When I see a 90’s brown lipstick it reminds me of my Mum. Since as long as I remember when she wear lipstick, which isn’t often, it’ll always be a deeper brown colour. Finding your own everyday signature  lipstick can be a little tricky but here are my tips for selecting ‘the one’.


I’ve found my personal ‘signature colour’ and it’s Miss Tennille Desert Rose from Shanghai Suzy. Funnily enough it’s not pictured above and it’s very similar to what my mum wears. Just keep trying different formulas, colours and keep an open mind.


Similar to the above but I never though Desert Rose was going to be for me but once I tried on the colour I was in love. Don’t be afraid to try different colours on and experiment because at the end of the day if you don’t like it you can wipe it off.


Some people find counters a little daunting and I can definitely see why however if you get a great staff member they can be uber helpful. If you have something in mind, say you want something a bit coral but still pink, go to a counter and chat to the girls. They will try it on you and sometimes give you a little sample as well. Don’t be intimidated by them! I find Laura Mercier counters wonderful every single time.


If you’re thinking of a matte red for everyday maybe consider having that as your going-out signature colour because for everyday that would be INTENSE. It doesn’t even have to be about the formulation ensuring that the colour really is something you want to wear quite alot. There is nothing worse then wearing something that you’re uncomfortable in so don’t choose a shade that doesn’t make you feel like you.


Have you found your signature colour?


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    Great tips! I like a pinky nude for everyday that has semi matte finish. My go to at the moment is Lorac Alter Ego Lipstick in Duchess, but I also love Patisserie by MAC – an oldie but a goodie. A bold red lip is definitely a go to on the weekend! xx
    Chantalle |

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    I don’t have one signature shade really. It changes often, but it usually in the pinky/mauve colour spectrum and it’s always a creamy/sheer formula. I can’t do mattes, they feel life sucking and I’m happy enough to reapply as necessary.

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    I love mauve/purplish pinks. Think MAC Plumful *heart eyes emoji*

    Kate |

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      I bought Palmful and then sold it because I wasn’t in love with it on me! Such a shame because so many people love it

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    My signature lipstick changes so often. I used to be into dusty rose shades, now I’m more into warm nudes. And I change what’s in my handbag a lot haha! I’d say Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick in Date or MAC Spirit. :) xx

    Daniela |

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