How To Pick The Perfect Shade of Orange Lipstick For Your Skintone
In case you haven’t heard, spring is the season of the orange lip. From light tangerine to bright blood orange, the S/S 14 runways—including Rag & Bone, Prabal Gurung, DKNY, and more—were packed with citrus hues. But how do you know which shade to choose, and what do you wear with it? Don’t worry, we’ve done all the work for you.
We tracked down the exact orange lip colors on 11 celebs to help you pick a hue, plus expert tips for pulling off the shade from the makeup artists behind Jessica Alba and Lupta Nyong'o’s bright pouts.
Once you pick a color, cruise over to our sister site, WhoWhatWear, for the best outfits to pair with your perfect shade! Orange you glad you clicked through to find the shade that’s right for you?
Makeup artist Mai Quynh used YSL’s Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick ($35) in 36 Corail Legende on Chastain.
If you have porcelain skin, like Rossum, go for a shade that has with equal parts red and blue, like this true orange.