Nearly the end of October, it’s time to get into the Halloween spirits. Even a witch, a goth, or a vampire they’re all wearing dark lipsticks. Rich plums, dramatic burgundies, bronze-y chocolates, and even straight-up black lipsticks are just a few of the deep shades available to you and your lips this season. And while they won’t keep you warm as the temperature steadily drops, they do look really hot. Let’s see which one is match with your Halloween costume.
Dior Rouge Ultra Care Liquid Lipstick in 989 Violet
Dior’s new Rouge Ultra Care formulas — both in traditional lipstick format and this sumptuous liquid — mark the first time the iconic brand prioritized skin-care ingredients in a lip-color line. But it was by no means at the expense of incredible shades like 989 Violet, a plum hue so luminous it almost shimmers.
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips 2 in Viva La Vergara
Named for Sofia Vergara, this soft-yet-bold wine shade is a “perfect, wearable, nuanced color,” according to Charlotte Tilbury, and she’s absolutely right. It’s ideal for anyone who wants to give a deeper shade a shot without going all the way over to the dark side.
Clinique Dramatically Different Lipstick Shaping Lip Colour in Semi Sweet
It’s hard to decide if the best part of Clinique’s Dramatically Different Shaping Lip Colour in Semi Sweet is the incredibly elegant chocolatey-raisin shade or the smoothing core that promises to moisturize and sculpt lips both instantly and cumulatively.
Nars Sheer Lipstick in Fast Ride
If you’re not ready to go full-throttle with a dark shade in an opaque finish, this Nars classic is an ideal option — especially if you love berry hues that lean a little warm. “[It] has a stain-like finish with a surprisingly creamy feel,” says Allure research director Lori Segal. “The transparent finish means it’s not overwhelming.”
Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick in Pigeon Blood Ruby
The only thing darker than this red Lancôme shade is its name, but worry not — no pigeons were harmed in the making of this satiny lipstick. The crystal-shaped bullet allows for the precise application that’s so key with dark colors, and you’ll find that a single swipe is all you need for rich, radiant pigment.
These dark lipsticks can glam your Halloween costume and make it spookier. Moreover, you can still wear these shades along the Fall too. Don’t be shy to show off your dark side on this Halloween day, let’s become the most sexiest Halloween costume in the party!