God, wine is lovely, isn’t it? A nice glass of red that turns into three on a Friday night – what a joy. And now, as we fly into mulled wine season, there are ever more opportunities to get festively tipsy. The only trouble (besides the inevitable hangover) is that tannin-infused stain that leaves your lips a patchy shade of Pinot Noir.
Well, we have a solution: the berry lip. Pair that wine-stained mouth with a chunky knit and make it your new winter staple.
*Also suitable for non-drinkers.
Not only is she one of the world’s most fabulous women (official), but Charlotte Tilbury has also invented a matte lipstick that doesn’t leave your lips feeling dry and peeling. Glastonberry glides on smoothly and lasts for hours.
Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution in Glastonberry, £23 More
Nars’ velvet lip pencils deserve their cult status, giving the precision of a lip liner with the full colour coverage of a highly pigmented lippie. This shade, delightfully named Train Bleu, delivers a powerful punch of deepest aubergine.
Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Train Bleu, £20 More
Clinique’s classic Chubby Sticks provide an uplifting flash of colour in one quick swipe; they’re unfussy and gorgeously moisturising. More of a stain than a lipstick, this is best for berry lip virgins.
Clinique Chubby Stick in Chunky Cherry, £17.50 More Read More
It wouldn’t be a lipstick roundup without Kylie’s Lip Kit. Love her or loathe her, girl knows how to create a sell-out product. Spice is a rich raspberry colour, in her trademark matte finish. Get yours quick.
Kylie’s Lip Kit in Spice, $29 More
Burberry’s highlighter-shaped lipstick is designed to give full, long-lasting coverage. A deep, uncompromising shade, Oxblood will carry you late into a night of vino tinto.
Burberry Full Kisses in Oxblood, £24 More
When your lips can’t take a high-pigment product, this little pot of nourishment comes to the rescue. Packed with shea butter and vitamin E, this wonder balm provides a sheen of colour that can be layered up throughout the day.
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