Beauty Tip Of The Week #11 ~ The Best Lipstick Color For All Skin Tones

If you could only have one lipstick, what shade would you choose?

There is actually one shade of lipstick that looks gorgeous on everyone. In fact, I would call it the best lipstick color for all skin tones.

That shade is rose.

Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G in Stoned Rose

Not your grandma’s rose, but soft, succulent, kissable, delectable rose.

Marion Cotillard in a topknot and rose lips

Rose lipstick or lip gloss is universally gorgeous. Every skin tone looks lovely with a rose lip. 

Marion Cotillard wears soft rose lips more than any other shade

Rose lips are fabulous dressed down with jeans and a tshirt, but also look stunning on the red carpet.

Kate Hudson wears rose lips on the red carpet and in daily life

A soft glossy rose will make the lip look just bitten and the teeth look fresh and white.

Swifty wearing rose lips instead of her trademark red

Rose lips will also take you through every season. If you are the girl who doesn’t want to buy endless lip colors, or if you like having a good, faithful lipstick that you can always turn to, rose is perfect.

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Lea Michelle wearing a rose lip

How to choose a rose lip:
When choosing a rose lipstick or lipgloss look for a shade that is 2 levels deeper than your own lip color.
If you have fair skin and pinkish lips, look for a shade that is 1 level deeper.
Never choose a shade that is lighter than your own lip color.

My Favorite Rose Lips

my favorite rose lips

Here are my personal favorite rose lip shades, clockwise from top left:
Tory Burch Ramble On Rose
Yves Saint Laurant Gloss Volupte in shade 202 (rose jersey)
Charlotte Tilbury Stoned Rose
Illamasqua Lip Gloss in Lily Rose
Nars Lipgloss in Rose Gitane
Dior Addict Lipstick in Dior Kiss