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my favourite summer lipsticks.


One thing I love about the summer months is the chance to wear lots of pretty, bright lipsticks. As much as I love deep, dark lips in the winter months it’s nice to experiment with bright colours in the summer including pink, orange and coral shades. I’ve become a lot more confident since starting blogging about wearing bright, vibrant lipsticks. Before I tended to stick to lip glosses and would buy bright colours but would rarely wear them as I was worried about what people would think. Now I really don’t care! I think that’s the best thing about growing up and realising that the choices you make for yourself shouldn’t matter to anyone else, even when it comes to choosing your own lipstick!







Going along from left to right…..





MAC “Brave Red” – I love wearing bright reds at any time of year. It’s bold and looks brilliant with any outfit. It’s also really long-lasting and doesn’t bleed into the skin like many others do. I got this in a giveaway on The Beauty Blogging Brunette‘s blog and it became a firm favourite straight away.





Revlon Colorburst Lipstain Balm “Crush 05” – this is quite a deep lipstick but it looks so good with cream, nude outfits and subtle eye make-up. It’s probably one of my favourite lipsticks and it is really soft on the lips and leaves a subtle stain so that it always looks vibrant.





MAC “Candy Yum Yum” – if you’re after a super bright lipstick then this is perfect. It’s almost neon it’s that bright but it will be perfect when I go away to Ibiza with my friends at the end of July! Again I got this from Vicky‘s giveaway but am so in love with it. I just hope the sun is shining this summer so I get the opportunity to wear it!





Topshop “Ditsy” – as I had been working a lot of over time in Miss Selfridge and had filled in on colleague’s absences my manager asked me to choose an item of jewellery or make-up as a thank you. I was so pleased. I hadn’t tried any Topshop lipsticks before but jumped at the chance and chose this coral/orangey one as I had been wanting an orange lipstick for a while. I love it as it’s quite subtle and I was unsure whether an orange one would suit me at first. I can’t wait to get more orange lipsticks! MAC Morange is next on my list.





e.l.f “Flirty and Fabulous” – this is such a pretty lipstick! It’s so easy to apply and goes on really smoothly leaving a beautiful bright finish. It’s such a bargain buy. I love e.l.f lipsticks!





Bourjois Paris Colour Boost “Fuschia Libre” – another lip balm/stain which I absolutely adore. It’s really nice and glossy and gives a lovely shine. It is buildable so you can either have a subtle pink tone or a very vibrant shade. That’s something I really love about it; plus it’s a gorgeous shade!





Sleek “Exxxagerate” – I had wanted a purple lipstick for quite some time and finally went ahead and bought this little beauty from Sleek. It’s really small so a perfect travel size and it’s a gorgeous purply colour. It does take me a lot of guts to wear it, and I haven’t worn it as often as I would like. I’m sure this will look fab in the winter months though!





What are your favourite summer shades?


Lots of love, 


Jessie. xoxo


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38 Comments

  1. Sarah morethanadored
    June 10, 2014 / 11:58 am

    Amazing picks! That Sleek lipstick is gorgeous it's gone straight on my wish list haha. I wish we were going into summer but we're not wahhh. You lucky thing! Sarah | More Than Adored

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:10 pm

      It's so lovely and so cheap too πŸ™‚ you can still wear it in winter! I go onto Australian/New Zealand blogs and love reading wintery posts haha! πŸ™‚ xx

  2. Cate EC
    June 10, 2014 / 12:14 pm

    Ooh, the purple lipstick is gorgeous! x The perks of being a hipster

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:10 pm

      Thank you πŸ™‚ it's very bright haha xx

  3. Cristina SΓ‘nchez
    June 10, 2014 / 12:55 pm

    Oh my, I love them all!! The revlon ones are lovely xxxwww.definitelymycupoftea.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:10 pm

      It's probably my favourite lipstick at the moment xx

  4. Ewelinachiclifestyle Ewelina
    June 10, 2014 / 1:07 pm

    very vibrant colours, and so brave. I'm not sure if I would be brave enough to wear themLoveEwelinaxxxxchiclifestyleofewelina.blogspot.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:11 pm

      It took me some time but now I love them πŸ™‚ you should get a cheap one to try! xx

  5. Natalie B
    June 10, 2014 / 1:44 pm

    The Bourjois Paris Colour Boost looks gorgeous! πŸ™‚ xxwww.girluninterpreted.co.uk

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:11 pm

      It's amazing, I love it! xx

  6. Lauren
    June 10, 2014 / 3:01 pm

    I'm loving bright pink lipsticks/ lipglosses at the moment! Definitely want to try the Revlon lipstain, that looks lovelyhttp://laurenslittleblogs.blogspot.co.uk/xx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:12 pm

