If you have a dusky or wheatish skin tone, the path to finding the right lipstick color to enhance your look can be a bit tricky. But fear not, here is the guide to finding the best lipstick shades for Indian skin tones. Listed below are some lipstick shades that will look amazing on us Indian girls
M.A.C Matte Lipstick – D for Danger
This is a classy red shade with undertones of pink. The red pigment is so subtle and light that it can be worn every day. Women falling under any age group, having light to medium complexion, can carry off this color well. The texture of this lipstick is slightly creamy yet long lasting. The matte effect defines the whole face well. If you have pigmented lips this shade is apt for you since it gives full coverage.
M.A.C Matte Lipstick – Pink Pigeon
This beautiful bright pink shade looks amazing on every Indian complexion – ranging from dusky to fair. It adds oodles of oomph factor to your outfit. Though it’s a matte shade the texture of this lipstick is not too dry and is long lasting. M.A.C Matte Lipstick – Pink Pigeon does not smudge easily and is best worn for parties and casual outings. It also does a good job of concealing pigmented and dark lips.
M.A.C Satin Lipstick – Paramount
This is a reddish-brown shade that will look amazing on dusky and olive skin tones. This shade has undertones of peach and orange as well. It has a satin texture and glides on to lips smoothly. If you are going for a smoky eye, this shade complements the overall look. You can wear this shade during the day or at night and look equally stunning!
Loreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick Blaze of Red
This is a rich matte red color with slight pink undertones. The creamy base assures smooth application in one glide. The packaging is pretty and sturdy. One of the ingredients in this lipstick is jojoba oil, which assures perfect hydration of your lips for up to 4 hours and the color is also long lasting – it stays true for up to 6 hours.
Loreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick Black Cherry RW513
This is a beautiful dark pink shade that will suit all Indian skin types. This lipstick has very rich pigmentation which stains deep and stays long so if you need a trusty lipstick that stays long without reapplication, go for this range from Loreal! This shade gains more depth with further layering and is best used for evening wear. As the name says, this lipstick has a moist matte texture, i.e., it is smooth to apply but gives a rich matte finish.
Loreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick Lincoln Rose
The shade Lincoln Rose in the Loreal Paris range Color Riche Matte, is a bright red lipstick with pink undertones. It will look fabulous on any India skin tone – be it dusky or fair! If you have a slightly tan skin tone this shade will immediately brighten up your face instead of making it look dull and drab. The texture lives up to its name – it has a creamy and smooth texture with matte finish.
Maybelline Color Show Lipstick, Caramel Custard
If you are looking for a neutral nude brown color that looks good on Indian skin, look no further. This lipstick has an amazing terracotta brown shade. The texture is creamy and matte and the color is highly pigmented.
Maybelline Super Stay 14 Hr. Lipstick Always Plum
The lipstick is the right shade of plum and has pink undertones which gives the wearer a soft, classy look. It is easy to wear since the texture is smooth and buttery. This shade is very apt for office wear. The color has no shimmer and has matte finish once it sets after application. It is smudge-proof and long lasting. This shade is very flattering for both cool and warm skin tones.
Lakme Absolute Gloss Addict Berry Rose
This rose-pink shade would look gorgeous on all complexions. This is not a muted shade nor is it a bold shade so it can be worn regularly. It is very moisturizing and gives a glossy finish. The pigmentation is not too deep but gives a medium coverage.
Faces Ultime Pro Long Wear Matte Lipstick 05 Peach Blush
It is a peachy deep pink shade. It can be worn by girls with fair, medium or dusky skin tones. It is a subtle, natural-looking shade. This shade is extremely pigmented and its creamy, lightweight texture assures smooth application. This matte long-lasting lipstick is a must-have shade!
Faces Go Chic Lipstick Prairie Pink
This shade is a peachy pink with very subtle shimmer in it. This is a shade that would suit any Indian skin tone and would complement it perfectly. The brand promises that this shade would last for up to 4 hours and users agree – it is long lasting and leaves a light stain.
NYX Matte Lipstick – Siren
The NYX Siren Matte lipstick is an amazing bold violet shade which has a very hydrating formula so even though it’s matte, you won’t experience the drying effect which is a turn off for most. It looks stunning on any skin tone. Rest assured that this shade would brighten up your face as well as help you stand out from the rest. The creamy texture helps it glide right on but it stays on with a matte finish.
Coloressence Mesmerizing Lip Color Nude Suede
This is one of those nude shades that is a must-have. This nude brown shade has golden undertones which prevents it from being dull and helps brighten your face. This shade will look amazing on fair to medium complexioned beauties. Since this is a non-vibrant shade it can be used as office wear. Though the pigmentation is sheer, it can last for up to 3 hours.
Chambor Powder Matte Lipstick, Shade-152 (Brique Rose)
Very warm pinkish brown shade with an amazing texture. This is best suited for office wear. Combined with your everyday eye make-up, you can look chic and glam in an understated way when you adorn your lips with this color. This lipstick is a unique combination of both lipstick and moisturizer, which ensures that your lips stay soft without drying out or being flaky. This makeup range from Chambor suits all complexions well.
SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick, 08 Wine and Shine (Sangria)
This shade is an understated mauve-pink color that can be worn during the day or night. On application, this liquid lipstick immediately dries to create a perfect matte finish. It is long-staying and non-transferable. It does not bleed and has amazing staying power. It leaves a nice stain even after a meal.