Top 5: Autumn Lipsticks


top 5 autumn lipsticks

For some reason, when it starts to get cold I always want to start wearing lipstick in the daytime, whereas in the summer it's usually reserved for nights out. I'm always drawn to much deeper colours in the autumn as well - any excuse to break out the Russian Red! Here are my top 5 favourite lipsticks at the moment which are perfect for wearing during the autumn months.

Barry M Lip Paint in #136 Golden Bronze:
A gorgeous golden shade that is the perfect neutral for people who don't really do neutrals. It just gives a hint of colour and shimmer without being too over the top. This used to be my everyday lipstick when I was at school, and I've only recently rediscovered how pretty it can be!

Barry M Lip Paint in #141 Royal Raspberry:
Another old favourite, this one has been through the wars and is rather melted now. This is a gorgeous berry shade and can either be worn quite opaque for a bold colour, or if applied with a lighter hand it gives a more subtle wash of colour.

MAC Lipstick in Russian Red:
This was the first piece of MAC makeup that I ever bought, and I think it's still my favourite. It's a classic deep, matte red with a creamy formula and long-lasting colour. It creates the perfect 50s look when paired with some winged eyeliner.

No7 Stay Perfect Lipstick in #12 Glace:
This lipstick sat at the back of my drawer for ages because I was convinced I didn't like it, but I tried it out a couple of weeks ago and discovered that it's actually a really nice shade. It's a deep, muted pink colour with gold shimmer running through it. This would be a great autumn shade if you're not a fan of red lipsticks.

ELF Lipstick in Voodoo:
I purchased this quite recently and it has quickly become a firm favourite. It's a deep rusty red which gives quite a lot of colour, but isn't too overpowering for daytime. It feels very light and moisturising whilst still being quite pigmented, although I do find I have to reapply it quite a lot. I absolutely love the colour, so I can forgive it though!

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What are your favourite autumnal lipstick shades?

Gillian x


  1. Royal Raspberry looks gorgeous! Great picks! xx

  2. Can't go wrong with Russian Red, I really need to get the matching lip liner though x

  3. love all the colors! I really need a dark lipstick:)

  4. Royal Raspberry and Voodoo are my favourite sort of colours. I have to say that I do make my own lip colours to make my colour a bit more 'individual'! :)

  5. I love colours like this! Royal Raspberry is my favourite I think, it's gorgeous x

  6. I love berry shades best, so the Raspberry one is a fav! x

  7. Totally agree with your choices, im a sucker for deeper lips in the winter like deep reds and berrys and omg its just wow! haha

  8. I need to hop foot it to check out Barry Ms Raspberry! great post x

  9. royal raspberry looks fantastic ! xx

  10. I've only recently lost my fear of red lips and I'm lusting after Russian Red! Good thing my birthdays coming up! haha xx

  11. Love these colours, I am going to have to try Russian Red, so many people have raved about it!

    Maria xxx

  12. I love this video, I too have really pale skin and I always struggle to find shades of lipstick I like, anything too red makes me feel self conscious but I love how red lipstick looks on other people. I really love the No 7 one, do you happen to know what it is called besides #12? I found it online but I can't quite figure out which one it is. Thanks and you look stunning (as you do!).


    1. The shade is called "Glace", on my lipstick it says the shade is #55 but on the No7 website just now it seems to be #12. Hope that helps, and thank you!

  13. The colors are so vibrant. <3

  14. These are all so beautiful!! I can't wait to get my hands on them!!


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