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25 Life-Changing Dark Lipsticks Everyone Should Own

Because everyone else is wearing red.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community for their favorite dark lipstick tubes. Here are the edgy and stylish results.

1. “Malevolent,” a dark purple by LA Splash

 

Why it’s so fab: It’s a liquid lipstick that isn’t a pain in the ass — it stays on for hours without smearing or bleeding.

Where you can find it: On LASplash’s site for $14.

—Sarah Mori, Facebook

2. “Echo,” a navy blue by Kat Von D Beauty

 

Why it’s so fab: This color is so damn unique without looking obnoxious. It goes on satiny smooth and doesn’t come off while you’re eating tacos — which is important, OK?

Where you can find it: On their website for $20.

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3. “Weirdo,” a black lip by Jeffree Star Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: You can use it as lipstick OR eyeliner — it’s made to safely apply near your eyes. It’s also vegan, cruelty-free, and super-matte, so you don’t have to keep fixing it throughout the day.

Where you can find it: On the Jeffree Star Cosmetics site for $18.

—Abigail Yesso, Facebook

4. “Depth,” a dark wine color by TopShop

 

Why it’s so fab: Most people give it a perfect score for color trueness, so if a dark red lippie is in your future, this is a top contender.

Where you can find it: At TopShop or on their website for $12.

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5. “Sin,” a dark blue/red by MAC Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: It’s a matte shade, goes on smoothly, and stays put for hours.

Where you can find it: On MAC’s website, and in-store for $17.

—Lindsay Christine, Facebook

6. “Nosferatu” Lethal Lipstick, a black tube by Manic Panic

 

Why it’s so fab: It goes on velvety-smooth and looks gorgeous after a single swipe on your lips. Oh, and Manic Panic knows color — you probably recognize their name from their huge hair dye brand.

Where you can find it: On the Manic Panic website for $15.50.

—Ruth Turner, Facebook

7. “Cognac,” a deep brown by Bite Beauty Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: This tube won’t dry out your lips, and most people who’ve reviewed it give it a perfect 5/5 stars.

Where you can find it: Sephora for $22.

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8. “Guess,” a dark purple by Colourpop

 

Why it’s so fab: It’s ultra matte — which means it’ll stay put without you worrying about it bleeding all over. It also looks great on all skin tones.

Where you can find it: On Colourpop’s website for $6.

—Emma Latini Washington, Facebook

9. “Dark Purple” Star Wars Lipstick by Covergirl

 

Why it’s so fab: Most people who’ve given it a try say the colors are totally true to what you’d expect. Plus, it’s Star Wars lipstick. You HAVE to try it.

Where you can find it: On their site for $11.65.

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10. “Persistent Plum,” a purple/red color by L’Oreal Infallible Le Rouge

 

Why it’s so fab: This gorgeous color stays on for 8-10 hours, without making your lips feel dry.

Where you can find it: On their website for $9.99.

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11. “Black Cherry,” a dark red by Revlon

 

Why it’s so fab: If you’re looking for an inexpensive option for a gorgeous dark lip, this is the tube for you. It also goes on very smoothly.

Where you can find it: At Target for $4.99, or Ulta for $7.99.

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12. “Transylvania,” a deep violet by NYX Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: It stays on like a lip stain, meaning it won’t smear — perfect for a long day or a night out ~on the town~. Plus, it’s under $10, darlin’.

Where you can find it: On NYX’s website for $6.

—Lisa Tucker, Facebook

13. “Witches,” a black lip by Kat Von D Beauty

 

Why it’s so fab: Black lipsticks can bleed or crack, but this goes on so smoothly and stays put for hours. HOURS, I TELL YOU.

Where you can find it: On the Kat Von D Beauty website for $20.

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14. “Fig” Be Legendary Lipstick, a red grape color by Smashbox Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: It’s moisturizing, goes on smoothly, and looks so freaking good on all skin types.

Where you can find it: Sephora or Ulta for $21.

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15. “Vamp It Up,” a dark purple by wet n wild

 

Why it’s so fab: It has 5/5 stars on wet n wild’s website, and it’s only TWO BUCKS. YEAH.

Where you can find it: Get it right from wet n wild for $2.

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16. “Vintage,” a mauve/plum mix by NYX Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: It smells amazing, it’s under $10, and it’s super lightweight, so you won’t be bothered by your lipstick all day. NICE.

Where you can find it: On their site for $6.

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17. “Voodoo,” a spooky black by Winky Lux

 

Why it’s so fab: They pride themselves on carrying “luxury products at a drugstore price.” Plus, everything is cruelty-free.

Where you can find it: On Winky Lux’s website for $14.

—Jordan Christine, Facebook

18. “Raspberry Tiramisú” Lip Whip, a purple/red by Beauty Bakerie

 

Why it’s so fab: It won’t come off until you use an oil-based makeup remover. So eat and drink away while looking glam as hell, babe.

Where you can find it: On their cute website for $20.

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19. “Exorcism” Everlasting Liquid Lipstick, a dark red/purple by Kat Von D Beauty

 

Why it’s so fab: Most people give it 5 stars on Sephora’s website, and come on — you know Kat Von D knows how to do lipstick right.

Where you can find it: On their website for $20.

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20. Ariana Grande Viva Glam, a deep plum by MAC Cosmetics

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Why it’s so fab: The color stays true to the photos in their ad for the tube, and you know you can trust MAC’s quality. Plus, every cent of Viva Glam lipsticks goes toward helping men, women, and children affected by and living with HIV/AIDS.

Where you can find it: MAC for $17.

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21. “Chianti,” a deep plum by Stila Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: It makes your lips feel soft and stays all day, bb. This lipstick also has a solid 5/5 when it comes to their official website user reviews.

Where you can find it: Stila’s website for $24.
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22. “Bane,” a black lipstick by Melt Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: It’s vegan, matte, and beauty bloggers have given it 5/5 ratings.

Where you can find it: Their website for $19.

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23. “Purgatory,” a witchy purple by Black Moon Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: It smells like a VANILLA CAKE, and it’s vegan, cruelty-free, and is kiss-proof.

Where you can find it: On their website for $18.

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24. “Antique Velvet,” a deep coffee color by MAC Cosmetics

 

Why it’s so fab: A brown lip looks good with pretty much anything you wear, and it stays put, thanks to MAC’s amazing quality.

Where you can find it: MAC’s website for $17.

—Tyler Symone, Facebook

25. And the gorgeous “Potion,” a deep violet by Anastasia Beverly Hills

 

Why it’s so fab: The color doesn’t budge after you apply it — so go ahead, kiss someone while wearing it, and don’t worry about having to fix your face afterward.

Where you can find it: On their website for $20.

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