The Hourglass Cosmetics No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil, $82, combats dryness with a botanical oil blend, while doubling up as an anti-ageing treatment for the lips. It also comes with a 24-karat gold plated tip that lends a cool sensation on lips.
Best Tinted Lip Balm: Mentholatum Oil-in- Colour Lip Balm in Chic Red, $9.90
Stash the Mentholatum Oil-in- Colour Lip Balm in Chic Red, $9.90, in your bag for days where you want a subtle hint of colour without compromising on moisturising power.
Best Lip Tint: Rom&nd Juicy Lasting Tint, $19.90
The Rom&nd Juicy Lasting Tint, $19.90, comes in an array of sweet tropical shades, but the cherry on top is definitely the lip-smacking fruity scents – which makes it hard to resist picking one up!
Worried about chapped lips? The Handmade Heroes Cocoa Friggin’ Fantastic Lip Balm, $6.90, soothes dry patches and cracks for a hydrated, lipstick-ready pout.
Best Liquid Lipstick - Matte: Giorgio Armani Beauty Lip Maestro, $55
Serving up 25 velvety shades and eight hours of comfortable wear, the Giorgio Armani Beauty Lip Maestro, $55, doesn’t disappoint with its superblyhydrating matte formula.
Best Liquid Lipstick - Creamy: Les Merveilleuses Laduree Liquid Rouge, $36
Pucker up with the Les Merveilleuses Laduree Liquid Rouge, $36, a glossy liquid rouge that makes your lips appear voluminous and plump in one stroke.
Best Lipstick - Sheer (Save): L’Oreal Paris Makeup Rouge Signature, $21.90
The L’Oreal Paris Makeup Rouge Signature, $21.90, has a unique oil-in-water formula that offers all-day colour without smudging, flaking or drying out.
Best Lipstick - Sheer (Splurge): YSL Beaute Rouge Pur Couture The Slim Sheer Matte, $54
Packaged in an innovative square bullet, the YSL Beaute Rouge Pur Couture The Slim Sheer Matte, $54, has a sheer, buildable texture that’s perfect for the just-blotted lip look.
Best Lipstick - Matte: Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Liquid, $52
Swipe on a sexy matte pout with the Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Liquid, $52, which is infused with flower oil for lip care and long wear for up to 12 hours
Best Lipstick - Creamy: Tom Ford Beauty Lip Color Lipstick, $76
Rich and velvety, the Tom Ford Beauty Lip Color Lipstick, $76, delivers a blast of colour and a lasting satin finish in a wide range of shades.
Best Long-Wearing Lipstick: Hera Sensual Aqua Lipstick Real Colour Tinted Watery Matte Texture, $43
The Hera Sensual Aqua Lipstick Real Colour Tinted Watery Matte Texture, $43, goes on fluid and dries to a matte finish that takes you from a day at work to a night out in town without budging or transferring.