As an Atlanta native, I'm partial to a late-summer peach. (It’s one of the only things I can claim to have in common with Justin Bieber, actually.) And no offense to the fruit itself, but this year, my interest lies mostly in the lip-color form. From juicy, sheer shades to bright mattes, a peach lip is surprisingly versatile and undoubtedly summery—although, the color can absolutely be worn year-round, too.
One thing you may notice as you scroll, however, is that brands have wide-ranging perceptions about what color, exactly, a peach is—a conflict that actually works in our favor. Because some shades veer more on the pink side, others are more coral, and others are a bit more orange, you have your pick of the bushel. So no matter which version of “peach” you’re looking for, it can be found in this roundup of the 17 lip colors worth wearing during peak season and beyond.
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7. Charlotte Tilbury Hyaluronic Happikiss Lipstick Balm in Enchanting Kiss
There are sheer, glossy lipsticks, and then there are Chanel sheer, glossy lipsticks. With its just-bitten color, high-shine finish, and chic-as-can-be packaging, it’s one investment product that’s worth it.
16. MAC Cosmetics Satin Lipstick in Peachy New Year