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Trendy summer lip colors that pop

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Hottest summer lip colors

Heads up, stylistas! Get a crash course in the hottest summer lip colors and find out what’s on trend for the upcoming season.

woman with plump lips

Take a sneak peek at our flirty and fabulous must-haves for 2012 summer lipstick trends.

fire red

Fire-engine red

Add a kick to your sensational summer look with fire engine red smoochers. You can’t go wrong with this classic color that never goes out of style. This season, matte lips are on trend, so give this look a whirl. We love the NARS Moscow Pure Matte Lipstick because it’s super rich, glides on effortlessly and looks bold and beautiful all day long.
coral

Cruising coral

Rosy cheeks and coral lipstick are the perfect beach bum look. Make a bold statement with a vibrant coral lipstick or go for a more understated look with a simple sheer coral gloss. Whether you go bold or sheer, you are sure to look stunning in this color that is on the forefront of the summer makeup scene. Be perfectly polished with MAC Vegas Volt.

MAC Viva Glam Nicki

Pretty in pink

Behold the power of pink! From pulsating hot to more muted, tranquil hues, pink always adds just the right amount of mystery and romance to any look. If you are already partial to pink, consider veering away from your old standbys and testing out some new trendsetting tones. Get a sophisticated shine infused with ingredients that will nourish your lips in the summer sun with the show-stopping MAC Viva Glam Nicki.

Bobbi Brown Plum Lipstick

Perfect plum

Spice up your summer style with a perfect plum pout. The time is ripe for this zesty hue to take over the runways. Get kissably smooth and luscious lips with Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color SPF 12 in Plum Rose.

Revlon colorburst berry smoothie

Very berry

Looking for the bare necessities? Berry-stained lips never go out of style. Pucker up your sexy smackers for a sweet blush of innocence with this trendy summer color. Find your perfect shade from the award-winning selection at Revlon. We love the subtle sex-appeal of Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter in Berry Smoothie.

Tangerine

Tasty tangerine

Look good enough to eat in this surprisingly tasty hue. Tangerine is rocking the runways around the globe. This bold and spicy shade is the perfect way to add a bit of sunshine to your summer look. Sultry summer lips are just a smooch away with the gorgeous Laura Mercier Tangerine Lipstick.


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