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The IMAGE Beauty Awards: This year’s best lip products


By Grace McGettigan
15th May 2018
The IMAGE Beauty Awards: This year’s best lip products

Looking for a lipstick that will perfect your pout? Look no further. The 15th annual IMAGE Beauty Awards supplement lists the best beauty launches of the last year, in partnership with Boots. The awards are independently judged by Ireland’s leading doctors, dermatologists, beauty professionals, make-up artists, hair experts and influencers.

IMAGE contributing editor Melanie Morris says, “I hope we’ve included some familiar favourites here, along with some future heroes you’ll consider valuable new additions to your beauty bag. We’ve also made sure to pick up plenty of insider pro tips from our expert judging panel and have shared the best with you in the IMAGE Beauty Awards supplement.”

Check out the 10 winning lip products chosen by Christine Lucignano, celebrity make-up artist; Melanie Morris, IMAGE contributing editor; Judy Wong, freelance make-up artist; Chloé Boucher, beauty influencer; and Tara Anderson, make-up artist.

Bourjois Rouge Velvet The Lipstick, €12.50

“This is thin, comfortable, hydrating, lasts all day and doesn’t cake on the lips.”
– Chloe Boucher

Rouge Velvet Lipstick

Yves Saint Laurent Tatouage Couture, €35.50

“This is almost a lip stain, the brush is amazing and even when it’s off it leaves a stain. It’s great for events.”
– Chloe Boucher

YSL Lipstick

Maybelline New York Gigi Hadid Lip Liner, €9.25

“I love this in the shade Erin, it’s really creamy and I used it all over my lips.”
– Tara Anderson

Maybelline lip liner

Code Beautiful SSL Soft Smooth Lip Liner, €26

“It’s the perfect colour and leaves a creamy texture on the lip.”
– Judy Wong

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick, €18

“This has a matte finish, but is still moveable throughout the day. If you’re brave enough to wear it, the shape is really clever and the colour pay-off is unbelievable.”
– Chloe Boucher

Fenty Lipstick

Nars Powermatte Lip Pigment, €27

“These go absolutely nowhere, the brush is really smart and the colour range is incredible.”
– Christine Lucignano

NARS lipstick

Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick, €34

“The container made me feel like a Bond girl. I love the colours, texture and packaging.”
– Christine Lucignano

Hourglass lipstick

Maybelline New York Superstay Matte Ink Lip Colour, €12.25

“The packaging is really fun and the product was very gel-like and stayed on for hours.”
– Judy Wong

Maybelline lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips, €32

“I absolutely love the shade Pin Up Pink, it’s so flattering on all skin tones.”
– Tara Anderson

Hollywood Lips

Dr.PAWPAW Shea Butter Balm, €10

“I constantly have one with me and beside my bed. I use it for hair and arms and hands, it’s multi-use.”
– Tara Anderson.

Dr PAWPAW Shea Butter

Photo: Jason Llyod-Evans

The IMAGE Beauty Awards supplement was included in the April issue of IMAGE magazine. Our May issue is on shelves now.

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