1Your Best Natural Lip Color
Somewhere between a brown and plum is the right hue for you. Look for one that’s a shade or two brighter than your natural lip tone.
2Bite Beauty Honey Lip Lacquer in Chianti, $24
A 99-percent natural blend includes five mg of antioxidant powerhouse resveratrol, and promises eight hours of moisture-rich and waterproof wear thanks to the humectant properties of manuka honey.
3Benefit Silky-Finish Lipstick in Good-To-Go, $18
Café au lait complexions will look best in this subtler shade that wears both sheer with one swipe, or can be built up for stronger intensity.
4Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Richer Raisin, $16
Clinique’s update of the legendary chubby stick from the 90’s includes mango and shea butters for hydration and a sheerer balm-like formula.
5M.A.C. Tinted Lipglass in Spite, $15
Lighten or intensify the pigment of this high-shine lacquer by wearing alone, over lips filled in with lipliner, or over your favorite nude lipstick.