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Black Lipstick: How to Wear It Like A-List Celebrities

Aug 7, 2021 · 4 minutes read

Black lipstick used to only be associated with the gothic style, but it's now a popular makeup trend that anyone can pull off. Despite what you might think, black lipstick, like the color, goes with everything, from jeans to a glamorous evening gown. If you’re thinking about trying out black lipstick yourself, you’re in the right place!

In this article, we’ll not only share some dark lip inspiration from celebrities but also how you can experiment with it before spending your money.

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How to Find the Best Black Lipstick For You

Experimenting with a new lip color can be a trying process. Even though you know right away if a color is right or wrong for you, that still requires you to shop around for countless different shades, potentially wracking up a long bill. Lucky for users everywhere, the the YouCam Makeup app is here to solve your problem. To use the YouCam Makeup technology on your photo, start by either taking a clear selfie or uploading a well-lit photo of yourself. From there you’ll want to tap Makeup at the bottom of the screen, then tap Lip.

With just a few taps you can safely and easily try out new makeup looks, and experiment virtually with hundreds of products. Want to try the trendy black lipstick makeup look, but find it too intimidating? You can find great inspiration below, and then see how dark lips would look on you with the YouCam Makeup app

7 Celeb-Inspired Black Lipstick Looks

As the most striking lipstick color, black lipsticks are the celebrity favorite when it comes to red carpet moments. Check out some of the celebrities that wore black lipsticks in the most stunning ways.

1. Hailey Bieber X Black Lipstick

Hailey Beiber makes an impact no matter what look she’s sporting, but a sultry black lip is one of her go tos. Contrasted by her light blonde hair but accentuated by her dark and perfectly coiffed eyebrows, her dark lip look makes a big statement. >> Try the Look

2. Gigi Hadid X Black Lipstick

Gigi Hadid always shows up dressed to the nines, and her interpretation of the black lipstick trend is no different. Her shade is on the darker side, but it’s made sweet by her immaculate lip lining and shaping, giving her a put-together look. >> Try the Look

3.  Beyonce X Black Lipstick

Queen B stands out in any crowd, because, well, she’s Beyonce, but her take on black lipstick is even more special. She goes for a slightly less saturated lip color which almost feels soft and reserved in contrast to the other lip stains on this list. (Image Source: Instagram @beyonce)

4. Kat Graham X Black Lipstick

The best word to describe Kat Graham’s black lipstick styling is sultry! Her hue is warm, almost giving off deep purple vibes, which accentuates her skin tone and sleek look. >> Try the Look

5. FKA Twigs X Black Lipstick

One of the best uses of black lipstick out there is FKA Twigs, thanks to her dark features. Her dark, curly hair, bold winged eyeliner, and stand-out brows magnified her black lip. (Image Source: Instagram @fkatwigs)

6. Lucy Hale X Black Lipstick

Lucy Hale is a standout celebrity who often experiments with a dark lip. Thanks to Lucy’s striking brown eyes, her dark brown/black lipstick look makes her larger-than-life eyes appear even bigger. >> Try the Look

7. Ruby Rose X Black Lipstick

Although there are many great black lipstick looks on this list, no one does it quite like Ruby Rose. Her color is only amplified by her edgy dark hair, making the combo that much more striking. (Image Source: Instagram @rubyrose)

Try Black Lipstick with YouCam Makeup App Now!

Now that you’ve seen a handful of celeb into it, you’re ready to try it yourself! Simply download the YouCam Makeup app now for iOS and Android.

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