2 Sizes Up J.Cat Beauty Pout-Holic Lipstick is a semi matte black. I’m still searching for my holy grail black lipstick. This is nice and gets the job done but it applies slightly patchy. It will be just fine if you line and fill in your lips with a black lip pencil (or eyeliner) beforehand. I can recommend NYX Black Cherry and Colourpop Bull Chic.