red lipstick with an orange tint. And as for women with fair and rosy skin tone and brown or black hair, you should go for a red lipstick with a burgundy tint.
2. Fair skin tone with a yellow tint:
You should probably pick a red lipstick with a dark orange tint.
3. Medium or bronze skin tone:
Don’t be afraid to pick a hot and flashy red lipstick, you can also pick a red lipstick with an orange tint.
4. Medium skin tone with a rosy tint:
Picking a hot red lipstick will suit you best; just make sure it doesn’t have a blue tint as a base.
5. Tanned skin tone with a bronze tint:
Pick a red lipstick shade with a purple tint.
6. Dark skin tone with a bronze tint:
Pick a red lipstick with a blue base, and preferably go for a matte one.
7. Dark skin tone:
Pick a hot red lipstick with medium gloss or high gloss.
Now that you've read our tips to help you pick the right shade of red lipstick for you skin tone, scroll down and see which of these celebrities rocking red lipstick you can relate to.
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