20 Fall Lipstick Colors To Add to Your Makeup Bag ASAP
Fall is quite the easy season to love, from the pumpkin desserts to the football games. At last the weather starts to cool down and we can finally pull out our favorite cozy sweaters and cute booties. What's next? A beauty routine update. Hydrating gels give way to thick creams, and our lips go from corals and baby pinks to rich reds and moody mauves.
From statement-making reds and deep burgundy wines to dreamy nudes and cozy rose pinks, fall lip colors make autumn feel so much more exciting—and these are the best of the best. From budget-friendly buys (hello, drugstore deals) to major regret-not splurges, you can rock the best fall lip at any price. It's time to try a fabulous new lip color (or two, or three?).
These are the best fall lipstick colors to fill your makeup bag this season and beyond.
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Revlon Kiss Cushion Lip Tint in Naughty Mauve
This lip color is just the fall aesthetic we're looking for—rich, flattering, and a little bit cheeky. It gives a perfect wash of color to make your lips look effortlessly colored in that French girl type of way.
BUY IT: $9.99; ulta.com
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick 2 in Viva La Vergara
Every shade in this collection is inspired by (and named after) an industry icon. Can you guess who this dreamy, soft wine shade is made for? Other favorites include Glowing Jen and Amazing Amal.
BUY IT: $37; sephora.com
Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Fuller Fig
The day we discovered this ultra-hydrating lip balm that packs the perfect punch of juicy color, it was over. To match our fall mood, we're switching from the Chunky Cherry to Fuller Fig, a moody pinkish nude that flatters all skin tones.
BUY IT: $18.50; sephora.com
Colourpop Ultra Blotted Lip in Cypress Chill
Enter the only shade you need to know this fall: bricky rose. This lip color captures the fall-ready hue and offers a soft, diffused just-blotted finish. Plus, the comfy cushion of color stays all day without feeling drying. If desired, layer over with lip balm when needing a hydrating boost.
BUY IT: $7; colourpop.com
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture The Slim Matte Lipstick in Reverse Red
This tube's slim, square applicator ensures a neat result with no mess-ups. All the color options have strong pigment that lasts, but we're loving this shade for a fall red that’s not too bright but has big impact.
BUY IT: $39; saksfifthavenue.com
NYX Lip Lingerie Liquid Lipstick in Embellishment
We couldn't leave this cult-favorite mauve off the list. It might not be the new kid on the block, but there's a reason the ultra-matte color is a favorite of lipstick lovers every autumn.
BUY IT: $7; ulta.com
Maybelline SuperStay Ink Crayon Lipstick in Hustle In Heels
This release from Maybelline takes their SuperStay line to dreamy new heights. It delivers long-wear, velvety matte color that goes on with an easy-to-use crayon-like tip. (Keep it ultra-precise with the built-in sharpener.) This shade is the perfect zippy red to get you through football tailgates, corn mazes, and all the fall activities.
BUY IT: $9.50; ulta.com
Glossier Generation G in Crush
Just-blotted color is trending hard as we go into fall. Think effortlessly mussed and pouty. This cult-fave product comes in an aray of kissable colors, but we're crushing on this muted hot raspberry.
BUY IT: $18; glossier.com
NARS Satin Lipstick Pencil in Rikugien
We couldn't pass up the opportunity to shout out the original matte lipstick pencil, but we're taking it over to the satin side. You get the same statement-making color as the matte formula, but with a less drying finish. We're swiping this rose color on our pout all season long.
BUY IT: $27; sephora.com
Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Liquid Lipstick in 999 Bloom
This new Dior product dropped just in time for football season. It's the same iconic shade and matte finish as the classic Dior red lipstick, but it comes in the form of a liquid lipstick (complete with easy doe-foot applicator) that goes on ultra-weightless and lasts up to 12 hours.
BUY IT: $38; sephora.com
e.l.f. Cosmetics Modern Metals Liquid Matte Lipstick
One of our favorite affordable beauty brands, e.l.f. is getting us in the autumnal spirit with this gorgeous terracotta color. This rust-colored liquid matte lipstick will take you from day to night, and the formula has Vitamin E to keep you moisturized.
BUY IT: $6; elfcosmetics.com
Yves Saint Laurent Vinyl Cream Lip Stain in Fuchsia Beats
When you're ready to retire those matte and velvet lipsticks, switch to this long-wear, high-shine lip color for a spell. The color payoff is insane, the glossiness is real, and it stays put for hours.
BUY IT: $37; sephora.com
Tom Ford Satin Matte Lip Color Lipstick in La Nudité
If you need an excuse to treat yourself, this pricey lipstick will get the job done. Its velvety texture and non-drying formula set it apart from chalky mattes on the market. The color options cover brights and nude shades for multiple skin tones, but we’re crushing over La Nudité, a perfect beige.
BUY IT: $55; neimanmarcus.com
Lancome L’Absolu Rouge Ruby in Ruby Star
This lipstick is inspired by red rubies and designed with a crystal-shaped bullet, which means it's just the tube to whip out all day, every day. Think of the compliments, the envious looks! As if you needed any more convincing, this shade is the prettiest strawberry red to try if you're not into true red.
BUY IT: $32; sephora.com
Shiseido VisionAiry Gel Lipstick in Night Rose
With Shiseido’s Triple Gel Technology, this water-infused lipstick will never leave you feeling dry. All the shades in the collection are inspired by modern Tokyo, and we love the vintage rose shade Night Rose for everyday wear.
BUY IT: $26; shiseido.com
Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color in Unveil
This fan-favorite lip launch from Rihanna’s makeup line only features eight colors, but they’re all high-impact. We're loving the moodiest: Unveil, a gorgeous chocolate brown.
BUY IT: $24; sephora.com
Almay Lip Vibes in Worry Less
This Almay collection features 24 colors that range from laidback nudes to vibrant oranges (and even a baby blue shade!). Plus, the lipsticks come in both matte and cream finishes. The shades’ names are inspiring and motivating, like fall-ready Worry Less, a mauve rose color.
BUY IT: $7.99; ulta.com
Milani Amore Shine Liquid Lip Color in Bewitching
Milani’s Amore Shine Liquid Lip Color is ultra-popular because it’s an affordable way to get a moisturizing lipstick that stays all day. The brand released special colors for fall, and we're smitten with Bewitching, a black cherry shade.
BUY IT: $8.99; ulta.com
Clinique Dramatically Different Lipstick Shaping Lip Colour in Sugared Maple
One of Clinique’s latest lipstick launches, this tube is amazing for so many reasons. Not only does it come in a whopping 50 shades, but the pearl center creates a contouring effect, making your lips look their best. The formula is hydrating and soothing, and we’re dying to try Sugared Maple, the ultimate understated fall shade.
BUY IT: $19.50; bloomingdales.com
Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color in Plum Brandy
In addition to the hydrating Luxe Lip Color, Bobbi Brown’s complete Luxe Lip Collection features a matte lipstick, a shiny liquid lipstick, and a matte liquid lipstick, so there’s something for every mood. Whether you like shiny, matte, solid, or liquid, the entire line features Bobbi Brown’s most vibrant colors yet. Plum Brandy is a deep purple that has October and November written all over it.
BUY IT: $37; bobbibrowncosmetics.com