The Best Vampy Lipsticks to Try This Fall

By Nana Aisyah

From burgundy to berry to bordeaux, we’re obsessed with finding the ultimate curation of dark lipsticks this current season. Whatever your skin tone, there’s a dark lipstick for everyone. For beginners, starting with a warm dark berry is the perfect way to look casual—or you get can get your vamp on and wear an almost-black shade for a seductive smile. Check out our curation of the best dark lipsticks you need to get your hands on from the drugstore to high-end.

1. Revlon Super Lustrous Creme Lipstick in Black Cherry

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This lipstick is packed with moisturizers and Vitamin E for silky smooth finish. A blackened plum, this lipstick has ultra dark pigment and is totally affordable. This is a great choice for the almost obligatory autumnal vampy shade.

2. Maybelline Color Sensational Matte Lipstick in Divine Wine

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This product delivers a burst of slightly muted deep burgundy with a satin finish. Despite being a creamier dark lipstick, it doesn’t bleed over your lips. The staying power is also really good, and it lasts through drinking and eating.

3. NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Transylvania

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This lightweight, super dark rich plum lipstick goes on smoothly and evenly. The cushioned doe-foot applicator makes it easy to highlight the cupid’s bow, and the vanilla scented matte lip cream smells amazing.

4. Jordana EasyLiner for Lips Retractable Pencil in Cabernet

This creamy, aubergine lip liner has an excellent color coverage. It offers a rich, semi-matte finish for all day wear. A plus side to this product is that it requires no sharpening—super convenient for on-the-go touch ups.

5. Urban Decay Matte Revolution Lipstick in Blackmail

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Matte lipstick are tricky, because they can be drying. This ultra creamy berry lipstick is super wearable for beginners, especially if you're not looking go borderline goth.  

6. NARS Audacious Lipstick in Bette

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The perfect Bordeaux shade lipstick. Even though this is a full coverage lipstick, it's super comfortable, and it almost feels like you're not wearing anything.

7. MAC Lipstick in Instigator

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When it comes to dark lipstick, it doesn’t get much darker than this. The almost-black shade gives off a seductive, vampy feel. This alluring and bold shade applies smoothly with a luxurious velvet matte finish that won’t cling to dry patches.

8. Tom Ford Lip Color in Black Dahlia

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This deep oxblood lipstick is totally build-able, and layering the product 2-3 times helps bring out a more vibrant color. After a few hours, the lipstick fades evenly and leaves a soft stain on the lips without making it look patchy.