Ripe For The Picking: Summer’s Fruitiest Makeup Shades

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Beautiful blues, awe-inducing oranges and punchy pinks: If this summer’s crop of deliciously juicy makeup colors are any indication, then mother nature really is the greatest (makeup) artist of all. From the prettiest plums to the most precious of peaches, these are the 5 shades you can really sink your teeth into.

Papaya

This warm, sexy shade is not full-on red and not exactly orange -- instead, it offers the best of both worlds. Paint it on for an excellent statement manicure in the warmers months or a power lip year-round.

Chinatown Glossy Pencil in Genre

$22

Lipstick Queen

Second Skin Cheek Color in Sweet Mandarin

$25

Laura Mercier

Nail Polish in Blow Up

$20

NARS

Lipstick in Morange

$16

MAC

Watermelon

In all its incarnations, this refreshing pink is the quintessential summer hue. The shade is subtle enough to double up, so feel free to match your blush to your lipstick or your mascara to your mani.

The Expert Lip Color in Bright Coral

$35

Kevyn Aucoin

Tinted Lipglass in Pink Lemonade

$15

MAC

Vivid Swirl Blush in Papaya

$26

Laura Geller

Nail Lacquer in I’m With the Band

$16

NCLA

Addict It-Lash Mascara in It-Pink

$26

Dior

Blueberry

If there's anything we gleaned from the fall 2014 runways, it's that pops of color are here to stay (yay!). Shades of blue are easy enough to incorporate into your existing look -- a swipe of liner here, a statement nail there -- making it the ideal introduction to the trend.

Larger Than Life Eyeliner in Khao San Road

$24

NARS

Lipstick in Hello Sailor

$25

Lipstick Queen

Creme Eye Liner in Cobalt

$23

Laura Mercier

Couture Eyeshadow Palette in Rive Gauche

$60

Yves Saint Laurent

Nail Polish in Hide & Go Chic

$9

Essie

Peach

We like to treat these sweet, peachy shades as neutrals and pile them on for a natural, girl-next-door vibe.

Matte Lip Liquid in Surrender

$31

Illamasqua

Nail Polish in Thandie

$9

Zoya

Tinted Lip Conditioner in Dizzy

$26

ILIA

Ombre Eclat Eyeshadow in Mango

$74

Sisley Paris

Blush Subtil Duo in Sheer Macaron Pink

$30

Lancome x Jason Wu

Plum

Plums are quite pigmented, so a little goes a long way. Start with a gloss or polish then gradually move onto eye makeup options in the same color spectrum.

The Eyeshadow Smooth Eye Colour Duo in Blossom

$54

Dolce & Gabbana

Le Vernis Nail Colour in Charivari

$27

Chanel

Aqua-Print Eyeshadow in Violet Vibes

$38

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Lip Glacé in Tulip

$25

Laura Mercier

Ultra-Shine Lipgloss in Pink Sapphire

$31

Dolce & Gabbana