      Me too! πŸ™‚ Go for it, it's amazing! xx

  7. Rinako Camellia
    June 10, 2014 / 3:34 pm

    Awesome collection! *O*❀ ✿ MY BLOG ✿ ❀Rinako

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:12 pm

      Thank you πŸ™‚ xx

  8. Lilian
    June 10, 2014 / 3:42 pm

    I LOVE wearing bright lipsticks throughout the year! I used to worry that brights may look strange on me, but now I embrace them! Great post! xCheers,Lilianhttp://honeyinthetea.blogspot.hk/

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:13 pm

      I'm glad you do πŸ™‚ a bright lipstick is essential πŸ˜‰ xx

  9. Rena Blank
    June 10, 2014 / 3:52 pm

    Wow! Such bright and pretty lipsticks! I've never tried an ELF lipstick before but the one you have seems amazing! xx Rena Kiss and Make Up

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:13 pm

      I would definitely recommend πŸ™‚ xx

  10. Chloe
    June 10, 2014 / 4:14 pm

    Such pretty lipsticks you have picked. I love the MAC Candy Yum Yum the most but I really want to try the Revlon Colour bursts! Xhttp://lipstickandsparkles.blogspot.co.uk/

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:14 pm

      Thank you πŸ™‚ i would definitely try them.. I want to get more shades xx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:14 pm

      Thanks Maria xx

  11. Emily
    June 10, 2014 / 6:52 pm

    Mac candy yum yum looks AMAZING!Great post! Would love if you could check out my blog if you get a chance!www.stylecastle.co.ukx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:14 pm

      It's lush, so so bright! I definitely will πŸ™‚ xx

  12. Rinica Warner
    June 10, 2014 / 7:27 pm

    That Topshop shade looks gorgeous, also the MAC Brave one not a shade I've heard much about. I love me a coraly red in the summer time I'm loving NARS Red Square, I want to try some of the Topshop lip pies though xhttp://rinicawrites.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:15 pm

      It's lovely and the MAC Brave Red is probably my fave lipstick EVER! I need to try some NARS xx

  13. Kelly Lelly
    June 10, 2014 / 8:19 pm

    I love your photograph here to!Topshop is always my go to brand, I adore the consistency and stay of them, the gorgeous colours arre a complete bonus!Kelly from | Daydreams & Daisychains

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 10, 2014 / 10:15 pm

      Thank you Kelly πŸ™‚ I love Topshop too, will defo be purchasing more this week xx

  14. Nicola Bishop
    June 10, 2014 / 10:53 pm

    Oh my goooood I want them all please!! I need to take a trip to ELF, thats my fave of them all!www.nicolabishopx.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2014 / 8:26 am

      Such lovely shades! Do iiiitttt!! xx

  15. Natalie Sabel
    June 11, 2014 / 6:16 am

    Great post Jessie. I have five empty MAC lipstick containers so need to go into store today to swap them for a new lipstick and I think I am going to try 'Candy Yum Yum' it's the epitome of summer.www.nasdiaries.blogspot.com

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2014 / 8:26 am

      Thank you πŸ™‚ OMG I didn't realise they did that with lippies too!! xx

  16. Gemma Turner
    June 11, 2014 / 12:27 pm

    I'm such a huge fan of the Sleek Lipsticks – they're amazing for Β£5 each! xxx Gemma // Miss Makeup Magpie

  17. Coco Cami
    June 11, 2014 / 12:39 pm

    Love this post, I am such a lipstick addict! I love your blog and I have started following you with Bloglovin. If you ever get a chance to check out my blog I would be delighted, thanks!Camille xo. cococami.blogspot.co.uk

  18. Kasia B
    June 11, 2014 / 2:51 pm

    I've been eyeing up MAC's Candy Yum Yum for ages now, it's such a gorgeous shade! I never used to wear bright lipstick before I started blogging either, and now I can't get enough!Kasia's Beauty Diary

  19. Amy Liddell
    June 11, 2014 / 3:14 pm

    Those MAC shades look gorgeous! Great picksxxSalted Roses // UK Fashion Blog

  20. Alice Young
    June 11, 2014 / 3:36 pm

    The bonjour Paris one is deffo my fave, so bright and vibrant, love it!The Velvet Black // UK Style, Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

  21. Sierra Calah
    June 11, 2014 / 4:28 pm

    I haven't tried Topshop lipsticks but I like how cute the packaging is. Quick question, how long did it last throughout the day?xoxo-Β  ßerry β™₯ Stylish Β 

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