lipstick for medium skin tones

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for lipstick for medium skin tones.

If you're looking for a lipstick that will compliment your medium skin tone, you've come to the right place. Whether you are looking for an everyday pink or a bold red, we've got you covered with the best lipsticks for medium skin tones available at Sephora.

$25.00

This color is the most beautiful on medium skin tones. Also has a wonderful formula it’s not to drying and doesn’t crack and flake off.

What it is: A mini lip set featuring Charlotte's iconic, bestselling Matte Revolution or K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick with a Lip Cheat Pencil for a dreamy, nude-pink, kissable look.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lipstick Tree and Orchid Extract: Visibly softens, protects, and hydrates lips.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: Charlotte Tilbury’s globally loved Pillow Talk duo is your ultimate secret weapon to re-shape and re-size the look of lips for a "your lips but better" finish.

Charlotte TilburyAirbrush Flawless Matte Lip Blur Liquid Lipstick

Size: 0.22 oz / 6.8 mL·ITEM: 2670123

Color: Pillow Talk Medium Blur - berry pink

623 Reviews

$35.00

While I love the formula, application, and wearability of this lipstick, I wouldn’t recommend this shade for anyone with incredibly fair skin. ...Great Matte Lipsticks...It's a beautiful everyday colour and I really recommend this because I think it looks great for all skin tones:)

What it is: A matte-meets-moisture liquid lipstick that smooths, blurs, and hydrates to create airbrushed-looking lips.


Formulation type: Liquid lipstick


Benefits: Hydrating


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Hyaluronic Acid: Offers up to 24 hours of hydration.

- Powder Blur Technology: Creates a weightless matte finish.

- Film Forming Resin: Provides a smooth, airbrushed look.


Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan.


Charlotte TilburyMatte Revolution Hydrating Lipstick

Size: 0.12 oz·ITEM: 2309383

Color: Pillow Talk Medium - warm berry pink

2.2K Reviews

$35.00

The medium shade is perfect for medium skin tones but I suspect would look amazing on anyone. ...Buttery smooth, deep color for medium skin tones,very flattering with nude palettes.

What it is:
A matte lipstick that features a long-lasting, buildable, and hydrating formula

ValentinoMini Rosso Valentino Lipstick

Size: 2 g·ITEM: 2542181

Color: 217A Ethereal Red

18 Reviews

$25.00

It’s so smooth and goes on like butter. I hate when lipsticks feel dry ..you will NOT get that with this lipstick. ...I love its smell; lightly scented with some notes of sweet perfume. Reminds me of YSL lipsticks a lot. The shade 100R looks very light in medium skin tones.

What it is: A mini lipstick sized to fit the Go-Clutch Compact for striking color on the go, available in a creamy satin finish and a non-drying matte finish.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Hydrating

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Roma Light Complex™: Light-reflecting, color boosting pearls.

What Else You Need to Know: Mini Rosso Valentino Lipstick is a travel-friendly lipstick available in two finishes. The satin lipstick finish provides intense color payoff with a lightweight lipstick feel. The matte lipstick finish is highly pigmented, long-lasting, and formulated with moisturizing oils to provide an ultra-comfortable, non-drying feel.

Too FacedCocoa Bold Cream Lipstick

Size: 0.11 oz / 3.3 g·ITEM: 2600963

Color: Hot Chocolate - mid-tone nude

46 Reviews

$29.00

I got 6 colors (excluding strawberry) and the shades are just so beautiful. These are cream lipsticks, and it DOES transfer but the thing is, the lipstick color remains on your lips throughout the day EVENLY. ...For defence I’m brunette 2W1 tone.

What it is: A fully loaded, nude cocoa color designed to be universally flattering, delivering insane payoff and a bold, buttery texture.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Ditch those basic, boring nudes and indulge in this ultra-decadent, chocolate-scented, rich, and creamy lipstick. These fully loaded, medium-to-full coverage nudes were designed to be flattering on all skin tones while delivering insane payoff in a buttery texture.

