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Vixen's Guide To Vampy Fall Lipsticks!

Go vamp or go home with deep purples!

Go vamp or go home with deep purples!

As the seasons change so does your lipstick selection. While you may be torn about ditching your bright pinks and lilacs don't fret! Turn up the Vixen-factor with just the swipe of a tempting vampy lipstick. There is a perfect purple lip for every woman out there from the drugstore to the department store counter!

Wet N' Wild Vamp it up- What a no-brainer! If you want that blackened purple pout look no further than this drugstore darling.

M.A.C. Cyber- Cyber is not for the faint of heart. If you love that near black lip then you have to have Cyber!

NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Train Bleu-  Take the guesswork out of lip pencil and lipstick pairings by gliding on this NARS lippie. It's an opaque lip pencil that sets to a matte finish and looks fab all by itself.

M.A.C. Rebel- Rebel is ideal for a vampy lip novice. It is the perfect shade of berry that isn't too dark or overwhelming and can be layered for more intensity or blotted off for a light wash of color.

Butter London LIPPY in La Moss- Sometimes we can't be bothered to precisely apply a lip and a lipgloss will have to do. Butter London hit the nail on the head with this opaque berry gloss.

Flip the page to see our picks for deep red vampy lips!

Red vampy lipstickShake up your classic red lip by rocking deep red. Rich red lips scream fall and seduction. They look amazing when paired with a simple cat eye!

M.A.C. Diva- Diva is one of those universally flattering shades for women of color. It glides on smoothly and sets to a matte finish allowing you to play experiment with glosses or rocking it as is.

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Black Cherry- We all love sweet cherry lips, but there is something sexy about a blackened cherry pout.

OCC Lip Tar in Black Dahlia- Lip tars are unique glosses that have amazing pigment and texture. Black Dahlia may be intimidating in the tube but it glides on as a deep vampy red.

Tom Ford lipstick in Black Orchid- If you want luxury and glamor in a tube then look no further than Tom Ford's Black Orchid. Tom Ford lippies are known for their velvety texture and color payoff and Black Orchid is no exception!

 

 

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In an interview with Billboard, Rowland shared her hopes for putting out a new body of work and the pressure that she's encountered since she's been in the studio. "This is by far the longest, most pressure-filled process ever, only because I know what it's supposed to be and I have been so hard on myself. I know it," she said. "And it's the first time I've said it out loud. I've been extremely hard on myself. But it's definitely coming, and I'm more so excited about this project than anything else."

The news follows the recent release of Rowland's "Kelly" track, which was met with critical acclaim in November 2018. In addition to preparing the release of new music, the "Motivation" singer discussed fans' wish for a Destiny's Child reunion. The rumors have been fueled by social media photographs of Rowland with either Beyonce or Michelle or all three, especially during Beyonce's past Coachella performance. But Rowland assures readers that it's not what they think.

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👀 1.19.19 👀 #WTP Directed by @teyanataylor & @ogbeefjones @theauntiesinc 🙏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 The wait is ALMOST over. 😏 @museumofsex

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