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Add These Universally Flattering Lip Colours To Your Beauty Stash, Stat

One colour fits all.

As far as lip colours go, we’ve done everything — from the nudes, to the reds to the hues darker than the pits of our soul. Our expert opinion is that it’s hard to find something that you absolutely love that may also flatter a range of complexions. While you may not be able to share your nude with your bestie, here are some of our favourites that you can. Whether or not you want to is another question all together.

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M.A.C lipstick in Ruby Woo
It’s sophisticated, playful and timeless all at the same time and it truly does flatter a massive range of skin tones — just look up the hashtag on Instagram! While it is definitely flattering, the bright crimson shade may be too loud for some people to carry off. NARS semi matte lipstick in Schiap
Another bright shade, Schiap is a hot pink with creamy formula that is very forgiving, and the blue undertone makes your teeth look extra white! Clinique Almost lipstick in Black Honey
If you need proof on how popular this lip colour is, the brand ships out one tube every three minutes. The fact that it gives a faint, sheer tint that’s buildable helps its universal factor. Bite Beauty lipstick in Smoked Za’atar
Go extra vampy with this shade if you’ve fairer skin, but if you’ve got a deeper complexion, this works perfectly as a nude. Image: Instagram (@cocoaswatches) Fenty Beauty Stunna lip paint in Uncuffed
Only recently launched, Uncuffed is a stunning rosy mauve hue that looks great on everyone. Image: Instagram (@fentybeauty) Dose of Colors liquid matte lipstick Fresca
Sizzle in this bold coral strawberry shade. The formula is vegan, cruelty, paraben and gluten free. Image: Instagram (@iluvsarahii) Urban Decay Vice lipstick in 1993
This warm matte brown was created in 1993 and is perfect for the ’90s revival trend that’s going on now. NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Cruella
The neutral scarlet red shade will make your lips pop, plus its formula is comfortable enough to wear the whole day. Image: Instagram (@narsissist) Marc Jacobs Beauty Le Marc liquid lip creme in Slow Burn
This baby is a creamy nude rose that has flattering pink undertones that brightens up your face instantly. Image: Instagram (@marcbeauty)