BEAUTY EDITOR’S TOP 5: POWER-POUTS
1 ROUGE DIOR LIPSTICK IN HOLLYWOOD 688 DHS175 DIOR Think pink with a flash of this hot summer shade. The luxurious texture is equal parts creamy and pigmented with serious staying power. Up the ante even further by topping off with a shiny clear gloss. 2 LIPSTICK IN CARDINAL DHS104 M.A.C X PHILIP TREACY M.A.C's collaboration with milliner extraordinaire Philip Treacy has finally arrived. This fiery scarlet with cool blue tones is a multi-flattering shade to suit all. We'll be rocking it with a liquid feline flick and retro waves for a glamorous alternative to our usual smoky evening eye. 3 PAINT WASH LIP COLOUR IN FUCHSIA MAUVE DHS130 LAURA MERCIER Make a statement and paint your pout with this deep berry hue, The formula applies like liquid but quickly dries to a creamy, long-lasting pop of colour – a new clutch bag essential. 4 DOLCE MATTE LIPSTICK IN LOVER 624 DHS160 DOLCE & GABANNA Meet Dolce's new red. Rich, matte and with a hint of raspberry, this bold shade looks best paired with a swipe of mascara and just-back-from-the-beach skin. For an extra flush, blend a touch on the apples of your cheeks. 5 LIPSTICK IN FLARE DHS125 ILLAMASQUA A vibrant tangerine lip set against dewy, sunkissed skin is one of our favourite summer beauty couplings. This creamy, citrus-toned lipstick especially suits darker skins, adding instant interest to a simple look. Cardinal rule? Keep the rest of your make-up natural.