5 hottest lip makeup trends this winter

Whether you want to try a bold lip for your company’s holiday party or a sparkling lip look for a romantic date night, this winter is all about bringing back ’90s and Y2K trends. Here’s now to recreating these trending looks

Soft Glam Lips

If all-out glam feels dated, tune things down this year with a softer look with more neutral colours. Paired with neutral eye makeup, nude lipstick look still whispers glam without screaming it out loud.

Wine Stained Lips

You might not want to remove those wine-stained lips this festive season because this boozy beauty trend is coming in hot. More beauty brands are reimagining the alcohol accident into merlot-inspired makeup.

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Matte Lips

What makeup look oozes the ’90s? Matte everything. Adding a bit of shimmer at your cupid’s bow and the centre of your lips give it that 2021 twist if you don’t feel like going all-out retro.

Cozy colors

Perk up your pout with warm colours like cinnamon, nutmeg, creamy vanilla or pumpkin chai latte. Opt for glassy-smooth shades or eye-catching shimmers with a high shine finish to spice up your winter makeup look.


Holiday season 2021 is all about the lipstick-balm hybrids. Look for lipsticks with a moisturising formula with hyaluronic acid, macadamia butter, or jojoba oils. These lipsticks feel more like a lip mask, but the bold colours will add a pop of vibrance to your makeup look.

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine Lipstick Balm. Photo: Yves Saint Laurent

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