12 Best Lipsticks for Medium skin

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Based on 13281 reviews of 4253 lipsticks from 246 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with medium skin, these are the 12 best lipsticks for medium skin

MAC Up The Amp

4.7

247 reviews

89% would repurchase

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Awesome shade, and I love the smooth texture. Im a NC50 and this definitely adds a pop of color. For those who would like to try out this shade before investing the

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Revlon Super Lustrous Matte - Really Red

4.6

243 reviews

88% would repurchase

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I've been using this for months, and never thought about reviewing it on here. I've blogged about it, and recently found out it's what they use on Mad Men to get the

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MAC Viva Glam I - the original

4.6

236 reviews

87% would repurchase

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It was the fall of 2011; I was right out of high school, in my first relationship with a guy I still love to this day, I was brighter, fresher, and skinnier- I was o

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MAC Russian Red

4.6

669 reviews

86% would repurchase

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I am not a red lipstick girl. But as I grow older, I am prone to try some of the beauty classics. So, I went to the MAC counter and asked my favourite MA if I coul

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MAC Cremesheen - Modesty

4.6

176 reviews

86% would repurchase

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Lipsticks are hard for me because they're either too dark, too light, too blue, or too orange and I don't care for shimmers or sheer-colors. After trying most of th

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MAC Rebel Lipstick

4.5

276 reviews

88% would repurchase

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ZOUNDS! After years of being away from MAC lipsticks, lately I've been ordering some from Mac's website after much studying of their photos & descriptions (& compl

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MAC Matte - Diva

4.4

186 reviews

85% would repurchase

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MAC SA: "Is this your first lipstick from MAC?" Me: "Umm, yeah..." SA: "Are you sure you don't want something like Creme Cup or Angel?" Me: "No, I'm a vampire. I

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Wet 'n' Wild Bare it All 902C

4.3

193 reviews

82% would repurchase

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OMG I can't believe this isn't getting as much hype as it deserves. This is hands down the best drugstore nude that I have purchased. It is somewhere in between Velv

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Wet 'n' Wild Mega Last Lipstick

4.3

289 reviews

86% would repurchase

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These lipsticks have been something of a godsend for me. I'm a woman with a tan skin tone (NC42-44), and I suffer from darkly pigmented lips as many of my ethnic bre

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MAC Lustre in See Sheer

4.2

180 reviews

78% would repurchase

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See Sheer, described as a "pinked grapefruit" is part of MAC's permanent lipstick li

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Revlon Super Lustrous Creme - Pink in the Afternoon

4.2

219 reviews

79% would repurchase

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Remember the last scene of "Breakfast at Tiffany's"? You see an "it girl" with a glamorous raincoat, ballet flats and a sleek ponytail. You think how you could loo

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Wet 'n' Wild MegaLast Liquid Catsuit Matte Lipstick

4.1

117 reviews

82% would repurchase

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I'm one of those makeup junkies who loves bold lipsticks, but lives in a very windy climate. I also wear my hair down almost exclusively, due to laziness. So if I st

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