Thankfully the weather’s cooling down, and it’s time to shelve the lightweight, pastel hues of summer for festive, sultry lipstick shades that put you right at the center of all the parties you’ll be attending. Should you go matte or creamy, maroon or nude, we’ve spoken to ‘those who know’ to bring you the Top Five trending lippie shades you simply have to own.
The nip in the air simply cries out for rich plum and cranberry shades. Such a luscious way to perk up your face. In fact this season velvet berry lips are a vetted trend. If youre one of those who loves ruby lips on others but is wary of trying them yourself, berry is the perfect go-between, not as daring but daring enough to bring your lips into focus. For a matte shade with a moisturizing satiny finish, try Nykaa MATTE-ilicious Crayon Lipstick - Perfect Plum 02
. The rich pigmented formula has 60 percent emollients and conditioners. For slightly creamier look in a velvety formula, try Colorbar Creme Touch Lip Color
in Pink Wink
or Oriental Mauve
If you think pink is a summer hue, perish the thought! Just because the weather has cooled it doesnt mean you have to push your pink lippies to the back of your dressing table. Weve noticed a slew of celebrities sporting varying shades of cheeky, bright pink. In fact, pink is such a lovely way of jazzing up a grey or black outfit. Try Elle 18 Color Pop Matte Lip Color - Pink Kiss
for a gorgeous matte finish that bridges the chasm between eye-catching neon and dusty rose. Enriched with the goodness of Vitamin E and Wheat Germ Oil, it conditions your lips and makes them look irresistible, a must for colder weather. If you want pink with a pop, try Maybelline New York Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick - 630 Flaming Fuchsia
. Get the shine of a gloss, the nourishing of a balm and gleam of a gloss all in one!
This is the perfect time of year to embrace traditional red lipsticks. After all, nothing can be as romantic as a red lippie. Sure, this isnt the hue for the faint hearted but deep reds are such a fun way of amping up your oomph quotient and dressing up your face. Just remember to apply a skin-warming blush or bronzer on cheeks to avoid being mistaken for a vampire! For the matte lipstick lover make a real statement with Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick - Look At Me.
If a glossed up creamy finish is what youre after go with Maybelline New York Color Sensational Satin Lipstick - 917 Brooklyn Red
. Infused with marine collagen and high shine pigments it will give you the perfect kissable pout.
Barefaced beauty is hot right now and what better way to embrace the ‘no makeup’ look than pairing dramatic eyes with a skin toned lipstick. Find a hue to match your skin tone and you have a winner on your lips! Pick Nykaa So Matte! Mini Lipstick - 20 M Caramel Margharita
, an ultra-creamy saturated lip color that delivers a beautiful, lightweight matte tint without caking or fading. Such a lovely way to offset a smoky eye or vivid color on the cheeks! Like to go glossy? Choose Rimmel Moisture Renew Lipstick
that’s infused with three super moisturizers to make your lips 70 percent more hydrated and 60 percent smoother!
Juicy orange lipstick has been around for a while but this is the season to rev things up and make it brighter and sexier than ever. One of the most wanted tints on runways at DKNY, Prabal Gurung and Gucci, the best way to show off an orange lippie is to set it off with muted white, cream or pastel clothes. The perfect hue if you want a pop of color but dont want to go as loud as red. Opt for SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick - 06 Tangerine Queen
for a full coverage satiny finish or Lakme 9 to 5 Primer + Matte Lip Color - MR6 Vermilion Fired
for a rich, luminous finish in a smooth, creamy texture.