MAKE UP FOR EVERRouge Artist Shine On Lipstick

Size: 0.1 oz/ 3.2 g·ITEM: 2475598

Color: 184 Free Rosewood - deep rose

35 Reviews

$25.00

Favorite lipsticks...They complement my skin tone so well (medium-lightish olive Italian skin). ...This isn't my favorite lipstick for a couple of reasons: - Price: it's expensive for what you get, you can get a similar finish with other cheaper lipsticks.

What it is: A 12-hour satin-shine, high-pigment lipstick infused with red cranberries and hyaluronic acid to smooth and plump the appearance of lips.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Long-wearing

Highlighted
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and plumps the appearance of lips
- Red Cranberries: Rich in vitamin C and antioxidants to help lips appear smoother

What Else You Need to Know: A 12-hour satin-shine, high-pigment lipstick infused with red cranberries and hyaluronic acid to smooth and plump the appearance of lips. The rich color and lightweight texture will feel comfortable all day, giving you the best of a gloss and a lipstick.

$30.00

Love mini lipsticks!...ALSO these refills are good for throwing in your purse as a mini lipstick!...I applied, drank and ate and there was still a stain of color. No weird ring of lipstick color like with other lipsticks. These lipsticks have replaced my Tom Ford lipstick addiction…

What it is: A refillable lipstick that delivers striking color to your lips in one stroke, available in 45 vibrant lip colors in matte and satin finishes.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Hydrating

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Roma-Light Complex™: Light-reflecting, color-boosting pearls.

What Else You Need to Know: The satin lipstick finish features a new patented technology that provides intense color payoff in one stroke with a lightweight lipstick feel. The matte lipstick finish is highly pigmented, long-lasting, and formulated with moisturizing oils to provide an ultra-comfortable, non-drying feel.

TOM FORDBitter Peach Lip Color Matte Lipstick

Size: 0.1 oz/ 2.96 mL·ITEM: 2554046

Color: Chérie - rosey nude

26 Reviews

$58.00

The best orange red shade out there for dark skin tones❤️ compliments the skin beautifully!...Review for Pussycat shade...This is workable with darker skin tones, but wouldn't be my first choice for color.

What it is: A classic, velvet-matte lipstick in Bitter Peach packaging.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Chamomilla Flower Oil
- Vitamin C
- Tocopherol

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

Natasha DenonaMy Dream Lipstick - Creamy Lip Color

Size: .12 oz / 3.5 g·ITEM: 2597656

Color: 11NB Natasha - light neutral pink

140 Reviews

$27.00

This shade would only look good on fair and light medium skin tones....I am absolutely in love with this lipstick! This lipstick is seriously the perfect nude lipstick for all skin tones!

What it is: A lipstick that delivers glistening, full-coverage color with super-soft hydration and a lightweight, luminous, modern finish.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Hydrating, Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aloe Vera: Acts as an antioxidant.
- Papaya Fruit: Contains visibly calming and soothing properties.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also vegan and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: The My Dream Lipstick is a full-coverage, gel-based lipstick that visibly defines and conditions the lips while providing maximum moisture. The lightweight, creamy texture melts into skin and keeps lips looking plump and hydrated over time.

$39.00

I have a neutral light olive skin tone and this shows up as a medium retro red on me. ...This is THE most perfect red lipstick I’ve ever used. I bought it initially just to help support the vegan mission but ended up shoving aside all my other red lipsticks.

What it is: Hourglass introduces Red 0, a 100% vegan special edition shade featuring its namesake ingredient.

Formulation Type:
Lipstick

Benefits: Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Red 0: A patent-pending vegan replacement for carmine.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Hourglass is proud to introduce Red 0, a patent-pending vegan replacement for carmine (the beauty industry’s go-to red pigment produced from crushed female insects). Red 0 gives this lipstick its brilliant red hue.

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