10 Expert Tips On How to Wear Dark Lipstick

"Dark lipstick needs a little preproduction on the lips for the best effect," says celebrity makeup artist Charlie Green. "Dark lipstick grips onto dry areas of your mouth that can result in an uneven look, so it's important to prime. To remove dry skin, saturate your lips the night before with a balm like Aquaphor."
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The best part about a bold lipstick is that it can dramatically change your look in a really flattering way. From the runway to the red carpet, the latest color that everyone's been wearing is incredibly dark and saturated—and it's so sexy for a night out. Though you might think dark lipstick is a swipe-and-go situation, there are a few key things to keep in mind with a color this rich. So we asked the experts to show us exactly how to do it—from priming your lips to tricks on applying it, plus the easiest way to remove a dark lip color. Click through above for tips on how to do it right.

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