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Everything You Need To Know About GBBO Candice’s Lipstick Game

Forget the cakes, this series of Great British Bake Off (GBBO) all anyone cares about is contestant Candice Brown’s lipstick – which, may we say, is on point.

It’s not the first time the show has caused an unlikely frenzy in the style stakes (remember Mary Berry in that bomber jacket) but this year viewers are tuning in to see which lipstick shade the 31-year-old PE teacher has plumped for each week.

Get GBBO Candice’s Lipstick Look

Episode 1 – Plum pout

For cake week in the first episode, Candice opted for a dark plum matte lipstick which matched the glazing on her showstopper; a vanilla and chocolate genoise with mango and passionfruit jelly, coconut balls chocolate spheres and a chocolate mirror glaze.

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Week 1: dark plum

Get the look: Nars Pure Matte Lipstick in Volga

Episode 2 – Electric pink

The north London-born baker chose a hot pink hue on week 2’s biscuit week, in which the Bedford beauty was crowned star baker for her whimsical childhood inspired pub design – complete with sticky ginger carpet.

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Week 2: hot pink

Get the look: Mac Retro Matte in Flat Out Fabulous

Episode 3 – Shocking red

For bread week, Candice, who was taught to bake by her nan, went for a pillarbox red creation, as her showstopper flopped, leaving her at risk of leaving the competition. 

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Week 3: pillarbox red

Get the look: Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl

Episode 4 – Pink perfection

Batter week saw the vintage-obsessed baker wearing a subtler shade of pink as she hit back at twitter trolls who called her duck face, tweeting, “Night all!!! Loveliness appreciated as always!! Time to rest the duck face #daffy #loveliness #itsjustmyface

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Week 4: pink perfection

Get the look: Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips in Bosworth’s Beauty

Episode 5 – No Shrinking Violet 

For pastry week, Candice sported a blue-pink hue that was much darker than previous episodes as she was crowned Star Baker.

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Week 5: very violet

Get the look: Mac Lipstick in Violetta

Episode 6 – Going Nude

The internet couldn’t handle Candice’s nude lip in episode 6, the first ever Botanic Week. The star swapped her usual statement shades for something more natural – with people quick to notice the difference.

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Week 6: nude lips

Get the look: Tom Ford Lipstick in Blush Nude

Episode 7: Gothic Glamour

The natural look didn’t last: for desert week Candice was back to her best in a daring dark plum which we reckon she wore in week one.

Get the look: Nars Pure Matte Lipstick in Volga

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Are you a fan of Candice’s lipstick choices? Want an updated list after each episode? Let us know in the comments. Watch GBBO, Wednesdays on BBC One. Photos: BBC. 

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