Coco Chanel famously said, "A girl should be two things, classy and fabulous" and if one piece of makeup makes us feel both these things it's a lipstick. Whether you're working classic red or siren pink, classy nudes or a smudgy bronze, lipstick is the grande finale to your makeup look.
Picking a new lipstick is an art, which is why so many of us stick with our old favourites for years. A luscious lipstick has a flattering hue, glides on with ease, has staying power and doesn't cause any dryness or flaky lips scenario.
To keep your lips looking ultra good, you need to learn how to apply your lipstick like a pro. We asked make up artist Dani Guinsberg from The Session School, for her tips on how to keep your lips looking pucker all day.
"To make lipstick last for longer I always advise choosing a lip liner in an exact match to the lipstick of your choice. Line and fill in lips with the liner, then apply lipstick with a lip brush. Blot, reapply, blot and for extra staying power, apply a very light dusting of translucent powder using a small fluffy brush."
With the array of choice on the market, we had to call in the experts. And if there's one group who definitely know their way around the lipstick counters, that's beauty bloggers.
So we asked five friendly beauty bloggers to reveal their current favourite lippy...