Tom Ford Lip Lacquer Extrême in Ox Blood, $88
Adopting a similar approach to his line of cosmetics as he does to his runway looks, Tom Ford continues to surprise and delight with his newest lip launch. The liquid formula saturates lips in micro-fine pigment, offering strong colour pay off with a brushed chrome effect.
Urban Decay Lo-Fi Lip Mousse in Noise, $41
Known for its avant-garde makeup collection, Urban Decay is breaking the mould once again with the introduction of lip mousses. Weightless, buildable and waterproof, these mousses offer high-impact lip colour and a velvet soft finish. This lip must-have is available from July 31 at selected Mecca Maxima stores or online at Meccabeauty.co.nz.
Skinicer Ocean Kiss Lipstick in Coral Pink, $49
Those prone to cold sores need not suffer any longer; think of this antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral lipstick as your winter god-send. The aforementioned properties are thanks to the inclusion of a unique microalgae extract in every Skinicer lipstick, reducing the risk of cold sores and preventing reinfection.
Estée Lauder Pure Colour Love Liquid Lip, $40
From vibrant hues to creamy neutrals, these highly pigmented, lip-loving paints are infused with pomegranate, mango and acai for added nourishment. Estée Lauder’s newest lip formula is available in three lust-worthy finishes, shine, sparkle and matte.
NARS Full Vinyl Lip Lacquer in Conquest, $41
Prepare for the most kissable pout yet, with NARS new Full Vinyl Lip Lacquers. Providing lips with intense colour and mirror-like shine, the dual applicator distributes the perfect amount of product onto lips. The limited-edition collection is available from today at Mecca Cosmetica, Mecca Maxima and online at Meccabeauty.co.nz.
Lancôme L’Absolu Lacquer Gloss in Be Brilliant, $67
Lightweight yet buildable, Lancôme’s L’Absolu Lacquer Gloss coats lips in lacquered shine finish. The precise applicator enables to you to create your desired colour depth – one coat for sheer and natural, two for an intense look with fresh colour and shine, or three for a dramatic, audacious impact.
Revlon Kiss Plumping Lip Crème in Velvet Mink, $22
Always wanted fuller lips? Think of Revlon’s new lip crème as your secret weapon, which works to increase the size of your pout thanks to the specialised lip plumping formula within. Available in 10 kissable shades from August.
These new and noteworthy lip products are nothing to pout about.
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Hurraw! Echium Raspberry Tinted Lip Balm, $7
Fans of natural and vegan lip balms can rest assured Hurraw goes to some trouble to find alternatives to cochineal, metal or petroleum based dyes. It has identified a purple carrot extract to give a sheer berry tint to its new raspberry flavoured balm. Vegans will delight to note Hurraw! Balms are created with all natural, raw, organic and fair trade ingredients.
Bees Brilliance Super Fruity Lip Rescue, $13
Offer lips welcome relief from single-digit weather with Bees Brilliance moisturising balm. Packed with raspberry, elderberry, kiwifruit and starflower honey, this lip saviour works to soothe and plump dry lips, restore moisture and protect from the elements.