Luscious Lips

November 28, 2007

Wallet-friendly lipsticks

All that gift-buying has left you counting change. You need a new lipstick shade for that big party tonight. And you are like, oh my gawd, what do I do now?


You may need a pricey base for flawless make-up, but a low-cost lipper in a great shade is just as good. (We saw Yatan Ahluwalia and Mehera Kolah use less expensive brands for lips backstage at Wills India Fashion Week.) So with the colour trends changing practically every other week, we suggest you invest in a bunch of budget lipsticks.

Here are our Trendy Tester’s fave brands for the season

Lakme Nine To Five Lipcolor, Rs 295
Trendy Take: Soft rich shades, creamy, and smudge-proof. Pick this if you want smooth, matte neutral pinks or nude hues.

Lotus Herbals Moistpetals Lipstick, Rs 249
Trendy Take: Nourishing extracts of comfrey and other botanical extracts is the base of this 99 percent natural lipper. Try the red brown shade to complement a winter evening.

Maybelline Moisture Extreme Lipstick, Rs 179
Trendy Take: Thirty-four shades in warm reds, plums and browns enriched with vitamin E. Super creamy, glides on beautifully. Our Tester’s fave.

Oriflame Power Shine Lipsticks, Rs 169
Trendy Take: Super shimmery hues of pinks and peach. Pick this one up for megawatt, 3D shine.

Prettify that pout.

Available at all leading beauty stores. Oriflame available through Oriflame Beauty Advisors. Call: Delhi: 40549500, Mumbai: 67893333, Bangalore: 41511878.

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