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Gorgeous lipsticks for everyday wear

Find the perfect lipstick for your skin tone

Find the right lipstick for your skin tone.

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Finding the right lipstick for your skin tone that is perfect for everyday wear can be tough. We've enlisted the help of celebrity makeup artists Raquel Campbell and Sonia Kashuk to help round up some of the best ones for your pout depending on your skin shade.

Fair skin lipstick | Sheknows.com

Fair skin

When it comes to pale porcelain-like skin, soft pinks are the best choice. "Look for rose-like shades that will give you a glam look without overpowering your beauty," says Campbell. Try: Maybelline ColorSensational Lipcolor, Peachy Scene 525 for a great pink pout and Velvety Matte Lip Crayon in Candy Nude for a lovely nude lip.

Medium skin lipstick | Sheknows.com

Medium skin

You want to reach for warm shades. Kashuk advises, "Medium skin tone looks great in brown-based shades with a bit of warmth." This type of color will contrast nicely against your skin tone. Try: ILIA Lipstick in In My Room to create a nude lip and Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Color in Sienna for a dark smooch.

Yellow skin lipstick | Sheknows.com

Yellow skin

"If this is your skin tone, you want to choose a lipstick with a coral or burgundy base," says Campbell. These shades will contrast your skin perfectly to not bring out the yellow in your face that might make you look sickly. Try: Clinique Long Last Lipstick in Merlot for a pink lip and Bobbi Brown Creamy Matte Lip Color in Jenna for a dark one.

Olive skin lipstick | Sheknows.com

Olive skin

Here you want to play up the honey tone in your skin. Kashuk suggests you look for lipsticks with rich colors and warm orange undertones. Try: NARS Satin Lipstick in Honolulu Honey for the perfect nude lip and Velvety Matte Lip Crayon in Poppy Nude for a vibrant pout.

Brown skin lipstick | Sheknows.com

Brown skin

Almost any lipstick shade goes well with this skin tone. You can go as bright as you want or as muted as you want. Try: Maybelline ColorSensational Vivids in Vivid Rose for a super-bright lip or Satin Luxe Lip Color with SPF16 in Currant for a dark smooch.

Dark brown lipstick | Sheknows.com

Dark brown skin

Reach for lipstick with a berry undertone. This will really go with your beautiful shade of skin. Try: CoverGirl Queen Collection Lip Color in Berry Bling for a dark lip and Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color in Berry Raspberry for a vibrant pink lip.

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