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Best Lipsticks For Neutral Light Skin With Dark Hair

Why Are These The Best Lipstick Shades For Neutral Light Skin?

If you have light skin with a warm undertone these three lipstick shades are going to be the perfect place for you to start. Your makeup bag won’t be complete without a deep rosy pink, berry, and mauve. We’ve gone into detail about each shade below, but for now let’s talk WHY.   

When choosing lipsticks for someone with a similar look as Melissa pictured here, we’re really focused on enhancing features. The great thing about these colors is she’ll likely be able to still wear them as her features change over time. Maybe with only slight adjustments to how bold the colors are worn. 

Let’s talk base lip color, the color your lips are with nothing on them.  This is important because our lipsticks are designed to blend WITH your natural lip color not completely cover it up.  So, these lipsticks would look different on someone who started off with a brown or purple base lip color, and may not be our first choices. 

Melissa’s base lip color is a light nude and is slightly different than the color in her complexion.  Knowing your base lip color allows you to find lipstick shades that are just a shade deeper for a “my-lips-but-better” look – the perfect everyday lipstick for looking pulled together without any effort.  It’ll be your go-to, everyday lipstick. 

If your base lip color is anywhere in the nude range these are good choices for you.


Unpinkable – Bold Power Color

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This fuchsia-y pink is a great choice for a bolder lip color. Just be careful to not overpower your complexion by applying it too heavily. Our recommendation would be to apply it in layers using a lip brush. This way you have complete control over how bold you’d like to go. Melissa is pictured wearing this lovely pink lipstick above.  

Unpinkable is a very pigmented smooth and creamy lipstick with no shimmer. It’s a that has an ever so slight, teeny bit of red in it. This lipstick is a warm color with cool undertones. It’ll look great on a variety of skin tones. 

Berry Blast – Flattering Everyday Shade

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Berry Blast is a super flattering color that looks dark in the tube but goes on as a light berry stain. It has a slight shimmer, can be applied dark or light, and has an amazing sweet smell. It is stunning on any skin tone! 

Mayberry – Soft and Gorgeous

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Mayberry is a dusty rose mauve with medium depth. It isn’t too dark or too bright…with an undertone is that of a cool toned berry. It has a slight micro shimmer to it that’s not noticeable when applied. Mayberry applies smooth and moisturizing and is highly pigmented (doesn’t apply sheer). It provides you lasting color that won’t dry out your lips.


Why Should I Choose Red Apple Lipstick?

Because you’ve never worn a lipstick this good before. It glides on smooth and is ultra creamy and moisturizing – thousands of five star reviews, waiting for you to read. For 10 years, Red Apple has specialized in clean, vegan, cruelty free & gluten free makeup for lips, eyes, and cheeks. 

If you’re like us, you’ve been searching for makeup with just the right blend of high performance + quality ingredients + non-toxic + cruelty free.  It can be tough to find (especially 10 years ago) so we created it. Then, we made sure it was free of animal bits and allergens for all our vegan & sensitive skin friends.

So, if you’re new here – welcome! We love helping you find the perfect lipstick shades for your light skin tone – and if you want more suggestions for lipsticks that are great for your skin tone – or makeup for your eyes & cheeks just email our beauty advisors, they’re standing by! 

You’ve found high performance, clean makeup that won’t irritate your skin or make you sick (this is especially important for our friends with auto-immune diseases and cancer survivors/fighters).  If you’re in one of those categories, we support you – and are glad you’re here!

We source the highest quality clean ingredients for our makeup – and ensure that our suppliers do not test the raw ingredients on animals. We are Leaping Bunny certified, GMO free, Paraben Free & Gluten Free, to name a few. We exclude all toxic practices and ingredients from our company and products.

You’ve found makeup that glides on smooth, nourishes your skin, lashes and lips – and is truly enjoyable to wear.  

You’ve found a company that cares about its customers.  We treat you, the way you would treat you! 

You’ve found a company who cares about the world around us.  Your purchases help support women’s shelters, cancer fighters & survivors, animal welfare groups, auto-immune disease foundations and support groups (specifically Celiac Disease and Sjögren’s Syndrome).  We love helping smaller groups that need support but don’t have national attention yet – if you know a group that needs support, click here to email us

You’ve found Beauty You Can Believe In.  No more searching, no more guessing, no more buying products that you can’t return.

Start shopping with confidence! And if you need anything at all – contact our customer care team who is eager to help you!


Checkout More Makeup For Light Neutral Skin

You might be wondering what other makeup will look amazing on your light skin. Below, you’ll find lip pencils that will pair perfectly with the best lipsticks for you, that we talked about above. We also included some glosses that would look AMAZING with those lipsticks but also beautiful worn alone. We’ve also included Gotta Glow as a gorgeous blush to brighten your face instantly!

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