Black lips. Very trendy on the runway, but something most women are very scared of wearing outside of the catwalk. A black lip is one of the hardest lip colors to wear and it requires constant touch ups. But no fear, The Dark Side of Beauty is here.
I have been fascinated by dark lip colors, and being as pale as I am, it is difficult to wear very dark lip colors. So when I had the opportunity to make another order on Lime Crime, I made a rash decision to purchase 'Styletto' lipstick. 'Styletto' is my first black lippie, and it might just be the only one I ever use. It is extremely pigmented and has a glossy finish. I applied the color straight from the tube and then used a lip brush to clean up the edges. So as far as the formula of the lipstick, I am extremely satisfied!
Here is the look I did when I wore 'Styletto' for the first time.
I look incredible pale! Black hair + black lippie + SPF BB cream + no blush= super pale face!
I should have added some blush... but I didn't want to overwhelm the look.
Here is the eye look I used for this look:
-MAC Blacktrack Fluidline as my eyeliner and a little bit on the lower lash line
-Illamasqua 'Ore' pigment on the lower lash line
One of my goals while wearing this lipstick was to act like a complete weirdo~ I think I achieved that :)
Yes I did wear this outside, in public. I really just went out to the grocery store. It was scary at first, but eventually you just forget that you are wearing black lipstick. Yeah some people looked at me, but they probably either gave me a compliment, just shrugged it off, or prayed for my soul (because apparently wearing black lipstick or nail polish is satanic...) I think the one thing that you need if you want to wear a bold lip is to have confidence in yourself. If you feel insecure while wearing a certain color, it will be very noticeable. And it is when you have no confidence that people will stare at you (or maybe you will just feel like everyone is staring at you). I don't think this looks all that great on me, but whatever. I wear what I want, regardless of what other people think. Just have confidence, and that confidence will show through. Some people will be amazed that you had the courage to do something that they are too afraid to do.
What are your thoughts on black lipsticks? Would you wear it?