Sirens wear red lipstick. It’s sexy, sultry, ideal for all skin tones and complexions. But the trick, of course, is to select a shade that’s right for you, the combination of red and blue and yellow that works for your unique complexion. I have a Mediterranean complexion, so I’m always on the lookout for a red lipstick for olive skin… and I’ve found some that I love! If you’ve got the same complexion, keep reading. Here are 7 sexy lipsticks for olive skin, guaranteed to make you glow, not sallow!
1. Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick
Price: $19.00 at sephora.com
The name says it all — Legendary. It’s a true red with lots of blue in it, so it’s an ideal red lipstick for olive skin. Not quite right for your skin tone? Try “Infrared,” a slightly darker shade in the same line-up.