Black Lipstick Is Making A Comeback This Fall — Here Are 8 Ways To Wear It

It’s surprisingly chic.


You might think black lipstick saw its heyday in 2016, but the bold color is making a comeback thanks to celebrities like Lizzo and Lily James. Ahead, discover eight ways to wear the shade this fall — from simplistic to artistic.

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Between this simple look and her goth-inspired lipstick at the 2022 VMAs, Lizzo is at the forefront of the black lipstick resurgence. Here, she proves that it can be chic and timeless when paired with minimal, glowy makeup.@lizzobeeating
Rihanna’s makeup artist Priscilla Ono knows how to make black lipstick wearable. The pink eyeshadow and diffused blush soften the harshness of the bold color, creating a well-balanced (and seriously stunning) look.@priscillaono
Intimidated by black lipstick? Try applying it just at the outer corners of your red lipstick for an artistic spin on a classic look.@merry.laney
This makeup look from 2016 — featuring a vampy black lip and smoldering smoky eye — might just make a massive comeback this fall.@shaymitchell
Black and white is a timeless combo, even when it comes to makeup. This dainty and playful eye look contrasts beautifully with bold black lipstick.@indiepeacock
With fresh skin and glossy eyelids, Rihanna somehow makes black lipstick look ethereal and minimal. @badgalriri
For some high-fashion flair, pair your black lipstick with dramatic graphic eyeliner and shimmery eyeshadow on the inner corner.@merry.laney
Your face is your canvas, so why not embrace it? This colorful moment is punctuated with a bold black lip color, proving once again that balance is everything.@sweetmutuals

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