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Best Dark Lipsticks for Every Skin Tone

Delve into dark lipsticks this fall and opt for shades of anthracite, burgundy, and aubergine to amp up your beauty look. While a rebellious pout doesn’t require a rulebook, there are certain vampy hues that compliment your specific skin tone.

Speaking to, international professional makeup artist for Dior, Ralph Lteif, explained, “Olive skin tones are widely found in our region, and are generally very easy to match with a lipstick, as they are considered a neutral shade.” He added that varying shades of red look best, and suggested that fair-skinned ladies opt for bold, deep colors to avoid looking washed out.

“On brown skin tones, I recommend a deep, plum shade to help highlight the complexion and really make a statement,” he stated. As for those with darker complexions, Lteif revealed that red, berry, and plum shades are naturally flattering. Here, an array of dark lipsticks to shop—there’s one for every skin tone.


Homepage image: Mary Katrantzou Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear

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