You can be the judge for that. Lately, from plum to ebony, dark lipstick has become a trend on runway. Now it translates into real life as YSL launched its limited edition Gloss Pur Black
Depends on how you apply it, feather light or rich and bold. Transparent yet intense.
Chanel also has them done nicely
Not anyone can pull off this look because it depends on your lip shape, and that there are many other factors which come into play when you wear a certain shade of lipstick. As something as dramatic as these intense lip color, there shouldn't be too much on the face. What you see from the ads are hard to translate in the real world. It is something that if done right will look amazing, but if done wrong will look very bad indeed.
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