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Bright Pink Lips…Hot or Not? Hot Pink Lipstick for Spring.

6 Comments 29 September 2008

Celebs Beyonce and Fergie think pink (source)

Couture in the City reader Shara asks:

Q:  Will hot pink lips be trendy for spring/summer of 2009?

A: Hmmm…that’s a tough one Shara. Hot pink lips were trendy in the spring of ’07, and are making huge waves now (Rihanna is always softening her edgy look with hot pink lips), so it’s hard to say. If you are itching to try a hot pink trend, I would do it now, at the tail end of summer and before winter sets in. Check out your local pharmacy and grab a few different hot pink shades to see what works best with your skin tone. You can work a hot pink lip right now in a very fierce way with a smoky eye and a sleek but chic ensemble.

My most favorite hot pink lip gloss is no longer available (the MAC Fafi edition…so perfectly punk), but you can still snap up some great pink shades from MAC. For a very high fashion look, go for a paler hot pink like Wonderstruck or Ensign from MAC:

MAC Lustreglass, $14.00

The lighter shades of hot pink that were seen on the runway are the perfect compliment to winter florals, grays and muted shades of plum and navy. For a softer fall hot pink look, keep the rest of your color palette muted and make your lips the focal point.

My makeup trend forecast for fall calls for peachy lip glosses (just call it a hunch) so enjoy your pink lips now!

Got an insider tip on your favorite hot pink lip glosses? Leave a comment and let us know which is your favorite and why (not sticky, long lasting, tastes like strawberries, whatever…). Happy glossing!

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6 Comments so far

  1. Mimi says:

    I think hot pink lipstick is fresh option for lips thas just as dramatic as red but much more inviting and girly. It’s my signature lipcolor and my favorite hotpink lipstick is Funny Face by NARS xxxxxxxxx Mimi

  2. MizzJ says:

    If you want to try out this trend, but not have to dish out the bucks, check out Victoria Secret’s glosses. They’re cheap and come in a full range of colours, including hot pink. Only $10 too!

  3. I have a brown complexion and I stay away from hot pink colors of lipstick. I just don’t look good wearing pink. I am more comfortable on wearing glossy peach lipstick or red lip gloss. :)

  4. Joanna Brew says:

    i love this lipgloss look my boyfriend jack loves it on me! especially for fall

  5. Stiletto Vixen says:

    I say go for it. I am also a caramel brown skinned girl and it looks great. Screw what people say about summer fall and winter shades I say rock what you want when you want to rock it just do it well! I love hot pink lips I wear it all year round with winged liner and pink cheeks.

  6. thanks for your share,love them!

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