Our twenties are haphazard, fun, mistake-ridden, chaotic and reckless. From messy buns to constantly being broke and making amazing friendships – we need a solid lipstick collection to get us through the most awesome decade of our lives. As Elizabeth Taylor said, “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together” – it’s pretty much the motto we live by! So we present to you the lipsticks that every 20-something girl should have to help you stay fabulous amidst the chaos!
1. A Pastel Pink Pick-Me-Up
A shade like this is girly and gorgeous, perfect for the times when you want to add a dash of pretty to just about anything you wear. It goes just as amazingly with a fringed skater dress and a bralette for your Coachella-phase as it does with a simple tee and jeans look.POPxo Loves: The Body Shop Colour Crush Lipstick in Innocent Pink (Rs. 895)
2. Berry, Berry Sexy
A swipe of this lippie can instantly make you feel sexy about yourself. It will help you throw your shoulders back with confidence, making it one of our fav picks coz every girl needs a shade that helps her feel like a million bucks. It’s sultry and will help you catch attention. Perfect for a hot date or a girls night out where you’re going to get plenty of appreciative glances.POPxo Loves: Sephora Collection Rouge Matte Lipstick in Rebel Chic (Rs. 900)
3. A Coral To Cheer You Up
When your job gets too hectic and your best friend is a bit occupied with other things, a zesty shade of orange is just what you need to pull you out of that dark mood. Fun coral can cheer you right up and make you feel positive and bright, especially when you see how fab it looks on you!POPxo Loves: Lakme 9 To 5 Matte Lipstick in Orange Edge (Rs. 450)
4. My Lips But Better
A magic lipstick that simply enhances your natural lip colour to make it look a little bit pinker, supple and oh-so-kissable! These are definitely worth the investment - you’ll never want to leave home without it. Read about awesome colour changing lipsticks that accentuate your natural lip colourhere.
Ladies, there’s never a bad time for red lipstick! Wear it with a crisp white shirt to work, with an off-shoulder top for dinner or anything else in between. It’s glamorous, sexy and charming as hell. A killer red pout can instantly help you feel better no matter what is going on in your life. True story!POPxo Loves: MAC Retro Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo (Rs. 1,500)
6. The Never-Fail Nude
Even when nothing is going well, a pretty shade of nude can make you look like you have everything under control. It’s just what you need to look more polished and well put together, which is why you can never go wrong with it.POPxo Loves: Maybelline Super Stay 14Hr Lipstick in Ultimate Blush (Rs. 600)
7. Hot Pink For A Hot Mess
A tantalizing fuchsia lip is unapologetic, sexy and fun! Just like your twenties should be, right? It can feel wonderfully comforting when a few quick swipes can light up your face, help you turn heads and portray your fiery personality so perfectly! POPxo Loves: Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Creme Lip Colour in Hot Pink (Rs. 619)
8. The No-Nonsense Mocha Brown
Ladies, brown lipstick is back in a big way. No we don’t mean the jarring, frosty brown Karishma Kapoor used to sport in the 90s, but a more polished, matte mocha - a la Kylie Jenner. It looks perfectly polished, even when that’s the opposite of how you feel, and can be your go-to shade for just about any occasion.
Every woman should have a lipstick that makes her feel like totally badass. There’s something so sexy about a badass chick that can guarantee all eyes will be on you. Flaunt this pout when you feel like unleashing your inner vixen.POPxo Loves: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Black Cherry (Rs. 525)