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    22 Dark AF Lipsticks That'll Look Amazing On Everyone

    And that I mostly unearthed in the dead of night.

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    1. An unbelievably cheap deep purple that delivers a lot of lewk.,

    Promising review: "For the price, this lipstick is beautiful. it goes on beautifully and does last a very long time.πŸ‘ŒπŸ»" β€”Emily Andrews

    Get it from Amazon for $1.97 (available in 18 more colors).

    2. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Technopaganβ€”here for that invite-only basement party you heard about on Instagram.

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    Vegan, cruelty-free, PETA-certified.

    Get it from Amazon for $16 or Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics for $17 (available in 42 more colors).

    As seen on @vesselofblood

    3. Lime Crime Black Velvet for a crush-worthy opaque black lippie.,

    Vegan and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "I own Salem and Black Velvet and will always love wearing them! Lasts for hours!" β€”Victoria Bright

    Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in 43 more colors).

    4. Charlotte Tilbury Glastonberry plays a potent berry that channels some serious Old Hollywood vamp.

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    Paraben-, and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "This lipstick is very dramatic and looks great on my cool ivory-colored skin. The application is smooth and even, and it stays put. I have mature skin with slight lines around my lips, but this lipstick is the first I've found that doesn't bleed into them. I would rate it 10/10." β€”Catherine

    Get it from Nordstrom or Charlotte Tilbury for $34.

    As seen on @swatchesandstethoscopes

    5. Manic Panic Green Envy for an outta-this-world swatch.,


    Promising review: "Bought this for my Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora costume and it was perfect. Easy to apply, super dark green. I'm not sure why there are so many reviews saying that there isn't much coverage. Yes, I had to reapply it after I ate anything, but that's expected. I used black eyeliner to help outline and define my lips, before adding the green lipstick." β€”cmyk

    Get it from Amazon for $10.01 (available in five more colors).

    6. Black Moon Cosmetics' Armageddonβ€” it deserves a world-stopping pause or two.

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    Get it from Black Moon Cosmetics for $18.

    As seen on @odessisfawn

    7. NYX Suede Cream Stone Fox for looking like a total fox. (Sorry, too easy.),

    Promising review: "Love it! Goes on great. Stays on all night! Beautiful cool green/blue tones to the gray." β€”Rowan

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 11 more colors).

    8. Lime Crime Blood Moon to fill a pigmented void nearly as dark as night.

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    Vegan and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "Lasted legit all day! Beautiful, rich color. The only downside is the dry feeling, but that's to be expected with matte lipstick. I'll definitely be buying more colors!" β€”Lyla Puggioni

    Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in 43 more colors).

    As seen on @caitmarks

    9. A Covergirl Star Wars shade that'll bring you over to the dark side -- permanently.,

    Promising review: "Everyone has their shade of red, but this is the favorite I've found so far. I always get compliments when I wear it. Don't be fooled, it's a dramatic color, but definitely a crowd pleaser!" β€”S. Anderson

    Get it from Amazon for $6.89.

    10. The creamy matte NYX Maison because you just watched The Craft for the millionth time and are craving that '90s gray-brown.,

    Promising review: "This is my new go-to lip color. It's a beautiful grayish brown that complements my skin color so well. I think this color would look great on anyone and it's very trendy. I love that it doesn't dry my lips out but is a beautiful matte finish. It apply so smooth and creamy and is perfectly pigmented. You will have to reapply after you eat as it doesn't stain you lips. But I love that because I don't get build up. I highly recommend!!" β€”Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in 20 more colors).

    11. Kat Von D Studded Kiss Nayeon as the darkest shade of cyber goth.

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    Vegan, paraben-, sulfate-, phthalate-, and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "LOVE this lipstick! I have Lovecraft and Nayeon. One-swipe color that is so smooth! I often forget I'm wearing it. It does last, but not forever. I reapply twice per day. Reapplying may be annoying, but for my dry skin, this is perfect. My only issue is the cap always wants to come off in my purse or back pack." β€”rlochness

    Get it from Sephora for $21.

    As seen on @jennymmua

    12. Wet n Wild Video Vixen, which is perf for making your cute snap filters look bold as hell.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this lipstick! I got in the shade 931B-Video Vixen because I was looking for a vampy look. I fell in love the minute I put it on. The color is exactly what I was looking for, a deep wine color. The consistency is creamy, not too runny, nor dry. It dries out relatively fast and has a final matte finish." β€”Mariale Ojeda

    Get it from Amazon for $4.68.

