Most of us use the adage "black goes with everything" when talking about clothing because, well, it does. But slap an onyx hue onto your lips and all of a sudden you're deemed "scary," "daring," or "unapproachable." Well, we're here to prove the haters wrong. In fact, if you ask us, the same age-old fashion adage applies to makeup.
For those used to sporting bright reds and pinks, it's may feel like a leap to purchase your first tube of black. But trust us when we say that the lipstick shade is as flattering as it is edgy — just ask all the celebs who've been donning the shade IRL and on the red carpet lately.
Don't believe us? We've rounded up seven examples in the slides ahead.