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The Bold Lip Shades We Are Lusting Over

Phebe Wahl | February 8, 2018 | Style & Beauty

The richest lip shades of the season feature ultrasaturated hues—from plum to persimmon—in a variety of matte and hydrating finishes.


Clockwise from top left: Rouge Pur Couture in Alternative Plum, $37, by Yves Saint Laurent Beauté at Sephora, Lenox Square; Pure Color Envy in Brazen, $32, by Estée Lauder at Neiman Marcus, Lenox Square; lipstick in Fortune Teller, $18, at MAC Cosmetics, Ponce City Market; Powermatte lip pigment in Wild Night, $26, by NARS Cosmetics at Nordstrom, Phipps Plaza; Tatouage Couture liquid matte lip stain in Black Red Code, $36, by Yves Saint Laurent Beauté at Sephora, Lenox Square; lipstick in No. 12 Pillow Book, $65, by Clé de Peau Beauté at Neiman Marcus, Lenox Square; Boys & Girls in 40 Leonardo, $36, at


Photography by: David Lewis Taylor