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The 24 Best Sweet Pink Lipsticks For Asian Skin

From a sheer wash of colour or intense saturation, here are all the pink lipstick picks that are bound to flatter Asian skin tones.

Navigating pink lipsticks can be a tricky thing. While most would play it safe by sticking to foolproof hues of pink like rosy pinks, there is an entire range of pink shades that have the potential to brighten your complexion (not to mention giving you endless options to experiment with bolder shades). So how exactly should women select pink lipsticks?

For starters, if you prefer something subtle, look for pink shades that have beige or brown undertones. These options will likely not pop, but they will do a great job in evening out any discolourations on your lips for a natural effect. From there, you can play around with different textures and finishes, as sheer or glossy ones will be great for weekends or making your lips look more pouty while satiny or matte textures tend to look more sophisticated and fierce.

If you’re game for experimenting with something bolder, opt for pinks that have red or orange undertones like fuchsia. This will ensure that they do not wash you out like bubblegum pink shades might — not to mention they can look at tad too Barbie-ish or garish. And if you’re feeling a more glamorous look, try deeper or darker pinks which venture into berry territory for a dramatic effect. Here, all the best pink lip colours that will flatter Asian skin tones.

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Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro Matte Nature in #523 Rose Sand
Lancome L’Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream in #214 Rosewood Ruby
Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick, $52 in #450 Ultra Lively
Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick in Infamous, $52
Pat McGrath MatteTrance Lipstick in Soft Core, $59, Sephora
YSL Beauty Vernis a Levres Water Stain in #608 Flot De Fuchsia, $52
Giorgio Armani Beauty Ecstasy Lacquer, in #502 Boudoir, $55
Lancome L'absolu Lacquer Liquid Lipstick in #315, $49
Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Rose $47
Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipstick in Clique, $40
Origins Blooming Bold Lipstick in Passionflower Pinkk, $33
Shu Uemura Matte Supreme Liquid Lipstick in BG01, $43
Urban Decay Lo-Fi Lip Mousse Lipstick in Echo, $33
Givenchy Le Rouge Lipstick in N301, $58, Sephora
Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick in Flamingo Acid, $28
MAC Cosmetics Powder Kiss Lipstick in A Little Tamed, $33
Shiseido VisionAiry Gel Lipstick in #210 J-Pop, $36
Lancome L’Absolu Rouge in #368 Rose Lancôme, $49
Tom Ford Lip Color in Spanish Pink, $76
By Terry Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge Hydra-Balm Fill & Plump Lipstick in N18 Pink Up, $57, Escentials
Stila Stay All Day Matte’ificent Lipstick in Papillion, $35, Sephora
Laneige Silk Intense Lipstick in Flash Light, $34
Chanel Rouge Allure Ink in #142 Creatif, $49
Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Bold Liquid Lipstick in Pink Lover, $34