The Best Orange Lipsticks for Every Skin Tone

by Nida S
Orange lipstick for every skin tone

Reds and pinks have ruled our pouts for a long time and beautifully so! But once in a while, donning a vibrant orange does no harm. Diverting our gaze from the most staple shades, we’re shining some light on a hue that’s electric, sassy and oh-so-gorgeous, the breathtaking orange. It may not be as conventional as pinks or reds for its a magnetic, eye-striking colour but that’s exactly why orange is definitely a must-have, this season. If you’re also someone who gravitates towards a pink or a purple at every chance you get, this is an equally fun option. A shade so unique, bold and demanding,  the perfect orange lipstick is an asset to have in your makeup stash. To get you started, here are a handful of gorgeous options—from bright orange hues to corals and tangerine reds for every skin tone.

SUGAR Mettle Liquid Lipstick - 06 Electra

Warm undertone beauties, we’re looking at you! This bright orange-red lipstick with pink hues is the perfect shade for those who want to flaunt a classic look. SUGAR Mettle Liquid Lipstick – 06 shade Electra (Orange with hints of red) looks effortlessly gorgeous on most skin tones & can be styled for subtle, everyday looks to a statement pout, depending on how you style it. This long-wear lipstick with a beautiful non-drying liquid formula promises to take good care of your pout while delivering a rich highly-pigmented colour and finish.

Mettle Liquid Lipstick 06 Electra
Nothing Else Matter Longwear Lipstick 23 Peachy Keen

SUGAR Limited Edition Nothing Else Matter Longwear Lipstick - 23 Peachy Keen

A great pick for Indian skin tones is SUGAR Limited Edition Nothing Else Matter Longwear Lipstick – 23 Peachy Keen. A stunning peachy orange hue lipstick that works fabulous for warm undertones, this one will instantly replace your everyday nude brown lipsticks to bring in the same subtlety with some fun, playful colour! This lightweight lipstick instantly masks discolouration on the lips with its rich formula and lasts all day. Your lips will be coated in rich creamy matte colour while getting the moisture you need with this lippie.

SUGAR Mettle Satin Lipstick - 06 Augusta

For the medium skin that tans easily, our SUGAR Mettle Satin Lipstick – 06 Augusta [Orange Coral] is made for you! This gorgeous coral shade is supremely pigmented and one swipe of this will amp up any makeup look. This formula is enriched with sea fennel wax to nourish your lips all day while providing a fabulous satin finish!

Mettle Satin Lipstick 06 Augusta
Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick 06 Coraline Jones

SUGAR Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick - 06 Coraline Jones

Another recommendation for medium skin tone is an all-time bestseller. This incredible formula has hundreds and thousands of fans. We’re talking about none other than SUGAR Matte As Hell Crayon – 06 Coraline Jones (Orange Coral). This bright coral orange lipstick with warm tones works beautifully for tanned beauties and can brighten up any makeup look! It’s a vibrant, poppy hue that dries down to a sleek matte finish and stays comfortable on lips throughout the day. This lippie is sure to turn heads and makes a bold statement! The Matte As Hell Lip Crayon is a foolproof lipstick that goes on ultra creamy and settles into a matte finish like magic. This long-wearing lipstick is going nowhere all day!

SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick - 29 Scarlet Starlet

Olive skin tones can make any bright shade of lipstick work for them. But our pick for olive skin tone is the SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick – 29 Scarlet Starlet (Orange Red). A matte lipstick with the right blend of red and orange to give you a stunner pout! If you have discolouration on your lips, one swipe of this lipstick is enough to mask it. Try your hand at Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick and prepare to be astonished. This formula is infused with the vitamin E to guarantee a comfortable matte finish all day.

Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick 29 Scarlet Starlet
Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick 41 Gotta Terracotta

SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick - 41 Gotta Terracotta

Orange comes in a variety of shades and our personal favourite is burnt orange. It flatters every skin tone and looks spectacular on olive skin tone. The SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick – 41 Gotta Terracotta (Burnt Terracotta) is a must-try! It adds a veil of class to every look. This shade is untouchable in every way and you can never go wrong with this! With the Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick, say goodbye to smudging and transferring while you rock this gorgeous shade.

SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick - 06 Tangerine Queen

Deep skin tone can rock any bright shade. Orange lipstick is one of the most flattering lipstick shades on deeper skin. Don’t believe us? Try the SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick – 06 Tangerine Queen (Orange Coral) and fall in love. This lipstick is truly “love at first swipe”! A true coral orange for the bold ones. This intensely opaque lipstick provides full coverage in one stroke and stays on all day!

Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick 06 Tangerine Queen
Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick 33 Pepper Anderson

SUGAR Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick - 33 Pepper Anderson

This shade is absolutely stunning for duskier skin tones! A vibrant, fiery orange-red lipstick of your dreams that gives you a striking and flawless pucker. Try SUGAR Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick – 33 Pepper Anderson and meet your new statement lipstick. An unbeatable orange hue shade that will make you say goodbye to your other bold basic red and pink lipsticks! This silky, creme finish crayon lipstick comes with its own sharpener for crisp edges and daring pout, every time!

How to Apply Orange Lipstick:

Like any other makeup product’s shade, formula and consistency, the application is as important. Just like a red lipstick needs more prepping and effort than a nude lipstick, an orange lipstick also requires a little more. Here’s how you can make it work, every time!

Step 1: Exfoliate your lips

The bold shade can emphasise dry flakes on your lips. Give your lips a smooth canvas for the lipstick to glide onto by exfoliating it first. You can do so with a lip scrub or simply by running your toothbrush gently over your lips.

Step 2: Line your lips

Before you go in with any bold colour, make sure to line your lips. This will prevent the lipstick from bleeding and give you a proper guide on your pout. Pick your favourite nude lip pencil or orange lip pencil and line your lips before going in with the lipstick.

Step 3: Fill in the pout

Now it’s time for the fun part! Apply your orange shade, starting from the centre and working outwards. If you want, use a small lip brush to get the edges.

Step 4: Clean up on aisle 5

Got some colour outside the lines? Do not fret! Use a nice cleansing water on a Q-tip or lip brush and clean up around your lips. Wipe away your mistakes as if they were never there!

Bonus tip! Pout first:

Keep the rest of your makeup understated: Let the bold orange-red lips take centre stage and go easy with the rest of your makeup. Avoid heavy eye makeup so your lips can stand out!

What are your thoughts on orange lipstick? While some might shy away from this bold shade, would you dare to give it a try? Comment below and let us know!

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Chaitrali pankaj patil February 23, 2021 - 12:03 am

Nice

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