Image: Jennifer Lawrence nails a plum lip. (Getty.)
There’s no official rule stating that it’s compulsory to change your makeup to match the season, but hey — it’s a pretty convenient excuse to treat yourself to something new.
With summer long gone and a distinctly autumnal bite to the air, we’re already wondering what trends the colder months have in store for us. Particularly where lipstick is concerned, because there’s nothing like a popping lip colour to brighten a dull winter day.
This year, Napoleon Perdis says there are two shades to look out, and the first is a summertime favourite: hot pink.
“It livens up dull and dehydrated skin and is so fun to wear — it’s an instant pick-me-up. To keep it modern and fresh use a creamy texture,” the Aussie beauty guru explains.
“Another must-have colour to invest in is a plum/purple. It’s the perfect shade for cooler months as it’s moody, edgy and makes a bold statement.”
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These aren’t Perdis’ only lipstick predictions and recommendations for the coming months. Prepare to take notes…
How do you recommend we wear these upcoming colours?
The key word here is ‘simple’.
“Keep your eye makeup simple, at least for a daytime look as the rules can be bent for a night-time look. But if both your eyes and lips have a lot of colour and detail it can be distracting,” Perdis explains.
“For a modern and time-saving look, simply apply just your brows and mascara and then pop on a bright lippy. Applying just brows and mascara will instantly open up the eyes and takes just under a minute to apply. Simple, yet chic.”