The Best Spring Lipstick Shades For Every Skin Tone

It’s finally time to snap out of that winter rut and add a splash of color to your beauty routine. Since not all spring lipsticks are one size fits all, we’re showing you which ones are the best for your skin tone. Without further ado, the prettiest lip colors to get you on trend this season.

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Your Ideal Shades

Lipsticks with orange or blue in them complement the cool undertones in your fair skin. Anything too dark or red can create a harsh contrast and make you look extra pale. Instead, seek out tangerine red, cotton-candy pink and raspberry shades.

Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Bubblegum Pink

$24

Stila Cosmetics

Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Gazpacho

$26

Bite Beauty

Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in A-Go-Go

$20

Kat Von D

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Your Ideal Shades

Stay away from shades with blue or gray undertones, like lavender. Pinkish red and peachy nude lipsticks are best suited to light-medium complexions.

Matte Creme Lip Crayon in Dusty Pale Pink

$24

Bite Beauty

The Sensual Lip Satin in Silk

$48

Kevyn Aucoin

L’Absolu Rouge Definition in Le Magenta

$31

Lancome

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Your Ideal Shades

The most versatile skin tone looks great with almost every shade—particularly warm ones, which make your complexion glow.

Vernis A Levres Glossy Stain in Rouge Vintage

$36

Yves Saint Laurent

Rainforest of the Sea Lipstick in Mai Tai

$22

Tarte

Patent Finish Lip Color in Erotic

$52

Tom Ford

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Your Ideal Shades:

Deep-medium skin tones look gorgeous with true reds and berry burgundies for spring. Avoid ashy tones, which can make dark caramel complexions look washed out.

Passion Duo Gloss Lipstick in Magenta

$37

Dolce & Gabbana

Lipstick in Satin Orchid Purple

$23

Black Up

Audacious Lipstick in Poppy Red

$32

NARS

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Your Ideal Shades:

Accent cool skin with a lipstick that has subtle blue undertones—this goes for everything from pretty pastels to deep plums.

Liquid Moisturizing Matte Lipstick in Bright Fuchsia Berry

$19

Ciaté London

Lip Paint in Lavender

$20

Tarte

Silky Satin Lip Colour in Ronron

$90

Christian Louboutin Beauty