Make it a beautiful, hot Summer 2011 with bold lip color! Summer is the perfect time of year to try a color you're not normally used to wearing. Glosses, shimmers, satin, bold, sheer and head turning. Try something new!
Corals—Citrus hues are a guaranteed way to kick up any look.
Above, from left: Urban Decay summer '09 ad; Urban Decay Lip Love Honey-Infused Lip Therapy in Failbait, $16, available at Sephora; Laura Mercier Lip Glacé in Nectar, $22, available at Laura Mercier; MAC Lipglée in Budding Beauty, $14.50, available at MAC.Reds—A good red lends major cool to any summer ensemble.
Pinks—Super feminine, charming shades of pinks help effortlessly blend a look together.
Above, from left:Lancome Color Fever Gloss in Hibis-Kiss, $26, available at Lancome; Chanel Glossimer in Aurore, $28.50, available at Chanel; Dior Addict Crystal Gloss in Sweet Rose, $27, available at Dior; Kate Moss, image courtesy of Dior.
Purples—With a slight edge, purple glosses provide an alternative and cooler way to tone down lips than with a nude.
Above, from left:Givenchy Gelée d'Interdit Smoothing Gloss Balm Crystal Shine in Electric Purple, $26.50, available at Sephora; Illamasqua Sheer Lip Gloss in Tantrum, $20, available June 14 at Sephora; image courtesy of Illamasqua; Topshop Polish in Lavender, $8, available at Topshop.