If you want to wear black lipstick, whether it's Halloween or not, here are a few tricks that will help you pull it off.
Wearing black lipstick is very popular these days, with Halloween and all, but you can totally make it your go-to look for any other day. You just need to do it right, and that's why we are here for.
Choose a finish that matches what you want
Black lipstick is one thing, but you can get a matte version, a glossy one, or a frosted one. Whatever look you are trying to achieve, make sure your lipstick finish matches it.
Outline your lips with a clear liner
This will help you keep your dark lipstick in place and prevent it from smudging. As black lip liners aren't that common, your first instinct would be to use a black liner instead. Wrong. Your best shot is to choose a mattifying lip liner. It will not be noticeable and it will prevent any lipstick from blooding out of your lips.
Avoid other bold products
The focus is on your lips. Experts suggest that when you wear such a bold color on your lips, the rest of your makeup should be soft. Otherwise, you can end up looking like you are wearing a costume instead of an everyday look.
Don't mind your skin tone
The great thing about black lipstick is that it goes perfectly fine with any skin tone. However, if your skin is very fair, you might want to blot it down a bit, as it can otherwise be quite shocking.