It's not up for debate: Fall is lipstick season. (Okay, you can debate it if you want, but we're not changing our minds.) And, this autumn has been particularly innovative: There's a new hue or formula for every Pumpkin-Spice Latte joke. So, how's a diehard supposed to separate the future classics from pure hype?
We'd been dying to get our paws on these products, and once we did, it became clear that photos and reviews wouldn't convey their true majesty. We had to see how the season's most stunning colors looked out of the tubes and on our faces.
Click through for need-to-know info about everything from the latest NARS line
to one of Gucci's first-ever lipsticks — and read our feelings about wearing them.
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