While picking lipstick one that compliments your skin tone as well as the shade of your lips should be selected. Before selecting your lipstick make sure that you try it out in the cosmetic store.
Women with big lips should use muted colors like shades of purples & browns. On the other hand it would be preferable to use light colors. Care should be given to select you lip color which suits the occasion glittery shiny lipsticks are for funky night parties and they draw attention to your lips greatly. a subtle lip balm can be used for day to day use.
Here are a few guidelines to help choose lip color according to skin tones:
Lipstick Color for Fair Skin
A medium brown with slight pinkish tone
Plum reds and wine reds (would be more attractive if they have a blue undertone)
Light shiny pinks
avoid using hot pink as it subdues fair skin tone.
Lipstick Color Medium Skin Tone
Deep reds and blue red will be very attractive for this skin tone.
Brown will give a warm look
Caramel shades, a medium brown with a light yellow undertone will work pretty well.
Rich pink and deep pink with a brown undertone enhances the beauty of this skin tone.
Lipstick for Yellow Skin Tone
Go for rich deep brown or berry shades and keep away from orange and too dark vampire red shade.
Browns with a mahogany undertone will look cool for this skin tone
Thick chocolate colors with a subtle tone also work good in these lips.
Lipstick Color for Dark Skin
Most shades of brown (coffee brown, dark brown) looks good for dark skins.
Medium and soft pink enhance this skin tone
Strictly to be avoided colors for this skin are reddish pink and shades of orange.
Deep rose can flatter this skin tone.
Also, make sure that you choose a lip color with moisturizers, Vitamin e and sunscreen. Lipsticks with sunscreens provide protection from lip darkening. While choosing a cosmetic, make sure that you attention to quality product.