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Find Your Perfect Lord & Berry Lipstick Formulation

The original ‘beauty atelier’, Italy’s {Lord & Berry} will inject your make up wardrobe with some Milanese sophistication. The pioneers of pencils, this extensive range stars long-wear, pigment-rich lip formulations – but which one’s right for you? Here’s a quick guide…

Very firmly back ‘en vogue’, {lip pencils} are the secret to a perfectly defined perimeter – keeping colour confined while disguising any ‘wonkiness’. Every woman needs at least one {Ultimate Lipliner} – whether in a neutral, your-lips-but-better colour, or to match your most-favourite lip shade – the creamy texture applies effortlessly, to prevent feathering and extend the longevity of your preferred stick, gloss or crayon. 

And now for the tricky bit… are you a matte or gloss girl? Traditional stick or convenient crayon? 

If you’ve a ‘scrawl it on and go’ make up mindset, you need the {20100} – available in two finishes, this chunky {lip pencil} is easy to wield and enriched with a cocktail of nourishing extracts to fake ‘I made an effort’ while protecting delicate skin. 

The {20100 Crayon} has a matte-matte long-wear finish, and comes in an array of flattering shades – from nearly-nude to deep berry. You can apply it painstakingly – lining and ‘filling in’ for maximum impact – but we think this looks gorgeous blurred with fingertips for a ‘just caught kissing’ stain.

And if matte is not your thing, this also comes in {20100 Shining} – same method, more gloss – to create the illusion of enhanced lip fullness while infusing skin with a cocktail of strengthening extracts. Think tinted lip balm with more pigment, for an intense veil of colour that looks beautifully ‘juicy’.

If you’re a traditionalist, there are two incredible {lipsticks} to cater to your lip-enhancing needs.

With incredible pigment-payoff, {Absolute Intensity} has a featherweight texture that’s ultra-comfortable to wear (no dryness or stickiness), while the pretty satin finish flatters all lip shapes and sizes. Like a second skin, it’s brimming with karite, macadamia, rice bran and antioxidant vitamin E to deliver consistent moisture and protection, while the spectrum of shades spans pale pinks to rich reds via rose, mauve and russet.

And for those who like a side-helping of drama with their daily make up menu, {Vogue Lipstick} is velvety and vibrant. Not one for shrinking violets, this ‘look at me’ {lipstick} takes inspiration from the every-changing face of fashion, with colours that perfectly pin-point a ‘look’ or era. We’re talking {’60s’ Pink} – a mod-worthy Barbie – and {Black Red} – a flapper-esque oxblood. Apply straight from the bullet, or using a brush for the most arresting effect.

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Verity Douglas

Verity Douglas

Content Editor

Verity is our Content Editor and a Cult Beauty veteran. Currently on maternity leave, raising Cult Beauty’s honorary ‘word nerd’, Tabitha, she speaks fluent ‘beauty’ and loves nothing more than the marriage of language and lip balm (and cleanser and candles… ad infinitum). Nothing can stop her from quoting Nancy Mitford, treating herself to yet another Bella Freud candle for her desk or buying that pilgrim-esque collared or heavily fringed outfit she’s been eyeing. You can trust her to debunk widespread beauty myths and dispense invaluable advice with ease…