Diana Crisan Nov 22, 2014

There’s no better color crush than one that involves coffee — are we right? Not only are we big fans of the flavor (*cough* chestnut praline latte! *cough*), but the color itself gives us plenty of makeup inspo! From creamy brown lipstick to a sultry smoky eye, this seasonal hue has become a staple in our comfy sweater collection, a way of life … and, of course, our beauty routine! Here’s why Team MDC is lovin’ coffee colors!

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Perfect for Accessorizing
When the mood (and temperature strikes) all things brown make their way out of our closets — from cute kicks like these Anthropologie Seychelles Fascinate Booties (serious swooning!) to our handy dandy Michael Kors Fulton Large Leather Crossbody! And while this camel-colored crossbody goes with everything (we mean everything!) so does an accent scarf — we’re absolutely in love with this multi-tone floral LOFT Outlined Bouquet Scarf. Floral for winter? We say, YES!

Another one of our fall faves — or more honestly, year-round faves — Kendra Scott Elle Earrings in Tiger’s Eye! This chic accessory combines several neutral shades of brown, ideal for matching ANY outfit!

You Look Like a Natural Beauty
And you are! But, brown makeup really has a way of accentuating and warming up your pretty features. Now is the perfect time to get a little experimental with your makeup by trying a chestnut-colored pout! Create the illusion of shapely lips by lining your cupid’s bow with Lancôme Le Lipstique in Amandelle and filling them in with L’Oréal Colour Riche Balm in Caramel.

Smoky eye kinda day? Use YSL Pure Chromatics in No20 to give your lids the perfect amount of smoke, while the brown, gold and caramel pigments will keep it looking natural. And remember, colder weather doesn’t have to mean your sun-kissed look is gone with the wind! Try Giorgio Armani Sun Fabric in 100 bronzer to keep your skin looking fresh and glowing all winter long!

What’s your favorite coffee-colored beauty buy? Let us know in the comments below! 



About the Author:Diana creates on-trend beauty content for Makeup.com readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.

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