Lip Service: 14 New Lip Products To Add To Your Beauty Arsenal

Hot on the heels of International Lipstick Day, we reveal our favourite new release lip products to leave you smacking your lips with excitement


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

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.

Antipodes Moisture Boost Natural Lipstick in Oriental Bay Plum, $27

Drawing on its antipodean knowledge of skincare, Antipodes crafted a range of lipsticks inspired by natural health supplements. Avocado, calendula, evening primrose and argan oils combine to hydrate, heal and nourish lips.

Lipstick Queen Reign and Shine Lipgloss in Monarch of Merlot, $31

Give lips the royal treatment with Lipstick Queen’s new crown-worthy collection. Available in six non-sticky, buildable shades, every royal subject helps to hydrate, nourish and plump lips to give the illusion of a fuller pout.

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.

YSL Volupté Liquid Colour Balm in Chase Me Nude, $62

If you’re after a dewy-fresh finish, look no further than YSL’s latest lip launch. The liquid balm fuses lip care and high saturation pigment in a formula that is as comfortable to wear as it is colourfast.

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

M.A.C Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics in Retrograde, $46

Back by popular demand, M.A.C relaunched its twist on Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour in 15 melted metal shades. Pure matte metallic colour offers a liquid-suede finish with the ultimate staying power.

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.

Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Bold Liquid Lipstick in Nude Beam, $41

Aloe Vera, vitamins C and E, and emollient ingredients combine in Elizabeth Arden’s range of super conditioning lip glosses. Use the applicator tip to glide on the creamy formula, and enjoy the high-shine, iridescent finish that follows.

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.

These new and noteworthy lip products are nothing to pout about.

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