5 Flower-Inspired Lipstick Shades

April showers bring May flowers—and in the beauty world, it’s all about flower-inspired lipstick shades! With spring in full bloom, let your lips blossom with season-friendly shades named after some of nature’s prettiest petals.

BECCA Ultimate Lipstick Love in Tulip, $24

Packed with hyaluronic acid, avocado and olive oil, Tulip is a pink-coral shade that offers a whole new meaning to the words “flower power.” This long-wearing shade drenches lips in a creamy formula that keeps your kisser hydrated, colorful and smooth.

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick in Chrysanthemum, $18

Chrysanthemums are known as symbols of joy. Combined with Velour Liquid lipstick, the happiness lands right on your lips. This floral-inspired lipstick delivers soft pink color with a metallic finish that’s transfer-proof for long lasting color that keeps you elated all day.

VDL Real Fit Velvet Lipstick in Valiant Poppy, $26

Valiant Poppy provides a pop of robust color that melts on your mouth for a seamless, matte finish. Infused with a combination of velvet and matte powders, this warm red shade absorbs oil while creating a creamy texture that never cakes up or dries out.

Anastasia Beverly Hills in Orchid, $18

Reach for this matte magenta shade when you want lips that look as elegant as an orchid flower. Anastasia Beverly Hills’s classic matte formula comfortably caresses lips in ultra-pigmented color that gives a zero shine finish without creasing or clumping.

Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G in Stoned Rose, $34

If you’re looking for the full flower effect, pick up a lipstick that’s not only named after a rose, it also offers a finish that mimics the silky-smooth feel of a delicate petal. This full-bodied terracotta rose shade infuses lips with a pout-hydrating combination of waxes and extracts that deliver soft, multidimensional color.

Illustrations by Megan Badilla