The Ultimate Guide for Choosing Lip Shades for This Summer


It feels like every day we are flooded with thousands of new and different lip products and shades; from Kim K. releasing her nude lipsticks and liners to Rihanna’s wide variety of shades with Fenty Beauty. From shiny to matte, to nourishing-matte, to shinny-velvet finish, to lip balms/stain and more!

The options are endless, but no need to worry, this guide will not only help you narrow down your options to what looks best on your skin tone, but also to the trendiest lip shades for this summer!

First off, it’s important for you to learn what’s your skin’s undertone. There are three categories your skin may fall into: cool tone, warm tone, or neutral.

Cool Tones

If you fall into the cool tone category, this means your skin has a red, pink, or bluish hue. The most famous trick to figuring out if you are a cool tone kinda gal is checking your veins. Are they blue? Or are they green? If they’re blue, then you’re a cool tone.

Warm Tones

The warm tone category means that you have golden, yellow, or peach hue undertones. Therefore, your veins will appear to be green. Why? Because the skin you are looking through is yellow and your veins blue, giving you greenish looking veins!

Neutral Tones

If you’re having a hard time figuring out what your skin tone is, and it doesn’t seem to follow under cool or warm, this means you have a neutral undertone. Consequently, most shades of lipstick will look good, but of course, no one will know what looks best on you, other than yourself.

Once you have figured out your skin’s undertone, get excited for rocking the trendiest summer lip shades!

The Orange Red Lip Trend

For Cool Tones:

Nars Lipstick in Heat Wave

Matte, Satin and Velvet. There's no wrong way to do red. #narsissist

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For Warmer Tones:

Bobbi Brown lipstick in Atomic Orange


Subtle Lip Stain Balm Trend

Cool Tones:

Dior Addict Lip Glow Color Reviver Balm in Berry

For Warmer Tones:

Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15


The New Nude Trend

Cool Tones:

Vivid Matte Liquid in Nude Thrill

Warm Tones

Dior Couture Color Rouge



The Peachy Lip Trend

Cool Tones:

Soap & Glory Peach Pout Completely Balmy Lipstick

Warm Tones:

Smashbox Be Legendary Cream Lipstick in Famous


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Melissa Palés es periodista independiente de Social Media y Marketing. Posee un titulo de Fashion Merchandising de Miami International University of Art & Design, y un Masters en Comunicaciones de Texas Tech University. Creció en Ecuador, y ahora está desarrollando su carrera en Dallas, TX

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