Kissed Lips: This Season’s Easiest Lipstick Trend

Unsteady hand bearers, rejoice! We’ve got some good news: kissed, worn-in lipstick is the latest beauty trend to come out of AW17’s catwalk shows. Whilst pigment was just as strong on the lips as ever before, a halo of colour was buffed around the mouth creating a perfectly imperfect makeup look. Whether you choose autumnal berries and wines or popping oranges and fuchsias, a faded lip is perfect for party season. See everything you need to know about this upcoming trend, here…

How To Create Kissed Lips

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  1. Apply your chosen lipstick to the centre of the lips with your ring finger and pat outwards.
  2. Put away the lip liner and begin smudging the product around your cupids bow.
  3. Finish the look with a clear gloss.

Discover our favourite winter shades below:

Ciaté London Glitter Flip Lipstick

Step up your lip game this winter with Ciaté London Glitter Flip Lipstick. This innovative liquid lipstick glides effortlessly across lips delivering an intensely opaque, metallic matte colour. Once dry, simply press your lips together and witness an instant transformation into a multi-dimensional, super-glittery finish. Delivering vivid pigmentation and long-lasting staying power, this lipstick is sure to become your new makeup bag staple.

How to use: Apply one even coat directly to lips, leaving to completely dry for 2 minutes. Press lips together and watch it transform before your eyes!

NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream

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Delivering velvety-smooth coverage with a pop of creamy colour, NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream sets to an on-trend matte finish without ever drying the lips. Infused with a sweet scent to delight the senses, this lightweight formula sweeps across the lip with a rich pigmentation that won’t budge. A tried and tested cult favourite, this iconic product is perfect for adopting this season’s easiest lipstick trend.

How to use: Apply directly onto lips. Allow the first coat to dry for five minutes before applying a second coat for intensified coverage.

Stila’s Stay All Day® Liquid Lips

Perfect your pout this season with Stila’s Stay All Day® Liquid Lips, a creamy, matte lip colour that delivers full coverage with long-lasting results. Enriched with Vitamin E and Avocado Oil, this weightless liquid lipstick glides effortlessly over lips for expert results each and every time. Equipped with a doe foot applicator, lips are left silky, supple and moisturised.

How to use: Apply Stila’s Stay All Day® Liquid Lips directly onto lips. Allow to dry and reapply for intensified coverage.

Pixi GelTint and SilkGloss

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Infused with Aloe Vera, Jojoba and Shea Butter, Pixi GelTint and SilkGloss glides effortlessly across lips, delivering a wash of hydration with long-lasting results. Boasting a dual-ended design with a lip colour on one end ad a luscious lip gloss on the other, this iconic product promises to add extra dimension to your makeup look. Lips feel comfortable and nourished with a healthy slick of colour.

How to use: Apply tint or gloss onto lips for a quick pick me up or layer first with the tint then top with the gloss for added dimension.

 benefit’s They’re Real Double The Lip – Nude Scandal

Expertly up your lip game with benefit’s They’re Real Double The Lip – Nude Scandal. An innovative, two-in-one product, this unique lip pen leaves you with a fuller and flawless looking pout in half the time. Delivering up to eight hours of smudge-free wear, the semi-matte formula effortlessly contours the lip with just the right amount of shade and definition for perfectly voluptuous results.