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This timeless red has been a bestseller for MAC since the ‘80s. (Talk about a classic.) Swipe it on for a pop of color that will give your look a vintage twist. If you’re worried about it fading throughout the day, try these tips to make your lipstick last all day. If you’re not a fan of matte lipstick, this shade also comes in an extra-shiny lipglass to add some sheen to your pout.
Nude lipstick is especially great for the warmer weather, and this shade will compliment your sun-kissed skin by adding a natural glow to your complexion. As a bonus, it’s super versatile. You can dress it up with a smoky eye or wear it casually with a simple coat of mascara. The sheeny finish will make your lips look hydrated instead of dried out, so you can enjoy your summertime activities without worrying about flaky lip color.
Selected as one of Real Simple’s best makeup products of all time, this lip pencil has been praised as “the perfect nude” by numerous makeup artists. Wear this alone or underneath a cool-toned lip shade to warm it up for the summer. If you want double the spice, pick up the matching lipglass as well.