12 Best Lipsticks for Dark skin

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Based on 3409 reviews of 1629 lipsticks from 132 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with dark skin, these are the 12 best lipsticks for dark skin

MAC Cosmetics Amplified Lipstick - Up The Amp

4.7

247 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 Cosmetics Amplified Creme - Girl About Town

4.6

277 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 Cosmetics Violetta Amplified (Pro)

4.6

71 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 Cosmetics Rebel Lipstick

4.5

279 reviews

87% 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 Cosmetics Heroine

4.5

113 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 Cosmetics Cremesheen - Creme in Your Coffee

4.5

120 reviews

85% 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 Cosmetics Matte - Diva

4.4

194 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 Cosmetics Touch

4.4

124 reviews

81% 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 Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipstick - Ruby Woo

4.4

707 reviews

82% 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 Cosmetics Viva Glam V

4.3

638 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 Cosmetics Freckletone lipstick

4.2

238 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 Cosmetics Lustre  in Hug Me

4.2

499 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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