12 Best Lipstick Colors to Wear for Hot-Girl Summer 2021
Lipsticks with major staying power? We love it. But lipsticks that make our lips pop? Even better. With a sea of lip tints and lipsticks out in the open, it's hard to make up your mind with so many fresh new shades, different undertones, consistencies, and finishes. But when it comes to summer 2021 makeup looks, we're seeing vivid pops of lipstick colors and bright undertones taking over our Instagram feed for the #HotGirlSummer trend. So if you've been sleeping on your lipstick stash, scroll down for all the tried-and-true summer lipstick colors you should try asap!
The sheer coral lipstick color from 4U2's Heart Dance Water Lip Pigment (W35 Old School) is just *chef's kiss* perfect - super wearable and takes a good spin on the usual oranges and corals we see. With an eye-catching blend of pink and orange tones, this summer lipstick color from 4U2 instantly brightens up your complexion. It looks as refreshing as a tropical drink on the beach so you should make sure to flaunt this true-to-tone lipstick color on your next beach date with bae!
For a natural matte lip, our team's favorite go-to has to be the MEMEBOX PONY EFFECT Powdery Whisper Lipstick (Sweet Lie) which comes with an enticing magnetic lipstick case. This summer lipstick color offers a lovely wash of peach rose shade that will make all skin tones look flattering. With a silky-smooth finish and a lightweight, delicate powder formula, this summer-perfect lipstick can easily give your lips a full bold look with a single touch.
Summer calls for a bold and energetic transformation, and the sure-fire way to achieve that? The NAKEUP FACE One Day Water Volume Lip Ink (Poison Red) is definitely a must-try. Featuring a red with rosy undertones, this raspberry red summer lipstick color from NAKEUP FACE will instantly liven up your complexion with a hint of girlie uplift. The 60% water-based formula also offers a refreshing finish with great color intensity.
Romand's Glasting Water Tint (Rose Stream) has a dreamy, glossy appeal that is as regal and eye-catching as can be. Complement your fair skin tone with this Romand coral-pink shade that is equipped with a high-shine, rich-hue sparkly finish, giving you a kissable, sumptuous uplift for your entire hot girl summer makeup look. Not to mention the classy veneer that will make your fair skin tone more radiant and illuminating.
3CE's Velvet Lip Tint (Daffodil) is one of the best Korean lip tints we have been recommending since forever. This highly coveted lip tint shade is designed by 3CE as an oil-packed lip product, featuring a sherbet-like texture that gently melts on the lips for a natural, smudge-proof tinge with a matte finish. Super chic and easy to blend with excellent color playoff and swoon-worthy pigments that will make your lips extra kissable for the summer season.
There's no doubt that peripera's Ink Airy Velvet Tint (Genius Rosy Pink) is a favorite among our Beauty Team because of its unique blend of purple-ish rose pink shade, which is what makes it look so appealing and alluring on fair skin toned beauties like you. The velvety-smooth lip tint, all enriched with mango oil and green tea seed oil to nourish and contour your lips, has a super-hydrating, mask-proof finish so you don't have to worry about the awkward stain on your mask when you're on a romantic summer date.
Summer is the perfect time to flaunt your sun-kissed skin and make it extra illuminating with Romand's Zero Matte Lipstick (Shell Nude). This nude matte lipstick lends a subtle hint of coral lipstick shade that will make your hot girl summer makeup look more natural. If you're going for a more sophisticated look and want to play up the pink-y tone, wear this Romand lipstick with a touch of bronzer to warm up your complexion and you're good to go!
There's always a friend who is uber-cool and makes all the power moves - and MEMEBOX's PONY EFFECT Stayfit Matte Lip Color is that friend in the bunch. This shade Stop Staring is such an arresting hue that will, ironically, beg people to stare. It offers a muted yet alluring cool-tone to uplift your tanned skin, which explains why it is also one of the most popular summer lipstick colors of all time, thanks to its subtle warmth that will look flattering on all skin tones.
Going for an effortless soft glam look to impress your summer romance? moonshot's Stick Extreme (Take Off) has a hint of orange-ish undertone to make your complexion look extra bright and healthy. Just softly blush your lips with its watercolor-like pigmentation rendered in a matte-blurred finish to create a softened, delicate allure. Thanks to the embossing powder-infused formula, this moonshot lipstick helps cover fine lines and wrinkles on your lips so naturally. It also features murumuru seed butter which helps protect and nourish your kissable lips with rich moisture to make them more full and plump.
MACQUEEN's Air Deep Kiss Lipstick (Pink Red) scores major points in the lip-popping department for summer, which means it's the perfect shade to wear if you want your lips to stand out against your tanned skin. The powerful red is as audacious and fiery as you can expect in a MACQUEEN lipstick, which is known for its high-impact pigment and smooth matte finish with a dreamy blurred effect.
Think intense pigmentation and great color payoff, you'll get Etude House's Dear Darling Water Gel Tint. The shade Real Red fully expresses sweet lips with deep, rich colors which gives dark-skinned beauties like you a vivid uplift. Not to mention the highly moisturizing pomegranate + grapefruit extract that will keep your lips hydrated throughout the day.
We've never seen this lipstick look bad on anyone, but it's especially stunning on darker skin tone. MISSHA's Dare Lip Tint Moist Velvet (Salsa) is a liquid-to-velvet, moist-matte, longer-lasting lip tint that features UHD colors with smooth velvety finish. Mask or no, you're going to want to take this lippie out for a summer-hot spin with a vintage glamour makeup look to impress your summer date.
Explore more gorgeous summer lipstick colors from our wide range of lip tints and lipsticks from our most-favorite K-Beauty brands to look your best and brightest for #HotGirlSummer 2021! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to get more instant product updates and skincare tips!