Lipstick For Medium Skin Tones

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If you have a medium skin tone, you're not alone. Many women have a difficult time finding the right lipstick shade. Fortunately, there are a few tips and tricks for finding the perfect lipstick for your complexion. Here are a few ideas to help you find the ideal lipstick for your medium skin tone.

MAC CosmeticsAmplified High-Pigment Lipstick

Size: 0.1 oz/ 3 g·ITEM: 2091627

Color: Morange - loudmouth orange

30 Reviews


This is probably the closest colour to velvet teddy in terms of trying to achieve a natural lip look. I'd say my skin tone is medium beige and this colour looks so natural on me. ...So silky smooth going on and a lovely colour, at least on my skin tone. Smells great too!

What it is: An ultra-creamy, high-pigment full-coverage lipstick with a smooth glide, semi-lustrous finish, and bold payoff.

Formulation Type:

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan.

What Else You Need to Know: MAC Cosmetics’ iconic lipstick is the product that made the brand famous. Featuring an ultra-creamy, full-coverage, high-pigment formula, this lipstick glides on effortlessly and leaves lips with a semi-lustrous finish.

Charlotte TilburyK.I.S.S.I.N.G Satin Shine Lipstick

Size: 0.12 oz/ 3.5 g·ITEM: 2432896

Color: Nude Romance - peachy nude

769 Reviews


Perfect nude pink for light to medium skin tones....This is the perfect nude pink for fair skin tones. The formula is a bit rough, and takes a few wipes to fully saturate.

What it is: A moisturizing lipstick with a soft-satin shine and long-lasting, buildable formula.

Formulation Type: 

Benefits: Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients: 
- Antioxidant Lipstick Tree: Soothes and conditions while protecting lips from UV damage.

- Light-Diffusing Pigments: Capture and reflect light, imparting a lit-from-within, fuller look.

- Vitamin E and Wax Blend: Hydrates, nourishes, and smooths lips.

ValentinoMini Rosso Valentino Lipstick

Size: 2 g·ITEM: 2542199

Color: 219A Star Studded

18 Reviews


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. ...It’s so smooth and goes on like butter. I hate when lipsticks feel dry will NOT get that with this lipstick.

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:

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.

MAC CosmeticsRetro Matte Liquid Lipcolour

Size: 0.17 oz/ 5 mL·ITEM: 2091965

Color: Burnt Spice - creamy dirty rose

53 Reviews


This is a GORGEOUS colour that is perfect for those with a medium to deep skintone, i am sure it will look good on every skin tone. ...Holy Grail Lipstick!...For some context, my lips have always been dry and non-matte lipsticks have never helped either. So many people ask me what I am wearing and it is the perfect grey/rose nude for my medium-dark south asian skin!

What it is: A liquid lipstick that provides a rush of pigment-soaked color in a velvety, matte finish.

What Else You Need to Know: For those who prefer timeless glamour to all-out flash, matte reigns supreme. M∙A∙C puts its twist on this classic texture with long-wearing, robustly saturated shades of Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour.

NARSAfterglow Sensual Shine Hydrating Lipstick

Size: .05 oz / 1.5 g·ITEM: 2670479

Color: Dolce Vita 888 - dusty rose

214 Reviews


The color complements many skin tones and adds just the right amount of sparkle. ...Amazing shade for light medium-dark skin tones!

What it is: A color-meets-care hybrid lipstick that has dimensional shine and eight-hour hydration.

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Benefits: Hydrating and Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Shea Butter: Forms a nourishing barrier around lips to retain moisture levels for eight-hour hydration.
- Mango Butter: Helps smooth dry lips.

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.

What Else You Need to Know: This lipstick is a color-meets-care lip hybrid that delivers dimensiona

PAT McGRATH LABSSatinAllure™ Lipstick

ITEM: 2670776

Color: Infatuation - vivid cool-tone berry pink

672 Reviews


I personally don’t find it to look like the photo of the light skinned model, but lipstick can look SO DIFFERENT on different skin tones and coloring. ...I loved the color, I think it is very flattering for all skin tones, something very important is that the lips feel soft and well hydrated, as for the pigmentation it is totally buildable where you can have from a soft tone to a dark tone.

What it is: A modernized, satin lipstick that veils lips in weightless, silky-smooth color with a luminous, dewy finish.

Formulation Type:

Benefits: Hydrating

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Botanical Collagen
- Passion Fruit Extract

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: Legendary luster meets sublime hydration in this captivatingly creamy lipstick. Infused with botanical collagen and passion fruit extract, this lightweight formula glides onto lips, creating a cushion-soft effect.

Charlotte TilburyMatte Revolution Hydrating Lipstick

ITEM: 2432888

Color: First Dance - berry rose

2.2K Reviews


I love Wedding belles shade, is very flattering on light-medium skin tones, or any skin tone I would say...I don't see the warmth that people see at all, at least not in my lips and skin a beautiful muted rose/pink color for thing to take in consideration is that the pictures and shades are not right in the Sephora app...Mrs. ...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


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:

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.

NUDESTIXNude Plumping Lip Glace

Size: 0.34 oz/ 10 mL·ITEM: 2228781

Color: Nude 04 - light nude- glossy finish

79 Reviews


The formula is so lightweight and feels like a comfortable balm but adds a nice punch of color but the red isn’t too bright on my medium Asian tone. Love the cooling feeling too....I love this lip gloss. I have medium skin with yellow and golden undertone. 6 is a perfect nude but better color on my lips.

What it is: A nude tinted lip gloss infused with volumizing peptides. Silky lip-conditioning ingredients provide shine, hydration and volume

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Vitamins E: A multitasking balm with super hydrating lip protection

- Shea, Avocado and Murumuru Seed butters: Balm base to naturally hydrate and condition lips.

- Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38 & Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 Complex: Collagen and hyaluronic acid stimulating peptides

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

MAC CosmeticsHigh Shine Lipstick

Size: 0.1 oz/ 3 g·ITEM: 2092294

Color: Fabby - mauve with gold pearl

19 Reviews


I love this lipstick!!! I usually never get any lipstick that isn’t matte finish but I absolutely LOVE this colour/finish. ...I do like hoe the shade looks on my light/neutral skin tone.

What it is: A lipstick that features smooth, medium buildable coverage with a highly pearlescent and semi-lustrous finish.

What Else You Need to Know: M·A·C Lipstick—the iconic product that made M·A·C famous. This formula features smooth, medium buildable coverage with a highly pearlescent and semi-lustrous finish.

Added benefits:
- Semi-lustrous finish
- Medium color payoff
- Highly pearlescent

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