New year, new lipstick trends


All our greatest beauty icons have loved wearing lipstick, from Marilyn Monroe to Grace Jones, Audrey Hepburn to Rihanna. Most of us have our signature shade that takes us from zero to one hundred in the beauty stakes, even when we’re not feeling our most supermodel-ish. But a change is as good as rest, and 2017 has a host of new beauty trends starting with our favourite beauty bag accessory.

From perennially popular pink pigments to bold glossy textures, there's a lot of mileage in these tubes. Here’s our guide to the lipstick trends set to rule in 2017.

Unapologetic pink

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Pink isn’t just for the pampered princesses. Bold pigmented hues, such as magentas and raspberries are popular with make-up mavens.

‘90s rose

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The '90s revival isn’t just limited to logo style clothing. Muted rose shades were plentiful on the spring 2017 runways and the popular pre-millennium shade is back en vogue.

Modern gloss

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Thanks to Kylie Cosmetics and blogger Huda Beauty, 2016 was the year of the matte lip. But what goes up must come down and this year glossy lips are set to take centre stage. From nudes to wines and pinks, it doesn’t matter what shade, as long as lashings of reflective colour is the end result.

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