Fuchsia always makes for a fun and feminine outfit, but have you ever wondered what color lipstick to wear with fuchsia pink?
You can amplify this lovely hue by complementing it with equally gorgeous make-up.
While it may seem like your options are limited to pink lipstick, you may be surprised to learn there are a few more lip colors that work just as well with fuchsia.
Ready? Let’s dive right in.
What Color Lipstick to Wear with Fuchsia Pink
From lighter shades to darker ones, pink lipsticks are the obvious match for a fuchsia pink outfit. However, neutral, nude lips work just as well. For a bolder look, burgundy or bright red lipstick is an edgy match. For an eyecatcher look pair pink with pink. Gloss or matte depends on your outfit and the occasion.
Pink lipstick is a classic color, and there are endless options available to you.
When I deck myself out in fuchsia pink, my favorite part of the process is finding the exact right shade of pink to compliment my outfit.
To keep it simple, I have a few fuchsia lipsticks on hand to make sure I can match the hue as closely as possible.
This creates a well-rounded look that is both chic and thoughtful but effortlessly stylish at the same time.
For a more discreet look that still pops the tones of fuchsia, you can opt for a light pink lipstick that gives you a little color without overshadowing your outfit.
Light pink lips are low-maintenance and barely there, but still imply that you’ve made an effort.
They’re also on the softer, more feminine side of the spectrum.
Personally, I love a glossy light pink with fuchsia, as it gives off a summery, tropical vibe.
Another match I love is a mid-pink lipstick that is a few shades lighter than fuchsia but is noticeably present.
This tone doesn’t dominate but instead rounds off an outfit in a classy, analogous fashion.
For a really fresh look, you can consider blushed cheeks and glowy highlights on your cheekbones.
This look says elegance that doesn’t try too hard.
Impossibly sophisticated, a dark pink lipstick paired with fuchsia is a bold and confident combination.
For this kind of lip, I typically recommend a rich, saturated, long-staying matte product.
Metallic accessories go a long way to rounding off this color and adding an air of glamor.
While a little more showy, dark pink is suitable for both formal occasions and more corporate environments.
Neutral, Nude Lipsticks
We all have natural color to our lips, and emphasizing this is a great way to complement your outfit, no matter what shade it is.
Because fuchsia is so striking, you may choose to tone down your make-up and let your outfit take the spotlight.
In this case, I recommend fresh, light, nude lips that look healthy and plump without causing a scene.
This might be a not-really-there gloss or moisturizer or a more intentional nude lip color that clearly subtly defines your lips.
A peachy, glossy lip always looks excellent and hints at youthfulness and playfulness.
Matte tones can be a little trickier to negotiate, but as long as they have a pinkish base note, they can add rather than distract.
Bold Red Lipstick
I’ve always heard people advise against combining red and pink, but I have to disagree.
There is something so Parisian – so refined – about popping a bright red lipstick against a fuchsia outfit, although, granted, it takes a confident woman.
If you prefer to ease into reds, burgundy and berry-toned hues are a great combo with fuchsia too.
As they live close to one another on the color wheel, these shades amplify and emphasize without detracting attention.
With red lips and pink outfits, I don’t have a preference when it comes to matte or gloss.
However, I always pay close attention to the fabric of my outfit and let that dictate the texture I want to pair it with.
The occasion also plays a role. A high-gloss lip may need glitzy accessories, whereas matte is a bit more toned down.
Frequently Asked Questions about Lipstick
Should your lipstick match your outfit?
There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to matching lipstick to your outfit. It really depends on you, what you like, and the occasion. Some prefer to track down shades that match their color palette as closely as possible, while others enjoy a contrast. Some people choose not to wear lipstick at all in favor of a good moisturizer or gloss.
Does your skin tone play a role in choosing lipstick?
We all either have warm or cool undertones to our skin. This impacts which shades of lipstick suit us better. Cooler tones are more suitable for those with cool undertones to their skin and vice versa for those with warmer skin tones. Blues, purples, and reds are cooler, whereas copper, corals, and pinks are warmer.
Fuchsia is such a stand-out color; you may as well round it off with a beautiful, bold lip.
That being said, you don’t need to stick to pink tones, as there are plenty of options in terms of peaches, nudes, and even reds and berry tones available to you.