Orange is one of those colours the beauty industry simultaneously loves and hates. We are constantly warded off over-warm bronzers, but all over them tones for lids and lips. Funny.
Anyway, regardless, orange and coral can be super intimidating to get to grips with. I've put together my favourite tangerine-tinted tones for all levels of bravery.
The easiest way, I think, to pull off orangey shades, is as a statement lip. Paired with a simple outfit, good base and lashings of mascara, it can look beautifully put together and is pretty low-effort to boot. My favourite shades for this are super-orange MAC Morange, Pupa I'm lipstick in Poppy (I've already raved about this little beauty in more detail in this post). Both are juicy, punchy orange and orange-red shades that can be worn full-throttle opaque or patted on as a stain.
If that's a bit too out there, something similar to the sadly limited edition The Fashion Flock from MAC (something like Kidman's Kiss from Charlotte Tilbury isn't too dissimilar) is a bright, pink-coral alternative. If you're die-hard for pink lips, this is a nice nod to orange for summer.
Cheeks-wise - you don't want to look too crazy here. Many's a time I've gone a bit mad on the ol' MAC Modern Mandarin, but used sparingly, this is an absolutely beautiful satin shade - especially on darker skintones. It is definitely more wearable than the pan would suggest, but go easy to start with!
And as for eyes - the bronzier, the better. I'm still stuck on my little Givenchy pot of dreams - It's definitely on the warm end of the spectrum, but it's a breeze to apply and wear - a little MAC Soba in the crease, and you're good to go.
Bottom to top - MAC Morange, The Fashion Flock, Pupa Poppy, Givenchy cream shadow, Modern Mandarin
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