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Best Summer Lippies

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We are in the height of summer now. The heat is here, kids are on vacation, and the lakes are warm enough for a plunge. So enough of the mild soft colours of spring! Bring out the bold bright lippies! I love a strong lip anytime but especially in the hot summer months. You can ease back on the other sweat inducing cosmetics but a good tan and a strong lip is all you need to pull yourself through.

Tarte Amazonian Butter lipstick in shade Pink Peony

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I love the formula of these Amazonian Butter lipsticks. So rich and creamy and the transfer isn't bad at all. Although there are a whole host of pretty shades this one is the definiation of summer ease. It's a soft yet bright warm pink that goes with anything and compliments a golden tan. 

Lime Crime Unicorn lipstick in shade Geradium 

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One of my favourite lipstick brands and formulas. Dryer and matte but this barely moves and last a long time. This shade is perfection. The very essence of summer fun.  

Gerard Cosmetics gloss in Raspberry Sherbet  

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 This is a colour I have just begun a love affair with. It's a old product from Gerard cosmetics who's claim to fame is and always will be their fantastic lip products. I love the smooth slightly hydrating texture of the glosses and this shade is so beautiful and intense on its own or paired over a strong pink for really punchy colour or with a orange or coral lipstick which is my favourite. Gives that nice hot beach sunset colour. 

Gerard Cosmetics lipstick in All Dolled Up

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Another lovely one from Gerard cosmetics this is a ultra hot pink and is one of the above mentioned shades I like to mix with Raspberry Sherbet. This has a very dry finish but the colour is to die for and even with transfer the colour stays very strong. 

Maybelline Sensations vivid in shade Shocking Coral  

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These are exceptional! For the price you cannot go wrong and the line has such great punchy colours. The texture is smooth, a good amount of transfer but hey who doesn't like to touch up a bright lip with a cute compact out in the sunny streets. Again as I mention this colour topped with a bit of Raspberry Sherbet is just fantastic. 

What are some of your favourite go to summer lip shades? 

Old Favourites

Summer bucket list