A quick beauty post today to share the latest and greatest of my summer lip colors.  You may notice from my photos that I have a pretty basic makeup routine (a little foundation and some bronzer on my face, some mascara and eyebrow pencil on my eyes).  The area of makeup that I really like to experiment with is my lip colors! Today I'm sharing my absolute favorite lip colors for the season.

1. Bodyography Electric Lip Slide in Caught in the Act. This lip color applies like a gloss but has staying power like a stain.  This color is definitely the brightest of the bunch and a little goes a long way.  I love wearing this shade with an outfit that needs a bit of excitement.  This shade is a showstopper for sure.

2. Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie in Rebel. This light pink shade looks like your natural lips but better.  Slightly glossy with a girly, rosy tint, I have yet to find a summer outfit that doesn't look good with this lip color.

3. Laqa & Co Cheeky Lip in Mixtape.  I am a lover of lip crayons since I find they are the easiest to apply on the go.  I love the classic, bright red shade of this crayon and often wear it in my blog posts since it only takes a few swipes for some bold color.  This Laqa & Co crayon is a 2 for 1 deal since it can be used on your cheeks too (use sparingly - it's a bright one!)

4. ELF Lip Balm in Nude.  The perfect nude shade to match those summer tans plus it has SPF 15. This balm goes on creamy and isn't sticky at all.  At only $3, this is one product I am always stocking up on.  I wear this nude shade on weekends (& even to the beach!) when I want my face to look a little extra put together but still super natural.

Michelle Paige

PS.  If you haven't seen the ELF Cosmetics website recently, take a look.  You may see a familiar face ;)  Buy my limited edition 'natural beauty' makeup kit here.