The easiest way to up your
makeup game for any festive outing? Swipe on
a bold color! Here, we curated the perfect shades
for every skin tone.
Maybelline New York Color Sensational Shine Compulsion Lipstick inBerry Blackmail($8; target.com)On the sheer side, this blackberry stain won’t overwhelm fair complexions. Almay Lip Vibes in Love Big($8; ulta.com)A bright, nearly neon fuchsia is the perfect way to perk up even the most porcelain faces. Chanel RougeAllure VelvetExtrême in Idéal ($37; chanel.com) Rock a blue-red! It will contrast beautifully and give a festive feel. Bobbi BrownLuxe Matte Lip Color in Crown Jewel($37; sephora.com)A blue-based plum color will help neutralize any redness. Bonus: It will also make teeth look whiter! Revlon Matte is Everything Super Lustrous Lipstick in Femme Future Pink ($5; walmart.com) You can wear just about any shade of pink—so why not go for a fun bubblegum? Mary Kay Gel Semi-Shine Lipstick in Red Smolder ($18; marykay.com) Bring out warm undertones with a rust shade in a formula that has a tiny bit of shine to help you glow. CoverGirl Exhibitionist Lipstick Metallic in Rendezvous($10; walmart.com) Metallic flecks in this purple hue play up your skin’s golden undertones. Clinique Dramatically Different Lipstick Shaping Lip Colour in Strut ($19.50; clinique.com) Skewing more raspberry, the warmth in this hue will complement— not clash—with olive skin. Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick in Elson 2 ($38; patmcgrath.com) Bring the fire! An orange-red will pop on you and give you an overall sun-kissed vibe. L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Ultra Matte Lipstick in Berry Extreme ($10; lorealparisusa.com) Va-va-voom! Opt for a deep, vampy shade like this eggplant—you can totally handle it. Charlotte TilburyHot Lips in Electric Poppy ($34; charlottetilbury.com) Go too light, and you get a chalky effect. This bullet delivers just enough color to flatter. TPSY Absoliptly in Red Clay ($21; nordstrom.com) This deep merlot number is versatile and looks super sophisticated.