Tips For How To Wear Dark Lipstick

In honour of the new movie ‘Rock of Ages’ coming out this week, a movie that celebrates all things rock, we wanted to take a look at one rocker chic makeup trend that has become a favourite both on and off the runway. Dark lipstick has become a staple choice for the models at fashion week as well as for celebrities on the red carpet. However, when warm weather approaches we are usually quick to dismiss anything that is reminiscent of the wintry season in favour of a brighter or softer colour palette. Don’t be so quick to ditch your dark lipsticks this summer because this trend is here to stay. Whether you prefer a deep wine, berry, or scarlet shade we have found all the tips you need to successfully pull off this look.

If you’re opting for the scarlet lip, this tutorial is for you. Created by Youtube user Lady C, this video is full of great tips for creating the perfect dramatic red lip that will wear from day to night:

If you’re looking for a colour more along the lines of what Camilla Belle wore to the Met gala, try this tutorial by Youtube user PassionCassel. Camilla’s look was created using a combination of CK one lipstick in ‘Smooch’ and CK one lipgloss in ‘Mad’, so if you have those colours you’re a few steps away from celebrity-esque lips:

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