There’s something about red lipstick. It’s bold, it’s sexy and head-turning. However, for women of colour, getting a true red lipstick that really compliments our skin is a task in itself. Our lips are naturally dark in colour. So getting a red lipstick that completely covers the darkness essential for that exquisite look. It is for this reason that I have compiled a list of the 5 best red lipsticks that dark skin women can choose from. These lipsticks – matte, oily and semi-matte – are the best bet for any dark-skinned woman looking to turn heads and look powerful!
Mac Cosmetics Lipstick in Ruby Woo
It wouldn’t be right if I didn’t show some love to the Ruby Woo Mac lipstick seeing that I have a whole collection of their lipsticks. This OG red shade is a cult favourite for many dark skin women because it’s just the bomb. It’s an unapologetic hue that steals the spotlight. This lipstick is a comfortable matte formula that doesn’t feel too tacky or drying on the lips. You will absolutely love it!
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint Longwear – Uncensored
If there was ever a brand dedicated to women of colour, it’s Fenty Beauty by Rihanna. From their foundations to lipsticks, this cosmetics line is a must-have in your makeup collection. And when it comes to finding the perfect red lipstick for dark skin women, Fenty delivered. This red lipstick in the shade Uncensored is truly next-level in it’s medium-dark red and a matte finish. It has a neutral undertone which makes it perfect for any skin tone.
Nouba Milebaci Shade 46
This deep red colour is perfect for dark skinned ladies. In fact, it complements all variations of dark skin tones. Try this on date night and get ready to make a lasting impression.
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick – Love that Red
This Revlon Love that red lipstick is not only vibrant, but its creamy, rich formula makes it feel moist and soft on the lips. It is probably the loudest and fiercest shades of red that do not leave any stains and looks appealing on the lips. This red-lipstick is richly pigmented and is ideal for everyday wear.
NYX Professional Makeup Matte Lipstick – Perfect Red
This highly-pigmented lipstick is shockingly super smooth and glides just the right way on your lips while offering a silky matte finish that enhances the appeal of dark skin tone.
There you have it, ladies! What are some of your favourite red lipsticks? Share with me and my readers in the comments section below!