Bold Lip Color: Fair, Cool Skin; Dark Hair

1Your Best Bold Lip Color: Blood Red

Blue and purple-based hues work wonders on icy undertones. To play up the striking contrast between your porcelain complexion and dark hair, crimson tones are your best bet.


2LORAC Moisturizing Lipstick with SPF 15, $22


Olive fruit oil, jojoba oil and vitamin E counteract the signs of aging by supporting skin’s natural ability to produce collagen in a creamy formula with SPF protection.


3Christopher Drummond Beauty Lip Gloss in Luscious, $17.50


An all-natural, vegetarian formula bathes lips in beeswax, coconut oil and a citrus scent from essential oils and extracts of sweet orange and grapefruit.

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4Elizabeth Arden Exceptional Lipstick in Simply Red, $20


One coat is all you need for a rich blood red lip in this creamy color that contains canauba wax and lanolin oil for smooth application and rich wear.


5Givenchy Rouge Interdit in Ardent Red 16, $29


For a just-bitten lip stain effect, apply a layer of chiffon-like color, and then tap all over your put with a fingertip so pigment sinks into the skin.


6L’Oréal Infallible Le Rouge in Bold Bordeaux, $9.99


One of L’Oréal’s longest-wearing formulas, Infallible Le Rouge blends flexible polymers and vitamin E are together to keep the wearability moist and comfortable.