Let’s settle this once and for all. Yes, Black women can and do rock the hell out of a bold lippie! In an age where you can find every color lipstick on the market from gold to green, it saddens me that so many women of color are still building the courage to wear a classic red lip outside of the house. We can’t blame our sisters. Colorism-fueled ignorance has long perpetuated the idea that bright shades and unconventional colors are for light or white women. Well, that mentality is super cancelled. Thanks to brands like Fenty Beauty, the industry is finally seeing that any woman can wear any shade of lipstick she damn-well pleases! The Women’s Division comprised of Madame Noire and Hello Beautiful staff proved that fact recently in a fashion editorial photoshoot featuring the La La Anthony X Ashley Stuart Collection. Keep scrolling to see how MN staff rocked five bold lip looks with style and confidence and shop the beauty behind each beat!