Pink lipstick: who is it good for and how to choose the right shade

A soft alternative to the very sensual red, pink lipstick is a great way to vary, playing a little with the colors and surprising the eyes with a lively and glam color that takes less seriously. From softer shades, such as antique pink, light pink and flesh pink, up to the more intense Indian pink, mauve pink and dark pink, this lipstick with a playful and sparkling soul can be romantic and decisive at the same time and give a touch of character to our look, making it flawless and never boring.

Discover all the shades of pink lipsticks available on Amazon and find out how to apply them perfectly:

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Who is pink lipstick good for?

Don't worry, pink lipstick looks good on everyone, as long as you choose the right shades that can enhance us to the fullest. To choose the most suitable shades of pink for us, it is necessary to first consider the color of the complexion and the undertone of the skin. The color of the eyes and hair is also an important factor to take into consideration in making the right choice. show off the perfect pink tone for us.

In principle, you can rely on this general rule: if you have a rather intense and dark-colored skin-eye-hair mix, you can stay on a pink lipstick with strong and decisive colors, ranging from shocking pink to Indian pink up to raspberry and strawberry pink, if, on the contrary, you have soft colors, it is better to stick to delicate nuances, such as light pink, flesh pink, antique pink and pastel. But also pay attention to the undertones: it is better to combine warm undertones with warm and bright pinks and cold undertones with colder pinks. In short, you should always choose shades of pink in harmony with our face colors: if you have amber skin so to speak, avoid pastel colors or soft pinks and dare with brighter colors, even orange, more in line with your natural colors, if, on the other hand, you have a clear complexion, it is better not to overturn everything with shocking or fluo tones.

But let's see specifically the various shades of pink lipstick that we have available and how to choose them based on the color of the complexion, eyes and hair.

Antique pink lipstick: the chicest shade of all!

Mood: romantic, retro and sophisticated

Who is it good for:
Antique pink is good for more or less all - light, dark skin, with warm or cold undertones - even if it enhances women with fair complexions and cold teasing. If you have dark hair or an olive complexion, choose it in the dark antique pink version like the matte effect lipstick L "Oréal Paris on offer at € 8.90 (26% discount).
The most refined version of dusty rose is undoubtedly the matte one, but if you have warm undertoned skin, it is better to opt for a gloss, warmer and brighter, definitely more suited to you and your colors. In this case we recommend the Collistar lipstick enriched with hyaluronic acid on offer for only € 14.80!

The best effect is obtained with:
-Cold blonde + fair complexion
-Brown with light skin - even better with a dark antique pink lipstick, matte for the cool undertone, gloss for the warm undertone
-Red with diaphanous skin

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Indian pink lipstick: the perfect pink for brunettes!

Although pink is considered the perfect shade for blondes because it can enhance them with any shade, it must be admitted that there is a pink lipstick color that is perfect for blackberries. It is called Indian rose, it takes its name from the Indian Rose flower. it is a fuchsia with a warm base which, however, has a touch of cold in it guaranteed by light blue reflections.

Mood: determined and of character

Who is it good for?
It is perfect for those who show off dark hair and dark eyes, both with olive complexions and with lighter skin, of both undertones, given the cold / warm mix of which it is composed. An excellent result is also obtained on blond-haired women - even better if cold blond; to be avoided instead with red hair. This is a color with a lot of personality and therefore we advise you to buy a liquid lipstick with a high-precision applicator such as the Superstay Maybelline New York lipstick on offer for € 9.75.

The best effect is obtained with:
Blackberries and chestnuts with dark eyes and an olive complexion or with a warm undertone.

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Light pink lipstick - the ideal choice for light colored women!

Mood: delicate, soft and classy

Who is it good for?
The light pink lipstick (pastel pink, candy pink or candy pink) is perfect for women with light colors: blondes in the first place and ash or light brown women who sport a fair complexion.
In general, browns and blackberries are not enhanced very much by too light colors, but if they have light skin, light pink lipstick is a good choice. If, on the other hand, you have dark and olive skin, and dark colors in general. , avoid very light pinks and pastel pinks: in these cases, baby pink, pop pink or cyclamen pink are better, if you want to stay in the light pink range.
For reds, light pink is not really suitable, unless it is an orange version, such as light coral and peach.

The best effect is obtained with:
Blondes with light eyes - better a cold and opaque light pink, with a matte finish, with a light complexion with a cold undertone and a warm and bright light pink, pearly or metal with a light complexion with a warm undertone or with a more amber skin.

Nude pink lipstick: the nude shade to show off ton sur ton

Mood: sophisticated and natural

Who is it good for?
To show off a flesh-colored or powder pink lipstick worthily, you need to follow the color of your skin and lips. The important thing is not to choose a color that is too light compared to ours, otherwise the corpse effect is just around the corner. In general, you have to stay on the nude tones of pink if you are sporting a skin with cold undertones and nude tones of beige with warm undertones.
Remember that a creamy finish is always more suitable for flesh-colored pink lipsticks than matte, especially if you have a warm undertone, this is because it guarantees a little natural brightness and avoids a too dull effect.

As we said, it suits more or less all, but just choose the right one:
-Nude in shades of pink and peach if you have diaphanous skin and cold undertones (and also with red hair)
-Nude in shades of beige if you have medium-light skin with a warm undertone
-Nude in the warm tones of beige-copper (absolutely avoid cold tones and pink shades) for medium and Mediterranean skins with warm undertones
-No nude for those with dark skin: in this case we go for nude-browns, preferably shiny and metal

The best effect is obtained with:
If chosen wisely, every skin type and undertone can find its perfect enhancement with flesh pink, nude and powder pink lipstick.

Buy the Aliver set of 6 nude pink lipsticks on Amazon for € 11.99

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Mauve pink lipstick: the pink lipstick that looks good on everyone!

Mood: elegant and retro but with a sparkling and lively touch

Who is it good for?
Mauve pink looks good on everyone. In fact, it is the most democratic pink lipstick, able to enhance blondes, brunettes and even reds, without creating visible and important discolorations. Decisive and with character, but not too much, it is refined and glam-chic and has the advantage of harmoniously enhancing all skin and hair colors, thanks to its versatile nature and its intense but not overly strong color scheme.

The best effect is obtained with:
This lipstick is able to enhance any skin and hair color.

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Dark pink lipstick: fuchsia, raspberry pink, strawberry pink, shocking pink and fluo

Mood: outgoing, pop and full of character

Who is it good for?
In general, dark pink lipsticks in the brightest and strongest shades look good both on blondes and, above all, on brunettes with strong colors and amber complexions. In fact, according to the basic rule, the more you show off an intense mix of skin-eyes-hair, the more you have to stay on the colors of dark and bright pink. Therefore, raspberry, fuchsia, strawberry, shocking pink and fluo are perfect in these cases.
However, these shades are to be absolutely avoided on reds: in these cases it is good to stay on a darker pink, less bright and lighter, such as dark antique pink or, better still, on orange tones, as we will see shortly.

The best effect is obtained with:
-Women with dark colors and amber skins
-Women with cold blond hair and a fair complexion

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Orange Pink Lipstick: Peach, coral and brick tones are the top for amber and red skins!

Mood: Bright and suave

Who is it good for?
On women with warm blond hair and not cold complexions
On amber skins and medium-light complexions but with a warm undertone
On copper-red hair women with a darker complexion and not cold undertones

The best effect is obtained with:
- Amber skins + warm brown hair (caramel or auburn)
-Honey blonde + warm undertone complexion
-Copper red hair + warm undertone complexion

Buy the Wovemster Orange Pink Lipstick on Amazon for € 7.79

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