Perfect the Dark Lip Trend

There is always a transition of style and trend from the nice warm spring and summer season to the cold autumn and winter season. But, this trend has managed to maintain itself as a trendy look for a few years now and it is still staying as a in-look for the fall and winter seasons. It is the dark lip look. There are a few different colours that are on trend for this year’s winter dark lip look.

How Do You Perfect the Dark Lip Look? 

Wearing a dark lip colour can show a bold and strong look. Also, it can be quite tricky to master the dark lip look for this cold season. Here is a step by step on how to perfect the dark lip look!

1. Lip Balm

Moisturiser your lips beforehand. This is to prevent your lips being dry and crack when putting on lipstick. It also helps to prevent your lips from drying out your lips with a layer of protection. Just apply one swipe and the lip balm will be able to condition your lips throughout the day.

2. Lip liner

Outline your lip with a lip liner or a lip pencil and colour it in. This is a guide to show where your lipstick or liquid lipstick to fill it in. Using the lip liner or lip pencil, it helps to fill in the lips precisely when applying your lipstick.

3. Lipstick / Liquid lipstick

Find the perfect dark lip colour in either lipstick or liquid lipstick that you prefer. Then, just fill it in your lips. There are so many different choices of bold and dark colours for you to choose for the autumn and winter season.

4. Lip Gloss (Optional)

If you want some glossiness on your lips, wear a sheer layer of lip gloss after applying your lipstick or liquid lipstick. Of course, this step is optional, as wearing a matte lip is consider as fashionable right now. Having a glossy lip might be the next trend very soon too.


Top choices of colours for the dark lip look for 2017 are the plum, purple, wine and brown.

Alexis Adrienne

Alexis Adrienne

Alexis Adrienne is a passionate beauty writer with over 10 years of experience. She’s incredibly keen on all things skincare, makeup and cosmetics, with a fingertip on the pulse of the latest global beauty trends at all times.

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