The Best Black Lipsticks You Can Wear All Year Round

By Rebecca Jenkinson - 11 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.

Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick - F'N BLACK

Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick


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 - Paint It Black

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.

Revolution Pro Supreme Matte Lip Pigment

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

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. Pair with a matching lip liner for extra coverage.

KVD Vegan Beauty Studded Kiss Creme Lipstick

Add a touch of pure glamour with KVD Vegan Beauty Studded Kiss Creme Lipstick. This black, bold shade is a great way to dip your toes in the dark lipstick realm with its cushiony texture and long-lasting finish. And with a pointed tip you can precisely apply this colour without worrying about smudges.

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.

Illamasqua Lipstick

We all know the pesky problems with black lipstick, but what if there was a formula that lasted from A.M to P.M? The Illamasqua 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.

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.

Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick - Deep Void

Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick


Pat McGrath delivers yet again, serving up the ultimate dark lipstick. This black shade provides a long-lasting matte 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!

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.

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.

Melt Cosmetics Lipstick

Don’t be intimated by this black shade from Melt Cosmetics. 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.

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.

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 and The Best Red Lipstick for Your 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.

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