Celeb Makeup Trend: Dark Lips

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When it comes to hitting the red carpet, these celebrities have opted to try out a new beauty look! Ditching nude or red lips which are far more frequently spotted at events, these celebs went for a vampy dark shade that stood out from the crowd. A dark lip is a great wintry look that is on trend now – add to a simple black dress for an evening out or for a sophisticated Halloween bash, or even try out a dark red for Christmas this year.

A deep chocolate brown shade looks stunning when contrasted with minimal eye makeup (stick to just a lick of mascara and perhaps a small line of eyeliner on your upper lid), while the truly daring might try and add a bold smoky eye with a black or plum lipstick for a gothic look that is really striking – see Lily Collins’ makeup look below for the perfect example.

Teamed with loose curls and a dewy complexion, a darker lip can work as an update on the classic Marilyn Monroe red lip – just see how Beyonce is rocking her redish brown shade flawlessly with basic eye makeup and an elegant dress to complete her red carpet look. To get a precise application, invest in a small lip brush to get a more accurate line around the edge of your lip.

Amanda Seyfried

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Beyonce
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Gal Gadot
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Lily Collins
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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7 Comments

  1. Jody says

    Not a fan of this lipstick too gothic looking

  2. Robyn says

    Nice lipstick but hard to keep looking good!

  3. Erin says

    I think it looks beautiful but definitely higher maintenance.

  4. BusyBee says

    Being a teen in the 90s, I absolutely LOVE the super dark lip look

  5. Janelle says

    I don’t like dark lips, too much work to keep perfect

  6. Allie says

    Amanda looks horrible in that top pic

  7. DD says

    Not a fan of the dark lips.

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