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From naughty nudes to red carpet reds, these seductive stains and  luscious lipies are my favourites for Spring/Summer 2012.

My favourite Orange lipstick, Chloe Sevigny style, is the YSL Rouge Pur Couture in Le Orange. Whether it’s dabbed on for a lighter stain-like-look for during the day or even for the beach (yes there’s a SPF15 in there for lip protection), or applied with a brush for a more serious evening affair – it’s cool, it’s edgy, it’s a classic, it is YSL after all. 8/10

Ellis Faas Cream Lip colours are a new find and love of mine. I’m loving the entire colour selection but I have to say my pick for this Spring/Summer is the Deep Fuchsia! It comes in this stylish pen-like applicator with a neat sponge head, which is easy to apply and very handbag friendly. They stain the lips beautifully for a long wear and leave a delicate shine.  8.5/10


Everyone has a go-to product and RMS Beauty Lip2cheek Muse is my go-to when it comes to a nude lip. It’s a slightly shimmery, pinky nude that seriously looks great on every girl. It’s some-what sheer and you can apply with your finger. Love this little pot of creamy heaven. 9/10


I’m all about long wearing lipsticks this Spring/Summer. I’m loving all the textures from the very popular craylon-like lipsticks, which is between a pencil and a lipstick. Stila Cosmetics have a range called Long Wearing Lip Colour. They’re like a pencil but softer and creamier to apply. I really love the colour “Phenomenal” in this particular range, it’s a plumy red with a fuchsia-like reflection and is definitely one of my favourite colours Spring/Summer 2012. They’re long lasting, rich in colour, with a dewy finish –  perfect for any modern girl . 7/10


Tom Ford has once again hit the nail on the head. He has come out with an all-in-one lip and cheek tint. Tainted Love, only recently released world wide has a sheer, dewy red with hints of plum and burgundy – perfect for our hot summer at the beach. It holds long enough to get you through your day , but is easy enough to remove the stain at the end of your day. What I love about this product is it’s fuss free application. Apply it straight from its bullet shaped head to your lip or cheeks, and you’re ready to roll. 7.5/10


  1. jo says:

    max, your blog has become an absolute favourite, your recommendations & tips are life changing! 🙂 xx

  2. max says:

    Thanx Babe. Glade you like it and are getting something out of it. Makes it all worth while x MM

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