Great Beauty: Bold, Bright Lips for Spring

Great Beauty: Get the Look- Spring Beauty Trends
ESSENCE.COM Mar, 19, 2012

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Solange loves flaunting cheery lip colors and sported a wild orange shade at the Carlo Pazolini Flagship Store Opening Party.

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Black Opal’s Tropica is sure to be an orange lipstick you’ll put in heavy rotation this spring.

$7.25, available at Black Opal.

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Eve graced the red carpet at the ESSENCE Black Women in Music event sporting a high shine, dark coral lip gloss.

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This amazingly bright gloss glides on smooth without feeling sticky. It also blends well over lipstick for a double-duty bonus.



$22, available at bareMinerals.

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Regina Hall hit the red carpet at the Think Like a Man premiere sporting an ultra-violet purple pucker.

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This lightly pigmented purple offers lips that are bright and glossy without being overbearing.

$19.50, available at MAC.

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Jennifer Hudson arrived at a press event for Good Housekeeping wearing a juicy orange lip color.

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Bite Beauty’s new High Pigment Pencils deliver rich color with every swipe. Best of all, the pencil twists up from the bottom so there’s never a need to sharpen.

$24, available at Sephora.

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Savannah Brinson partied at the Shelbourne Hotel in Miami wearing a perfectly pink, glossy lipstick.

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MAC’s spring collection included this shockingly bright, matte pink that stays put for hours on end.

$14.50, available at MAC.

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Wendy Raquel-Robinson made an appearance on the Wendy Williams Show in a dangerously bright red-orange lip gloss.

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CoverGirl’s latest foray into the lip color category includes these dual-ended lip colors that allow you to mix-and-match your shades.

$7.99, available at Target.

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Tracee Ellis Ross arrived at the NAACP Image Awards in a gloriously bright, matte rose lip.

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Lancome’s latest spring lipstick line delivers high potency lipcolor in a smooth, light texture.

$25, available at Lancome.

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Kerry Washington arrived at the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood event in a mind-blowing, fire red lipstick.

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Stila’s Long Wear Liquid Lipcolor in the shade Fiery has become a beauty-lover’s staple. It glides on with a matte, creamy finish that stays put hour after hour.


$22, available at Stila Cosmetics.

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LaLa Anthony arrived at an Arclight Cinema event wearing a bright peach lip color with a creamy finish.

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The Lip Bar lipstick is rich, creamy and colorful and is enriched with shea butter to offer supreme moisture.

$20, available at The Lip Bar.

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Sharon Leal arrived at the ESSENCE Black Women in Music event wearing a brilliant creamy red-orange lipstick.

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Turn up the glamour in this decadent red gloss that has a subtle touch of shimmer.



$14, available at Mary Kay.

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