The best lipstick colours to wear based on your zodiac sign

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  • With work and social exchanges mostly happening over video call at the moment, we’re all about making the top half look good.

    Loungewear on the bottom paired with a stylish top half and a quick application of tinted moisturiser has become our standard daytime look.

    So a slick of lipstick is exactly what we all need to top it off.

    And now a new study has analysed zodiac signs to see exactly which lipstick shade would suit each one best.

    Lipsticks colours for your zodiac signs

    Aries (March 21 – April 19)

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    Lipstick Shade: Red

    ‘Could it be anything else?’ says the study, by OnBuy.com. ‘Bold and ambitious rams love to be number one, which is why Red lipstick is a great fit.

    ‘A classic that will never fade from fashion, red lipstick represents the passionate Aries personality perfectly’.

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    Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

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    Lipstick Shade: Taupe

    ‘Bulls enjoy serene, rustic environments – so why not choose a Taupe lipstick to match?

    ‘Neutral, but with a warm and earthy tint’.

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    Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

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    Lipstick Shade: Glossy Peach

    ‘Gemini is a busy sign that some say needs a clone of itself in order to get everything done,’ says the study.

    ‘To mirror the duel nature of Gemini – go Glossy Peach!’

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    Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

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    Lipstick Shade: Powder Pink

    ‘Those under the Cancer sign are sensitive and effortlessly pick up on energy,’ says the study. ‘To compliment this, stick to a Powder Pink palette.

    ‘Something neutral but with a pop of colour. This will make sure Cancerians blend in with their environment but don’t go unnoticed.’

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    Leo (July 23 – August 22)

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    Lipstick Shade: Gold

    ‘This shade isn’t for the fearful.

    ‘Luckily, Leo is a fearless fire sign known to bask in the spotlight – and what better way to shine than with glittering Gold lips?’

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    Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

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    Lipstick Shade: Rosewood

    ‘The dark orange-brown-red hues of Rosewood perfectly suit the “Goddess of Wheat” earth sign,’ says the study.

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    Libra (September 23 – October 22)

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    Lipstick Shade: Soft Coral

    ‘A sweet and harmonious Libra needs a Soft Coral sheen,’ says the study.

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    Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

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    Lipstick Shade: Deep Purple

    ‘Scorpios need a shade that’s “dark and twisty” (to quote Christina Yang in Grey’s Anatomy) because they are intensely passionate,’ says the study.

    ‘Think a vampy, edgy Deep Purple’.

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    Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

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    Lipstick Shade: Plum

    ‘Similarly, those under the Sagittarius sign are suited to Plum shades – but for an altogether different reason,’ says the study.

    ‘Known for chasing after geographical, intellectual, and spiritual adventures, Sagittariuses will benefit from a [plum] lipstick.

    ‘Afterall, purple is a prime colour of the Archer, known to enlighten and embolden the spirit.’

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    Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

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    Lipstick Shade: Matte Brown

    ‘Caps are well-balanced individuals, skilled at navigating both the material and emotional realms, that lean toward classic looks.

    ‘An earthy Matte Brown will blend well with this sign.’

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    Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

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    Lipstick Shade: Pale Blue

    ‘Pale Blue might not be for everyone – but for an Aquarius, an unconventional iridescent hue suits perfectly,’ suggests the study.

    ‘This humanitarian sign is, after all, thought to be representative of a mystical healer who bestows water, or life, upon the land.’

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    Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

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    Lipstick Shade: Bubblegum Pink

    ‘Pisces is a water sign that reflects constant division between fantasy and reality,’ says the study.

    ‘To be frank, they need a lipstick shade as sensational as they are! Bubblegum Pink is perfect.’

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    Not happy with your zodiac choice? We don’t think it’s a problem to go for one of the other 11 gorgeous shades…

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