Lip color is the perfect pick-me-up for all seasons, especially for the holidays. A new lipstick or gloss can update your look with little money. You can also stuff one of these in the stocking of someone who needs a little treat — or who loves makeup — like me (hint, hint)!
Since lip color is about more than just the shade, new beautyADDICTS BeautifullLIPS Lipstick ($18 USD) collection has it all! These 8 rich and creamy colors are infused with intense hydration so your lips are always protected and nourished with enduring beautiful coverage. Created with Vitamin E, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil and other natural ingredients, this formula also plumps with natural peptides and stimulates collagen for a firmer, smoother more voluptuous lip. Available at www.beautyaddicts.com or at a salon near.
Aveda Shine out loud ($15 USD) With fresh colors from nature: these translucent wet glosses bring the power of beetroot, beta carotene and berry anti-oxidants to life on lips. Each Lip Shine has a refreshing flavor that blends certified organic vanilla, peppermint, cinnamon, anise and basil.
- Golden Prism Mini Lip Shine
- Pomelo Mini Lip Shine
The limited-edition gift sets come covered in hand-crafted lokta bark paper from Nepal. Purchase at www.aveda.com.
Boots No 7 Poppy King Lipstick Number Two Power ($9.99 USD) — No7 has collaborated with lipstick legend Poppy King to create an exclusive range of lipsticks to change women’s’ views of lip color forever. Wearing lip color has a powerful effect on both the wearer and the beholder. It brightens your day and everyone around you. Poppy King designed a rose shade that is as powerfully stylish as it is pretty. The lipstick is quite sheer but is easily buildable by dabbing on the color with feather strokes. To finish it off? Poppy suggests layering on a slick of the accompanying lip gloss ($9.99 USD) for a shiny finish. Purchase at www.shopbootsusa.com or Target stores.
Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Lip Gloss ($23 USD) — This long-lasting, non-sticky gloss delivers shimmery color. Formulated with conditioning botanicals and vitamin E to moisturize, hydrate and protect lips. Plumping shades provide noticeable results without the tingle and irritation experienced by most lip plumpers. Available at www.ybskin.com. Enjoy!