Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

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Think you can’t wear an orange lip? Think again! One of makeup’s hottest new trends can be worn by anybody.

On Tan Skin

The tan-skin beauties of the world have nothing to fear with this trend. Whether you have a caramel or olive complexion, you have a wider variety of colors you can try. You have the fair feel of lighter skin, so a deep orange will be a nice contrast, and you have the rich undertones of that beautiful tan, so a bright orange will really pop! If you still don’t want to play with the daring looks, play it safe with an orange that has a deep red hue to it.

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

On Darker Skin

One of the many charms of having a darker complexion is the way your skin can hold color. The darker shades of orange will fit to your tone in a way that pale skin may not be able to handle as well. The brighter shades can make a wonderful contrast. The darker the complexion, the wider the variety goes for deep oranges and oranges with red in them.

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

On Fair Skin

My fair lady, we know you’ve had your share of struggles in the makeup world. With all of the worries of what is too dark for fair skin and what is too bold, the idea of this orange trend has had a lot of ladies turning the other direction. Since orange throws the rules out the window, go for something unique to you. Play up your stunning complexion and celebrate because this is a good look for you!

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

The Classic

When you think of a classic lipstick, most don’t think of orange. It can be overwhelming to try to work this trend into your style but if you approach it with the same basic principles as any other bold shade, it will look just fine. Stick to a black mascara and a black eyeliner, going minimal on the eyeshadow. Use a simple contour technique for your cheeks that does not use a bright blush and do a smooth, simple foundation. Simple skin, simple hair and a chance for your lips to do all the talking!

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

Blonde Hair

They say that blondes have more fun and in the case of bright lipstick, this just might be true! Everyone knows that pink goes well with blonde hair. Everyone rants a raves about the way pink lipstick looks on blondes but orange and blonde just might be the new pink! Stick with a faded orange or even one with a hint of pastel pink to it. Pair with a dark mascara and you’re ready to go!

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

Dark Hair

If you are brunette, the makeup looks are in your favor! Dark hair is so versatile, it looks beautiful with most shades of orange, red or pink. For this reason, you can play with many different shades of orange. Depending on your complexion, the sky is the limit for you when it comes to orange shades you can wear!

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

With Red Hair

If you have red hair, you may feel like this is a trend that has to pass you by. However, the orange can be a beautiful look with your hair. Seek a color that naturally goes with your hair. If your hair has a golden tint to it, check out an orange with a yellow undertone. If your hair has more red in it, check out a red orange.

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

Vibrant and Bright

Like with clothing or accessories, vibrant and bright colors are a little bold for the lips. Neon shades will not fit just anybody’s style but if you pair the color with a basic eye look, it can be a stunning combination! Let yourself go wild on the lips and neutral on the eyes. This look will be perfect for you!

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

Melon Hues

For many women, the thought of bright lipstick is a little far out of the comfort zone! Orange is certainly one of the last colors you might thing to put on your face. Though a lovely shade of melon looks good on many different complexions. Orange with a hint of pink makes for a perfect introduction to orange lip color.

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip

Think Pink

If your skin has a bit of a pink tone to it, you are probably envied for your gorgeous natural blush. This might also mean that you’re worried the orange lip will clash with your skin. Orange and pink don’t have to be enemies, in fact, they can work harmoniously together. Choose an orange with a nice pink shade to it. A coral orange or even a red orange would look natural and sweet on you. You may even find you want to add some more pink to your makeup look!

Ways to Wear an Orange Lip


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