On the hunt for the perfect plum now the heat has gone AWOL? Get in line! Nothing says A/W like a vampy pout and finding the right shade can seem like a mission – especially with all that undertone and skin tone business to consider. Well, we’ve beaten colour science and ‘sniffed out’ five plum lipsticks that are gonna suit everyone – including you…

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B. Matte Lipstick in Mulberry Smooch

The perfect plum for all of you hydrating lippy lovers. This shea butter-enriched formula will leave your lips feeling soft and smooth all day long, while giving you that gorgeous purple-y plum finish we’re all lusting after this autumn.

B. B. Matte Lipstick Mulberry Smooch £6.99 Buy Now

Revolution Pro Supreme Matte Lip Pigment in Intuition

Want to take the vampy look up a notch? Make a statement with this deep, dark plum liquid lippy from Revolution Pro. Perfect for every occasion – from daytime strolls through crunchy leaves, to nights on the town – and it’s great for all skin tones.

Revolution Pro Revolution Pro Supreme Matte Lip Pigment Intuition £4.00 Buy Now

Gosh Velvet Touch Lipstick in Matte Plum

For a true plum shade with the perfect balance of berry and purple tones, this one’s the winner. With a slick matte finish, this lippy will complement all skin undertones and is definitely going to be one of our go-tos for the season.

GOSH Gosh Velvet Touch Lipstick Matte Plum 008 £7.99 Buy Now

e.l.f. Velvet Matte Lipstick in Berry Bordeaux

This deep, berry shade (that’s more plum coloured) is the one for all you berry babes out there. And whether your skin tone is dark or light, with yellow or pink undertones, this lipstick has you covered – the only thing anyone will say when they see you wearing this is yaaaas.

e.l.f. e.l.f. Velvet Matte Lipstick Berry Bordeaux £4.50 Buy Now

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick in Plum Plum Girl

If you’re not sure about rocking the very dark shades, opt for a lighter one like this one from Bourgois – it’s more of a mauve-y pink. This long-lasting liquid lippy with a matte finish is great for all-day wear, whether you’re running errands on the weekends or moving and shaking at your desk.

Bourjois Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet lipstick Plum Plum Girl 14 £8.49 Buy Now