Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

5 Great Coral Lipsticks

Reader Angela thought to be cruel to me by suggesting coral lipsticks–because picking a favorite coral is like picking your favorite child! I will say that the closest to all-time favorite coral would be Guerlain Gems, which was limited edition and no longer available, but the below five are all near and dear to my heart!  Want more corals?  Check out our swatch gallery of coral lipsticks.

What’s your favorite coral lipstick?

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40 thoughts on “5 Great Coral Lipsticks

  1. JC

    i’m loving sweet nectar and leonardis… however in my collection i’m found of mac hibiscus, mac see sheer, and nars niagara.

  2. do you think an NC 42/44 can pull off coral lipstick?

  3. Eva

    Estée Lauder Pure Color Crystal in Peach Paradise ! Love iiit !

  4. Nicole

    Very pretty. Can you suggest some corals for darker ladies? I’m NC50. Thanks!

  5. Mac Festivity
    Mac Blow Dry
    Maybelline Color Sensationals Coral Gleam is awesome for DS brand.

  6. Daisy

    MAC Costa Chic…started rocking it over MemoriaDay weekend…

  7. Coral is my favorite color on you, Christine! I personally don’t like the way it looks on me. It’s always too orange or pink. :(

  8. Pamela

    I am a big fan of MAC Cockney, Hibiscus, Eager, Toxic Tale and Crazee. Revlon and Maybelline also make great corals in their Colorstay and SuperStay lines, respectively.

  9. Melinda

    The third try was a charm for me, I came across a Wearable Lip Kit in Coral by Bare Escentuals. It contains a lipstick, lip liner and lip gloss that compliment each other. Anyone can truely wear this. I found it at their outlet store from $6.50, yes a score!

  10. Luka

    Love them all. Which would you suggest for cool skintones?

  11. Is

    My favorites are:
    1.Vegas Volt
    2. Crosswires
    3. Ever hip

  12. meme

    I like the Laura M and the MAC ones here best only because they are lighter in shade and I know I would have issue pulling off the darker corals on my coloring & over all look I tend to go for.

  13. AnGeLwInGz

    Awww, my fave of all time has been discontinued as well. I still have a lil’ bit left thank goodness. Dior Addict High Shine #346 Corail Sensation/ Sensation Coral.

  14. I love Laura Mercier! Very summery color! :)

  15. Marieke

    Ooooh I want them all. I LOVE CORALS!

  16. I have Mac’s crosswires, so pretty! :) I love coral lipsticks!

  17. Laura

    OCC “Grandma” (do Lip Tars count as lipstick?)

  18. Totally love the coral lips, they will be great for the summmer… especially against olive skin tones!

  19. Carrie Ann

    It really is difficult to choose a favorite coral lipstick. My favorites are MAC Viva Glam Cyndi, Missy, By Degrees & Funshine Slimshines, Ever Hip, Dressmaker, Dressmaker, Made to Order, Ultra Darling Sheen Supreme and NARS Niagara. Can you tell I love me some corals? I love both orange corals and pink corals. They’re so pretty!

  20. kate

    Coral is remarkably tricky for me, but my all-time favourite has got to be Lancome’s Corset.

  21. KausarA.

    I bought Crosswires on a whim a few weeks ago and LOVE it! <3 I lovee coral-pinks! Most of all, I love the fact that its so moisturizing on my lips.

  22. maria

    MAC VIVA glam Cyndi 😉

  23. Maribeth

    MAC See Shear!

  24. leesie

    Personally, I have been reaching for Ever Hip ever since buying it from CCO a few weeks ago. It’s so flattering on me, and I love layering it with Strange Potion.

  25. I find that coral is one color that looks good on any skin tone. Great summer color.

  26. Neha

    OMG!! Love Love this post!! I am a die hard fan of corals too. My Fav are:
    MAC See Sheer
    MAC Ravishing
    MAC Vegas Volt
    MAC Slimshine Gaily
    MAC Viva Glam Cyndi
    Maybelline Coral Crush
    Loreal Volcanic Red-love love it..!!

  27. Neha

    Christine, this post shd have been atleast 10-20 ways….!!

  28. Noah

    NYX Indian pink
    Loreal Volcanic Red
    MAC Viva glam cyndi
    MAC See Sheer

  29. Becca

    My go to cOral is MAC Ever Hip!!! It is more pinky, but whatever. It’s gorg!!!!!! <3

  30. Jasmine

    These all look great! I’m wondering if anyone has suggestion for a coral for a very fair, fair complexion?

  31. claudia

    Mac’s Costa Chic and Toxic Tale. My next Mac lipstick purchase will be Vegas Volt :))

  32. Jen

    Ahh you forgot MAC Ever Hip or Ravishing!!

  33. Teresa

    My two favorite coral lipsticks of all time: MAC Strawberry Blonde (lipstick not lip gloss) and MAC Poppy Hop. LE of course, and I only bought one of each at the time that they were released. I use them sparingly and hope that one day that will be re-released in another future collection. :)

  34. Erika

    Shiseido glowing matte lipstick in coral glow!

  35. Miss M.

    Ugh, can I have your lips, please? EVEN THE FRECKLE IS CUTE.

  36. Zara Malik

    its really hard to judge the color when i can see just part of a lip..pix of the face wud be a lot better

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