Best Lipstick Shades For All Indian Skin Tones

Best Lipstick Shades: Lipstick is that one makeup product that every woman owns and uses, it is the go to product for them. We have listed a few lipstick shades suitable for Indian skin tones.

Ananyaa Bhatnagar
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Best Lipstick Shades: One lipstick has multiple uses. You can use it as an eyeshadow, a blush and probably a contour as well. Lipstick is that one basic makeup product every lady owns, irrespective of the age group. Choosing the best lipstick shades is a difficult task for Indian skin tones, even though there definitely are no boundations. Whatever your skin tone is, you can wear any colour you wish and want.

The basic quality a lipstick should have is that it should be long lasting, smudge and transfer proof, nourishing and should not damage your lips. Every girl loves makeup, starting from using our mothers products as a kid’s to owning a personal makeup kit, we all grew up. Hence, we have made it easier for you to choose the best lipstick shades in India by making a list of products you will fall in love with.

Best lipstick shades in India: Our Top Picks

Your search for the best lipstick shades ends here. Some of our top brand picks are Just Herbs Ayurvedic Lipstick Micro-Mini Trial Kit, Miss Claire Soft Matte Lip Cream Lipstick, Swiss Beauty Pure Matte Lipstick, SUGAR Cosmetics Smudge Me Not Liquid Mini Lipstick Set.

Just Herbs Ayurvedic Micro-Mini Trial Kit (Pack of 16)

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What's better than buying one lipstick? Buying multiple lipsticks at a budget friendly price. These just herbs lipsticks make it easier for you to choose the most suitable lipstick shade. They come in a pack of 16 colours to choose from and have all natural and ayurvedic formula infused with pacifying herbs such Indian bhrami, guduchi, yashtimadhu, bala and manjishtha in a base of ghee and sesame oil which make it paraben free. Just Herb Lipstick Price: Rs 403

Iba Pure Lips Moisturizing Lipstick Shade A35 Dark Chocolate


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Your search for the best lipstick shades in India ends here. This Iba cosmetics lipstick comes in a beautiful chocolate brown colour for all the ladies who love bold choices. This lipstick is highly pigmented and has coconut oil, castor seed oil, shea butter and aloe vera giving it a non drying formula and vitamin e that helps nourish your lips. Iba Lipstick Price: Rs 200

Swiss Beauty Pure Matte Lipstick Shade-228

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Swiss beauty is one of the top Indian brands available in the market to buy not only lipsticks but other makeup products too. This swiss beauty lipstick comes in a pretty dark red colour making your skin look brighter, once worn. These lipsticks have intense rich colours and hydration and are highly pigmented, making them stay longer. Swiss Beauty Lipstick Price: Rs 183

Insight Non Transfer Lip Color Matte Finish (06 Angel Red)


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Finding the best lipstick shades under rupees 100? We have got you an answer. This insight lipsticks are for every bright red lover out there. It delivers pigment-rich colour in just a single application and is cruelty and paraben free making it causing no harm to your lips. Perfect for your classy bold looks this lipstick is made with a smudge proof and waterproof formula. Insight Lipstick Price: Rs 86

Myglamm Manish Malhotra Beauty Hi-Shine Lipstick-Fuchsia Fantasy (Pink)


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Everyone loves pink, innit? We all definitely have at least one pink lipstick in our vanity and here we have another pink that will suit almost every Indian skin tone. This dazzling pink shade by myglamm’s manish malhotra collection is to melt for. This myglamm lipstick gives a smooth-shiny finish and also protects your lips from UVB rays. Myglamm Lipstick Shade Price: Rs 475

Maybelline New York Lipstick, 21 Nude Nuance


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Talking about the best lipstick shades in India? How can we miss out a nude lipstick, loved and used by all age groups and skin tones. Maybelline lipstick has been everyone's favourite and one of the first brands to buy makeup products from. Nude shades are suitable for all Indian skin tones. This topping the list of lipstick brands and colour has a full coverage formula and is lightweight, non-drying, and non-sticky. Maybelline Lipstick Price: Rs 244

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FAQs: Best Lipstick Shades In India

1. What is the most popular lipstick shade?

In India, pinks and browns are the most loved lipstick shades. They mostly are suitable and go with maximum indian skin tones.

2. What are the top brands to buy lipsticks in India?

Some of the top brands to buy lipstick in india are

  • Lakme
  • Maybelline
  • Swiss beauty
  • Sugar
  • Insight cosmetics

3. How do I choose the right lipstick shade?

If you have fair skin, then you may choose pink, red, or nude shades. For a medium skin tone, berry, cherry, or mauve shade go perfectly and tan or deep skin tone should opt for deep pink, red colours. You can also figure out what lipstick shade would suit you by looking at the veins on the inner side of your wrist.

4. What should be the key features of a lipstick?

A lipstick should be long lasting, smudge and transfer proof, nourishing and should not damage your lips. It should not contain any paraben, sulphate or any other harmful chemicals.

5. Which brands offer long lasting lipsticks?

Every brand these days offers long lasting, smudge proof lipsticks. Some common names are maybelline, swiss beauty, insight, myglamm, etc.

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