10 High End Lipsticks for Darker Skinned Women


When you are darker than tan, it becomes a little difficult to find makeup that’s properly pigmented enough for we women of color: Since most of the color palettes are marketed to women with lighter complexions, it frankly to see how it might look on our skin. And there’s nothing more frustrating than picking up a red lipstick only to find it’s more orange or pink on your skin. Especially when it is expensive. 

We’ve pulled together 10 super pigmented lipsticks that  complement darker skinned ladies looking to treat themselves on the high-end market. Not even for V-Day. Just ’cause you’re great, and beautiful, and awesome.

1. Revolution Lipstick – Urban Decay  $22.00 [20 shades]


2. Rouge Artist Intense – MAKE UP FOREVER PROFESSIONAL $20.00 [52 Shades]


3. High Pigment Pencil – Bite Beauty $24.00 [20 Shades]


4. Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick – Too Faced $21.00 [14 Shades]


5. Everlasting Liquid Lipstick – Kat Von D $20.00 [12 Shades]


6. Lip Tar Test Tubes x3 Set – OBESSIVE COMPULSIVE COSMETICS $19.00 [3 Shades in the Set/ Individual Tubes 11]


7. MODSTER Long Play™Supercharged Lip Color – ARDENCY INN $25.00 [13 Shades]



8. Red Velvet – Velvetines – Lime Crime $20.00 [10 Shades]

9. Monica Voluptuous Lipstick – Dolce & Gabbana $34.00 [9 Shades]


10. Lacquer Rogue – Shiseido $25.00 [29 Shades]

Images c/o Sephora, Lime Crime Makeup and MadameNoire


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