If there is one thing that can make or break your entire look then that is none other than, yup you guessed it right, the shade of your lipstick! Our appearance does affect our personality to some extent and none of us can deny the inner confidence that oozes within us after applying a beautiful shade of lipstick to our lips.
Instead of an ardent follower of fashion, you might be a trend setter but still it won’t hurt if you know more about the lipstick shades that’s ruling the ramps and the shops in 2018!
Read on to know more about the trendiest and Lipstick shades in 2018.
1. Metallic Hues
Yes, this 2018, metal has made a serious comeback! It is not just happy being the highlighter on the cheeks, it is trending on the lips too! Metallic lipsticks illuminate and give a glossy glam look. They give a dimension to your lips and are vibrant in itself.
Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Lipstick
Price: ₹ 2,414 for 3 gms.
These are highly pigmented and keep your lips well moisturized. It gives a shiny look and the colour pop effect looks good on the Indian skin tone.
2. Fifty shades of Red
Yes, the bold and gorgeous shade can never go out of trend. It is timeless like monochrome. It can give a glamorous twist to absolutely any look. Almost all women (fashion conscious or not!) carry a red lipstick in their makeup kit as it can vamp up any outfit from a red saree to the LBD (little black dress) at a moment’s notice!
Maybelline Colour Sensation – Fatal Red
Price: ₹ 1,295 for 3 gms.
It is a pure bright shade with a creamy texture which hydrates the lips. It has SPF 15 which also protects your lips from UV rays.
3. Pink is an attitude
Girlish, cute and innocent pink is not just a colour but an attitude! Yes, 2018 is all about various shades of pink as we can see many Hollywood stars sporting bubble gum pink, shimmery pink, bold pink lipsticks at the awards’.
MAC Mineralize Rich Lipstick – Ladies Who Punch
Price: ₹ 1,631 for 4 gm
It is a blue-based bubble gum pink colour which can work for any occasion. It lends a youthful look and is really creamy.
RIMMEL KATE Lasting Finish LIPSTICKS – Shimmery Pink
Price: ₹ 372 for 3.5 gm
It is a shimmery pink shade which is so ‘in’ this year. Enriched with vitamins A,C and E, it is very lightweight.
4. Marble Lips
Yes, this new trend of having swirls of various colors on your pout has taken Instagram and its army of beauty bloggers by storm! This trend of marble lipstick is achieved by adding flecks, swirls and lines of various colours on a solid base colour with the help of a very thin lip brush.
Nyx – Faux Marble Lipstick
Price: ₹ 589 for 2.8 gm
Nyx has come forward with a limited edition ready to use marble lipsticks which will give artfully swirled hues in a single glide across your lippie!
5. Matte + Powdery Effect
Powdery matte is the new matte this year. These contain both the matte as well as the moisturizing effect. It boasts of non-drying triple formula with ultra pigmentation.
Maybelline New York Color Sensational Powder Matte Lipstick in Nocturnal Rose
Price: ₹ 488 for 3 gm
It comes in a rose-pink shade which looks absolutely pretty on the lips. It does not smudge at all due to its powdery formula and contains honey nectar.
6. Shine All The Way!
Yes, talking of none other than the always dependable lip gloss which actually never went anywhere all through these years. Lip glosses do bring back highschool memories! A gloss with a light tint to it us the preferred pick in 2018.
MAC Dazzleglass Lipgloss – Moth To Flame
Price: ₹ 1,600 for 1.92 gms.
This lip gloss has the brilliance of opal crystals and quartz which give a light-reflective shine to the lips. It can be worn alone, or over some other lipstick for added dramatic effect.
7. No Make-up
We all know the shade that comes to our mind when we talk of the no make up look is none other than ‘nude’. Nude lips go perfectly well with heavily winged eyeliner or smokey eyes where you want most of the attention to go to the eyes.
Faces Ultime Pro Longwear Matte Lipstick Nude
Price: ₹ 699 for 4.5 gms.
One of the best nude shades in the market, it is enriched with vitamin E and anti ageing oxidants. It is perfect for a glam but low key day look.
8. Pantone is the way to go!
This princely purple shade, Pantone, is the colour of the year in 2018. Dripping with ingenuity and originality, you can go for violet lips if you are feeling exceptionally daring.
Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick Matte Finish – Violet Riot
Price: ₹ 1,700 for 3 gm
It feels lush and silky on the lips and contains a lot of vitamins and shea butter. It moisturizes the lips and softens them.
It doesn’t matter if you like to follow trends or your heart, try these 8 unique shades of 2018 to bring out the inner fashionista in you!