Halloween weekend in New Orleans is a guaranteed playground for adventurous beauty moments. And this year was no exception: It was gloriously overwhelming! We hit the grounds of Voodoo Music Fest and came face-to-face with looks that were just as fun as they were functional. Did we find the most perfect glitter lip? You bet. Was there enough matte inspiration to last us a season? Definitely.
Click through the slideshow, below, to see why NOLA is the true haven for big, bold, and whimsical beauty.
A top hat kind of red.
Get a look similar using Rimmel London's Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour in 'Fire Starter,' available at Walmart.
You wanna know what magenta looks like? This is the definition of magenta.
We have a feeling that fiery red lipstick was also used to paint that heart. Talk about doing the most!
It's hard to make glitter lipstick look good, but—wow—did this individual nail it.
Purple dreams are made of these.
Looking for a bold, velvety matte lipstick that will actually stay on all day? We found it in Rimmel London's new Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour. One stroke and you're good to go. Seriously. No dryness, just unbelievably comfortable, kissable color.
Rimmel London, Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour, $4.97, available at Walmart.
Okay, Mummy! We see you and your brilliant offset ombré lip.
Get a look similar using Rimmel London's Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour in both 'Shadow' and 'Pitch Black,' available at Walmart.
You can find a similar purple hue in Rimmel London's Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour in 'Plum This Show,' available at Walmart.
A deep orange is a bold move that pays off.
A little glitter can transform your everyday pink lipstick into something truly magical.
Try it for yourself with Rimmel London's Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour in 'Heartbeat,' available at Walmart.
A matte green to truly be envious over.
A little purple and a little blue means we're obsessed with this hue.
Matte. Pastel. Pink. Oh boy, we're in love.
Get a color similar with Rimmel London's Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour in 'Blush,' available at Walmart.