It is pretty obvious that we are officially in the holiday season and while it gets dark at 4, it’s cold and windy all the time, everything around is lighting up and and getting dipped in holiday cheer. One more thing that screams holidays and celebration are bright reds, mauves and wine lip colors! So of course, I had to create my own list of brown girl approved holiday lipstick shades!
These lipsticks are perfect whether you want to just get out and about and soak the festivities, you’ve got a Christmas party to attend or you are playing white elephant at work! Goes without saying that while these holiday lipstick shades will put you in the holiday spirit, taking good care of your lips is going to help achieve the look! Some of the lipsticks on my list are my all time favorite ones that I have bought time and time again and always have in my makeup stash. So without further ado, let’s dive in!
8 holiday lipstick shades you should try –
L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Les Nus Intensely Pigmented Lipstick – Nu Exuberant
A beautiful, super pigmented and ultra soft plum shade, the has become my go to shade lately. Whenever I am unsure of what to put on my lips, I automatically reach out for this lipstick and it never disappoints. You can build the pigmentation going from a plum lip tint to a darker lip color like mulberry by just a couple applications.
Sephora Collection Rouge Lacquer Long-Lasting Lipstick – Me First
A beautiful warm-toned lipstick with a dark burgundy pigment, this is another one of my favorite holiday lipstick shades. When talking about trend lipstick shades for any season, burgundy is bound to make it to the list and this shade ticks all the right boxes! Though it has a glossy finish, it lasts long and thanks to its creamy texture and beautiful color, I double it as a cheek tint too!
Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez With Gratitude Dewy Lip Balm – Compliment
As the name suggests, this dewy lip balm from is bound to get a ton of compliments your way! A muted berry colored lipstick, it’s perfect for a Christmas brunch or a day out holiday shopping! The good thing? It not only adds a beautiful color to your lips, thanks to its hydrating, nourishing formula, it also keeps your lips smooth and moisturized!
FENTY BEAUTY by Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color – Unlocked
One can never go wrong with a bright pink lipstick, right? This gorgeous pink matte shade, lasts long, doesn’t get easily transferred to face masks and stays smooth all day long. It has all the marks of becoming one of your favorite holiday lipstick shades!
Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick – Pioneer
No discussion on lipsticks is over without mentioning a red shade! This highly pigmented, super long lasting, matte liquid lipstick from is guaranteed to become your favorite lipstick ever! Perfect to go from a brunch with the girls to an afternoon work meeting to a Christmas dinner party, this lipstick will not move or fade or transfer to your mask the whole day!
MAC Lipstick Matte – Russian Red
While is an iconic shade and one probably every woman owns, I have grown to become fonder of . It’s a bright red shade, a tad bit brighter than Ruby Woo even, and is surprisingly not as dry as the former either! It’s what I would call the perfect Christmas red and one that had to be featured on my list of holiday lipstick shades! Get it. You won’t regret a bit!
While a woman can never have enough lipsticks, these 6 shades can truly add the oomph to your holidays look. And with the holiday sales going on in full swing, there’s all the more reason to indulge a little and get yourself these holiday lipstick shades! Go ahead, let that be a little holiday gift from yourself to you!
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