True makeup devotees and goth girls everywhere are well aware of the hassles of black lipstick. Too much drying, not opaque enough, flaky, difficult to apply, and the list goes on.
The perfect black lipstick is a lot like the perfect little black dress: universally flattering, always stylish, goes with everything. But, like the Little black dress, one size does not fit all.
The black lipstick, at a point, was mostly used by the Gothic folks, biker females, runway models, rock starts or for Halloween but of course that’s all in the past like many other things because the once gloomy makeup has gained a hold in the mainstream beauty. The black lipstick can be fun and exciting. So, if you’ve ever wanted to try out the black lipstick but don’t know the proper way to do this, then here are some steps you should follow to have the final result looking pitch perfect
Dark lips require some tender loving care compared to the others. This helps it stay longer so either use a lip-liner (black ) to establish a canvas or simple apply a little black with a brush on your lips, buff with a tissue till it looks like a stain then re-apply.
Your choice of an attire matters a lot, so you won’t walk out looking like a Halloween monster of some sorts so bright colours like pink and neon really go well. The nudes are not a bad deal either.
There are different qualities of the black lipstick and of cause different brands, there are matte versions which is different from the drug store waxy crayons, so make sure you find the right black lipstick for you.
The temptation to this look up would upstage your black lips so its best to stare clear of really loud eyes and coverage and go with something light and neutral. Everything should be classic and soft to create the perfect balance.
Your lips should be the main focus of attention when wearing black lipstick. Keep the rest of the face in neutral tones for best beauty results
The dark lipstick has a tendency of emphasizing every corner of your mouth therefore you need to have a smooth canvas. Exfoliate your lips by using a gentle scrub or sugar to get rid of the dry skin then moisturize with a lip balm or coconut oil afterwards.