Monday, 3 January 2011

Look at me Lips

I love red lips—they’re eternally chic and look especially festive during the holidays,” says Troy Surratt, the makeup guru behind Maggie Gyllenhaal’s oft-deep-colored pucker. “If you have reservations about an opaque formula, try a sheer one like Lipstick Queen lipstick in Medieval, which is universally flattering and great for kisses under the mistletoe.”

Another deep-yet-more-subtle option according to Julie Harris, Anne Hathaway’s makeup artist, is a soft berry stain—a must-do whether or not you wear lipstick on top. “A stain won’t rub off during holiday parties,” says Mai Quynh, who works with Megan Fox and Kristen Stewart. “I really like Mark Kissink Lip Tintmarker in Red Siren—it’s a highly pigmented, smudge-proof marker that’s great for layering underneath lipstick for staying power.”