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February 5, 2016

Red is an auspicious colour and all, but we definitely get more than enough of it every Chinese New Year. So we propose staying away from a clichéd red lip this year, and opt instead for these equally vibrant, but more interesting, alternatives.





innisfree Real Fluid Rouge in Blush Sunset Over An Orchard
$20, innisfree stores

A cool-toned grape with a moist finish





Clé de Peau Beauté Extra Rich Lipstick in 212
$70 for refill, $35 for lipstick holder, Clé de Peau Beauté counters

A silky red-toned peach





M.A.C Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour in Personal Statement
$39, M.A.C stores and counters

A matte shocking pink





CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine in Shipshape
$44, CHANEL Beauty stores and counters

A bright orange balm





Cosme Decorte Art des Fleurs Rouge in RO611 Noble Cattleya
$88, Cosme Decorte counters

A subtle glossy rose




Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss in Intense Spice
$44, Estée Lauder counters

A shimmery warm orange




Main image: Michael Costello Spring/Summer 2016 backstage, courtesy NARS.