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    21 Lipsticks That Are Perfect Even For Makeup Newbies

    It's time to pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together.

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    It is a truth universally acknowledged that popping on some lippy can improve your mood 1000%.

    Here are some fun shades which you can add to cart now ahead of party season.

    1. Kylie's lip kits are practically iconic thanks to their creamy texture, matte look and non-drying finish. Because of its strong pigment you can max out on the canapes but keep the reapplying to a minimum.

    2. Maybelline are renowned for their mascara but the glosses, boy the glosses, are 👌🏻. And this one you don't even need a liner for.

    3. Look, I really like nudes ok? Especially ones that are vegan and GF like this one by Bare Minerals.

    4. This by Lancome is practically Geri from the Spice Girls in a tube. Punchy, fun and loud, the perfect red lip for summer.

    5. Poppy King was literally the lipstick queen when I was a young girl and her new brand, usually stocked at Mecca, is the bees knees.

    6. Tis the season to let your inner vamp out and the best way to start is by throwing on a lick of Trans Siberian by NARS

    7. This colour from Revlon packs more punch than any summer punch I've ever indulged in.

    8. NYX's $5.90 matte cream, called Ibiza, is the closest I'm getting to a party island this summer.

    9. You can't go wrong with a creamy, nude gloss, especially one from the Kardashian's favourite makeup maker Anastasia.

    10. Love this universally flattering shade by L.A. Girl.

    11. For the brave, try this by ColourPop.

    12. Bronze with a hint of sparkle by ColourPop is a great option for a lick of colour when you cbf doing a full beat.

    13. A MAC palette is perfect if you can never decided on anything, let alone a lip colour.

    14. MAC's Velvet Teddy is a great nude and continually sells out thanks to Kylie Jenner's endorsement.

    15. Burn Notice by Marc Jacobs is the power pose of lipsticks.

    16. I am a sucker for good packaging, well played Maybelline.

    17. Lime Crime lipsticks have so much pigment you almost need to wear sunglasses when applying. So extra, so good.

    18. Fun fact: You can eat an entire degustation meal and then a kebab on the way home and still not have to reapply Tom Ford's lipsticks.

    19. Never been brave enough to try the brown lipstick trend for fear of looking like you're about to cosplay as a secretary from a 1980s rom-com? Now you can for as little as $2.

    20. Imagine the pantone possibilities with this sucker!

    21. Stains (especially by Benefit) are great hangover helpers, just dab a drop to lips and the apple of your cheeks to look more alive.

    Now go and enjoy these suggestions any way you like.