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Summer’s Best Lipstick Colours

Summer’s Best Lipstick Colours
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Summer is always a great time to experiment with lipstick colours. As the weather warms up and our skin gets a golden glow, it's easy to try out brighter and more exciting shades. This summer's best lipstick colours are set to make a stylistic entrance, and we absolutely love them.

The Best Lipstick Shade For Your Skin Tone

Reds, Oranges, Pinks and Peaches are the hottest shades this season for adding a pop of colour to your lips. The great things is, that all these colours can work on any skin tone, you just have to look at its undertone.

To check your undertone, have a look at the veins underneath your skin. If they are blueish/pink then you have cool tones, whereas if they appear more green, you have warmer skin. If they are a mix of the two, then you are neutral.

  • Yellow undertones - you will suit warmer shades such as orange-red and deep pinks.
  • Pink undertones - opt for the cooler shades such as blue-reds and paler pinks.
  • Neutral undertones can pull off any shade, so if you are lucky enough to have this skin tone, then get experimenting!

Summer Celebrity Lipstick Looks

Take inspiration from these celebrities and get gorgeous this summer.

Reds - Kendall Jenner

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Pinks - Miranda Kerr

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The Best Lipstick Colours of Summer 2016

Grab one of these lipsticks now to update your beauty wardrobe for summer 2016.

  • 1.Red

    4.25 Stars 4 Reviews
    What: Nars Sheer Lipstick - Manhunt Why: This glossy red is the perfect shade for this summer. It's sheer texture means you can wear it from day to night, and its bright shade is the perfect hue to keep you on trend. Best For: Pink undertones Alternatives: If you have yellow undertones, opt for the Nars Semi-Matte Lipstick in Heatwave as it has more orange tone to it.
  • 2.Pink

    What: Lancôme Shine Lover Lipstick - Fuschia in Paris Why: This pink is the perfect pop of colour for the summer months. It gives a bright hue to the lips, making it perfect to wear with a paler coloured dress if you are heading to a special event. Best For: Yellow undertones Alternatives: If you have a pink undertone, then opt for the shade French Sourire which is a gorgeous punchy pink.
  • 3.Orange

    4.67 Stars 3 Reviews
    What: Clinique Long Last Lipstick - Beach Coral Soft Shine Why: This shade is the perfect shade of Orange for the summer months. We love that it glides over the lips to leave them conditioned, but also highly pigmented. Best For: Neutral undertones Alternatives: If you have yellow undertones, opt for the Runway Coral version of the lipstick as it has warmer hues to it. If you have  a pink undertone, opt for the Estée Lauder Long Lasting Lipstick in Melon.
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