How to wear bright lipstick this summer

Our style team lets you in on summer's simplest beauty trend.
How to wear bright lipstick this summer

Photo, Gabor Jurina. Hair and makeup, Daniela Klein.

Bold Lip | August 2014

Bold lips

Here’s your go-to look for summer: a soft, neutral face with a bright pop of lip colour. Pay special attention to your brows, and finish with a light coat of mascara. 

How to get a bold red lipPhoto, Gabor Jurina. Hair and makeup, Daniela Klein.

Get the look

Top to bottom:
Joe Fresh Matte lipstick in Tigerlily, $6.

Maybelline New York Color Sensational Vivids lipstick in Vibrant Mandarin, $10. 

Chanel Rouge Allure lipstick in Melodieuse, $40.

M.A.C lipstick in Relentlessly Red, $19.

Revlon Super Lustrous lipstick in Fire & Ice, $10.

Rimmel Lasting Finish New formula lipstick in Alarm, $6.

Bold Lipstick colours for summer 2014Photo, Geoffrey Ross.

How to get the look: lips

For long-lasting colour, use a satin lipstick. Apply, blot with a tissue and apply again. Want a bold lip without the commitment? Try a bright gloss instead.

Try: Covergirl LipPerfection lipstick in Hot, $11. Dior Addict Gloss in Diablotine, $31.

Red lipsticksPhoto, Erik Putz.

How to get the look: lashes

For extra oomph, curl your lashes with a metal curler before applying mascara.

Try: Sephora Collection eyelash curler, $23.

Sephora Eyelash curlerPhoto, Erik Putz.

How to get the look: brows

Fill in sparse brows with a brow pencil that matches, or is a bit lighter than, your natural hair colour.

Try: L’Oreal Super Liner Brow Artist brow pencil in Brunette, $12.

L'Oreal super liner brow pencilPhoto, Erik Putz.

How to get the look: eyes

We all need a neutral palette in our makeup bag. Tones of beige, taupe and brown never lose their appeal and can easily be worked to create a classic smoky eye.

Try: Lise Watier Quatuor eyeshadow quartet in Les Mats, $33.

Watch our exclusive video: How to get the perfect red lip

Lise Watier Eye palettePhoto, Erik Putz.


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