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What is the best lipstick shade for an olive skin tone?

To compliment an olive skin tone you are best off going for something that adds a warmer tone to the lip such as red or berry shade. These sit opposite to plive tones on the colour wheel which means that these tones are the perfect shades to compliment your skin. A gorgeous shade for a deeper red tone Viva Heart in MAC's MACximal Silky Silky Matte range is a fabulous choice especially as in the UK and Ireland, the full recommended retail price (RRP) (less VAT) from the sale of VIVA GLAM lipsticks is donated to organisations that support the health and rights of people of All Ages, All Races and All Genders!

If a berry/dusky pink tone is more up your street then Captive (Satin) or Mehr (Matte) could be the colour for you! You can of course pair all of these lipsticks with the perfect lip pencils too, this will allow you to create a more balanced and crisp looking lip. However just because you have an olive skin tone this doesn't mean you have to limit yourself to certain lipstick shades - I personally think that choosing a lipstick for you comes down to personal preference. What i like to do when choosing my own lipstick is to take a look at all the shades on offer and any i find that i am more drawn to i will try those on and see how they look. Also choosing a lip liner can make a difference too.

If you prefer a lip look that is more natural then choosing a liner to match your lipstick exactly is the best option but if you want it to have an ombre effect choosing a darker lip liner will help you achieve this look. The best thing to do is try on a few different shades of lipsticks and see what you personally prefer!


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