Okay, so a bold red lip for spring isn’t exactly ground breaking news… but hold onto your make-up bags because this spring/summer the shade we can’t get enough of is just a little bit different.

With summer hot on our heels and with it the season of celebration, every Canberra girl needs a bold shade of lipstick to set off her outfit. And while matte, muted tones don’t typically evoke a hot-summer vibe, it’s exactly what we’re seeing more and more on the faces of Canberra women.

Canberra make-up artist Lesley Johnston, tells onthecover that a matte lip is her go-to colour for the hot-weather months. “Every Canberra girl should own a bold red, matte lipstick – it’s ideal for adding glamour to any outfit, day or night,” Lesley says. We couldn’t agree more!

Here are the top 3 red lipsticks Lesley recommends. Adding to cart now…

MAC Ruby Woo, $36

“This is the ultimate red lipstick. It’s famous the world over as being the red lipstick you have to own.”

Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Beso, $34

“A beautiful, deep red colour, this liquid lipstick formula lasts for at least 4 hours before touch-ups.”

Modelrock Liquid Lipstick in Major Betsy, $23

“This Australian brand has the most amazing range of liquid lipsticks that last 4-6 hours without feeling dry. I love to support Australian products whenever possible, Modelrock is definitely a brand to check out.” 

Images via The Zoe Report

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