Winter is upon us, and everyone’s wardrobes are becoming a little on the dull side as a result (admit it, you’ve gone all grey and black on us, haven’t you?). - so your make-up needs to get brighter to compensate. (It’s okay; I know it’s hard to think about rocking an on-trend orange when you’re freezing your bee-hind off!)

There are many ways you can still stand out throughout winter, without having to fork out big bucks on bright jumpers and colourful coats. Just inject a little colour into your make-up look – it’s easy! Plus, we’ve got this season’s must-have shades to try, too!

Check out how you can keep brightness in your life, even when dull and dreary winter kicks in. (Caution: there’s a very big possibility you will get hooked on colourful cosmetics after this – but don’t worry, you don’t need a paintbrush loaded up with bright hues like the lady above for this one.)

  • - Lips: opt for something show-stopping. Cold months are the perfect time to bring out rich berry shades, so go for deeper hues with either a pigmented or sheer, glossy finish. Lancôme Rouge in Love lipstick in 391N Fiery Attitude is perfect for adding a pop of warmth to your look.
  • - Eyes: Afraid to go the whole hog and give your eyelids a wash of blue shadow? Never fear, the four brilliant shades in the ck one colour Powder Eyeshadow Quad in Amazon can be used as liners, too, for just a hint of dazzling colour when you blink. 
  • - Cheeks: the chilly months are the perfect time to work the ‘English rose’ angle, so ditch the faux tan and embrace your fairness by working a pop of fresh, bright colour into your cheeks. We love girly pink hues for wintertime, so why not try the MeMeMe Blush Me Blush Box in Pink? 

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How do you like to incorporate colour into your look?