New lipsticks

Here are some of the latest and most innovative new lippy formulas you will love wearing this spring
says editor Trudi Brewer.

Image Zara new Ultimatte  Lipstick

Image Zara new Ultimatte Lipstick

From satin to the ultimate matte, a nourishing oil, water-light gloss, or long-lasting gel, the future of lipstick this spring is bright.


MAC Love Me Lipstick, $40

Full of argan oil, you get a hit of colour, with all-day moisture in an easy-to-wear satin-like finish. There are 24 new shades in nudes, reds and plum/violet. Picture here is Under the Covers.

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Revlon Kiss Glow LIp Oil

Revlon Kiss Glow Lip Oil, $22

This melt-on-the lips oil based gloss gives just the right amount of pretty colour that is wrapped in a formula of abyssinica seed, and moringa oils with micronized mother of pearl.
There are four sheer shades, pictured here M.V.Peach.


Lancôme L'Absolu Mademoiselle Shine 368 Mademoiselle Smiles, $63

The balm-like texture, is a blend of proxylane (a plant-based hyaluronic acid), and rose oil. It gives instant nourishment, brilliant shine, and leaves a fruity-scented on the lips. There are 10 shades, pictured here 368 Mademoiselle Smiles, $63.

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Yves Saint Laurent Vernis A Levres Water Stain, $69

Paint on this sheer fruit-inspired lightweight colour, and then wait 20 seconds for the first coat to set, apply a second coat and you’ll have a long-wearing, punchy wet look finish. There are six shades, pictured here Fuschia Tide.


Marc Jacobs Beauty Nudes Sheer Gel Lipstick, $50

The gel-like texture dries in seconds to leave a luminous matte finish. But it's the scent of vanilla that makes this lippy addictive. There are three new nude shades, pictured here May Day.


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NARS Lipstick, $45

From satin, to sheer and a very wearable matte, the gel-like texture is long-wearing, nourishing and crammed with skin-loving antioxidants. The are a massive 72 colours to choose from in three finishes, pictured here Red Lizard - with a matte finish.


Zara Ultimatte Lipstick, $20

Developed with the expertise of legendary makeup guru Pat McGrath, the latest collection from Zara is for your lips. From matte to metallic, these pigmented lippy 's are enriched with vitamin E.
There are 14 shades, pictured here UM16.