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Outside of the Box: Rich, Deep Lip Colors for the Spring

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Who wants to evoke the spirit of Elvira when it's 75 degrees outside? The idea of dark colored lipstick or lip gloss is a look that lends ones thoughts on Halloween, trendy Fall seasons and a self-proclaimed goth's makeup box.

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So perhaps the very idea of vampy violet, bold burgundy and carefree crimson isn't a top choice for your Spring makeup must haves.

A ripe second guess is, this season, rich dark lips are a must and not because Lorde decided to become a trend setter with her signature dark puckers either!

Burgundy is a runaway hit this Spring, appearing on a number of shows and collections and like most deep colors, it's a color that can translate from clothes to makeup when done right.

Dark colors to try out this spring to break out of the pastel rut: oxblood, violet, deep fuchsia and crimson. Here are 7 think outside of the box rich and dark colors for the lips this Spring...

1. Kevyn Aucoin Lip Gloss in Bloodroses $30

2. MAC Lipstick in Hang Up $16

3. Dolce & Gabbana Shine Lipstick in Violet $33

4. NYX Butter Lipstick in Big Cherry $6

5. Clarins Rouge Prodige Lipstick in Dark Cherry $32

6. Estee Lauder Pure Color Vivid Shine Lipstick in Rebel Raspberry $25

7.Burt's Bees Lip Shine in Smooch $7