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This Is What Lipstick Shades Look Like On Different Skin Tones

Because lip colours are not universal.

You've probably noticed it by now: Lipstick shades can look different depending on your skin tone.

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It's all to do with undertones: People with cool undertones have a fair skin tone, while those with warm undertones have a darker skin tone.

So to see what lipstick shades look like on various skin tones, we picked 17 different lip colours and compared them on different Instagrammers.

http://giphy.com/gifs/animation-make-up-lipstick-l41YbZX0waE4Ifrs4

These colours were mainly chosen both because they are loved by beauty bloggers and because they are so pigmented.

1. NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick, £6.50

https://www.instagram.com/p/BMXPUCkAgh1/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BKI_yqgBu7l/
https://www.instagram.com/p/_4chiDB0jJ/
https://www.instagram.com/p/_3fLq7yj1C/
https://www.instagram.com/p/_joaxIoBX8/
https://www.instagram.com/p/9JwbUPPR4C/?taken-by=blvckswede

3. NYX Lip Lingerie Lipstick in Teddy, £6.50

https://www.instagram.com/p/BKx8PyBBd7b/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIgLDQFBFYC/

4. MAC Morange, £15.50

https://www.instagram.com/p/BKv2l5PgdOg/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BJvkRF_gvkt/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BKOScfxAfwy/

5. MAC Ruby Woo, £15.50

http://www.monroemisfitmakeup.com/2014/08/lipstick-of-day-ruby-woo-circa-1994.html#.WBnIf67hDOQ
https://www.instagram.com/p/11-a-kPB-K/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDtoo6GN-mB/?taken-by=thejenniejenkins&hl=en
https://www.instagram.com/p/BGcXJgVInBS/
https://www.instagram.com/chloezadori/?hl=en
https://www.instagram.com/p/BJerNQ5A09P/?tagged=brooklynthorn&hl=en
https://www.instagram.com/p/5VXr5ctx9y/
https://www.instagram.com/p/5xR5S7QS1z/
https://www.instagram.com/p/6hvWNdGqUM/

8. Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lips in Rio, £28

https://www.instagram.com/p/BKOk-qTjQVK/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BEmOWvTRErl/?taken-by=thisisdevonn
https://www.instagram.com/p/BITYONFhjO_/

9. Nars Audacious Lipstick in Deborah, £24

https://www.instagram.com/p/ydTfgKIUm3/
https://www.instagram.com/p/2d-O4_yBUP/
https://www.instagram.com/jaythomasbeauty/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BMEehFTBQpW/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BLp33dlhza2/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BMCxlcejhzR/
https://www.instagram.com/p/2mUth9GMYo/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIoRyCZjooB/?taken-by=lagirlcosmetics
https://www.instagram.com/p/5Gjed1jlgF/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BF4jOkPy9rR/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BI9l14bjexG/?hl=en
https://www.instagram.com/p/BEruxMrM-_e/?taken-by=fabfacesbyken

13. Dose of Colors in Chocolate Wasted, £14.50

https://www.instagram.com/p/BMXJgz4jlHK/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BMX_6fehm9z/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BMW3nP1h8Ai/

14. MAC Matte Royal, £15.50

https://www.instagram.com/p/BJz3OUZh_MS/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIvTRTNALVw/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BKdkVEPAFKO/

15. Too Faced Melted Lipstick in Violet, £19

https://www.instagram.com/p/rgLj73Gnl6/
https://www.instagram.com/p/53XWyFhIiz/
https://www.instagram.com/p/o1-rY5qshs/

16. Ciate Liquid Velvet in Smitten, £17

https://www.instagram.com/p/BCI6L8lpSJf/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BFqllVGpSJT/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BF1mncAyREj/

17. Sleek Matte Me Lipstick in Rioja Red, £4.99

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Thnmq_buU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dv1Mse4PWIA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcp2DXm4H3w
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