25 Ways to Wear the Burgundy Lipstick Trend

Actress Ella Balinska wears a burgundy lipstick.


More than once, we've played around with a power lip, from bright crisp reds to power-packed pinks. If you've been wanting to stray from your go-to pops of color and add some depth into the mix, burgundy lipstick is where it's at. You can tailor your makeup easily to wear this trend, and we've seen a lot of inspiration swirling around lately that we can't stop thinking about. Ahead, we rounded up some chic burgundy lipstick looks that anyone can rock, day or night.

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Vamp but Make It Festive

Model with burgundy lipstick, bleached eyebrows, and gold eyeshadow with gems


Add a festive touch to your makeup while rocking burgundy lips. These colors all suit each other well, and the sparkly touch is the extra gift we need, don't you think?

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Shine On

Burgundy lipstick with a touch of metallic shine is simply a stunning combination. Whether you play up your eyes or wear this look with a bare face, it's certain to be a real head-turner.

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Keep It Cool

Burgundy tones can run both cool and warm, which is great for anyone wanting to play around with different undertones and hues. These lips are on the cooler side of the color scale, brightening the complexion and looking beautiful with soft, natural makeup.

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Gorgeous Glamour

We want glamour, and we want it now. Pop some false lashes on your lids and swipe on a generous application of deep burgundy lipstick—this is a winning combination on all fronts. This lipstick from Hard Candy packs gorgeous pigment if you're looking for some options.

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Radiant Beauty

Model with subtle dark burgundy lipstick and radiant, rich skin


Proof that radiant, natural skin looks incredible with burgundy lipstick, we want to wear this makeup look on repeat. Highlighted, contoured features and the chicest lipstick hue have us excited to recreate this look ASAP.

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Brows and Bold Burgundy

Model with voluminous curled red hair, brushed brows, neutral eyeshadow, and burgundy lipstick


Bold, brushed-up brows paired with burgundy lips are a winning combination. This is a lovely example of how emphasizing key features on the face like eyebrows and lips can make an impact, even when the makeup is natural. This lipstick here from Charlotte Tilbury is a gorgeous burgundy option.

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Suede Matte Pout

Model wears Makeup by Mario burgundy suede lipstick


If a matte look is what you're after, look no further. These matte lips with a suede finish are as dreamy as ever, and the soft burgundy tone is giving us ’90s makeup vibes in the best way possible.

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All the Drama

Drama, drama, drama: Beautiful smoky eyes and crimson burgundy lips make a big statement. If you're going to go full steam ahead, this is the way to do it.

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Warm Neutrals

Warm earth tones and burgundy lips are so inviting, and this look proves that you can mix all kinds of color palettes when wearing bolder lip looks. The Lip Bar's Lipstick in Merlot ($13) is a top-notch choice for a similar look.

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Glossy and Matte

Model with glossy, sparkly eyeshadow and matte burgundy lipstick


A mix of glossy lids and matte lips, both finishes prove to be a beautiful way to wear burgundy lipstick when wanting to play up your eyes, too. A touch of metallic on the lids doesn't disappoint in the slightest.

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Sharp Liner, Sultry Lips

Add some sharp winged liner to your next burgundy lipstick makeup look and we're certain you'll ace the best makeup look of the night. All of these intricate details are swoon-worthy.

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Keep It Simple

Martha Hunt wears a radiant makeup look with burgundy lipstick

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Keep it simple with a subtle shimmer on the lids and a perfectly full burgundy pout. Sometimes less is more, and this look on Martha Hunt proves it.

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Grape Expectations

Model with purple glossy eyeshadow and burgundy lipstick


Burgundy with a hint of grape is just stunning as a lipstick color, and the metallic shimmery eyelids pair well with this shade. We've bookmarked this look for top-of-the-list inspiration.

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1920s-Inspired With a Twist

Ella Balinska wears burgundy shimmer smoky eyeshadow and burgundy lipstick


Burgundy is a proven beautiful choice on the eyes and cheeks, too. The way burgundy tones throughout this entire look tie it all together is why monochromatic makeup is always an excellent choice.

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Wine Paired With Burgundy

Model with brushed brows, subtle gold shimmer eye makeup, and burgundy lipstick


A classic wine tone with hints of burgundy looks incredible with a shine. The glossy finish and dewy skin show how beautiful a statement lip can truly be.

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Autumn Smoke

Kelsey Merritt wears smoky eyeshadow and burgundy lipstick


The way the smoky, burgundy autumn hues on the eyes and lips pair for this makeup look is sensational. A dramatic eye and lip is nothing short of perfection.

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Sharp Seduction

Adriana Lima wears sharp black eyeliner, blended blush and highlight, and burgundy lipstick


Red- and burgundy-toned lips give way for a beautiful palette of sharp winged liner, sculpted cheeks, highlighted skin, and more. Variations in burgundy tones are ideal for fully exploring the vast shade ranges of burgundy lipstick.

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Burgundy Lip Service

Model with short, tousled hair and burgundy lipstick


Highlighted skin and deeply stained burgundy lips are a classic duo—you can't ever go wrong wearing both.

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Fit for a Queen

Rihanna wears purple eyeshadow, burgundy lipstick, and a black beanie to the Met Gala

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Nothing shines more than diamonds, and even better, diamonds that are worn with a classic burgundy lip suited to walk the red carpet. We give this look all of our approval and love the tiny detail of gold eyeshadow on the lower lash line.

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Shimmer and Pout

Model with radiant skin, burgundy lipstick, and side braid hairstyle with headband


We've said it before, and we'll say it again: You can't go wrong with burgundy lips and beautifully sculpted, highlighted skin. Since the lips make most of the statement here, the glowing highlighter is the ideal added touch.

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Works Well With Pastels

Model with high blonde ponytail, lavender eyeshadow, and burgundy lipstick


Pair a deep, burgundy lip tone with soft light pastels and what do you get? An absolute masterpiece. The way the pastel purple shadow and deep lipstick play off each other make us want to recreate this right away.

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Make It Colorful

Model with sunset kaleidoscope eyeshadow and burgundy lipstick


Burgundy lips pair well with even the most colorful, abstract eye looks. The playful colors and dark lipstick create a significant contrast that's simply a work of art.

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Creative Color Combo

Model with abstract pink and purple eye makeup and burgundy lipstick


Pink lids and burgundy lips are a creative color combo that we feel works incredibly well together. Whether you want to wear dramatic shadow or keep it on the subtle side, pink is always a great idea to pair with burgundy for a flattering outcome.

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Contour, Glow, Go!

Model with radiant skin and subtle burgundy lipstick


Dewy skin and contoured features with soft burgundy lips are suitable for everyday looks and then some. Everything here is what makeup dreams are made of, truly.

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Fresh Skin Beauty

Model with radiant skin and burgundy lipstick


Clean, fresh skin allows for the burgundy lip to steal the spotlight—and we're so glad it has. Proof that a bold lip can change everything in an instant!

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