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Yves Chaudere Avatar

I have an medium-to-dark olive skintone with yellow undertones. I especially love berry hues on my skintone since it gives a more flirty edge compared to a classic red. Urban Decay’s Catfight takes the cake.

Kim Avatar

I am very similar and love berries too. Menace from Buxom looks gorgeous on me. Sephora cream lip stain in Always red was a surprise that looks good. Guerlain rouge G in Gigolo…

Melio Avatar

I get the most compliments when I wear blue based reds, and it’s my favorite color to wear. I have Ruby Woo, Russian Red, Mac Red, and Cherry lip pencil so far. I love them all! I will probably even buy the new Viva Glam Rihanna.

Juliana Glumac Avatar

I always get the most compliments when I wear Fuchsia and raspberry red lipsticks. The new Dior darling is one I get complimented on alot. use to wear Mac Captive a lot and was told it looked good. I must buy another one.

monibackincalif Avatar

OMG!!!! Daddy’s Little Girl.

I kid you know, I get a minimum of 3 compliments from random people whenever I wear it.

Watch Me Simmer: the perfect coral on my NC40/C5 skin-tone.

Strong Woman: seriously, not only do I feel strong… I feel sophisticated like I should be watching the sun rise on the Riviera while sipping champagne.

Artemis Avatar

I love coral on me too, especially the light peachy one like a farmasi true color 05 one that i got


I wish the texture was better. It’s nice at first but after a while it dries on your lips(all do that but this one looks it more). The color is way prettier on actual lips than in the tube 😀 It’s the perfect blend of peachy and light pink and it leans one or another depending on where i am. It looks like Audrey Hepburn’s in Breakfast at Tiffany’s(people say she wore Revlon’s Pink in the afternoon but that’s pinker and mine has some pink in it already and sometimes looks pinker than hers so idk if it really was that…or maybe Revlon changed the shade when they relaunched it)

<3 and orange red(very orange). I have an orange-red from Revlon, Red laquer, one from Astor, Poppy, and a dark orange one from the sub(lol)

And ofc, nude :)) tho that's almost colorless

grlnxdor Avatar

A light medium slightly mauve pink like Maybelline’s Warm Me Up or Urban Decay’s Rush. This shade of pink looks awesome on my N20 slightly warm skin tone and is quite versatile with fashion choices. If I don’t know what color to wear I pull this shade out.

Iliana Avatar

Ruby Woo would have to be my favorite feel-good/feel-powerful color.

If I want to look “naturally” amazing, like on a daily basis (I’m not one of those who can pull of a daily red lip), then corals I think make me look great.

A. Mar Avatar

Reds! It was the first piece of makeup I purchased. A red lipstick. I own more than is really necessary but it’s a color I’ll always reach for.

Allison Avatar

For me, definitely vampy purply-reds like Nars Train Bleu, Mac Nightmoth, etc. I think bright cool-toned pinks don’t look good on me, but every time I see one on you I want to buy one! Mac Shock Value pro longwear pencil comes to mind, but whenever I try them on they wash me out!

xamyx Avatar

Nudes; I have beautiful eyes which I tend to dominate on their own, and when I add color/product, they stand out even more, so why would I want my lips (or even blush) to compete? Perhaps when my eyes begin to show age, I’ll want to move focus to another part, but for now, my big, dark eyes set against a pale backdrop will remain the stars of the show. Also, nude lips can be dimensional with a bit of gloss, and it’s also a matter of getting the right tone.

Lee Avatar

Blue based hot pinks and fuchsias. Even tho’ I have a little yellow in my undertones, cool lipsticks seem to be the most flattering on me.

Madelyn Avatar

I love deep, dark colors. I am very pale so this works well. I also love a dark red. Lately, I have been wearing tons of OCC, such as Black Metal Dahlia and I am ordering Role Play. I love the OCC metallics, they stay better and flatter my skin tone more.

Greta Avatar

Anything with red, pink, or purple undertones that make my green eyes pop! I actually find that a great lip product complements my eyes more than most eye makeup.

LauRenee Avatar

AfterAfter many years of sticking with subtle mauves (basically “my lips but better” colors) I I went with a bright fuscia and now I can’t get enough ofof the bright colors. It makes me smile every time I see my lip print on my coffee cup. Yay for bolds!

Denise Avatar

I’ve got to say, I do love my corals although I’m going thru a Georgio Armani #401 phase at the moment . This has to be the most vibrant red I’ve ever had and I’m loving that too!

dtan0914 Avatar

Warm reds definitely look the best on me! I’m a fan of coral and berry tones when I want to be a little less bold, although I usually just rock a sheer red for everyday wear.

Jaye Avatar

Definitely Roses and Berry colors. Anything too dark or too pink and light looks awful. Best color on me is Guerlains B62 Rouge Le Brilliant

Plurabelle Avatar

Orange on both lips and cheeks does something to bring out the gold in my skin tone and the richness in my dark eyes and hair. It’s not my favourite colour in the world, so I’m always surprised at how it looks so good on me. This strange fact makes me more and more convinced about the cool/warm theory. (Though obviously by some freak occurrence there is always that cool colour which occasionally looks amazing on me too…)

erin Avatar

I go for the pinks, berries, and plums. I can wear a deep burgundy or red-maroon-purple. One of my favorites is Mac’s Diva with soft eyes and cheeks. Bring on the pout with a teensy bit of gloss, and a light dusting of Bare Mineral’s Mineral veil, especially near the eyes. I love it.

Karen Avatar

I’ve always gotten the most compliments on reds, but most bold colors corals, pinks, berries and purples all work well for me. Nudes I try individually. The only death color? – Brown.

Em Avatar

We’re all so different and suit different tones. I’m fairer, cooler, and less yellow than NW20, and usually do the mauves ad cool-brown pinks, but have been pleasantly shocked and pleased with a new colour that flatters and brings out blue eyes fantastically – ‘cool’ orange. Silk Naturals has a colour called ZAP! that is great for me!

jlooba Avatar

Burgundy/dark red/ dark berry…dark purple Heroine Punk couture and Mac Instigator one of my fav’s) Orange shade lipstick like (Mac So Chaud, Lady Danger and and Vegas Volt .. are my fav shades ..though I love all shades and very confident with anything that’s new and attracts my attention.

Samantha Avatar

I think I look best in nudes & berry reds, but I absolutely love corals, bright reds, oranges, purples, etc. on other people. And even though I rarely wear shades like that personally, I can’t help myself and end up buying a million crazy bright shades that I’ll never wear lol.

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