Published on July 20th, 2019 | by beauty international0
Summer Lip Trends
Everything gets a little brighter in summer, whether that’s our hair, our healthy skin, or our makeup. Take, for example, the 15 hottest makeup palettes for summer. If you scroll through them all, you’ll see that warm desert reds and pinks, along with varying shades of marine blue, are this year’s top eye shadow trends.
That’s all well and good, but what about lip colour? That answer is a little harder to come by, due to their being literally thousands of different shades that line drugstore aisles and sit on high-end shelves. That’s why I’ve consulted some professionals—three expert makeup artists who could forecast this season’s trendiest shades based on skin tone. From deep skin tones to fair.
Darker Skin Tones
Josée Leduc is a makeup artist and founder of Odièle, which is a luxurious natural skincare brand. For deep skin tones, she predicts that a bright pink colour will reign supreme this summer. We were doing beautiful red lips all winter long and now that summer is around the corner and our wardrobe includes colours other than black, we still want a pop of colour, she says. As for which particular bright pink she suggests, look to this one from Chanel. It’s a strong and striking juicy pink that is sure to stand out all summer. Deep skin tones have unlimited opportunities when it comes to statement colours this summer. Deep skin tones are going to go bold, with berries, with red, anything that makes a statement. From hot orange-reds to deeper fuchsia tones, there are so many colours dark skin tones can play with this summer.
Olive and Medium Skin Tones
Nars Powermatte Lip Pigment is a beauty-editor favourite. It’s a fan favourite, too. After all, it’s been “loved” over 90,000 times on Sephora’s website thanks to its opaque weightless colour. Rebecca’s second prediction is for the shade Rock with You, which she says suits both olive and medium skin tones. “It’s a rich red-purple combo.” If you have hesitation about wearing a darker lip in the summer months, don’t, because it looks bold and striking.
For proof, look to Rihanna, who wore a metallic purple lip to the Oceans 8 premiere. As for medium skin tones, Leduc predicts a sheer coral colour will be the buzziest lip shade of the season. “For women with a golden glow, I think a sheer coral is going to be the hot colour this summer,” she says. She recommends this one, also from Chanel, which provides a sheer wash of shiny colour—something akin to what you would expect to see after eating a mango Popsicle. Chanel has the best lip colours and the best choice of textures at the moment.
Orange is an olive skin tone’s best friend but especially this summer. “I predict olive skin tones will be opting for juicy, tomato reds like Firestarter by RMS Beauty,” For olive skin, I think it’s going to be all about orange and variations of it. Whether it’s a matte stain or lighter sheer colour, the hot hues are what really make olive skin’s beautiful golden undertones pop.
Light Skin Tones
Light skin tones will be pretty in coral pink lipstick this season. Aside from the gorgeous colour and expert recommendation, we’re looking forward to wearing this specific lipstick thanks to the fact that it’s all-natural and organic.
As for Rebecca, she says the trendiest shade won’t be lipstick at all. “I predict light skin tones will be reaching for any gloss they can get their hands on, from lilacs to hot pink and Popsicle-coloured tones,” she explains. Gloss has without a doubt come back in a big way and we are going to see a lot more shine on light skin tones in the upcoming summer months. They’re perfect for wearing casually and to events as it can be dressed down and up. I recommends a lip gloss that imparts brilliant shine and colour.
It’s the perfect coral shade that suits every single skin tone that does it. What’s more is that it’s incredibly comfortable to wear and easy to reapply on the go. It’s been a makeup bag essential for years now. We know what you’re thinking. This shade was already on the list. Well, Leduc says it works equally as well on fair skin tones as it does deep. It’s due to the striking vibrancy of Chanel’s pink, which pops no matter what. I’m predicting it will be majorly buzzy this summer, for fair and deep skin tones alike.
Now that you’re all up to date on this summer’s trendiest lip colours, make sure you check out the best lip serums for hydrating and softening your lips.