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Best Red Lip Shades For Your Redhead Skin Tone

Updated: October 26th, 2023

Red lip shades look stunning on a redhead. Before you purchase your go-to ‘redhead friendly’ red lipstick, it’s essential to know if your skin is warm or cool. This will make it so easy for you to pick the perfect shade of makeup to complement your skin and red hair.

What are cool (pink) and warm (yellow) tones?

Cool Tones:

This means you have a blue-green tint to go with that fleshy skin color. 

Complexion is really pale or rosy.

Silver jewelry and blue and green clothing complement your skin.

Your wrist veins are blue. 

Usually, this skin type burns very easily and turns red after or during sun exposure. 

Warm Tones:

This means you have peaches, reds, and purples mixed into your skin color.

Complexion is usually beige, golden, olive, and bronze.

Gold jewelry and orange-red and yellow clothing suite you.

Your wrist veins are more green and this skin type tans very easily.

Remember, if you’re noticing you’re in the middle for most, then you’re probably in the neutral group.

Now, what red lipsticks are the best options for your redhead complexion? Find your answer below.

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Fair-medium skin with pink undertones should try blue-pink reds

Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick – Fiery

Sephora Collection – 04 The Red

NYX Cosmetics Matte Lipstick – Perfect Red

Revlon Super Lustrous Matte – Really Red

Pale/fair skin should try these neutral reds

MAC Retro Matte Lipstick – Ruby Woo

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour – British Red

Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Matte – Shade 8, Red

Lipstick Queen Saint Lipstick – Deep Red

Olive skin or yellow undertones should try orange-reds

MAC Matte Lipstick – Lady Danger

NARS Audacious Lipstick – Lana

Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids – Electric Orange

Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro Lip Stain Makeup – #401

Rock it like a Redhead!