19 Fall Lipstick Colors to Upgrade Your Look On-the-Fly

Lauren Caruso
19 Fall Lipstick Colors to Upgrade Your Look On-the-Fly
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Sure, nobody’s out there dictating that you have to exclusively wear a dark berry lip once September comes, but corals and bright oranges feel sort of out of place when it’s anything less than 80 degrees out—a.k.a. right now.

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What’s that? You think you can’t pull off dark lipstick? Wrong: Dark colors flatter just about every skin tone. Instead of playing it totally safe with a bare face everywhere else, try “Balancing a dark lip with a touch of soft smudgy eyeliner,” says Ashleigh Ciucci, an NYC-based makeup artist who created this amazing lip look for STYLECASTER. And if you’re smear-prone, “Draw around your lips with a clear waxy liner and top with powder to avoid bleeding,” she suggests.

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Ahead, the best fall lipstick colors —purples, deep berry reds, and yes, even shades of black—to buy and wear right now.


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Revlon Colorstay Overtime Lip Color in Relentless Raisin, $14.16; at Revlon

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ColourPop Ultra Matte Lips in Lax, $6; at ColourPop


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stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick, $24; Sephora


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Topshop Lips in Inhibition, $12; at Topshop


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Jouer Long-Wear Lip Crème Liquid Lipstick $18, at Nordstrom


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NYX Cosmetics Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Cherry Skies, $6.99; at Ulta


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Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick, $20; at Macy’s

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Sonia Kashuk Velvety Matte Lip Crayon, $7.99; at Target

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L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Collection Lipstick in Liya, $5.99; at Target


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NARS Audacious Lipstick in Liv, $32; at Sephora


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The Lip Bar Lipstick in Merlot, $10.90; at Target

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Maybelline Color Sensational The Loaded Bolds Lip Color in Sapphire Sired, $7.49; at Ulta

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Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Vampira, $20; at Sephora


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Lipstick Queen Bête Noire Lipstick in Possessed Intense, $40; at Lipstick Queen



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Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Liquid Lip Potion, $32; at Macy’s


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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Comfort Matte, $17; at Ulta


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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Black Truffle, $26; at Sephora


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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Beettoot, $26; at Sephora

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Giorgio Armani Beauty Ecstasy Lacquer, $38; at Sephora


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