Top 5 Deep Lips for Winter


It’s that time of the year again. The weather is colder, snow has fallen, and dark lips are in.   I’m sure that all of you have seen this image floating all around Instagram about the “perfect” winter makeup. This look is paired with the perfect deep, plum lips.

I really do love a deep, purple lip in the winter time. It can be paired with a neutral eye to make a bold statement or with a dramatic, smokey eye to make your look more sultry. After some thorough research, I’ve managed to culminate a list of my top five plum lips.


Laura Mercier Velour Lovers Lip Colour in “An Affair”
This is a deep plum shade that is perfect to pair with just liner or a blown out smokey eye. Very creamy and comfortable to wear. Sold out on the Laura Mercier website, but it’s on for $28!


Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in “Firebird”
This has more of a pink undertone, if you’re nervous about going dark. The cream finish makes it super easy to apply. It’s $17 on the Urban Decay webpage.


Bite Beauty Matte Créme Lip Crayon in “Aubergine”
I’m a big fan of the Bite Beauty Lip Crayons. This eggplant shade, in particular, is easy to apply and comfortable on the lips. It’s $24 on


MAC Plushglass Lip Gloss in “Oversexed”
I’m a big fan of the MAC Plushglasses because of the plumping effect. This is perfect if you’re over the matte trend and you want to go glossy. Unfortunately, does not carry it online anymore, but you can find it on for $21.


ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip in “LAX”
I’m absolutely obsessed with this vampy red color. If you love to go really dark, this is the lip for you. (Be sure to exfoliate before you apply!) Find it on for $6.

I’m a big fan of all of these lippies. Do you have a favorite out of the ones I listed? If I didn’t list your go-to vampy lip, comment your favorite because I’d love to know.


Lippies to Consider

On the hunt for some new lippies? Here are some that you should consider.

Lippie Lookbook

On the hunt for some new lippies? Here are some that you should consider.

I’m so glad we got NARS Satin Lip Pencil in “Rikugien” as a Beauty Insider birthday gift. The NARS Lip Pencils are very creamy and easy to apply. Rikugien may be on the sheer side, but that’s what I love about it. Sometimes you need that color that is too pigment to not have to worry about taking on the go.

NARS Sheer Lipstick in “Dolce Vita” is another favorite. I purchased it at Sephora in the Sephora Favorites “Give Me Some Nude Lip” sets. (Which you should really take advantage of. You generally get 5-6 lip products in the set, most of which are deluxe sizes, but all of which is only $25.) This one is also on the sheer side, but it’s another one of those colors that you can stuff in your bag that you know will always look good.

NYX Xtreme Shine Lip Cream in “Buttery Nude” is an old favorite of mine. It’s very creamy, but not super sticky. For a nude, it’s really pink, but I don’t mind them. If you are the hunt for a pigmented gloss, this is one formula you should be looking at. – P.S. They’re on sale for only $3 right now!

There’s a reason that the ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip in “Beeper” is a best-seller. The formula of these come out more liquid-y than other formulas, but it’s not as drying as other formulas. They are extremely pigmented and this shade is to die for. And at only $6 a pop, they’re a steal! – Try them with the ColourPop Lippie Primer! It definitely helps with the comfortability.

Now the Laura Mercier Creme Smooth Lip Color in “Milky Way” may not be for everyone. I did refrain from using a lip liner, making it look extremely ashy. I just wanted this video to display the true color. I do wear this with a brown lip liner, making it more wearable. It’s also really creamy!

Another ColourPop shade for the win! ColourPop Ultra Satin Lip in “Mess Around” is such a different color. It’s a brown with some grey in it. Just like “Beeper,” it has that liquid-y, but comfortable formula. Definitely a fun color to play around with that’ll be good for fall!

I can’t help it, I love to wear pinks and nudes on my lips and NYX Butter Gloss in “Angel Food Cake” is one of them. It’s not as pigmented as the Xtreme Shine Lip Creams, but they are comfortable glosses that you can wear all day.

Also, might I just say that my lips were burning after making this video?

*Pro tip, if you’re trying to remove liquid lipsticks, use a little bit of olive oil. It helps to remove the lipstick with little tugging at your lips!