brunette woman with warm medium skin wearing Barcelona brownish red lipstick

Best Lipsticks For Warm Medium Skin With Black Hair

Why Are These The Best Lipsticks For Warm Medium Skin?

If you have medium skin with warm undertones these three lipstick shades are going to be the perfect place for you to start. Your makeup bag won’t be complete without a peachy-tan nude, brownish red, and a brick red with a brown undertone. 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 Nnenna 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. 

Nnenna’s base lip color is a 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.


Barcelona – Brownish Red Pictured Above

brownish red satin finish lipstick for any skin tone

Barcelona looks amazing on any skin tone. A mid-tone brownish red that’s very subtle and has the slightest orange undertones imaginable. No shimmer, beautiful satin finish. For those that love super bold colors – this will be a great daytime color that can be worn darker at night. For those that err on the side of caution, this is a great color to try a look with a little more color. This is the lipstick Nnenna is pictured wearing here.

Beachside – Your Perfect Nude

image of tan nude lipstick

Beachside is a medium, peachy-tan nude that is creamy, moisturizing, long lasting and wears to a matte finish. This no-shimmer lipstick has a very earthy, natural tone to it. Perfect for ladies with warm or neutral undertones this lipstick is classic and timeless. 

Gypsy Soul – Deep & Soulful Lipstick

image of brick red lipstick with a brown undertone

Gypsy Soul is a brick red with a brown undertone. It is deep and soulful and can be worn light or dark, which gives it incredible versatility. This no-shimmer lipstick is creamy and satiny smooth with its application. As it wears it stains your lips slightly – leaving you with a nice lip color that’s more matte than glossy and lasts a very long time.


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 medium 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!


Other Makeup For Warm Medium Skin

You might be wondering what other makeup will look amazing on your warm, medium 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. Blush is one of our favorite products, because it brings your face to life – and the shade Coy, is by far the best blush for warm, medium skin! You could also get away with Gotta Glow (peachy pink universally flattering blush) or Tango (true matte peach – if you lean more toward an olive skin tone). Either way, your makeup bag will not be complete without blush – and we highly recommend a matte apricot pink blush, Coy. This blush is equal parts pink and equal parts apricot – it’s amazing for warm skin in general – but specifically medium skin.

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