Big Day Beauty
By Brandee James
Posted: Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2013
Vibrant, bright pink lips have burst off the runways and into the hands of the very best brands. Its causing us to think differently about pink: once the soft and subtle sister in the lipstick lineup, they are now bold and jewel-toned with striking names to match. Look closely and you'll find they are also packed with great-for-you ingredients. Now that's pretty and powerful.
Inspired by Fresh Pastilles candies and made with organic fruit butters and pure essential oils, the creamy texture also promises extreme hydration. BITE Beauty Matte Crème Lipstick in Pastille Lilac, $24, Sephora
A new hue to the glo family, this deep pink is formulated with Vitamins A, C, E and Green Tea Extract for soft, smooth lips. glōminerals Lipstick in Treasure, $17, www.gloprofessional.com
Just one swipe delivers a rich, stunning color while nourishing lips with pure Olive Oil and Vitamin E. Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Colour in Fresh Raspberry, $26, www.lauramercier.com
With continued use, this bright beauty promises smoother lips in just seven days. COVERGIRL LipPerfection Lipcolor in Spellbound, $6.50, drugstores nationwide
This iconic color had a hand in the making of MAC. Often known as the lipstick dreams were made of, it is aptly named and perhaps the brightest of the bunch. MAC lipstick in Candy Yum Yum, $15, www.maccosmetics.com
This pop of color is the bold blend of neon coated pigments and honey nectar, allowing for up to four hours of staying power. Maybelline New York Color Sensational Vivids Collection in Pink Pop, $7.49, drugstores nationwide
Celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine releases his first ever collection with Fashion Fair Cosmetics. The result? Party-ready pink. Sam Fine for Fashion Fair Supreme Color Collection Lipstick in Pink Parfait, $22, Macy's
This organic Argan Oil-infused color goes on sheer giving a natural tint to lips and cheeks. Josie Maran Argan Color Stick in Petal Pink, $22, Sephora
This hot pink, full coverage lipstick flatters most skin tones, no lip liners or top gloss required. Benefit Full-Finish Lipstick in Pillow Talk, $18,www.benefitcosmetics.com
Winner of Allure Magazine's Best in Beauty Award 2012, this double duty stain works on lips and cheeks with a natural blend of Hyaluronic Acid and sugar extracts. Josie Maran Magic Marker Lip & Cheek Stain in Jitterbug, $19, Sephora
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