Bold Lips to Brighten Your Day

If ever I’m feeling a bit down in the dumps, wishing for warmer brighter days or simply wanting to pep up my makeup routine, I’ll always reach for a bright lip. Usually of the orange family too!

I think even if you can’t be bothered to do a full face and just whack on some mascara with a bright lip – for me personally, I get a good vibe from it and I’ll instantly be in a feel good mood.

So whether your pick me up colour’s red, orange, pink or purple – you can change this look for your personal favourite. I’d actually love to know what colour lipstick makes you feel ‘on’, so let me know in the comments!

Childs Farm Baby Moisturiser (£3.99, Boots) to prep the skin
Wonderland Studio Finish Primer (£15, Wonderland Makeup)**
Applied with clean fingers to the centre of face outwards
EX1 Cosmetics liquid foundation in 5 (£12.50, ASOS)
L.A. Girl Pro Conceal in Natural (£5, Beauty Bay)
Both applied and blended with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge (£5.99, Superdrug)
RCMA Translucent Powder (£13, Beauty Bay) to set the concealer into place and dust the face
Applied to bake concealer with the Real Techniques sponge and then to dust the powder away and put a fine dusting of the powder all over the face, using a large duo fibre brush like the Sigma F50 (£22.50, Beauty Bay)

Chloe Morello Beauty Haul Volume II – Pretty, Fun and Fearless Palette (£45, Cloud 10 Beauty)
Taking the shade Topless – a white matte shadow – all over the lid
Applied with the big fluffy brush from the Storybook Cosmetics Wand Collection ($55, Storybook Cosmetics)
With the same brush taking the shade Coco – a matte peach – into the crease as a transition shade
Then taking Coco mixed with Marron – a deep brown matte – onto the lid
Applied with the Zoeva Luxe Smoky Shader brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
On the same brush then taking Rose Gold – a metallic shimmer shade – all over the lid to add a shine to it
Again, on the Smoky Shader taking the shade Copper – another metallic shade – close to the lash line and along the lower lash line
To highlight the inner corner and under the brow taking the shade Halo – a champagne colour metallic shimmer shade
Applied using the Zoeva Luxe Petit Crease brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
Then add your wing using the Ciate London Fierce Flicks liner (£15, Birchbox) and using the same liner take it into the upper water line
Maybelline Eye Studio Master Smoky in Chocolate (£5.99, Boots) into the lower water line
Wonderland Lash Lengthening Mascara with Fibres (£11.50, Wonderland Makeup)** to lower and upper lashes

Tanya Burr Perfect Brows kit (£6.99, Superdrug)
Mixing all three brow colours – Pebble, Charcoal and Hot Cocoa – to create mid brown shade
Applied with the ZOEVA  Brow Line brush (£8, Beauty Bay)

L’Oreal Paris Glam Bronze Terra Bronzer (£12.99, Boots)
Applied with the New CID Cosmetics Powder brush (£31.50, New CID Cosmetics)** around the perimeters of the face
MAC Blush in Make You Mine (No longer available but similar to MAC blush in Raizin £1.9.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied using the Real Techniques Contour brush from the Flawless Base set (£19.99, Superdrug)
The Balm Mary Loumanizer highlighter (£20, Look Fantastic)
Applied using the fan brush from the Morphe 12 Piece Sable set (£14, Beauty Bay

Bourjois Rouge Velvet Lipstick in Joli Carmin’ois (£8.99, Superdrug)

Love, always.






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23 thoughts on “Bold Lips to Brighten Your Day

    1. I totally agree with you. If I’m ever in a rush I’ll do minimal makeup and a bright lip – just someone makes you look like you’ve tried. X

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  1. Wow! Love it, suits you really well. Mine is Russian red from Mac but I recently got a super purple one too which I can’t remember the name of. Colour always puts me in a better mood. Great post! Anna x (one half of the Cinnamon Buns and Roses blog)

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    1. I’ve never tried Russian Red as I’m a die bar Ruby Woo fan but I’m sure I’d love it too!
      You must find out what the super purple one is and let me know! Thanks for stopping by x

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      1. Trade it in 😂
        It’s going okay.. only done a couple of videos and I haven’t actually had time to actually sit down to film another recently.
        Fingers crossed I’ll find some time soon x

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