5 Dark Lip Shades That Will SLAY This Halloween

No matter what you decide to dress up as this Halloween, a bold lip will carry your look to that next level of ‘slay’. Whether it’s a sophisticated cat look or a blood shot vampire, these 5 lipstick shades will make your entire look pop, in a haunting way.

Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution in Glastonberry is the perfect medium to dark purple-berry shade for a bloodstained and wounded nurse or doctor. With it lasting up to five and a half hours, it is the perfect matte lipstick for a night of trick or treating.


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Changing colour tone completely is Mac’s Liptensity Lipstick in Blue Beat. This is for the halloweener’s who aren’t afraid to move towards the cooler undertones. This could complement a costume such as a genie, butterfly or even an avatar character. Who would’ve thought a blue shaded lipstick could look so daunting.




Estée Lauder’s Pure Colour Envy Matte Lipstick in Shameless Violet is for all of the witches and spiders that always manage to look spooky every year. The satin sheen of the medium to dark purple lipstick is the perfect colour to add just a little bit of extra detail to your look, that will take you from a witch, to an up-to-date stylish witch.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Model Joan Smalls attends the "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)



The next shade is for the fairy’s, princesses and mermaids who want to up they’re slay game with extra sparkle and spooky glam. Kat Von D’s Studded Kiss Lipstick in Cool Chocolate with Purple Shimmer will do just that. The intensified red-tone brown has fine violet shimmer’s throughout its texture. This will last you up to six hours, so no need to carry it around when you’re collecting your sweets, even better!



Last but not least is the most intense shade of all. MAKE UP FOREVER’S Artist Rouge Crème Lipstick in Black will automatically make you look more dark and frightening after one application. This 8-hour long wearing lipstick would be a great match for the skeletons, pirates and devils and will definitely make you stand out from the rest of the trick or treater’s in your street.

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Written by Laura Harriss