Thank you all for watching the “What’s In My Makeup Bag” IGTV Live that I aired on October 3rd, 2021. If you missed it, not to worry. You can watch it here: https://www.instagram.com/p/CUk4F6nlRyo/. As promised, here is my list of the best lipstick shades for dark-skinned beauties 2021, all of which were featured the above-mentioned IGTV Live. Note: these shades are universally flattering and can be worn by anyone.
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The Best Lipstick Shades For Dark-Skinned Beauties 2021
The only thing better than this creamy, non-drying matte lipstick is the stunning, gold, refillable case it’s housed in. I love pulling it out of my purse!
This is one of the best lipsticks in my collection. I reach for it CONSTANTLY. This brownish-pink is the perfect “your lips but better” colour! It’s also creamy and hydrating. I love that it does not cause lip peeling. I HATE THAT.
Gee Beauty Luxury Lip Gloss in Rosey Bare is my go-to creamy nude with a hint of warm terracotta. It tastes like cinnamon, is tingly, and gives lips a nice, plump look.
This is the perfect pale nude for dark skin. Supermodel gives me a 60s “Twiggy” pale lip vibe that is fresh and beautiful. I like to pair this is MAC Cosmetics Chestnut Lip Liner for extra lip line definition. I did not use the lip liner in this pic below though.
I go through so many of Ilia Beauty’s Multi Sticks in Fine Romance because it is the perfect deep pink that is equally flattering on cheeks and lips. It is matte and easily blendable.
Like the name says, Raisinberry is the perfect raisin colour with a hint of berry. I apply this lip liner all over my lips and follow up with a swipe of Lancôme’s Rosy Base Lip Balm.
This is possibly my favourite bright fuchsia lipstick. The matte finish gives it a fabulousness richness and depth.
I love this colour SO MUCH!! This makes your lips look they were stained after eating berries. I love that it’s easy to put on too. No mirror required!
MAC Cosmetics Ruby Woo is the PERFECT matte red. Rihanna knows it, I know it (it is Rihanna’s fave red lippie). It looks like it’s glowing from within. I is also the only lipstick I wear that people stop me and ask about. Gorgeous.
MAC Cosmetics related their Powder Kiss lip collection a couple of years ago and I am HERE FOR IT. While I love MAC, many of their matte lipsticks I find too dry. So dry in fact, that crowd favourites such as Ruby Woo are hard to apply.
Mull It Over is not only creamy, soft and highly pigmented, it is hydrating. This colour is the perfect terracotta/warm brown that brightens the face.
Kjaer Weis has fulfilled my dream of a clean beauty lipstick that isn’t chalky, dry or changes colour over time. I have completely fallen in love with this brand and was hooked the moment I bought this creamy pale pinky-beige lippie.
Bonus: the lipsticks smell lightly of vanilla mint Tic Tacs.
Antipodes Boom Rock Bronze lipstick is the perfect creamy bronze named after the gorgeous “Boom Rock” area of Auckland, New Zealand. Like the landscape, this bronzy, creamy, clean beauty lippie favourite takes cues from Boomrock’s golden, coastal terrain.