    13. Bite Beauty Kale for color that's far more satisfying than its leafy green namesake.

    Paraben-, sulfate-, and phthalate-free.

    Promising review: "Kale, Squid Ink, and Black Truffle are so beautifully formulated. The pigment is high, but because it is a lipstick, it's runny. A great lip pencil keeps the shade in place, but it isn't long lasting and retouching is a must, but then again, it's lipstick β€” it comes with the territory. Worth the price for all-natural ingredients and if you're a big time lip licker, the flavor tastes great, too." β€”beckysee13

    Get it from Sephora for $26.

    14. Kat Von D Witches' pitch black to make your highlighter look even more stunning. (As if that were even possible.)

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    Vegan, paraben-, and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "I have Bow N arrow, Witches, Dagger, Dreamer, Requiem, and Exorcism. They're super pigmented, not too drying, and are really easy to ombre with. I'm a big fan of unusual pigmented lipsticks and so far these are definitely my favorites!" β€”KaelanL

    Get it from Sephora for $20.

    As seen on @lolitadiamond

    15. Smashbox Cosmetics Chill Zone for a chic meat locker swatch that'll last you eight hours.

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    Paraben-, phthalate-, sodium lauryl sulfate-, talc-, and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "I've eaten, brushed my teeth, and performed hour-long concerts wearing these lipsticks without them budging. Chill Zone and Some Nerve were two colors I thought would never in a million years look good with my skin tone, but they actually ended up being my favorites." β€”theemilytaylor

    Get it from Sephora for $24.

    As seen on @jessicahazemua

    16. LA Splash Catrina β€” it delivers on an otherworldly, lustrous hue.,

    Promising review: "Really neat how the color changed from chocolate in the tube to greenish on the lips! I liked the matte texture and it's not smeary. One star deducted because it fades/wears off weirdly compared to pinks/reds." β€”abbyall

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    17. Beauty Bakerie Raspberry Tiramisu that floats in the hazy abyss between red and purple because who the fuck needs labels?

    Promising review: "This color is so rich. I wear it alone for a deep berry color. I also mix it with my Cranberry Stiletto for a deep vampire blood red lip." β€”Felecia S.

    Get it from Beauty Bakerie for $20.

    18. A buildable Wet n Wild (Ch-Ch-Ch-)Cherry Bomb that says "Hello world! I'm your wild girl!",

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS LIPSTICK! It's beautiful. It's matte but it goes on so smoothly and looks great. I like it better than MAC's mattes. and it's more affordable than MAC, as well. It's very true to color." β€”J. Coulter

    Get it from Amazon for $1.99.

    19. Kat Von D Sanctuary for a dreadfully deep neutral as sultry as any cherry red.

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    Vegan, paraben-, and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "I own two of the colors from this collection and I love them. I love how light the formula is and it doesn't seem to dry out my lips too bad (as a liquid lip would). The colors are super pigmented and aren't streaky at all!" β€”akashamichelle

    Get it from Sephora for $20.

    As seen on @iamleah

    20. A Manic Panic Black Rose hue that'd surely get a nod of approval from Morticia.,


    Promising review: "This lipstick is amazing. It's so pretty. Deep red, I wear it with NYX Deep Purple lip liner. It's creamy and blends well." β€”Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75.

    21. Beauty Bakerie Lip Whip She's Just Jelly wouldβ€” it'll send admirers into fits of jealous rage, but it looks good on everyone so that's energy better focused on the perfect lip swatch.,

    Promising review: "One of my favorite lippies, hands down!! It's so creamy and applies amazingly. Once dried, it's not going anywhere anytime soon, unless you REALLY want it to! I freaking love it." β€”Danielle R.

    Get it from Beauty Bakerie for $20.

    22. And MAC Diva because it's what Marilyn Manson swears by (on the record).,

    Promising review: "I've been using MAC's Diva lipstick since they invented the color. I haven't really varied since. My makeup kit now is pretty small, about five items. I think limitations make creativity." β€”Marilyn Manson

    Get it from Nordstrom for $17 or Amazon for $25.50.

    And read the awesome interview in which MM reveals all his makeup secrets to The Fader here.

    You're going to look dreadfully glam.

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    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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