The Best Black Lipsticks You Can Wear All Year Round

By Rebecca Jenkinson - 7 months ago | Updated
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Halloween might be around the corner but we’re here to tell you that black lipstick isn’t just for spooky moments – it’s a beauty must-have ALL year round. Whether it’s deep in the depths of winter or being rocked out in the sunshine, black lipstick is for all the cool kids (that means you) every single season.

So pucker up and take a look at the best black lipsticks you should snap up straight away.

DIOR Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick - 111-Night 47

DIOR Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick

Treat yourself to this Dior lipstick – you know you want to. This Ultra Night shade is super pigmented and long-lasting so there’s no need to worry about colour transfer throughout the day. Not to mention, it's extra hydrating which means no parched lips. Result!

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GIVENCHY Rouge Interdit Lipstick - 16-Noir Revelateur

GIVENCHY Rouge Interdit Lipstick

Searching for an extra hydrating dark lippie? Look no further than this black rose oil-enriched Givenchy lipstick. The No 16 Noir Revelateur shade is the perfect way to add a burst of colour in an instant. Also, the metallic bullet casing looks fab in any makeup case or handbag.

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GIVENCHY Gloss Interdit - 16-Noir Revelateur

GIVENCHY Gloss Interdit

Black lip gloss is a great way to create a seductive, sultry lip. Pair the Givenchy lipstick with this matching gloss for a high shine finish. With black rose oil and mother of pearl, all you need is a single swipe for that glossy, high-fashion look.

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Clinique Almost Lipstick

Clinique Almost Lipstick

This almost black shade is the best way to add sheen to your saucy pout. It adds a pop of colour without drying out your lips so you can say goodbye to cracked, crusty lipstick and say hello to a heavenly, nourishing formula.

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Revolution Pro Supreme Lipstick - Chaos

Revolution Pro Supreme Lipstick

This sleek little number is a fantastic way to achieve a full coverage, smudge-proof colour. The bullet glides effortlessly over your lips and provides a nourishing formula that feels super comfortable all day long.

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DIOR Diorific Khol Powder Lipstick 3.3g

DIOR Diorific Khol Powder Lipstick 3.3g

Add a touch of pure glamour with DIOR Diorific Khol Powder Lipstick. This almost black, smoky shade is a great way to dip your toes in the dark lipstick realm without feeling overwhelmed. And with a pointed tip you can precisely apply this colour without worrying about smudges.

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NYX Professional Makeup Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick

NYX Professional Makeup Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick

Channel your inner glam goth with the popular NYX Professional Makeup Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick. This colour helps you make a BIG impact and takes your look from boring to bewitching. And with a low price tag, you don’t have to worry about spending the pennies before pay day.

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Smashbox Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick - Tar Pit Rich Black

Smashbox Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick

We all know the pesky problems with black lipstick, but what if there was a formula that lasted up to eight hours? The Smashbox Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick is the product of our dreams and a cult-favourite for good reason. The highly conditioning formula keeps your lips feeling soft without smudging throughout the day.

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Revolution Rose Gold Lipstick - Private Members Club

Revolution Rose Gold Lipstick

For a full coverage look, take a peek at this second offering from Revolution. Housed in a beautiful, rose gold casing this is a luxury, yet affordable, addition to any makeup collection. The almost black Private Members Club shade is the darkest in the collection and creates a sensational, bold look.

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DIOR Rouge Dior Liquid Lip Stain - 908 Black

DIOR Rouge Dior Liquid Lip Stain

DIOR have delivered yet again, but this time in the form of a liquid lip stain. The black shade provides a long-lasting 12-hour coverage, which feels comfortable on your lips all day long. This makes a perfect gift for yourself or for beauty buffs who want to try something new!

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Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Colour - Uninvited

Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Colour

On the beauty lust lists of many at Cosmetify HQ, the Fenty Beauty lip colour is a makeup must-have. Just take a look at that glam packaging! Inside contains a budge-proof, smudge-proof and even kiss-proof full coverage liquid lipstick. Of course, we love the dramatic black shade, but there’s plenty of other beautiful hues to get your hands on too.

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NYX Professional Makeup Suede Matte Lipstick - Alien

NYX Professional Makeup Suede Matte Lipstick

Searching for a suede black lipstick? Take a look at this purse-friendly option from NYX Professional Makeup in shade Alien. Simply swipe the bullet directly over your lips for a full-coverage and fuss-free finish. It provides an intense colour payoff, while still feeling lightweight on your pout.

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipstick - Midnight

Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipstick

Don’t be intimated by the black Midnight shade from Anastasia Beverly Hills. It has a creamy texture that glides effortlessly and evenly across the lips. Not to mention, the angled tip makes it easy to apply. For extra precision and the ultimate colour control though, we recommend using a makeup lip brush.

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Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick Creme - Bankrolled (Sheer Black Cream)

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick Creme

Free from nasties, this Smashbox black lipstick is perfect for sensitive skin types. It also contains a winning combo of vitamin C and E, as well as shea butter. This helps moisturise your pout for a soft and smooth application. All you need is one swipe for a gorgeous sheer wash of colour.

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Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Lipstick - 840-Pitch Black

Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Lipstick

Want a higher colour payoff? Rimmel have got you covered. Use the applicator provided to swipe one coat of dark colour across your lips for a long-wearing coverage. Despite the matte finish, this lipstick feels comfortable on the lips throughout the day and is perfect for special occasions.

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Jeffree Star Cosmetics The Gloss - Midnight Lick

Jeffree Star Cosmetics The Gloss

For a luxurious, juicy lip gloss, opt for this Jeffree Star product. This lip gloss boasts a long-wearing formula and a delicious crème brule scent. Wear alone or over the top of any lipstick for a sultry, smouldering look.

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Achieving an Insta-worthy black lip can be difficult, we know that. But you can get selfie-ready with this handy Bleach London Lip Kit in the colour Text Me Black. This handy kit has matte lip paint and matching lip liner to help you create a seamless look in just a few simple steps.

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Not sure how to rock the black lipstick look? Here’s some #beautyinspo:

Remember, black lipstick needs plenty of attitude, so let your inner rebel flag fly free. But if black lipsticks aren’t your jam, don’t worry. Switch up your lip look with The Best Nude Lipsticks for Every Skin Tone.

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Rebecca is a content writer with over three years’ experience and a keen interest in cosmetics. Cosmetify allows her to combine her blogging skills with her passion for beauty.