Celeb trendspotting: Purple lipstick

Ruby red lipstick might have been the favorite in the past, but in the new year, celebrities are picking purple as their choice lip color. It’s a daring choice, but when it’s done right, it looks gorgeous. Check out some of the ladies who wore it best below.


Jennifer Lopez

This deep shade of purple on Jennifer Lopez is a great transition color for those who love their red lipstick.

Jennifer Lopez wearing purple lipstick

Lipstick to try: Rouge Cream Lipstick in Deep Reddish Plum (Sephora, $13).



Rihanna chooses a light shade of purple for her lips to add a feminine touch to her tomboy style.

Rihanna wearing purple lipstick

Lipstick to try: Marvelous Moxie Lipstick in Fly High Lilac (bareMinerals, $18).


Emma Watson

Wearing a deep purple shade with smoky eyes on a night out will look beautiful, especially when paired with a solid light colored top.

Emma Watson wearing purple lipstick

Lipstick to try: Rouge Volupte Shine in Deep Airy Purple (Yves Saint Laurent, $34).


Kelly Osbourne

A subtle lilac color can be worn to the office, during errands or to happy hour. If you want to wear purple lipstick, lilac is the shade to invest in.

Kelly Osbourne wearing purple lipstick

Lipstick to try: Long Last Shine Lipstick in Heather Moon (Clinique, $15).


Naya Rivera

Try a glossy fuchsia color for a fun, flirty look that you want for a date or just a girls’ night out.

Naya Rivera wearing purple lipstick

Lipstick to try: The Lipstick Shine Lipstick in Fuschia (Dolce and Gabbana, $32).


Katy Perry

A great way to brighten up your face if you’re going for a dark shade of purple like Katy Perry is to stick with light pink or orange hues of blush. It will make a world of difference.

Katy Perry wearing purple lipstick

Lipstick to try: Painted Love Lipstick in Homegirl (Kat Von D, $19).

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