Stamp, press, pat and smooth on summer’s new lip textures - from butter-soft suede to high-shine vinyl

two models with bright matte lipstick

Photo: Sarah Brick

SUEDE BRIGADE

Call time on matte – suede lips are summer’s major player. Line and fill with colour, then pat pigment over the top to create a tactile powder-pressed texture.

Revolution Pro Revolution Pro Supreme Matte Lip Pigment Attitude £4.00 Buy Now
NYX Professional Makeup NYX Professional Makeup Off Tropic Liner Crushin It £5.50 Buy Now
Revolution Pro Revolution Pro Supreme Matte Lip Pigment Inconspicuous £4.00 Buy Now
model with foil lip

Photo: Sarah Brick

FOIL FEVER

Give metallic lips a warm-weather makeover. Apply a cream foil with fingertips, then press and work bronze pigments into the centre of lips for a dual-tone molten finish.

Revolution Revolution Crushed Pearl Pigments Overdraft £4.00 Buy Now
Revolution Revolution Flawless Foils Rose Gold £5.00 Buy Now
MUA MUA Pearl Single Eyeshadow - Copper £1.00 Buy Now
models with glossy lips

Photo: Sarah Brick

WATER COLOUR

Painterly strokes give new life to gloss. Wash an oil all over, then marble on lipstick using a lip brush. Sweep a tonal shade over eyelids and drape cheeks with blush.

MUA MUA Glow X MUA Plumping Lip Gloss £4.00 Buy Now
GOSH Lip Oil Cherry Blossom 005 £5.99 Buy Now
B. Cosmetics B. Blusher I Like to Mauve it £7.99 Buy Now
model with bright pink glossy lips

Photo: Sarah Brick

HIGH VINYL

For a mirror-like shine, layer a candy-pink lacquer over lipstick. Coat top and bottom lashes with mascara and gently squeeze together to create dolly doe eyes.

Revolution Pro Revolution Pro Supreme Gloss Lip Pigment Hysteria £4.00 Buy Now
MUA MUA Super Stylo Lipstick Superior 003 £3.00 Buy Now
B. Cosmetics B. Volumizing Mascara £9.99 Buy Now