15 Dark Lipsticks That Are Moody AF

Give the subtle shades a rest.

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Why not spice things up with a strikingly bold shade of black, blue, red, or deep purple? These vampy lipsticks are sure to make an impact.

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Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon in Black Truffle


The only thing better than this almost-black purple shade is the fact that it goes on perfectly matte for extra attitude. Oh, and the slim, pointed crayon makes it easy to get a precise application — a must for bold colors.

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Nyx Simply Vamp Lip Cream in Bewitching


This super-portable lip pencil has a creamy finish, so you can smooth it on in seconds (on the subway, in your car, wherever, whenever). The vampy shade looks equally cool with jeans and a tee or an LBD.

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Lancome Matte Shaker in Dark Fiction


This fun-to-apply formula offers a cushion wand for buildable coverage. Huge bonus: The special application system also ensures that this liquid lipstick won't spill in your bag.

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Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Color in Blackberry


Bobbi Brown's legendary formula (think: smooth, full-coverage, and silky-feeling) now comes in the perfect shade of satin (not glossy) blackberry. If you're already a fan of her brand, this will be your new favorite shade for going deep.

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Clinique Pop Lip Shadow Cushion Matte Lip Powder in Brown Sugar Pop


Clinique really changed things up with this unique lip product — it's a lip powder! And while it looks more like an eyeshadow, we promise it feels like a lightweight matte lipstick. Layer on this chic, deep-brown shade when you're feeling a little feisty.

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Hourglass Lip Stylo in Warrior


Surprisingly moisturizing (not to mention the perfect shade of vampy purple), this lip crayon is the perfect size to throw in your bag for touch-ups.

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Blackmail


UD's about to rock your world with this stellar shade that calls for a blazing spotlight. Its creamy, highly pigmented formula only requires one coat for a strikingly bold red-brown hue, ideal for rock concerts and the cocktail after cocktail hour.

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Maybelline Color Sensational Loaded Bold Lipstick in Blackest Berry


Maybelline's Blackest Berry is bold, not bitter. Sweetened with honey nectar, this formula doesn't dry out your lips, unlike a lot of matte formulas.

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Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Poe


Navy rarely comes to mind when we think about lipstick, but leave it to Kat Von D to take this nautical shade and make it trendy. Swipe on a coat when you're feeling edgy, and pair with a leather jacket for all the good-girl-gone-bad vibes.

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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Liquorice


Bite's velvety-soft formula is the perfect base for this high-impact hue. Hand-crafted with 12 edible (yes, edible) oils and the antioxidant properties of resveratrol, you'll want to make sure to color in the lines, because this candy-colored stick packs a ton of pigment that lingers for hours.

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Rouge Lipstick in Black


After a wear or two of Make Up For Ever's nocturnal hue, alternative shades will seem a bit bright. Available in a satin finish, leave it as-is, or shine it over a gloss for a customized lip color you'll love.

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MAC Liptensity Lipstick in Blue Beat


Are you addicted to dramatics? This rich blueberry stain will be right up your alley. Experiment by wearing it sheer, or apply several coats for full coverage.

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Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Va Va Violet


Floral hues aren't always so dainty. This violet shade hardly resembles the pretty pastel you might expect from the name, and it's surprisingly easy to wear on many skin tones.

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Smashbox Be Legendary Cream Lipstick in Witchy


Rest assured: This Smashbox shade isn't just a bunch of hocus-pocus. After revamping the brand's cult-favorite Be Legendary collection, it's a creamy red with deep berry undertones.

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stila Stay All Day MATTE'ificent Lipstick in Bordeaux


A classic berry shade, this smoky sangria hue works well against every skin tone. Infused with argan oil, its creamy texture is also ultra conditioning, and we're loving the added perk of a mirror on its cap, convenient for on-the-go touchups.