15 Spring Lip Colors You Never Knew You Needed — PHOTOS
Spring is finally in the air, so how exactly does one transition their makeup routine into a new season? IMO, the answer to all your springtime makeup woes lies in spring lip colors you never knew you needed. From bight blues to stunning purples, certain unique lip hues will not only help your beauty arsenal better suit the warmer weather, but will also give you all of the inspiration you need to feel like an alternative beauty queen.
In terms of fashion, spring usually means making the shift from heavy layers of clothing to floral sundresses and rainbow crop tops. But how does makeup undergo that same transition? A foolproof way of mirroring the blooming flowers and sunny skies around you is through bright lip colors that are totally one-of-a-kind and have the potential to make an excitingly fresh statement. These bright blues, greens, purples, and yellows might just be the perfect match to your retro florals while also preserving a fun, funky element to your look no matter what you might be wearing.
Below are 15 stunning and totally eye-catching lip shades that will totally transform your seasonal makeup arsenal. Prepare to be inspired by rocking the hues you never knew you needed.
Aren't the gray tones in this lavender shade absolutely gorgeous? The unique color, paired with the ultra satin consistency, is sure to make this lip product a go-to for any bright and floral look.
2. Bright Blue
This gorgeously bright and light blue shade will really make an unexpected statement. A contemporary Holly Golightly would totally rock this on the streets of Fifth Avenue.
Bright lip colors always go over well in spring and summer, and this stunning light green shade with a matte finish would be perfect for a night out or a special occasion. Or, you know, for every day. Whatever suits your fancy.
If you're not quite ready to let go of fall and winter's dark, brooding lip colors, meet your spring and summer match: The stunning yet versatile gray lip. With blue undertones and a flawless suede finish, this lip color will be a perfect rainy day staple.
Give your lips a metallic sheen this spring, and not with your typical gold or silver. Try some copper on instead! This hue is totally worth a selfie post on Instagram. Just don't forget to use the lipstick emoji.
A light blue, iridescent, shimmering lip color? It does exist, and it's absolutely fabulous. Run, don't walk, to your nearest beauty store to swatch this shade and see it in all of its glory. Once you break down and buy it, be prepared to rock shimmery lips all day, every day.
A white lip might sound a little too unconventional, but there's no denying it's really pretty. This shade will look bright and gorgeous against any springtime style staple. With this bullet in your arsenal, consider your seasonal wardrobe updated.
8. Bright Pink
This pink lipstick isn't your run-of-the-mill pink pout maker. Nope: It's a bright highlighter-esque pink that'll look totally unapologetic and absolutely stunning. Imagine it paired with a smoky eye look and tell me you don't love the idea of it.
9. Dark Green
You might be surprised at how versatile an unconventional lip color can be. This dark green ivy shade would look equally fabulous with an understated beauty look or a smoky eye and some strobing. The possibilities are truly endless.
If the other blue shade wasn't exactly your cup of tea, but you love the idea of a blue lip color, a darker shade might just be your match. This one's not as bright, but its pigment is just as unique
11. Bright Orange
Orange is a classic spring and summer lip color. But instead of the classic coral or red-based hue, opt for a true orange like this one. Bright, vibrant, and totally unique, you're bound to stand out with a color like this on your lips.
12. Dark Violet
There are few things as beautiful as a blooming purple flower. Or, you know, an equally beautiful lipstick in the same striking color. This violet hue is dark and cool-toned, and there's no denying that it's a perfect choice to contrast the bright prints of spring fashion.
Sure, yellow lipstick isn't something you see every day. But according to Allure, yellow lip shades look amazing on warmer skin tones and work really well as a base layer. Personally, I'd wager this color would look great on anyone. I mean, it's the epitome of springtime in a lipstick.
Black lip colors were super popular on the spring/summer runways of Sept. 2015. So if you're the fashionista type, this shade will probably appeal to you. Be prepared to look absolutely gorgeous and gothic in a true black shade like this one.
I repeat: Blue lip colors are versatile and beyond brilliant. This OCC Lip Tar, in a soft turquoise and with a glistening gold sparkle, could easily become a go-to spring lip color for anyone who loves a bright smile.
There you have it: 15 unique and gorgeous lip colors that are sure to be your new favorite staples for spring. Don't fret too much over how to update your makeup look this season. With these babies in hand, the rest will be easy.
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