Best lipstick colors for dark skin

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pink blackDarker skinned women are lucky in that they can pretty much wear any shade they want. Lipstick for dark skin can be really exiting. Brighter is better in all cases. You should be willing to experiment. There are so many different reds, pinks, purples and nudes with lots of shades and a big variety of rich colors started from lightest to the darkest range available almost in all big cosmetic stores but———–it’s about finding the right shade that goes well with your skin tone. If you find the right shade, you will see that you can definitely wear it and look great in it.

Skin tones:

As there are different skin tones of dark skin, so experiment with these colors:

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  • Light: pale to deep pink, peach, taupe, red.
  • Medium: red, medium to deep pink, bronze, magenta, medium to deep brown.
  • Dark: deep red, fuchsia, magenta, chocolate brown, bronze.

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There are so many rich, bright and dark lipstick colors that flatter all skin tones. But you should keep in mind the occasion and place. There are a lot of difference between office environment and a night time party.

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If you are wearing dark, rich lip color, go for minimal eye makeup ( just a thin line of black eyeliner and light coat of mascara with a slightly touch of blush on your cheeks).

Red Lipstick:

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Dark skinned women looked amazing in red lipstick. Red lip color is classic and looks good on any woman once she finds the perfect shade. Cherry red is a great balance between warm and cool. Brown red, raspberry red, burgundy red, true red, orange red, wine red and other so many shades of red that are suitable to different hues of dark skin tones.


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Nude lips are having a major movement in this season.The nudes pallets are excellent choice instead of white, try using beige, pinkish and peachy shades of nudes. Pair your nude lips with the broad brow or colorful eye makeup.Never forget to add a bit of gloss on your lips it causes freshness on your face. Smokey and dramatic eye makeup with full bright smile will certainly make you center of attraction.





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