Emma Stone gave us a serious case of make-up envy this weekend, we spied her on the red carpet at the Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon in LA yesterday with a super-pretty pink pout. Her gorgeous look got us thinking, finding the perfect pink lippie can be a total minefield, not only are there a ton of shades but then you have to decide which texture works for you, matte, sheer, creamy, the list goes on… Well you can stop worrying, because we’ve cooked up the ultimate guide to find your perfect pink partner.
Night Out Essentials:
NARS Lipstick in Schiap, £20, gives a super-strong shot of colour plus the semi-matte formula keeps it looking grown-up and chic.
Rimmel Provocalips 16HR kissproof Lip Colour in I’ll Call You, £6.99, is 100% budgeproof, once on it won’t go anywhere – when your big night out goes on and on.
Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector in 01 Rose, £18, will keep your lips feeling fresh (even through an icy commute), it gives them a subtle flush of rose that will flatter all skin types.
Giorgio Armani Rouge D’Armani Sheer Lipstick in 502, £27, is perfect when you need a pop of colour but can’t go OTT for the office. The cool pink will brighten up your skin and smile.
Mii Moisturising Lip Lover in Exclaim 04, £14.95, gives a creamy shot of colour with fab staying power. The warm pink is great for amping up a lazy weekend wardrobe.
Maybelline Baby Lips Electro in Pink Shock, £2.99, it may say electro in the name but this will give your pout a sheer pop of fuschia, the no-fuss balmy formula means zero maintenance.
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By Victoria Jowett