The 10 Best Blue Lipstick Colors For Your Skin Tone

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The 10 Best Blue Lipstick Colors For Your Skin Tone
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If you're Googling blue lipstick, which you are, chances are you need to know how to wear it too. Enter make-up artists Michael Anthony (responsible for all of Katy Perry's sick make-up looks) and Sir John (who slays Beyoncé's/Joan Smalls's/Ashley Benson's make-up on the regular) for suggestions on just that.

"A blue lip is meant to be fun," Sir John says. "It's like stepping into a different character when you wear it," adds Anthony. "There are no guidelines with blue lipstick, you just have to be in the [confident] mindset to wear it, because you'll definitely be noticed." For some much-needed inspo, here are 10 shades you'll stun in.

1. Mac Grand Illusion Glossy Liquid Lipcolor in Lunar Module

blue lipstick for fair skin

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Dhs105

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"If you have fair to light skin, opt for it in a gloss form with an opalescent, prismatic blue or lavender finish that will let you in on the trend and leave you with an ethereal look," Sir John says. "If you do want to wear a darker blue shade, warm up the rest of your skin first with a pink or peach tone on your cheeks. This will give your face a flushed look and the healthier your skin appears, the better the blue lipstick will look—that goes for any complexion but especially fair," he adds.

Try shades like: opalescent blue gloss or a dark navy blue for an edgier look.

2. Givenchy Gloss Interdit Vinyl in 15

blue lipstick for fair skin

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Dhs110

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...an ultra light seafoam tone would be gorgeous on fair tones too, notes Anthony. This one goes on super sheer, so don't be scared off by the bluish green shade in the bottle.

3. It Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush Butter Gloss in News Anchor Blue

blue lipstick for fair skin

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Dhs88

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PS: This sheer blue will make your teeth look even whiter!

4. Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Heroine

blue lipstick for fair skin

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Dhs25

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...the perfect navy for fairer skinned people who aren't afraid to go for it. Anthony is also into this color for paler complexions.

5. CoverGirl Melting Pout Vinyl Vow in Below Deck

blue lipstick for medium skin

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Dhs24

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To avoid blue lipstick from reading too cool of a blue on medium skin tones (i.e. draining your complexion), warm up the lip color with a pink tinted lip balm first, Sir John suggests. If you skip this step, you could end up highlighting your dark circles, if you have them, he adds.

Try shades like: teal, royal blue, blurple (hello, blue and purple), a matte navy blue, and even cyan.

6. Fenty Poutsicle Juicy Satin Lipstick in Go Deep

blue lipstick for medium tones

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Dhs100

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...if you prefer a bold teal in stick form.

7. Be Legendary Liquid Lip in Iced Out

blue lipstick for medium skin

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Dhs57

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Royal blue on medium skin tones screams hip hop for me, I love it, but it's definitely a look, says Sir John. "So if you're going to go for it, really commit and choose an opaque, glossy version."

(Regardless of your skin tone, remember to even out your complexion with foundation to keep blue lipstick from calling attention to any redness.)

8. Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipstick in Cobalt

blue lipstick for medium and dark skin

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Dhs69

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To create a blurple effect—bluish purple—Sir John recommends lining and filling in the lips with a deep wine lip pencil, like MAC Night Moth, before coating on a cobalt like this one.

9. Dior Couture Color Rouge Lipstick in Visionary Matte

blue lipstick for dark skin

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Dhs188

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Darker skin tones can really pull off any blue hue, but "you're the only person who can tell yourself what lip is going to look 'right' on," Anthony notes. He loves a deep teal, dark blue (like this one), inky blue tones, or deep denim on darker skin tones.

Try shades like: a deep teal, dark blue, inky blue tones, deep denim, and Yves Klein blue (above).

10. Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick in Poe

blue lipstick for dark skin

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Dhs50

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Rich deep inky-blue tones, like this one, are super flattering and stunning on dark skin as well.

H/T Cosmo US

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