Happy (Almost) Halloween!!


This time of year, I make *a lot* of black lipstick–while cleaning up my work space I ended up with this holiday-appropriate lipstick swatch on my hand!!

Welcoming Autumn with the ‘Dead Leaves of Lipstick’

In just a few hours now, it will be officially Autumn (in Portland, the equinox is supposed to be at 7:21 AM) so I thought I’d introduce some new Fall colors (along with some old favorites) with this ultra-sophisticated seasonal color chart!!!


Here is the color key:

A – Thee Psychic Berry

B – Irony

C – Good-bye, Little Yellow Bird*

D – Fleurocious*

E – The Coral is Coming from Inside the House*

F – Blood Red

G – Imitation Cherry*

H – Bitter Orange*

I – This Corrosion

J – Undead Red

K – Smug Pumpkin*

L – Chthonique*

*These colors are either new or were previously only sold at in-person events, by special order, or through shops. They are currently listed on Etsy in our shop at pdxblacklipstickco. They will be added to this website soon as well 🙂 🙂  🙂

Because EVERYONE looks good in black….

I was interviewed last week for this wonderful article by Chanel Parks all about my FAVORITE LIPSTICK COLOR!!!

Please click on the lovely photo below to find the article on s-w-e-e-t.com (also available on Snapchat…see site for details.)

chanel parks article

Happy Autumn!!

Can you tell I’m excited about the impending holidays???

halloween shipping

Bust Magazine Reviews 9 Indie Makeup Brands (Including Us!!) <3

So pleased that we are one of Bust Magazine’s picks for lipwear in Kathryn Hensch’s article 9 Indie Makeup Brands that Are Way Cooler than Mainstream Ones!! The picture they use features our vintage black and white labels–they are in color now, so don’t be alarmed that they look different than what you ordered. Happy to be in such good company!!

bust pic

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