LipsticksTo Match Your Workwear July 26, 2016
The mantra: ‘Dress shabbily and they notice the dress. Dress impeccably and they notice the woman.’ Expressed by the exquisitely ‘put-together’ Katherine Parker in Mike Nichols’ Working Girl. Our addition: wear a fabulous lipstick and you will always be prepared for the day ahead – complemented by a great boost of undeniable confidence.
Lipstick is like a best friend, you can always rely on for little ‘pick me ups’ in quiet moments of self-doubt or when you truly wish to look poised. It is both functional, effortless, luxurious and in some exciting situations, entirely playful – as it is often employed as a irresistible sensual >
weapon to entice the targeted individual into carving into personal desires. For the purposes of this feature, however, we will keep it PG and focus on exploring the various subtle shades you can implement, on a daily basis for a sophisticated & chic daytime look. Perfect for office hours. Featured img: @badlands-blog
1. Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Penelope Pink – Complement a beautiful office attire with natural nude coloured lipstick for an instant professional finish.
2. Femme Nude Lip Stylo – For an understated chic day at the office, swipe your bright coloured lipstick for a satin finish. It’s flattering full-coverage formula is nourishing, leaving your lips moisturised throughout the day.
3. Estée Lauder Pure Colour Lip & Cheek Summer Glow, Sunburst – Partner bronzed, healthy looking skin with Estée Lauder’s sun-kissed colour for lips. It’s never a bad time to have the ‘glow’ and embrace the just-out-of-the-sun effect.
4. TOM FORD Ultra-rich lip colour – Creating luminous, fresh looking healthy lips for office hours is a trick most of us can use when we wish to look undone yet elegant. Tom Ford’s Ultra-Rich Lipstick offers just that and lasts beyond office hours with a longevity of six hours.
5. Dolce & Gabbana Makeup – imperfections are best left for your eyes only and Dolce&Gabbana matte lipstick will ensure that your lips are presented to the world in the best form possible. Thanks to its conditioning oils that will leave your lips soft, velvety and hydrated.
6. Clarins Joli Rouge – Sometimes all you need is a timeless, ultra-feminine ‘lip-friend’ to ensure your pout is always perfect.