Celebrity Makeup Artists Reveal Their Favorite Fall Lip Colors

Updated 09/23/16

Can you pick a favorite lipstick? It’s a tough request, but we forced seven celebrity makeup artists to answer it. Full disclosure: Almost all of them had a hard time narrowing it down to just one (and we don’t blame them), which is why you’ll find 13 stunning, perfect-for-fall lip colors below.

Scroll through to see the pros' top picks!

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution and Sigma Power Crayon

The Makeup: Sigma Power Crayon ($15) in Own It and Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution ($32) in Love Liberty
The Makeup Artist: Denika Bedrossian

Marc Jacobs Beauty New Nudes Sheer Lip Gel

The Makeup: Marc Jacobs Beauty New Nudes Sheer Lip Gel ($30) in Anais

The Makeup Artist: Amber Dreadon

Why They're Favorites: “My favorite shade for fall is a classic smoky nude lip that looks done but not too done, and Marc Jacobs Sheer Lip Gel in Spiced Ginger is the perfect chic shade. Pressing it onto lips with your fingertip gives a more stained effect, and I love that with a simple clean makeup look!"

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil and Melt Lipstick

The Makeup: Melt Lipstick ($19) in 6six6 and Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil ($20) in Blackmail

The Makeup Artist: Lora Arellano

Why They're Favorites: “My favorite lip color this season is 6six6 lipstick from Melt Cosmetics. It’s a deep burgundy ultra-matte lipstick. Paired with Urban Decay liner in Blackmail, you get a long-lasting matte finish that’s gorgeous to wear through fall and the holidays!”

Nars Killer Shine Lip Gloss and MAC Lip Pencil

The Makeup: Nars Killer Shine Lip Gloss in Provoke and MAC Lip Pencil ($17) in Currant

The Makeup Artist: Joy Fennell

Why They’re Favorites: “My favorite lip color for fall 2015 is fairly new; it's the Nars Killer Shine Lip Gloss in Provoke from the Nars/Steven Klein holiday collection. It's a deep berry purple that can dress up any outfit. Sometimes I pair it with MAC's Currant pencil to make it even vampier.”

MAC Vamplify and Nars Audacious Lipstick

The Makeup: Nars Audacious Lipstick ($32) in Charlotte and MAC Vamplify in Anything But Demure

The Makeup Artist: Heather Currie

Why They’re Favorites: “I love the Nars Charlotte lipstick color for fall—the texture is really nice. It stays on long, but it’s not drying. This fall I’m also in love with a MAC’s Vamplify gloss. The color is called Anything But Demure. It’s reminiscent of something I wore in the ’90s, but with a modern twist. It’s a long-lasting gloss that wears well.”

Dior Contour Lipliner Pencil and Nyx Cosmetics Soft Matte Lip Cream

The Makeup: Dior Contour Lipliner Pencil ($30) in Prune Troublant Thrilling Plum and Nyx Cosmetics Soft Matte Lip Cream ($6) in Copenhagen

The Makeup Artist: Ricky Wilson

Why They’re Favorites: “I’m really feeling this combo for fall because it's long wearing, bold, and looks good on light, medium, and darker skin tones. It’s Dior Lipliner Pencil in Thrilling Plum to define and feather with Nyx Cosmetics Soft Matte Cream Lipstick in Copenhagen. I like the Nyx lipstick because it's matte but doesn't dry the lips, which is common when working with so many bold fall color products.”

Tom Ford Lip Color and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics LipTar

The Makeup: Tom Ford Lip Color ($52) in Bruised Plum and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics LipTar/RTW Liquid Lipstick ($14) in Black Metal Dahlia

The Makeup Artist: Erin Skipley

Why They’re Favorites: “My favorite lip for fall is a mix of Bruised Plum by Tom Ford Beauty as a base and a touch of Black Metal Dahlia by OCC in the center. Love the deep plum richness with a metallic pop.”

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