Bringing The Berry Lipsticks Out

 
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Not only is autumn my favourite time of the year because you can bring your wooly jumpers out and wear them in public without being frowned upon because it s august or something, but it is also because of the changes in LIPPY. Lipstick is a HUGEEEE part of autumn and if you deny it then I just have no words. I probably actually wear lipstick in autumn more than any other time in the year because the autumn lipstick shades match my skin the best.
In Spring you get all the baby and rose-pink lipsticks, or the occasional bright pink lip but because my skin has yellow and olive undertones it just washes me out and is a BIG NO NO. Summer is alright as I can get away with the odd orange or red lip, the same with christmas but when autumn comes around I am just like ‘HELLO YOUR GORGE BERRY LIP!’. (can you tell I am slightly excited..)
So, yes, basically my autumn lipstick collection will be berry, berry berry and more berry. I haven’t purchased any new lippy’s yet as I am on a strict spending ban lately ~ apart from the domino’s I bought last night but we all know pizza is necessary ~ however I do in tend on try out some new and higher end autumn inspired lipsticks this season.
I have a fairly sizable berry or dark lip collection, mainly full of liquid lipsticks, hence why I want to venture into actual lipsticks this year. But why are berry lips so important to have in your makeup bag during autumn? This is actually a tough question but the purple and red tones in the lipstick go really well with all the colours you would relate to autumn, hence why I think if you wear a berry lip in summer it just looks a bit odd.
Berry lips can be a bit << OUT THERE >> as they can be bold but you can get different shades within the berry category that will suit you and what you like. For example if you want something less dark but still edging on the dark raspberry shade then the NYX Soft Matte Liquid Lipstick in Monte Carlo. It is deep pink that even me, with olive skin, can get away with and it apply’s so smoothly.
Or you can go for the full show and get a dark purple lip like the Maybelline Colour Sensational 757 Naked Brown. I nearly cried when I found out they don’t sell this shade anymore, however you can get a dupe in liquid lipstick from Sleek which is the Matte Me Liquid Lipstick in Vino Tinto. This is a very dark red wine shade of lipstick which does have quite a thick consistency but it is a gorgeous colour. It isn’t drying on the lips either which is really good.
Another autumn lip colour which is a little less bold than the dark lip shade, is a nude/brown. I will be sticking to my trusty Mac Kabuki Magic Liquid Lipstick in Sweet Thing. It is crazy because it looks like a really pale pink lipstick but after it dries it turns a pinky brown nude on the lips which is supppppper pigmented and doesn’t budge all day. Nudes are a good way of dressing up your make up in autumn to look chic but not clash with all the pretty colours around you.
What lipstick will you be wearing in autumn?
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  1. 27/09/2017 / 8:48 pm

    I also have olive undertones to my skin and I love a berry lip!

  2. 27/09/2017 / 9:03 pm

    I need to do the same! I love fall for all the same reasons. I have heard metallic lips are in now and am going to try to experiment with them a little too!

  3. 27/09/2017 / 10:13 pm

    I love autumn make up, the colours are always so gorgeous!

  4. 27/09/2017 / 10:53 pm

    Yesss! Berry lipsticks are one of my fav things about autumn x

  5. 28/09/2017 / 3:49 am

    I love all those berry lipsticks! You should try Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Sheer Shame. It’s a gorgeous Sheer berry that you can definitely build up the color pay off

  6. 28/09/2017 / 6:21 am

    Love this!!! Since it goes so well with my skin, I like to wear a dark lipstick. I end up wearing it year round, I’m a rebel lol! But Autumn is my favorite season. I look forward to Fall fashion and the cooler weather.

    • 01/10/2017 / 6:21 pm

      I would love to be as brave as you and wear one all year around!

  7. 28/09/2017 / 11:18 am

    Great post! I can’t wait to start wearing all these dark colours, they’re stunning. I have the Monte Carlo shade and it is amazing, one of my favourites! xx

  8. 28/09/2017 / 12:16 pm

    I loved this post! Some of the Kylie Jenner lip kits have beautiful shades for autumn!

  9. 28/09/2017 / 4:24 pm

    I’ve been seeing the NYX Matte Creams everywhere! I’m dying to get some, they look gorge! I’ve also never tried a Sleek lip product! xx
    https://beautylabs93.com/

    • 01/10/2017 / 6:21 pm

      I wasn’t actually a big fan of the Sleek when i first tried them, it has taken a while to get used to them.

      • 02/10/2017 / 12:01 am

        Oh really? how so? I dont really buy lip products all that often because I’m too lazy to keep reapplying throughout the day 😛 I’m trying to wear more though so I’m hoping to expand my collection!

  10. 29/09/2017 / 3:37 pm

    I love berry toned lippies for fall! The formula of the NYX matte lip creams is one of my favorites

    • 01/10/2017 / 6:20 pm

      I think the NYX ones are just a staple in everyones makeup collection.

  11. 30/09/2017 / 6:51 am

    I honestly wear dark colors are year round lol. I usually wear L.A.X and Rooch by Colour pop, but I’ll incorporate Alien by NYX into autumn, as well as Matt Matt 03 by Essence Cosmetics. I love a good berry lip color.

  12. 30/09/2017 / 2:55 pm

    Yay, finally time for Autumnal makeup! I love the NYX formula x

  13. 01/10/2017 / 3:20 pm

    I just got a TON of new Liquid Lipsticks and I can’t wait to try all the berry shades out this fall ❤️ So excite.

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