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Coral, carrot and peach are the colours we're calling on to cheer us up


Carrot stick

Ciaté’s buttery lipstick is going to look blistering against a summer sunset. Infused with amino acids and nourishing conditioners, this pigment-heavy lippy is made for bold, long-lasting colour and will hydrate the heck out of your smackers. It won’t, however, help you see in the dark. £16, M&S

California love

NYX’s Orange County liquid lipstick is like molten lava in a bottle. Vibrant, creamy and waterproof, it glides on like a hot knife through butter (thanks to its bendy application wand) and settles quickly into a feisty matte finish that even a Jell-O shot won’t budge. £7, NYX

It’s sizzling

Burnt orange might be a shade synonymous with 70s hedonism but it’s so right for now, too. And a swipe of Axiology’s lip crayon with brick red tones will L.I.B.E.R.A.T.E. your look. We also recommend dabbing a little onto your cheeks for added pop. £24, Naturisimo

Mrs. Brightside

Colours don’t come much jollier than coral, and Ilia has the same happy approach to their products – with a commitment to source organic ingredients and never test on animals. This resilient lipstick has a juicy, semi-matte finish and nourishing oils galore. £24, Alyaka

Give us a hint

Not all warm weather shades need be noisy. Sometimes all you need to nail a look is a no-fuss scene-stealer like Revlon’s lipstick in Smoked Peach, made with microfine pigments for subtle but practically indestructible colour. Goes particularly well with Negronis in the sun (or… rain). £7.49, Boots

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