5 Coral Lips Shades And How To Wear Them Now!

The season's must-try lip shade is beachy and hot — sound familiar Miami? While we're guilty of constantly reaching for our signature red, we're switching gears for spring and embracing a coral kisser — inspired by the pretty puckers we were obsessed with after scanning J.Crew's latest catalog. But, before you get all pouty and doubt-y, we've enlisted the help of Make Up For Ever pro educator David Hernandez to help you pick your perfect coral match. While the hue may look vivid, it's a surprisingly versatile shade: "Coral is actually a neutral color," Hernandez says, "meaning it can be both warm and cool so it works for everyone."
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When it comes to selecting a statement-making pop of color for your lips, the trick to picking the right one is not based on your skin's actual shade, Hernandez says, but rather your undertones. "If your skin has gold or yellow undertones, a peachier or orange coral will be most flattering. If you have pink undertones, choose a pink or red-based coral."
With our pro tips in mind, we picked five new coral lip colors to get you started with spring's freshest beauty trend. From shiny and sheer balm to high-impact lipstick, check out the prettiest peachy-hued lip products to add to your beauty bag.
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Tarte's vibrant coral has a warm golden sheen to it and is infused with maracuja oil to make your lips look and feel, well, divine.

Tarte Maracuja Divine Shine Lip Gloss in Tipsy, $21, available at Tarte.

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This Laura Mercier lipstick supplies a briliant, red-orange coral hue with a juicy shine.

Laura Mercier Gel Lip Color in Clementine, $22, available at Nordstrom.

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Not ready to fully commit? Try just a hint of coral with this subtle tinted balm — it's packed with lip-nourishing benefits, too.

Yes To Carrots Color Balm in Peachy Keen, $5.99, available at Yes To Carrots.

Photo: Courtesy of Yes To Carrots
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For skin with pink undertones, opt for a pink-y coral, like this sweet shade from Make Up For Ever.

Make Up For Ever La Bohème Rouge Artist Natural in Folk, $19, available at Sephora.

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Accentuate your pout with a hint of plumping and an extra dose of shine in a dreamy, creamy hue.

Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Cream Lip Polish in Creamsicle, $18, available at Sephora.

Photo: Courtesy of Buxom
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