lipsticks for dark lips

10 Best Lipsticks for your Dark Lips

Sanya Jain

Guest Contributor

Covering up darker or pigmented lips can be a little difficult, so we bring to you 10 shades that work really well on dark lips! And before you go on to buy these beauties, remember to a couple of things! Firstly, avoid sheer lipsticks and lip colours. Secondly, look for intense colour and high-pigmentation when choosing a lipstick. And thirdly, use a dab of compact powder or foundation on your lips before applying the lipstick to really make the colour pop! Happy shopping :)

1. Elle 18 Color Burst Lipstick - Raspberry Ripple

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A lipstick that is so reasonable and yet so good. Elle 18 really has our heart with their affordable makeup, and this lipstick is yet another amazing product by them. It provides great coverage to dark lips and is creamy in texture. The moisturizing core will also keep your lips hydrated.

Price: Rs 120. Buy it here.

2. Lakme Enrich Satin Lipstick

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This entire range is full of vibrant shades that are ideal for Indian skin tones. You can choose any of the deeper shades if you want to cover up pigmented lips.

Price: Rs 260. Buy it here.

3. Lotus Herbals Pure Colors Lip Color - Ruby Rust

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Lotus lipsticks are super affordable and are packaged beautifully. And what’s even better - they are great value for money! The ruby rust shade is a deep red that looks fabulous and provides great coverage even to dark lips.

Price: Rs 285. Buy it here.

4. Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick - Demure

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For some excellent colour payoff, try the velvet matte range from Colorbar. These lipsticks are perfect for Indian complexion and give amazing colour in just one swipe. The undertone of brown in this one makes it perfect for darker lips.

Price: Rs 325. Buy it here.

5. Maybelline Color Sensational Velvet Matte Lipstick

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All the 7 shades in this range are perfect for darker lips because they’re so deep and vibrant. It’s also a lightweight product that can be worn all day long, making it a win-win for all!

Price: Rs 380. Buy it here.

6. Lakme 9 to 5 Matte Lipstick - Maroon Match

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A nourishing lipstick that provides amazing coverage too! What else could a girl ask for? Try this one in the signature maroon shade to get gorgeous lips in a jiffy.

Price: Rs 450. Buy it here.

7. NYX Butter Lipstick - Afternoon Heat

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A hot red shade for full coverage! This lipstick is perfect for you if you have dark lips. The gorgeous red will stand out and give you that enviable pout you’ve been lusting after!

Price: Rs 550. Buy it here.

8. L.A. Girl Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick - Bite Me

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The latest international brand to hit India is L.A. Girl and their products look absolutely amazing. This intense red is perfect for all complexions, and especially good for dark lips since it provides really good coverage.

Price: Rs 550. Buy it here.

9. SUGAR It's A-Pout Time! Vivid Lipstick - The Big Bang Berry

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This highly pigmented wine shade is a great option for dusky beauties. It provides great coverage and gives your lips the perfect matte look. We say you definitely go give this latest baby in the market a try.

Price: Rs 599. Buy it here.

10. Natio Rich Lip Colour - Cranberry

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An opaque and intense shade with a velvety finish, this Natio lip colour in Cranberry is perfect for you if you want full coverage and high pigmentation.

Price: Rs 775. Buy it here.

So, what are you waiting for ladies?! Get shopping!

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Published on Aug 04, 2016
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