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Orange is the new red! Best Orange Lip colors of 2013 for darker skin tones.

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays
Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays
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Powerful lips make a statement anytime and this holiday season instead of the old standby go Orange. Why Orange? If you skin is brown or dark finding a red lipstick can be challenging because blue undertones clash times with our skin color. Orange lipstick blends well with darker skin tones and still provides a powerful rich color.

Here are some recommendations for brown skin girls thinking of going orange for your New Years Eve festivities.

Orange Honorable mentions

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays
Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays MAKE UP FOR EVER.com

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays

MAKE UP FOR EVER ($23)created these amazing aqua cream pots for eyes lips and cheek. NO 11 Orange is a rich pigmented orange with a touch of luminous shimmer to a warm complexions and pop of color to lips and cheeks.

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays
Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays dolceandgabbana.com

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays

Dolce & Gabbana orange called Delicious ($37)is luxurious cream lipstick with a highly pigmented color. It goes on like a matte but doesn't look like and a little goes a long way . You can create a classic pouty lip.

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays
Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays BITEbeauty.com

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays

BITE Beauty cashmere lip creams $28.00 (Sepora)

My vote for best pigment and long lasting lip glosses. The cream is a rich orange -red that works wonderfully with brown skin tones.

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays
Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays JG

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays

The Iman Lip Affair Palette launched this fall, includes an amazing orange lipstick called "Hot" add a touch of Scandalous (red) for a deeper orange . All of these shades made with a moisturizing formula with coconut,aloe and shea Lip Affair Palette offers 5 new shades: Hot, Scandalous, Taboo, Flirtatious, Kinky Pink .($5.00 Walgreens)

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays
Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays Too-Face Cosmetics

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays

Too-Faced Sun Shine lip gloss in orange is a sheer gloss with a bit of shimmer. Buildable color goes on smooth and shiny and moisturizes lips with each application color. Sephora ($12)

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays
Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays JG

Orange is the new red. 5 Orange Lip colors to try for the holidays

My experiment with Bite Beauty Cashmere lip cream stick (Sephora $28) Long lasting color in a creamy lipstick. This felt so satiny on my lips and the color stayed on after eating and several beverages. .

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