Eye makeup isn’t the only thing becoming edgier. People are starting to get more daring with their lipstick, using bold lip colors to stand out from the crowd. Below are 20 different lip colors that that will stun and turn heads wherever you go. These lip colors are also beautiful on any complexion, which can sometimes be the case with the more bold lip colors because they aren’t designed for one specific complexion. These lip colors range from loud to straight up in your face, meaning there is a look everyone can rock regardless of your own personal style.
While this might seem like a tame lip sometimes the darker lip colors are ignored. This is a bold color because it will make your lips stand out. If you have thinner lips be sure to apply this with a brush to clean the edges. That way it looks completely put together. Oxblood lipstick was meant to be worn on a date or any sort of formal event.
2. Orange Crush
Orange isn’t just meant for traffic cones, it can look stunning as a lipstick. Neon lip colors are great when applied a little at a time, that way to make sure you don’t get too much on all at once. Be sure to wear a more natural look on the rest of your face so that way it doesn’t look like you’re wearing a costume.
3. Hot Pink
Despite how loved hot pink is out of a lot of lip colors this one is often ignored. It can be very daring and depending on what you wear with it you could look like a Barbie doll, but there’s nothing wrong with that. This is a glam look that won’t make you look like you’re playing dress up.
You don’t need to be a goth to wear black lipstick. While it might not be the most appropriate for every situation the days of avoiding dark lip colors like black are over. The look below is totally glam and the black lipstick doesn’t do it a disservice at all. In fact it takes it over the edge and makes it completely stunning.
One important aspect of wearing bold lip colors is if you’re going to wear it out be sure to make it look “natural”. As in don’t make it look like it’s an artistic look, if that isn’t what you’re going for. The photo below shows off a purple lipstick accompanied by a wing, it looks just like any other look with a little something extra.
6. Cherry Red
Lip gloss is back and that means you can really make your cherry red lip colors pop. Find a cherry red lipstick that you love and top it off with some high intensity gloss. Bonus points if you can find a gloss in a similar shade.
7. Shimmery Red
If you’re wanting something a little more mature there is are lip colors out there for you, like this shimmery red. It takes the normal brick red color and amplifies it.
8. Burnt Orange
This is great for the edgier girls. Burnt orange is coming back and a modern twist on the glassic grunge lip. Be sure to find it in a creamy finish to make it look effortlessly cool.
If you are wanting to go full on 90s’ you should definitely invest in brown lipstick. Below is a shade that will look good on everyone. Be sure to find a liner in a similar shade to prevent any sort of bleeding.
This blue shade will look amazing going out. It’s bold but subtle enough to where anyone can wear it. You could even wear this on a date if you really want to impress them.
11. Dark Green
Green lipstick doesn’t have to be saved just for Halloween. Like the blue lipstick above this would look great with a smokey eye or a soft glam look.
Deep plum lip colors are a great alternative if you’re wanting to try something different than the typical red lip.
13. Shimmery Gold
Make yourself look like a legitimate goddess by wearing a shimmery gold lipstick. This is absolutely stunning and will look good on anyone, it will make your lips pop. Your mouth will look like it’s priceless when you put this shade on. You could even match your eyeshadow to your lipstick, like in this color.
White lipstick can sometimes look funny but the key is to find one that has a more shimmery, pearl finish to it like the one below. This won’t erase your lips but instead make them look like they’re radiating.
15. Midnight Blue
If you want to try dark lip shades but aren’t bold enough to try black lipstick this midnight blue shade is the next best thing. It’s dark but not actual black. It has dimension to it, which can help make your lips look slightly larger too.
While hot pink might be amazing magenta is definitely coming for the crown. This is the epitome of girly, and one of those lip colors people don’t think about until they see how amazing it looks.
Mint lipstick is meant to be worn during the spring and summer. It will make your mouth pop in the best possible way. It would also look amazing being worn during a concert or an actual music festival.
Grey lipstick won’t make you look dead, but it will make you look amazing. You can create an all over purple/grey look like the photo below or simply rock a grey lip. What’s nice about this shade is it has hints of purple in it, making it easier to pair with an outfit and other makeup.
19. Vampy Red
You can’t have a bold lip shades list without including vampy red. This will make you look like a femme fatale. Eyes will immediately go to you when you put this look on.
20. Retro Pink
A more retro, pop art pink is also a great lip to try. Wear it with basically nothing else to give it the well deserved spotlight.