Would You Dare to Wear Black Lipstick? We Found the Boldest Picks on the Market

Pick your poison.

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From quality designer options to glosses and more, we've rounded up the black lipsticks that'll darken your pout and make you stand out. Check out our top picks and get ready to pucker up!

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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Black Truffle
$26.00

Best Overall

Black lipstick itself doesn't exactly scream "natural." However, Bite's formula is the closest you're going to get. Derived from all-organic, edible ingredients, Black Truffle goes on smoothly and stains like a blackberry, with strong plum undertones to round out the color. 

More: The Best Dark Lipsticks for a Look That'll Last All Night Long

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Covergirl Katy Kat Matte Lipstick in Perry Panther
$6.94

Best Budget Buy

We may be stereotyping here, but the last color we'd expect Cali girl Katy Perry to wear is a demi-matte black hue, but this shade from her line with Covergirl is a great way to branch out from your usual cheery hues.

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Marc Jacobs Collector’s Edition Le Marc Lip Crème Lipstick in Blacquer
$30.00

Best Splurge

This collector's-edition lipstick will last you past Halloween — trust us, you'll find excuses to wear it!

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NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Alien
$9.99

If you love a bold, pigmented lip that stays smooth without budging, you need to add NYX's Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick to your cart ASAP. Alien is the perfect rich black for Halloween or anytime you're feeling a little vampy!

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Perversion
$18.00

Urban Decay's Vice Lipstick has reached cult status by now, and the collection's answer to black lipstick is as amazing as you'd expect. The buttery-smooth formula keeps lips looking luscious, while the extreme pigment darkens them to the fullest. If you're looking for a seriously opaque pout, this is the one you want.

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MAC Liptensity Lipstick in Stallion
$21.00

MAC's Stallion is the real-life black beauty. The liptensity collection gives you intense pigmentation and full coverage. You only need one coat for total color coverage.

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Lipstick Queen in Black Lace Rabbit
$22.63

This is a gorgeous stand-alone shade for a sheer look with golden flacks in it, but it'll also transform any full-coverage shade into a smoky, sexier look.

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Lime Crime Velvetines Liquid Matte in Black Velvet
$20.00

With over 5,000 reviews on Amazon, Lime Crime Velvetines Liquid Matte will leave your lips with a bold and opaque finish. Plus, you'll feel good knowing that every color in the line is cruelty-free. This is the perfect long-lasting pick for completing a witchy Halloween look!  

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Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Nayeon
$19.00

Freckled with gunmetal shimmer, think of this Kat Von D shade as as a slightly less intense black lipstick that's perfect for newbies.

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e.l.f. cosmetics Moisturizing Lipstick in Black Out
$8.16

This shade from drugstore favorite e.l.f. offers a brooding look that'll also enhance your lips with moisturizing shea butter and vitamins A, C, and E.