Lip Service.

Lip Service.

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The sun is out and temperatures are rising. How better to celebrate the arrival of party season than with a brand new lipstick? We’ve selected our favourite lipsticks for every Summer occasion.

THE SUBTLE LIPSTICK:

Nude lipsticks are your go-to look for summer braais and brunches, as they give your lips a natural glow. Here are our three favourites:

Bobbi Brown Lip Colour in Shell (starting price R 315)
A pale pink nude that gives cooler skin tones a rosy, radiant look. Available at selected Edgars stores.

BobbiBrownShell

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Melondrama (R 220)
A glossy peach perfect that gives warmer skin tones a glowing complexion. Available at selected Woolworths stores.

SmashboxMelondrama

 

Mac Lipstick in Naked Bud (R 195)
A neutral sheer nude that gives a blooming, radiant glow to most skin types. Available at selected Mac stores.

MacNakedBud

THE CLASSIC LIPSTICK:

Normally, the office is the place for everyday lip colours, but the annual office party is the time to wow everyone with a classic red lip. Here are our three favourites:

Mac Lipstick in Ruby Woo ( R 195)
The perfect red for cooler skin tones, allegedly a favourite of Taylor Swift and Rihanna. Available at selected Mac stores.

MACRubyWoo

Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Moisturising Lipstick in Red Door Red ( R 210)
A vibrant red suitable for most skin types, just as timeless as the classic Elizabeth Arden Red Door fragrance. Available at selected Edgars stores nationwide.

ElizabethArdenRedDoorRedLipstick

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Love Me (R 220)
The ideal red to make warmer complexions look glowing and radiant. Available at selected Woolworths stores.

SmashboxLoveMe

THE STATEMENT LIPSTICK:

Sometimes a night on the town calls for something a little more outrageous. Here are our 3 favourite statement shades:

The Body Shop Colour Crush lipstick in Red Hot Raspberry (R 130)
A fierce fuschia that suits most skin tones, best paired with an elegant cat-eye. Available at selected Body Shop stores.

BodyShopRedHotRaspberry

Mac Lipstick in Neon Orange (R 195)
A bright, clean orange that simply screams summer. Available at selected Mac stores.

MACLipstickNeonOrange

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Black Plum (R 220)
A deep berry lipstick that looks edgy and fresh with beachy waves and understated eyes. Available at selected Woolworths stores.

SmashboxBlackPlum

(By Shannon Holcroft)

BB beauties, which of these shades is your favourite?

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