Who needs lip balm when your lipstick can do the job?
The UK cosmetics market was worth over 8 million pounds in 2013, making it one of the top 5 largest markets in the EU.
With make-up always hotly pursued by fashionistas everywhere, it continues to be an ever-popular industry.
Many make-up obsessed women love a good lipstick to complete their look.
If you’re into wowing with hot lip shades, why don’t you read up on these chic products and add them to your make-up bag?
Bobbi Brown: Creamy Matte Lip Colour from £19.50
Bobbi Brown’s creamy lipsticks are classically gorgeous, but have you tried the matte lip colour? The collection boasts immense colour, displaying simple but gorgeous nudes to show-stopping brights.
Try Red Carpet for a statement look or Valencia Orange for a more neutral shade. The matte lip colour’s added moisturising agent makes it all the more desirable, and super smooth and wearable.
Plus, it’s easy to apply with an impressive staying power of up to 8 hours! Purchase a pretty lippy now online on bobbibrown.co.uk, or visit House of Fraser or Debenhams.
MAC Cosmetics: Sheen Supreme Lipstick from £16.50
With the colour impact of a lipstick and the shine of a lip-gloss, this is a genius make-up fusion.
It’s lightweight and glides across the lips smoothly, with a non-sticky finish. The colour is long-lasting and rich with the added gloss for a sexy sheen.
There are some beauties to choose from: try Asian Flower, a creamy lavender delight or Insanely It, a divine watermelon pink.
MAC is available to buy from maccosmetics.co.uk or from Selfridges or Debenhams.
LANCÔME: L’Absolu Range, £22.50
If you’re after intense colour, smooth and fuller-looking lips, this is the brand for you!
With beautiful beiges, pretty purples and ravishing reds all categorised, this range has a splendid colour palette of 31 shades, which is easy to navigate when surfing online for your perfect lipstick.
One reason to love the L’Absolu range is because it contains SPF 12, so your lips can be fully moisturised throughout wear.
Who needs lip balm when your lipstick can do the job? Buy now from lancome.co.uk, Boots, Selfridges or House of Fraser.
MAX FACTOR: Flipstick Colour Effect Lipstick, £8.49
Calling all ladies who like to be more creative with their make-up! This product is double-ended, meaning you can use the colours individually or blend two shades to create your own chic lipstick!
Each Flipstick has been expertly matched to create a complementary blend of colours, one creamy and the other shimmery for a metallic but smooth effect.
There are 6 radiant options to choose from, including a powerful Salsa Red and Swingy Brown. These divine duo lipsticks are available to buy from stores including Boots and Superdrug.
TOPSHOP Makeup: Lipstick, £8
It’s your bargain option, but without the quality compromised. With rich, creamy coverage and vibrant colour, you can choose from a wide range from matte, smooth and sheer.
There’s the classic signature red Falling Fast, or tropical corals like Play with Fire, and mesmerising metallics like Armour. Buy these beauties for a steal from your classic high street Topshop store.
So, whether you’re into your radiant reds or powerful plums, sheer glosses or marvellous mattes, these stylish brands have it covered.