13 Best Lipsticks for Dark skin

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Based on 3365 reviews of 1609 lipsticks from 127 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with dark skin, these are the 13 best lipsticks for dark skin

MAC Up The Amp

4.7

248 reviews

89% would repurchase

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Awesome shade, and I love the smooth texture. Im a NC50 and this definitely adds a pop of color. For those who would like to try out this shade before investing the

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MAC Amplified Creme - Girl About Town

4.6

276 reviews

87% would repurchase

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This is my power pink. I wear this baby when I prepare for war, or physics class. The pigmentation and feel of this lipstick is, hand over heart, nothing short of

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MAC Russian Red

4.6

672 reviews

86% would repurchase

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I am not a red lipstick girl. But as I grow older, I am prone to try some of the beauty classics. So, I went to the MAC counter and asked my favourite MA if I coul

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MAC Violetta Amplified (Pro)

4.6

70 reviews

90% would repurchase

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Well, I waited for years to see MAC release a color close to Stiletto. MAC Violetta is it! Violetta is a lovely creamy amplified texture. On my hand, it looks so

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MAC Cremesheen - Creme in Your Coffee

4.5

117 reviews

87% would repurchase

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Adventures in MAC Lipsticklandia, October 2010, by greencurry. Chapter One. Been seeing a lot of good stuff here on MUA about Creme Cup, so I went to my local

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MAC Rebel Lipstick

4.5

276 reviews

88% would repurchase

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ZOUNDS! After years of being away from MAC lipsticks, lately I've been ordering some from Mac's website after much studying of their photos & descriptions (& compl

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MAC Heroine

4.5

111 reviews

84% would repurchase

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Heroine has been out of stock here in Manila for months before it finally debuted today as a regular. Because it was out of stock for such a long time, I bought Up

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MAC Matte - Diva

4.4

189 reviews

85% would repurchase

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MAC SA: "Is this your first lipstick from MAC?" Me: "Umm, yeah..." SA: "Are you sure you don't want something like Creme Cup or Angel?" Me: "No, I'm a vampire. I

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MAC Retro Matte - Ruby Woo

4.4

691 reviews

83% would repurchase

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OK. This is a review for all my Over-50 MUA girls out there. Lately, I've been becoming pretty bold with the lipstick thing. (I wrote another review regarding a

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MAC Touch

4.4

123 reviews

82% would repurchase

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I LOVE this lipstick. I'm NC30 for reference. This lipstick is so nice for everyday look, when I don't feel like wearing too much. The color and texture make my l

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MAC Viva Glam V

4.3

637 reviews

76% would repurchase

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Funny, I've had this for months and thought I had reviewed it but apparently not. Viva Glam V (aka VGV) is a lovely lustre formula lippie that is a very neutral pin

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MAC Freckletone lipstick

4.3

239 reviews

79% would repurchase

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MAC's description for this cracks me up for some reason "full frontal neutral peach". Yeaaaah. If you don't want to get all dramatic about it, it's actually a nice

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MAC Lustre  in Hug Me

4.2

497 reviews

75% would repurchase

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The term "nude" is bandied about a lot these days, and seems to imply either of two looks: a neutral, no-makeup appearance-- "My Face But Better"-- or a lightened, o

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