If you're anything like me, then you're likely ready to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring. And that's precisely why I've rounded up the best lipsticks to help say goodbye to dark winter lip shades like browns and hello to beautiful springtime hues like blush, coral and crimson. Groundbreaking color ideas for spring are often hard to come by — plain old pink can only take you so far, am I right? That’s why every season around this time, I begin the quest for finding the freshest shades to add to my makeup collection.

Below, I have rounded up seven lovely lip colors to try for spring:

Red lip paint

FENTY BEAUTY BY RIHANNA Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color – $24

Photo: Fenty Beauty

This is Rihanna’s version of a universal red — a little bit bluer than say the traditional cult favorite M.A.C, Ruby Woo. Half the fun of using this is pulling out the art deco-looking multi-beveled container. But, be cautious; It’s a little more liquid-y, so practice care when applying, so it doesn’t get all over your teeth.

Butter Gloss

L’Oréal Color Riche Shine Lipstick in luminous coral – $10

Photo: L'oréal Paris

If super bold brights are more your jam, then this moisturizing lip color for you. Some of the best colors to wear in the spring are oranges and pinks. 

Orange Reds

Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipstick in Fire – $28

Photo: Laura Mercier

This is the perfect mix of an orange-red shade in a super-matte velvet finish. What more could you ask for in a lipstick?

Pretty in Pink

Maybelline New York Color Sensational Powder Matte Lipstick in Nocturnal Rose – $7.49

A pretty pink-rose shade in the most powdery matte finish is usually available at most drugstores. And, it will give you just a hint of flush to your lips, leaving you natural and glowy for spring.

Marble Lipstick

NYX Faux Marble Lipstick in Primrose – $9

Photo: NYX

More than just pretty packaging, the marble swirl of colors combine on your lips to reveal you're natural lips, with only a slightly rosier shade. 

Color Balm

Dior Addict Lip Glow Color Reviver Balm in Berry – $34

Photo: Dior

The famous Dior color-changing lip balm, now in a sheer berry shade that looks good on everyone. 


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