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The Best Black Lipsticks You Can Wear All Year Round

By Rebecca Jenkinson - 2 years 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.

Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick

£14.65 £17.18 (15% off)

Treat yourself to this Fenty lipstick – you know you want to. The F'N BLACK 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!

NARS Cosmetics Powermatte Pigment Lipstick


Black liquid lipstick is a great way to create a seductive, sultry lip. This best-selling, award-winning NARS lipstick arrives in 18 vampy colours, including the blackest-black. Packed with intense pigment, all you need is a single swipe for that high-fashion look.

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour

£16.50 £24.00 (32% off)

Matte, liquid lipsticks are THE answer to long wear that doesn't feather or bleed, and these lippies from MAC are no exception. Paint your lips in this intensely saturated black shade that sits velvety and comfortable on your lips, wearing off evenly after eight hours.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Lipstick


This bold shade is budge-proof and kiss-proof, so you can rock an inky lip no matter what you're up to. Plus, it's creamy despite its matte finish, so you don't have to worry about it drying your lips out.

GIVENCHY Le Rouge Night Noir Lipstick


If black-as-night black isn't your jam, spruce it up with a bit of glitter. This shimmery, sheer black lets your natural lips shine through, making it a lot more wearable if you're uncertain about this colour.

Kevyn Aucoin The Molten Lip Colour


Channel your inner glam goth with this blackened purple with multidimensional pearls that give your lips a gorgeous metallic sheen. Plus, moisturising camellia oil and vitamin E make this long-lasting pout comfy, which will only increase your confidence in wearing this daring shade.

Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick


This gorgeous berry colour is so dark that you won't be sure if it's black or not, but the slightest hint of colour makes it that much more wearable. It's richly pigmented and smooth, drenching your lips in comfortable, matte colour that dries down quickly for long wear. As an added bonus, optical diffusers in the formula blur out any fine lines in your lips to give a smoother, fuller result.

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.

Huda Beauty Power Bullet Matte Lipstick

£18.70 £22.00 (15% off)

A cool-toned aubergine that toes the line between black and purple, this matte lipstick from Huda Beauty is part of a collection designed to flatter all skin tones. Enriched with sweet almond oil to keep your lips hydrated, these super pigmented lipsticks settle to plush matte finish.

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 you're still not convinced, don’t worry. Switch up your lip look with The Best Nude Lipsticks for Every Skin Tone and The Best Red Lipstick for Your Skin Tone.

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Rebecca Jenkinson

Written by Rebecca Jenkinson

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.

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