The Best Coral Lipstick for Every Skin Tone

It really looks good on everyone!


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

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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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