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Updated: February 1, 2020

Over the years, we’ve learned pink lipstick can look ravishing on a redhead. The trick is to choose the right color pink for your particular skin tone and most importantly, rock the look with confidence! Some might wonder how to apply foundation, eye makeup and lipstick without overdoing it. Here’s some inspiration from Isla Fisher, who always seems to effortlessly rock a bright pink lip with a smokey eye.



Step 1: Moisturize

Let’s get started with a day cream. It’s a must in the beauty routine because it moisturizes the skin and provides a good base for the makeup. Try Elizabeth Arden Great 8 Daily Defense Moisturizer SPF 35.

Step 2: Concealer, Foundation and Blush 

CONCEALER: Many redheads have to deal with blueness in the eye area. For those of us wondering why we have discoloration in that area, it’s because the veins near the eyes are very fine and the skin is very thin. If you want to get rid of it, use a slightly yellowish tone to get rid of the blueness. One of my personal favorites is Dior Forever Concealer. I love it because it’s a creamy formula and doesn’t get into the creases.

FOUNDATION: Apply a little of Yves Saint Laurent’s Touche Eclát Foundation. It’s gel-based and creates a healthy glow.

BLUSH: Apply a pinkish blush along your cheekbones.

Step 3: Eye Makeup

EYESHADOW: Mix porcelain and golden eyeshadow shades on the eyelid. If you have blue eyes, earth-toned colors will make them pop even more. In the case of brown and green eyes, purplish shades will do the trick.

READ: 10 Eyeshadow Palettes Every Redhead Needs To Know About



Step 4: Pick Lips

Yes, we redheads CAN handle a pink lip! Here are some of our favorites:

Matte Pink:

Lancôme Color Design Matte Lipstick in Racy

Bright Pink:
Plum Pink:

Tom Ford Lip Color Matte in Plum Lush

True Fushia: 

Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color in Raspberry Pink 

And ladies, never forget that a smile is the best accessory a redhead can wear! Rock it like a Redhead!