Our Editors' Favorite Fall Lipsticks (One is Under $2!)

Our Editors' Favorite Fall Lipsticks (One is Under $2!)

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Tara Bellucci
Oct 11, 2016

While there are no hard and fast rules anymore about wearing white after Labor Day or magenta lipstick year round, the change of seasons can spark a desire for warmer hues and deeper colors. We asked our editors to share their go-to fall lipsticks, and they range from Sephora splurges to drugstore steals.

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Lancôme Rouge in Love Lipcolor in Fiery Attitude, $29

Arlyn: I love it for a few reasons: the color lasts and lasts but it doesn't dry out my lips like other long-lasting lip colors, the pigment is super deep and rich with a little glossiness to it. Every time I wear it, people ask me what color it is. It makes me feel powerful!

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Glossier Generation G Lipstick in Jam, $18

Katie: As someone who loves a berry-tinted fall lip but can't handle a super pigmented lipstick (it always ends up smudging off after my first sip of coffee anyway), I'm a fan of Glossier's sheer Generation G lipstick. The color "Crush" is pink with the slightest raspberry hint, while "Jam" is a richer berry shade for a full-on fall look. Definitely going to take this one apple picking.

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Burt's Bees Lip Crayon in Napa Vineyard, $7

Taryn: I became hooked on this deep red shade last summer, but it's a perfect autumn lip color. Super easy and quick to apply—I mean, it's a crayon—and really richly pigmented. Plus the staying power of these Burt's Bees crayons is unreal. The color is especially versatile, too: I've since turned other friends onto Napa Vineyard, and it seems to suit every complexion under the sun.

Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Damned, $20

Tara: I skipped the dark lip trend in the '90s, but now I am all about it. While it can definitely go grunge/goth, the black cherry hue—just a bit more red than true black—can add a little edge to any look (I definitely rocked it the other day with preppy cords and a big plaid scarf #autumnal).

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Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color in Cherry Bomb, $1.99

Brittney: This was the first lipstick I ever felt confident wearing, and it's my signature color—I wear it year-round, but since it's a dark rich burgundy, it's especially good for fall. It goes on super smooth, doesn't feather, lasts for hours and isn't drying. Plus, it's only $1.99 (which I still can't wrap my head around, because it's so good.)

What's your favorite fall lipcolor? Tell us in the comments!

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