Vampy Lipsticks and How To Wear Them

Vampy Lipsticks and How To Wear Them

Lipstick is one of the best ways to play up your look and experiment. This season, dark jewel tones are proving to be the most stylish and fun shades on the market. Forget neutrals: it's time to let the metallics and deep shades have their moment!

Source: Lime Crime - Unicorn Lipstick in Serpentina, $18

Cult-favorite Lime Crime is well known for their vibrant shades, and Serpentina is no exception. Pair with winged eyeliner and a full brow for a bossy statement.

Source: Instagram Kat Von D - Studded Kiss Lipstick in Poe, $21 / Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Echo, $20

The Queen of Tattoos offers a gorgeous royal/navy two-punch with a shimmering lipstick called Poe and a more matte liquid named Echo. Choose whichever you prefer, or combine both to pair with gold accessories for a bold night-out look.

Source: Tom Ford - Lips & Boys in Drake, $35

Your hotline will be blinging non-stop when you wear this metallic violet shade! Violet is an easy transition for those hesitant to go full-out vamp, and adding shimmer glams it up a little.

Source: Temptalia - MAC Lipstick in Black Night, $17

Go a step beyond basic black with MAC's Black Night---a hint of red & gold pearl in the shade make what could be seen as plain old goth to something more high-fashion.

Source: NARS - Semi-Matte Lipstick, Scarlett Empress, $27

This semi-matte blue red is an essential winter color with a velvety finish.

Source: Pinterest - NYX Wicked Lippies in Betrayal, $6

Here's another pearl sheen we love, this time in a deep vamp purple. NYX has a whole line of high-pigment jewel toned lipsticks at a price point you can't beat!

Source: Sephora - Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick in 16, $20

An elegant pearly dark brown is a safe bet for almost any skin tone.

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