The 10 Lipstick Colors to Try This Fall
Real talk: You should wear whatever lipstick color of lipstick you feel like wearing 365 days of the year. However, there's also absolutely nothing wrong with embracing the changing seasons by tying sweater weather and fall's warm color palette into your makeup looks.
After all, fall is when makeup brands unload their new lipstick formula in an overwhelming number of shades, including seasonal staples like burgundy, plum, and wine red.
And, if you do want to branch out, brands have thrown some unexpected shades into the mix. A fiery orange courtesy of Victoria Beckham Beauty's moisturizing Posh Lipstick is a spicy alternative to cherry red, and if you really want to go bold, Armani Beauty's long-wear Lip Power Lipstick comes in bright fuchsia.
Here, we've rounded up the 10 best new lip colors to try for fall 2021 — from classic to unexpected, and everything in between.
Victoria Beckham Beauty Posh Lipstick in
Thanks to a blend of nourishing plant-based oils and waxes, the new orange shade from Victoria Beckham's Posh Lipstick collection goes on smooth like butter.
InStyle Badass Lipstick in Better Off Red
Yes, a low-maintenance red lipstick does exist — and we created it. Better Off Red is a crimson shade with a slightly golden undertone. While it offers intense color payoff, the creamy formula wears comfortably and doesn't stain lips.
Rose Inc Lip Sculpt Clean Moisturizing Pigmented Lipstick in Abstraction
This barely-there rose lip crayon offers the same color payoff as a matte lipstick with all of the moisturizing benefits of a balm.
Yves Saint Laurent The Slim Velvet Radical Matte Lipstick in Fiery Spice
While time machines sadly do not exist (yet), you can relive the '90s with YSL's brick red lipstick. The square tip of slim bullet allows for precise application, while the actual formula has a semi-matte finish.
Merit Oil Slick in Falcon
A true chocolate brown, Merit's sheer lip color doubles as a nourishing treatment.
Giorgio Armani Beauty Lip Power Lipstick in Brave
The only real lipstick rule is to wear whatever color you want regardless of the time of year. So if you're still feeling this spring's fuchsia lipstick trend for fall, may we suggest Armani's Lip Power in Brave? The long-wear formula offers supreme pigment with a slightly glossy finish.
Too Faced Lady Bold Em-Power Pigment Lipstick in I'm Thriving
A peachy nude is a year-round staple. I'm Thriving is one of 12 shades from Too Faced's new Lady Bold Em-Pro Power Pigment Lipstick collection, a creamy, hydrating formula with a smooth, feather-resistant finish.
NARS Air Matte Liquid Lipstick in Dolce Vita
Not your average liquid lipstick, this NARS tube has a fluffy texture that feels weightless on lips. Dolce Vita is a dusty rose shade ideal for those not quite warm, not quite chilly transitional fall days.
Hèrmes Rouge Hèrmes Matte Lipstick in Rose Tamisé
If dark and moody is your fall beauty M.O., then you'll dig Hèrmes' limited-edition gray-plum shade. The matte lipstick comes in a refillable color block bullet.
Valentino Beauty Rosso Valentino Satin Refillable Lipstick in Amethyst Adventurer Satin
The classic fall deep berry lip doesn't have to be matte. The satin finish of Valentino Beauty's debut lipstick collection has a glossy finish, but doesn't hold back on color payoff