GUEST BLOGGER SARAH FOOTE: Top five summer lipsticks

Hi lovelies! My name is Sarah and I'm an Aussie beauty blogger! The lovely Daniella was kind enough to ask me to be a guest on her amazing blog. She is also working on a post for my blog at bowsandpleats so keep an eye out there! I’d also love if you guys would follow me on Instagram (@bowsandpleats). I post on there pretty much every day and would love to interact with you that way. If you want to hear about my top five lipstick picks for the summer, keep reading!

Since those of you from the Northern Hemisphere are lucky enough to be heading into the warmer months, I thought I’d do a post on my top five lipstick shades that I love to wear during the summer (or any time I really feel like a pretty lip).

My picks:
  1. Model Co Party Proof Lipstick in Coachella Crush
  2. Milani Color Statement Lipstick in 12 - Flamingo Pose
  3.  Max Factor Lipstick in 625 – Magenta Divine
  4.  NYX Matte Lipstick in Hippie Chic
  5.  MAC Cremesheen Lipstick in Crème Cup
L-R: MAC Crème Cup, NYX Hippie Chic, Max Factor Magenta Divine, Milani Flamingo Pose & Model Co Coachella Crush

      MAC Crème Cup is a cult favourite shade among many beauty lovers, and for good reason! This is the most amazing nude shade for the summer! This is a cremesheen formula which I find nice and creamy with good colour payoff. It’s a nude pink shade with cool undertones. This is a much loved colour by me!

     NYX Hippie Chic is a matte, yellow-toned light pink colour. This is a gorgeous shade but it may not suit everyone since it does appear quite light on the lips. I personally love it and think it’s a really nice summer colour that is pretty unique within my collection. The matte formula does makes it more on the dry side so it may emphasize cracked lips if you don’t moisturise your lips prior to applying.

      Max Factor Magenta Divine is a lovely bright, warm candy pink. It’s a creamy formula that feels moisturising on the lips yet still packs a load of colour. This is a lovely everyday colour that would compliment most looks.

      Milani Flamingo Pose is such a nice bright coral pink. This lipstick is a beautiful creamy, smooth consistency with lots of pigmentation. This is my absolute favourite colour to wear to brighten up any summer make-up look. Love!

      Model Co Coachella Crush is a bright tangerine colour.  What a better time to sport a bright orange-red lip than during the summer? The formula is a long-lasting matte finish. These can be a little on the dryer side but the pigmentation is amazing and you can achieve completely opaque colour. Be sure to wear lip balm underneath!

      Hope you all enjoyed my favourite summer lipsticks! What are your favourite shades for the summer?


  1. These are gorgeous colours. I'm in the Southern Hemisphere but most of them would be great year round :)

    1. Thanks so much Lena! I definitely wear some of these year round. I don't think you should be limited to any specific shades just because of the season!