Finding a fresh聽fall lip color聽is a lot like finding your soul mate on Tinder: You need to try many a swipe before you land that perfect match. Trying new lipsticks聽can be a tedious task, but there鈥檚聽a surefire way to take the agony out of it聽鈥 let your聽skin tone聽be your guide. Yup, those undertones in your skin (cool, warm or neutral) are what make a color look flattering or fall flat. To figure out what your tone is, think of the colors you look best in. Do you shine in聽silvers, grays, blues and whites? You鈥檙e a cool tone. Do you light up聽in golds, yellows, oranges and reds? Then you鈥檝e got a warm undertone. Can you wear almost every color in the rainbow and still look bright? You鈥檙e a neutral. Scroll down to find a new shade stat 鈥 and cue your swipes to the right.

Cool Tones


1. bareMinerals Gen Nude Radiant Lipstick in Crave聽($20): When you鈥檙e a cool tone, pinks are your besties聽due to their聽blue undertones. This one, a cross between a light mauve and soft pink, is a go-to hue that fits in at the office and after-hours, with medium coverage and a bit of shine.


2. Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Intense Long-Wear Lip Colour聽in Rouge Vie ($37): Lips were intense on fall runways, and a matte, velvety smooth color like this one is perfect for nailing the trend. This deep wine with a blue cast聽gives off a fall vibe and complements a fairer complexion. Bonus: The non-drying formula is made to last for hours.


3. Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Fig ($21): Red wine hues accent a聽paler complexion聽without overpowering; they aren鈥檛 as bright as reds and have a tinge of grape tones running through them. This one packs a punch without being too over the top, and is a beautiful accent to聽the pretty velvet dresses and tops聽you鈥檙e seeing everywhere this fall.

Warm Tones


4. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick in Melon D鈥橭r ($37): The best way to complement a golden tone聽is a with a coral that brings out聽its warmth. This light yellowish orange goes easily with fall鈥檚 sparkly makeup and looks dynamite with a nude palette.


5. Covergirl Katy Kat Matte Lipstick in Sphynx ($7): Yes, Katy Perry did a makeup line. Yes, it鈥檚 gorge, and you鈥檒l want to get your hands on it fast. This demi-matte formula, enriched with shea butter, stays put. The brown tones in this shade gives your warm complexion a boost.


6. Maybelline Color Sensational The Loaded Bolds Lipstick in Dynamite Red ($8): Red is so right on you 鈥 especially an orange-y one. A single stroke of this creamy matte shade will definitely get you noticed.

Neutral Tones


7. Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Vintage Capsule Collection聽in Oil Slick聽($17): Gray is having a a major moment right now, especially on our lips 鈥斅爈ucky for you neutral-toned gals, you can rock all 50 shades if聽you want. This one 鈥 which聽Urban Decay brought back from their original collection 20 years ago 鈥 may read more聽charcoal, but its sheer finish with a teeny bit of shimmer gives your lips just a hint of the trend without looking too goth.


8. Le Metier De Beaute Moisture Matte Lipstick in Fervor ($32): A rose-based pink like this color聽is a makeup bag staple.聽While matte can sometimes be聽drying, this new formula boasts聽specialized pigments and moisturizing vitamin E, so it feels super smooth and rich on your pucker.


9. Laura Mercier Creme Smooth Lip Colour in Milky Way ($28): Neutral tones can be enhanced with a deeper version of a nude. This cocoa shade is incredibly versatile 鈥斅爕ou can apply a gloss over it to lighten it up, or add layers of color to聽create a darker pout.

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