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The Best Coral Lipstick for Every Skin Tone

It really looks good on everyone!


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Coral lipstick is a bold, happy alternative shade to red that complements every skin tone — as long as you choose the right shade.

Scroll down for our favorites, then check out some of our favorite red lipsticks.

Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick in Coral Fever

The Best Coral Lipstick for olive skin
coral lipstick

$13.99, Amazon

Opt for a red coral.

Red tinges in the perfect-for-summer lip hue balance any green in olive skin, enhancing the complexion’s naturally gilded glow. Even better? One in a creamy matte formula offers stay-put (and sweat-proof) color that also “fills in” lip lines.

FLOWER Beauty Petal Pout Lip Color in Coral Crush

<strong>THE BEST CORAL LIPSTICK FOR fair SKIN</strong>
coral lipstick

$7.99, Walmart

Choose a pink coral.

A coral with pink pigments enhances the rosy tones in porcelain skin for a youthful flush. Bonus: The color’s blue undertones neutralize any yellow in teeth for a brighter-looking smile.

The Lip Bar Lip Gloss in Control Freak

Best coral lipstick for dark skin
coral lipstick

$13.99, Amazon

Try an orange coral.

The vibrance of an orange-based coral pops against a darker complexion to bring out skin’s underlying warmth. Plus, a shiny gloss reflects light onto the face for a lustrous glow.

This story originally appeared in our print magazine.

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