Summer ain’t over yet and we’re still buying suncream, bikinis and flip flops like they’re going out of fashion, so one thing that definitely shouldn’t be neglected when you’re shopping for a summer haul is your makeup bag! If you’re after a fresh look for the summer season, a new shade of lippy could be your shortcut to sunshine style. Whether you’re the queen of a nude lip, love a classic red lipstick or wanna experiment with a trending shade, we’ve got the edit of the lipsticks you need in on. Check out 8 of the best summer shades of lipstick right here, girl!
Huda Beauty The Icons Collection Power Bullet Matte Lipstick in Spring Break
Nothin’ says summer like a bit of brightness and this bold and bright lippy is absolutely to die for! The Huda Beauty Power Bullet Lipstick is the new kid on the lipstick block RN, but deffo a force to be reckoned with. With a luxe matte finish and huge colour pay off, this punchy pink is a fab addition to any summer makeup bag. This warm toned lipstick looks amazing on darker skintones and matches well with any similar toned blush.
MAC Matte Lipstick in Lady Danger
If you’re the girl who only wears red lipstick, experiment with a slight twist on your fave shade this summer with the MAC Lady Danger lipstick. This long lasting matte lipstick is amazingly warm toned and will give you summertime vibes from the first swipe. We love pairing this bold lipstick with natural makeup, think bronzer and gold glowy highlighter for a holiday inspired look.
Nars Satin Lipstick in Orgasm
Heard of the NARS Orgasm blusher before? Meet its little sister - the NARS Orgasm lipstick! This lustrous lipstick has a satin finish and silky feel, perf for wearing as you sip on your fave fruity cocktail this summer. This lipstick also has added lip conditioners for a bonus hydration boost - amaze for those whose lips are a lil on the dry side.
L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Shine Lipstick in Peach On The Beach
The name says it all, this peachy lipstick is perf for wearing on the beach, or applying when you’re in the mood for some sun! The L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Shine Lipstick is totally creamy and will feel like lipblam on your lips while giving a gorge, semi-sheer colour pay off. Wear with some neutral eyeshadow and your fave fluttery falsies, it's one of the best lipsticks this summer!
Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk
Nude lipstick lover? If you’re live for all things neutral and the thought of bright lipstick makes you shudder, go for the Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk. Loved by make-up fanatics and MUAs alike, this trending lipstick is a must-have in your make-up bag this summer. Team with some nude lipliner and a slick of nude lipgloss for a nude lip look that Kim K herself would be proud of.
Tom Ford Lip Colour Sheer in Paradiso
Named after an Ibiza hotspot and in a soft, summery shade, the Tom Ford Lip Colour Sheer in Paradiso is summer in a tube. If you’re the kinda girl who isn’t into lipstick, this sheer lip colour is the ultimate compromise. If your skin is on the pale side and you love a natural flush of colour on the lips as opposed to a statement colour, it's perf for you. With a light, barely there look and added hydrating balm, it’s a total winner, plus the glam white packaging will look gorge in your handbag!
Fenty Beauty Poutsicle Juicy Satin Lipstick in Sun Snatched
If you’re a make-up lover who is all about experimenting with new beauty trends, you’ll LOVE the Fenty Beauty Poutsicle Juicy Satin Lipstick. This ultra-hydrating lipstick drenches lips in hydration while providing a huge colour payoff. Go for one of the crazy shades of bright blue or purple, or play it kinda safe with the oh-so-Instagrammable orange colour, Sun Snatched.
Collection Intense Shine Gel Lipstick
We love a coral shade of lipstick for a summer make-up look and the Collection Shine Gel ticks every box. Intense shine? Check. Super comfortable? Check. Moisturising? Check, check, check! This eye-catching lippy is amaze for adding some colour to a neutral make-up look, wear with tinted moisturiser and bronzer for a selfie-worthy style!
Time to give that make-up bag a srs summer upgrade, girl! We’re loving these lippies and can’t wait to team our fave Femme Luxe ‘fits with ‘em.