The 10 Best lipsticks
Skies are grey, so reinvigorate your pout for winter with one of these dramatic new-season shades.
Monday 24 October 2011
1. Rouge pur couture in 'Golden lustre'
£22.50, YSL, Selfridges.com
Inspired by the opulent shades of haute-couture dresses, Golden Lustre is a subtle pink with a high shine, thanks to a dash of glitter.
2. Rouge allure in 'Famous'
£24, Chanel, Selfridges.com
The sparkle in this will make your red lips perfect for party season, while its luxurious formula makes for a rich colour. And it's all packaged in a stylish click-open case.
3. Rich lip colour in 'Cosmic raspberry'
£18, Bobbi Brown, Bobbibrown.co.uk
Inject some colour into your cosmetics with this fuchsia lipstick by Bobbi Brown with SPF 12.
4. Rouge prodige in 'Rosy coral'
£17, Clarins, available nationwide
Clarins' 'high fidelity pearl' formula makes use of natural silicone and white clay to ensure long-lasting lusciousness that won't fade.
£15.50, Illamasqua, Illamasqua.com
This violet shade can be a show-stopping look or a subtle stain and has a smooth, glossy finish that won't dry out your lips.
6. Semi-Matt lipstick in 'Belle de jour'
£18, Nars, Spacenk.co.uk
This lipstick is one of those perfect "in between" colours, blending terracotta with taupe to create a modern take on a trendy neutral.
7. Colour elixir in 'Mulberry'
£7.99, Max Factor, Boots.com
This gets the make-up artist seal of approval after being used by Pat McGrath for Gucci's autumn show. Ingredients include moisturising shea, avocado and aloe butters.
8. Sweet kiss lipstick in 'Rose cachemire'
£7.99, Bourjois, available nationwide
Inspired by travels in the East, Bourjois's new colour will add a delicate hint of pink for daytime.
9. The Kate Moss collection, No 3
£5.49, Rimmel, available nationwide
The supermodel's take on cosmetic classics: this nude tone has a chic Sixties feel.
£8, Topshop, Topshop.com
Topshop's dramatic damson shade is great value and perfectly in keeping with the current Nineties revival, so go a bit 4 Non Blondes with your look. Top hat optional.
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