National Novel Writing Month Day 9: Best Peach/Coral Lip Color for Your Skin Tone

Peach, coral, and oranges are in the same color family. But while some individuals can wear a peachy color, some look better with a pure orange shade.

Personally, most corals are wore in the summer time for a fresh look but why regret fun colors for the winter time!

Peach-Coral-Orange Lipstick for Skintone

If your skintone is within the range of medium to tan:

  • and has a warm undertones like Solange, select corals with yellow undertones to them. The goal is to find corals with warm undertones to match your warm complexion. Zuzu Luxe Lipstick in Siren ($19.10) is a medium shade coral with gold flecks to make you sparkle.
  • and has a cool undertone similar to Jennifer Hudson, you can rock cool corals with a rosy pink undertone to them. E.L.F Mineral Lipstick in Cool Coral ($5.00) is the perfect blend of coral, orange, and pink.

Now onto the dark to deep skin tones (like myself!):

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National Novel Writing Month Day 7: Best Red Lip Color For Your Skin Tone

Who doesn’t like a red lip? It is a classic color and goes well with everything and you can wear it for any occassion.

Just like my article for the berry group, not all reds are created equal. You should consider your skintone and undertone to find the perfect red.

Red lip for Skintone-Undertone

If your skintone is within the range of medium to tan:

Now onto the dark to deep skin tones (like myself!):


Remember: lip liner is your friend!

Red lips can be worn either with a bold smokey eye or a bare lid with a cat eye; it’s totally up to you!