Beauty
Mar 29, 2016

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

By: Kiera Spronk

Author: Elle Canada

Beauty
Mar 29, 2016

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

By: Kiera Spronk
 

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We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip

From the matte oxblood lip at Cushnie et Ochs (pictured here) to the blurred ombre style at Miu Miu, bold lips are officially a thing for spring. Here are some shades to help you get the look. READ MORE: Backstage beauty at Toronto Fashion Week F/W '16

By: Kiera Spronk Source: Imaxtree.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Burberry

For a modern diffused lip, apply lipstick with your finger.   Burberry Beauty Lip Velvet Lipstick in Oxblood ($44), at net-a-porter.com.   READ MORE: 26 beauty game changers you need to know

By: Kiera Spronk Source: NET-A-PORTER.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Estée Lauder

Try a matte formula, one of the biggest trends for spring. Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Matte Sculpting Lipstick in Extrovert ($34), at thebay.com.   READ MORE: You only need 5 beauty products to get Bella Hadid's red carpet look  

By: Kiera Spronk Source: esteelauder.ca Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Dior

We love Dior Rouge Lipstick in Rouge Zinnia ($45) at thebay.com.   READ MORE: Shadow sticks are the best thing to ever happen to eyeshadow

By: Kiera Spronk Source: thebay.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: NYX

Get rich black pigment and shine in one product with NYX Butter Gloss in Blackberry Pie ($8), at nyxcosmetics.ca.   READ MORE: 8 beauty trends we loved at Milan Fashion Week

By: Kiera Spronk Source: nyxcosmetics.ca Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: CoverGirl

A two-in-one flipstick is the perfect life hack for an ombre lip.   CoverGirl Blast Flipstick Lipcolor in Flashy ($8.99), at drug stores and mass-market retailers.   READ MORE: Kylie Jenner's latest Lip Kit shade is named after her sister

By: Kiera Spronk Source: covergirl.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Make Up For Ever

The very bold may want to try Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense Colour Lipstick in Satin Black ($23) at sephora.com.   READ MORE: 12 beauty products that sound good enough to eat

By: Kiera Spronk Source: sephora.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: M.A.C

The ELLE Canada beauty team tussled over this shade from Ariana Grande’s lipstick collab with M.A.C. Be sure to line lips with a pencil first to prevent bleeding. Watch our beauty vlogger demo the collection, here.   M.A.C Viva Glam Ariana ($22), at thebay.com.   READ MORE: The anti-Instagram brow at Roland Mouret  

By: Kiera Spronk Source: thebay.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Anastasia Beverly Hills

This smooth formula has intense colour plus a glossy shine. Line lips with a burgundy pencil, blending it into the lips, then apply this gloss on top.   Anastasia Beverly Hills Lip Gloss in Venom ($21), at sephora.com.   READ MORE: Beauty trends from London Fashion Week Fall/Winter '16 we're dying to try

By: Kiera Spronk Source: sephora.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: NARS

NARS Audacious Lipstick in Liv ($39), at thebay.com. READ MORE: 8 hacks that will change your brow game

By: Kiera Spronk Source: thebay.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Bite

Try this Canadian-made brand for creamy, high-impact colour. Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Liquorice ($30), at sephora.com. READ MORE: Kylie Jenner demonstrates her trick to faking full lips

By: Kiera Spronk Source: sephora.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Lancôme

Another great matte, this time by Lancôme.   Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge Definition Lipstick in Le Pourpre ($37), at thebay.com. READ MORE: Makeup you can wear to the gym (seriously)

By: Kiera Spronk Source: thebay.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Smashbox

This is one of our favourite browns.   Smashbox Be Legendary Cream Lipstick in Coffee Run ($23), at sephora.com. READ MORE: Backstage beauty lessons from model Herieth Paul

By: Kiera Spronk Source: sephora.com Credits: ELLE Canada

We’re making a case for a dramatic lip in spring

Dramatic spring lip: Laura Mercier

When it comes to a dramatic lip look, this medium to full coverage lipstick lets you tone it down or layer it on thick. Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Colour in Cocoa ($34), at sephora.com. READ MORE: The "more is more" beauty memo from Paris Fashion Week

By: Kiera Spronk Source: sephora.com Credits: ELLE Canada
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