Perfect pale lips Plus, Gemma Cairney
Here is a look that is deceptively difficult. A gentle pop of pale pink, it should be the simplest of things, like a subtle sweep of blusher or a delicate French manicure. But it requires at least a week of lip balm. Cracked, dry lips are revealed as monstrous under girlish pink, so prepping is essential. And then, time must be taken to test the tones against your skin, to gauge how dramatic you’re willing to go. The paler the trickier, but also, the most satisfying.
1. bareMinerals Gen Nude Matte Liquid Lipcolour Infamous £17, johnlewis.com2. Sugar Petal tinted Lip Treatment £19.50, fresh.com 3. Colour Drench Lipstick in Pink Parfait £10, marksandspencer.com4. Cloud Paint in Puff £15, glossier.com5. Blooming Bold Lipstick in Pink Carnation £18.50, origins.co.uk 6. Nars Full Vinyl Lip Lacquer in Santo Domingo £23, asos.com7. Absolute Intensity Lipstick in Glazed Pink £17, lordandberry.com 8. Guerlain RougeG Lip Colour £24.50, debenhams.com9. Dolce & Gabbana Matte Lipstick in Dolce Peony £30, harrods.com 7 6 9 8
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