The Ultimate Berry Lipstick Guide
As September hits on Friday we thought now was a good time to re-discover the world of that Autumn staple; berry lips. Each year you'll find new treasures and old favourites on the shelves, but which one is for you? We've rounded up some of our faves in our ultimate berry lipstick guide so you can snap one up before fall arrives!
1. Marc Jacobs 'Kate' / 2. Bobbi Brown 'Cosmic Peony' / 3. ELF 'Wine' / 4. MakeUp Revolution 'Blindfolded' / 5. Burberry Kisses 'Bright Plum' / 6. L'oreal 'Place Vendome' / 7. LimeCrime 'Raisin Hell' / 8. NYX 'Locked' / 9. Kat Von D 'Vampira' / 10. Nars 'Oxblood Burgundy' /
Whether you prefer a rich red or a juicy berry shade there are plenty to choose from.
For ultimate chic we look to Burberry Kisses, the 'Bright Plum' shade is just gorgeous; it has a rich satin finish and buildable colour so you can blend the shade to your preference.
If you like long wear then look no further than Kat Von D, her everlasting liquid lips are known for their unbeatable durability and shade 'Vampira' is ideal for this time of year.
You can use your Bella&Bear Golden Cat Concealer Brush to outline the lips with concealer for a perfectly precise and defined lip.
1. NARS 'Under my Thumb' / 2. L'oreal 'Plum Tuxedo' / 3. Too Faced 'Drop Dead Red' / 4. L'ancome 'Berry Noir' / 5. Limecrime 'Dream Girl' / 6. MAC 'Sin' / 7. Kat Von D 'Motorhead' / 8. Charlotte Tilbury 'Glastonberry' / 9. MUA Velvet matte #3 / 10. E.l.f 'Deep Burgundy' /
A matte finish is still bang on trend this year and here are our favourites.
'Glastonberry' by the cult beauty brand Charlotte Tilbury is beauty guru Zoella's fave lipstick and we can see why - that rose gold packaging, the sleek shape; it screams autumn glam!
For a striking purple-plum hit try 'Plum Tuxedo' by L'oreal, its got a smooth finish and keeps the lips soft all autumn long.
If you want a matte liquid lip then Limecrime have tons on offer, 'Dream Girl' is a perfect oxblood red with that trendy matte hit.
For the perfect matte lip application be sure to reach for your Bella&Bear Rusty Spotted cat lip brush. It'll ensure clean lines and even application.
1. MUA 'Bedazzle' / 2. E.L.F 'Wine' / 3. Essence 'Plum Perfect' / 4. Sleek 'Old Hollywood' / 5. Freedom Makeup 'TGIF' / 6. Makeup Revolution 'Make Me Tonight' / 7. MUA #2 / 8. Burts Bees 'Bordeaux Vines' /
If you're sticking to budget this season there are still plenty of options out there - you'd be surprised how many companies are noticing the demand for affordable yet high quality products so check out our top 8!
Makeup Revolution and Makeup Academy make multiple appearances with their vast range - for a metallic look check out the MUA Luxe 'bedazzle', its got that autumnal berry hue with a hit of sparkle, or for that deep purple blood red then pick up the MUR bullet in 'Make me Tonight', its just £1 and right on trend.
For the chubby stick lover there are also a few options; the Essence Glossy Stick in 'Plum Perfect' has a velvety matte finish and costs just £2, while the Burts Bees lip crayon offers even doses of colour and shine.
1. Revlon 'Perennial Plum' / 2. Makeup Revolution 'Royal' / 3. Collection 'Mulberry' / 4. MAC 'Uniformly Fabulous' / 5. MakeUp Revolution 'Conviction' / 6. Maybelline 'Midnight Merlot' / 7. MakeUp Revolution 'Diamond Life' /
If you prefer a purple hint to your berry lip then look no further, we've rounded up our faves for the perfect hit of colour.
Revlon have done it again with their Colorstay overtime, 'Perennial plum' is the perfect muted purple and the clear topper will keep your colour in place all day long. If you're looking for a suede finish purple lip then reach for MAC's retro lipcolour in 'Uniformly Fabulous' - it gives a great hit of colour.
Don't forget you can use your Bella&Bear Margay Cat brush to gently dust the cupids bow with some gorgeous highlight to really pack a punch!
We hope that we have helped you find the perfect berry lip to rock all autumn long - and don't forget you can find all of your essential Bella&Bear tools in our online store right now - some are even on sale!