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Best Orange Lipsticks for Your Redhead Skin Tone

Updated: October 26th, 2023

When it comes to makeup for redheads, we all know it can be challenging. This summer, it’s all about those orange lipsticks.

With all redheads having different complexions, which orange shade is best for you? Here are the top 11 orange lipsticks for redheads this season:

Porcelain Skin Redheads (light complexion):

Is your skin pale but flawless, without much redness? Do you have gorgeous freckles? Lean towards a bold orange hue.

1. Viola Rouge in Midnight Sun 

If you saw the below TikTok video, you might be wondering what shade Stephanie (How to be a Redhead’s co-founder) is wearing. She’s wearing Viola Rouge in Midnight Sun — found in the Winter Deluxe H2BAR Box.


#FinallyHaveBrows for the WIN & yes, redheads can wear orange 🍊 lipstick 💄

♬ Bank Account – 21 Savage

2. Nyx Matte Lipstick in Indie Flick

3. Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids Lipcolor in ‘Electric Orange’

3. Giorgio Armani Rouge D’armani Sheer Lipstick in Shade 300

4. MAC Matte Lipstick in Lady Danger

If you have cooler, pale skin with a bit of redness, opt for coral or peach tones to make you look more natural.

5. NARS Satin Lipstick in Niagara

6. tarte Color Splash Lipstick Rainforest of the Sea Collection in Sundaze 

Warm/Olive Skinned & Freckled (medium complexion):

Go for shades that are a little bit darker than your natural lip color. Opt for a vibrant “true” orange hue such as deep coral or a pumpkin shade.

7. Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Orange-Gina 

8. NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Morocco

9. MAC Coral Lipstick in Morange

10. Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids Lipcolor in Electric Orange

11. Urban Decay Limited Edition Heat Vice Lipstick Collection in Scorched 

Looking for the perfect lipstick for redheads? Look no further!

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