Check out our top five bright and bold lip colours for summer

The sun is out and hopefully here to stay – so why not treat your look and your make up bag to something new and summer-tastic? A bold lip colour is cheap, easy to apply yet can dramatically transform your outfit from nice to O-M-G! We love a strong lip colour and have tracked down five uber bright, and uber bold shades for you to work at home or on your holidays!


by Matilda Stanley |
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Barry M
Barry M

Calm down – its not really green. Well, it is green, until you sweep it onto your lips. Then it magically transforms into a pink tone. It cleverly reacts to the alkaline levels in your lips to change colour – so everybody has a sligjtly different tone. We lved giving it a go on the beauty desk – our own personalized lippy!

Barry M Lip Genie £4.99


Orange is big news for 2014, and featured on a lot of designer catwalks. It will work wonders against a fresh tan – just keep the rest of your look quite minimla and opt for a glossy finish for added oomph.

Maybelline Color Sensational in Electric Orange £7


Deep plum tones were big news over autumn, but now the warm weather is here, the purple shades have lightened up a little for a more playful take on the hue! This strong berry hue will look fab with a colour block frock – just keep eyeshadow to a minimum to avoid a clown like finish!

Topshop Lipstick in Straight Ace £8


This sunshine colour is more wearable than you would expect – it has a semi sheer finish so perfect for adding a subtle golden shimmer over a nude shade or your natural lip colour.

MAC Lipstick in Playland £15

Marks and Spencer

You cant go wrong with a bold flash of fuchsia! This long lasting lippy will give you plenty of eye catching colour with out drying your skin. Winner!

M&S Lipstick in Pop Princess £12

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