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Whenever September rolls around, we love to start trying out new fall lip colors. The changing season is the perfect time to test out that deep maroon or burnt orange shade you’ve had your eye on. Ready to take it up another notch? Opt for an on-trend metallic shade in gold or silver when shopping for your fall lipstick picks.
Fall lipsticks are also a great way to play around with color and change up your look without dumping tons of cash on a new wardrobe or accessories. My best advice when it comes to trying out lipstick colors for fall (or any time of the year) is “don’t knock it until you try it!” That shade that looks crazy in the tube might just be the perfect complement to your skin tone once it’s applied. So be bold and step into the new season with 21 of the best fall lipstick colors!
1. MAC Fall Lipstick Color in Sin
We’re kicking it off with a bang with this deep red shade from the beauty experts at MAC. The matte shade looks truly amazing on all skin tones and is extremely pigmented for an all-day wear. This is the perfect fall lip color to transition from day to night. It’s available online at Nordstrom.
2. Charlotte Tilbury Hot Fall Lipstick in Hel’s Bells
Rising star Charlotte Tilbury serves up all kinds of fun with this deep, creamy purple shade that’s sure to make you stand out on the street. The angled applicator helps perfectly contour your lips, and the matte finish gives you buildable coverage. Buy it online at Net-a-Porter!
3. Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Fall Lipstick Color in Silver Fox
For all the adventure seekers out there, this silver liquid matte lipstick from Huda Beauty will take you to another galaxy. The lightweight formula glides on like a gloss and then turns into a matte shade that won’t transfer onto your coffee cup. One of the best fall lipstick colors, it is available online at Sephora.
4. Burberry Full Kisses Fall Lip Color in Oxblood No. 549
Burberry Beauty’s holiday collection serves up some insanely creamy, smooth formulas. This Oxblood shade will perfectly transition with you from fall to winter. The applicator is angled to make sure it goes on smooth and gives your lips great definition. It lasts up to eight hours and comes in a gorgeous silver tube. The entire holiday collection of gorgeous fall lipstick colors is available for purchase at Net-a-Porter.
5. Chanel Rouge Allure Fall Lipstick Color in Secret
If you have a little extra to spend, you’ll definitely want to splurge on this gorgeous nude lipstick shade from Chanel. Part of their Rouge Allure collection, the shade Secret gives you mauve and nude undertones in a satin finish and long-wearing formula. You can buy this fall lip color online at Nordstrom.
6. Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Trust Issues
This ultra-saturated liquid lipstick from Anastasia Beverly Hills has gorgeous deep tones. With hints of brown and maroon, this “dusty aubergine” shade is the perfect fall lipstick color. It’s also another fast-drying formula that goes on wet and dries to the perfect matte finish. You can buy it online at Sephora.
7. Urban Decay Vice Fall Lipstick Color in Ember
Urban Decay is known for its wide range of fall lipstick colors, and they’ve seriously hit it out of the park with this rich sparkly nude shade. It’s also packed with nourishing ingredients like jojoba oil and vitamin E, so your lips will be left feeling silky smooth all day long. You can shop the full shade range at Nordstrom. We have a feeling this will be one of your go-to fall lipsticks.
8. Bobbi Brown Fall Lip Color in Blue Raspberry
Don’t be fooled by the name. This Blue Raspberry shade from Bobbi Brown is the creamiest, warm red lipstick tone on our list. We love the nourishing ingredients and the classic packaging. It’s no surprise this made our list of must-have shades for fall lipsticks. Shop this shade today at Net-a-Porter.
9. NARS Audacious Fall Lipstick in Jane
It’s not red, it’s not orange, it’s not nude. This shade from NARS is the absolute perfect combination of all three. It looks amazing on all skin tones and is a super versatile shade for your fall lipstick collection. It has rose undertones and is formulated with shea butter to nourish your lips. The semi-matte formula gives you just enough shine to look dewy. It’s available online at Net-a-Porter.
10. Kat Von D Fall Lip Color in Plath
We all know Kat Von D’s Everlasting liquid lipstick is a cult favorite among celebrities and beauty experts. Plath is the perfect fall lip color for those who want a darker pout. It’s a deep, deep red that would add the perfect drama to your look for a date night or special event. Shop it online at Sephora!
