Wearing a gorgeous lipstick can make you look oh-so-chic and perk up your look as well as your mood on any given day. It is your go-to makeup product on a day when you don’t have the time or energy to apply too much makeup - all you have to do is swipe on a pretty lip colour and you’re good to go. So to up your lip game, we give you 10 of the best lipstick shades that are so yummy, so pretty and so smooth, we bet you won’t mind splurging on them! Ladies, you’re going to love these babies in your makeup kit.
1. Chanel Rouge Allure - Conquise 144
This peach-ish orange shade with a satin finish is a colour so pretty you’re going to want to have it on at all times! This long-wear lipstick gives full coverage and leaves the lips feeling supple. We absolutely love it! And since it’s a shade that you can wear all the time, it’s totally worth it!
This 2-in-1 baby is definitely a smart splurge. Fresh and ultra-light, apply a single coat or two for a refreshing burst of pink colour on your lips that is suitable for the day and the night. Smudge it onto the apples of your cheeks for an instant rosy radiance. The ingredients react with the moisture in your skin and lips to give them a luminous glow, making this worth every penny.
No collection of reds in your lipsticks box is complete without this cult piece! Ruby Woo is a must-have for all you ladies out there. It offers a vibrant look to your face and makes your pout look oh-so-rich and full. The best part? It looks fabulous on all Indian skin tones! Don’t give this one a miss, we say.
Price: Rs 1,500 (approx). Buy at any MAC outlet.
4. Estee Lauder - Crystal Pink
Another must-have is this shade of pink. The deep colour with a shiny finish is perfect for your evening outs, thanks to the glossy tint it leaves on the lips. This will be a buy you won’t regret - go for it!
This one’s for the daredevil fashionistas. Not everyone’s cup of tea, we know, but super fashionable at the same time. If you’re the experimental sort and don’t mind going bold with the lip colour, grab this beauty right away! This deep mauve is loaded with pigment and we highly recommend it for the girl who loves to stand out.
Isn’t this such a girl-next-door kinda shade? We are totally crushing on this colour that’s sexy and cute at the same - it’s just the shade of pink every girl has an eye out for. Put this smooth, creamy shade on and be ready to be showered with a gazillion compliments!
No matter what you wear, how you do your hair or the rest of your makeup, this lippie will do all the talking! A red plum shade that is so tempting, you won’t be able to say no to it, we know. If your outfit is too boring or you’re feeling dull on a given day, watch this lipstick perk you right up.
Price: Rs 2,000 (approx). Buy at any Bobbi Brown outlet.
A fiery and extremely bold colour - we’re drooling over this deep plum, wine shade. The lustrous texture of this lipstick gives such a smooth and striking finish to your lips, you won’t stop staring at yourself in the mirror. Spend your monies on this one, we say.
This colour is gorge - there’s no doubt about that, is there? This hotseller by Anastasia Beverly Hills is a long-wear gloss and its sponge tip makes for such an amazing applicator! You don’t want to let go of this vibrant reddish-pink colour, do you?
If you don’t have this warm beige in your makeup kit, we’re sorry girls, but your collection is seriously missing some magic. This high-shine nude shade is almost an essential and looks oh-so-elegant! Go for this muted shade with smokey eyes and dazzle everyone around you, ladies.