An inseparable part of our make-up kit, lipsticks can make or break a look. From nudes to tangerines to blacks, almost every woman is armed with lipstick before she ventures out from home. It brings out the beauty in us by highlighting an important feature of our face, the lips. It gives us some kind of inner satisfaction and oozes confidence.
The perfect supreme crimson shade for date night or peachy nude for a brunch with bff or neon pink for a girls’ night out, we are always experimenting with the palette. But as we are talking about using products on one of the most sensitive part of our body, our lips, care has to be taken to choose safe and proper products.
Here are some of the best and mandatory shades you need to have. Go through!
1. BLOOD RED
Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick -Bing Matt
Price: ₹1,363 for 4 gm
We are listing the most popular and mandatory red lipstick. Gorgeous and legendary, it stains the lips with a bold shade of scarlet. The matte finish and ultra-rich pigment gives a classy look. It contains moisturizing cream which glides with a single swipe and won’t make the lips dry.
2. WINE RED
L’Oreal Paris Pure Reds Colour Riche Collection Star Lipsticks- Pure Rouge
Price: ₹ 1,049 for 4.2 gm
Another shade of red, this tailor-made for all skin tone lipstick will color your lips wine red. Perfect with a matching dress in wine red colour, it will bring out the daring side in you. Enriched with jojoba oils and pure pigments, it lends a velvety look to the lips. It is a shade darker than blood red.
Maybelline New York Colour Sensational Lip Colour-Blissful Berry
Price: ₹500 for 4.2 gm
After the reds, its time for the berries to make an appearance. This long lasting & creamy lipstick range contains precious honey extracts which vouches for a rich colour. Berry lips complete a look beautifully and make a statement in itself.
Faces Ultime Pro Longwear Matte Lipstick- Nude
Price: ₹699 for 4.5 gm
This is the most popular nude lip shade among girls, it is enriched with anti-aging oxidants and goodness of vitamin E. Perfect for a low key but glam day look, this lip colour will complement your summer dress or spaghetti tops with shorts.
5. LIGHT PINK
Bobbi Brown Extra Lip Tint-Bare Pink
Price: ₹ 2,208 for 2.3 gm
This gives a very light pink color which works like a lip balm and also gives a subtle pinkish tint to the lips. It is perfect for a Sunday brunch outing. Sheer and ultra moisturizing, it makes the lips look fuller and blends in with the lips giving them natural color.
Lakme 9 to 5 Weightless Matte Mousse Lip and Cheek Colour- Tangerine Fluff
Price: ₹ 600 for 9 gm
This tangerine shade gives a powdery matte finish to the lips. It has mousse-like texture and is weightless, thus making it suitable for working women. As it is long lasting and doesn’t need touch ups, it will make you look confident in the office as well as fashionable in the after work parties.
Clinique Long Last Lipstick-Runway Coral
Price: ₹ 1,650 for 4 gm
This coral hued lip colour is another wonderful choice for completing party looks. It promises that there will be no staining, smudging or drying out. It has a satin-like quality which will go well with floral skirts and tops in pastel shades or maxi dresses in geometric prints.
Wet and Wild Mega-last Liquid Catsuit Matte Lipstick – Nudist Peach
Price: ₹499 for 6 gm
A deeper shade of nude, this beautiful peach lipstick is so creamy that it glides like butter and has intense pigmentation. When paired with dark kohled eyes or smokey eyes, it is sure to turn heads.
9. DEEP PINK
Lakme Enrich Matte Lipstick Shade PM13
Price: ₹295 for 4.7 g
Packed in an attractive silver tube which is travel friendly, this bubble gum pink shade of lipstick has a semi-matte finish with zero shimmer and frost. The texture is light and there is no smudging issue. Perfect for the hang out session with friends, where you don’t want to go the bold way and want to take it a notch down from the red lips, your pink puckers will bring out the girly you.
Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick, D Surprise
Price: ₹ 325 for 4.2 g
A fav shade of retro Bollywood queens, this dark shade of perfectly painted brown lips can still make people stop in their tracks. This lipstick gives a matte finish and yet has a creamy shine. Enriched with vitamin E, it lends a mature look which will compliment your self-confidence.
MAC Liptensity Lipstick in Stallion
Price: ₹1,364 for 3.4 gm
For the absolute daring, this lipstick needs a liking for experimentation and enough confidence for pulling it off. It has extreme intensity and uses Tetrochromatic Pigments technology. Try and stain your lips black with this product if you want to stand out from the crowd or pinpoint the gothic look.
No look is complete without applying lipstick. Now, you know all about the different shades of colour you need to get your hands on for staining your lips and looking pretty. Have fun!