11. Stila Liquid Lipstick for Fall in Paradiso
This velvety, all-day liquid lipstick from Stila is a showstopper. The flirty shade has a purple-ish tint with plenty of pink undertones that keep it office-appropriate. A super fun option for your fall lip colors! The formula is a creamy matte that’s good for up to 6 hours of wear. Pick up yours today at Nordstrom!
12. Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Fall Lipstick Shade in Pepper
This dusty rose shade from Bite Beauty looks and tastes stunning. That’s right. They’ve formulated this lipstick with twelve edible oils to give it a citrusy taste that will make anyone want to take a bite. The whole line is stunning, but the Pepper shade is our particular favorite when it comes to romantic fall lipstick colors. Shop the Pepper shade at Sephora! Buy two shades to qualify for free shipping.
13. Marc Jacobs Fall Lip Color in No Angel 242
Marc Jacobs always comes through with the sophisticated fall lip colors, and this nude shade is no exception. Packed with cocoa butter and lightly scented (and flavored!) with vanilla, this gorgeous fall lipstick shade is sure to elevate your look. Shop this collection today at Net-a-Porter.
14. BareMinerals Liquid Fall Lipstick in Devious
This BareMinerals formula is free of parabens and sulfates, and is infused with a primer to help you save time on your morning routine. It’s a stunning creamy matte finish with plum and rich burgundy tones. It looks great on dark and light skin tones alike. Snag it online at Sephora!
15. Kevyn Aucoin Fall Lipstick Color in Bloodroses
We couldn’t be more in love with Kevyn Aucoin’s signature, glossy Bloodroses shade. The formula is a sheer plum with Aucoin’s patented brush that makes for a perfect application every time. If you prefer a gloss over a matte finish, this will no doubt be your favorite fall lipstick. We also love that it’s made with unique ingredients like sunflower seed oil and castor oil to give your lips some natural nourishment. Shop the Bloodroses gloss at Net-a-Porter!
16. Dose of Colors Fall Lipstick in Old Flame
Packaged with a classic wand applicator, this rusty orange gloss from Dose of Colors will dry as a matte to give you all-day wear. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free. For even longer-lasting coverage, exfoliate your lips before applying your favorite fall lipstick color. This is a great fall lipstick at a great price point. Get your tube today at Ulta!
17. Tarte Tarteist Matte Fall Lip Color in Manbun
This vegan liquid lipstick from Tarte is super comfortable to wear and long-lasting. The shade Manbun is our top pick to make your dark berry fall lipstick color wishes a reality. If you’ve been wondering what to spend those Sephora Beauty Insider points on, I think you just found your answer. Get it from Sephora!
18. Kosas Fall Lipstick Color in Darkroom
Darkroom is one of the sexier fall lipstick colors on our list, with a deep creamy red that’s sultry but sophisticated. It’s also formulated with mango butter and rosehip oil to deliver the hydration your lips need in those cooler fall temperatures. We recommend pairing this shade with a glass of red wine and some dark chocolate. Snag yours today at Net-a-Porter.
19. Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro in 201
This velvet matte lip stain from Giorgio Armani won a Best in Beauty award from Allure in 2016 and is still one of our favorites. The shade 201 is a beautiful fall lip color with rich warm tones and just a hint of orange. For a lighter color, apply to the lower lip only and rub your lips together to spread the pigment. For deep coverage, apply two layers to your upper and lower lip. This classic is available online at Sephora!
20. NYX Liquid Suede Cream Fall Lipstick Color in Club Hopper
Suede is no longer reserved for your favorite fall boots or handbags. Take the trend to your lips with NYX’s Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick. It’s currently on sale at Ulta for less than $5. I repeat, less than $5! Looking for a daring and deep shade for your fall lip color? Give the shade Club Hopper a spin.
21. Edward Bess Fall Lipstick Color in Demi Buff
The Demi Buff from Edward Bess is a sultry beige nude with plum undertones. It looks incredible on any skin tone and will take your look from simple to put-together. Since this is a true lipstick and not a matte or stain, you should keep it with you for reapplication throughout the day. Feeling like a real makeup pro? Layer your favorite gloss or liquid lipstick on top for an even more dimensional color and shine. The Demi Buff is available online at Revolve!
Photos via Sephora, Net-a-Porter