The Best Black Lipsticks You Can Wear All Year Round

By Rebecca Jenkinson -
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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 3.2g - 111-Night 47

DIOR Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick 3.2g

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 color 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 color 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

The almost black shade is the best way to add sheen to your saucy pout. It adds a pop of color 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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black Up Lipstick - RGE30

black Up Lipstick

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

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NYX Professional Makeup Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick - Alien

NYX Professional Makeup Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick

Channel your inner glam goth with the popular NYX Professional Makeup Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick. This color 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 dollars 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-favorite for good reason. The highly conditioning formula keeps your lips feeling soft without smudging throughout the day.

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GIVENCHY Le Rouge Night Noir Lipstick - Night in Light

GIVENCHY Le Rouge Night Noir Lipstick

Take a peek at this glam, glittery offering from GIVENCHY. Housed in a beautiful silver and sparkling case, this is a luxury addition to any makeup collection. The black Night in Light shade is the darkest in the collection and creates a sensational, bold look.

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NARS Cosmetics Powermatte Pigment Lipstick - Paint It Black

NARS Cosmetics Powermatte Pigment Lipstick

Ugh, we can’t get enough of the award-winning Powermatte Pigment Lipstickfrom NARS Cosmetics.The black shade provides a long-lasting 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 Color

On the beauty lust lists of many at Cosmetify HQ, the Fenty Beauty lip color 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 color 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 color control though, we recommend using a makeup lip brush.

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Wet N Wild Colour Icon MultiStick - Nocturnal Behavior

Wet N Wild Color Icon MultiStick

This Wet N Wild MultiStickis perfect for vegan beauty lovers. The cruelty-free formula contains a winning combo argan oils, vitamin E and passionfruit seed oil. This helps moisturize your pout for a soft and smooth application. All you need is one swipe for a gorgeous sheer wash of color. Plus, you can use on your lids too for a smokey effect!

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MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colour - Caviar Black

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Color

Want a higher color payoff? MAChave got you covered. Use the applicator provided to swipe one coat of dark color 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 Brûléescent. Wear alone or over the top of any lipstick for a sultry, smoldering look.

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Lipstick Queen Lipstick - Black Lace Rabbit

Lipstick Queen Lipstick

Get selfie-ready with this statement lippie from the experts at Lipstick Queen. It helps adds a smokey effect over any lip look with a seductive black shade with dazzling gold flecks. Plus, it’s enriched with nourishing ingredients to keep your pout soft all day long.

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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. For more makeup tips check out our Beauty Hub.

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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.