This story was updated in January 2019.
Ladies, winter is here and it’s time to play between bold and lighter shades when it comes to lippies. These amazing and subtle lipstick shades are not only cool but sexy too. If you’re not big on bold lips, then try these light lipstick shades that will make you look absolutely fab. These shades will go perfectly well with the Indian skin tones and we bet you’re going to look oh-so-stunning! Get ready to pout, ladies!
17 Light Lipstick Shades For Indian Skin
1. NYX Makeup Extra Creamy Round Lipstick, B52
This is a delightful colour!
This lipstick by NYX is go-to happy lip shade! B52 is a mix of brown, beige, peach and pink colour. It’s an Oh-so-lovely nude shade, making it a perfect pick for brunch. Its mineral-based emollient formula offers a beautiful, gliding velvet texture and a saturated color. You won't regret buying this at all!
Price: Rs 550. Buy it here.
2. Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Moss -110
With this lipstick on, you’ll hear “you look beautiful!” more often than “that lipstick looks beautiful!”.
Sport an edgy look in this coral/grapefruit toned pink lipstick featuring an exclusive black diamond pigment complex. It gives an intense looking color, which lasts for eight hours and it is also the first lipstick created by Kate Moss, herself.
Price: Rs 275. Buy it here.
3. Nykaa So Matte Lipstick - Caramel Margarita
Wondering, how to apply lipstick with a caramel touch?
For some caramel love on your lips, apply Caramel Margarita before heading out for brunch with your gals. This lipstick by Nykaa has a smooth texture that glides easily onto your lips and doesn’t require another application. It has an intense color payoff and gives a soft matte finish. What’s not to love?!
Price: Rs 399. Buy it here.
4. Faces Glam On Color Perfect Lipstick - Miami Night
This lipstick shade is not too dark for a perfect summer look as it gives off a subtle orange-ish shade. It is a perfect shade to rock at night without going OTT with the lips. Apply this shade if you plan on going for a girls’ night out. You’ll look absolutely gorge!
Price: Rs 549. Buy it here.
5. NYX Simply Red Lip Cream - Seduction
This light red shade is not too bold and is absolutely perfect for the days when you want to sport a bright color. It has a velvety texture and feels like satin on your lips. Go, and invest in this deep and bright shade, ladies.
Price: Rs 500. Buy it here.
6. Lakme 9 to 5 Crease-less Creme Lipstick - Rosy
Slay the ‘no makeup’ look with this rose-colored lippie. This lipstick is light in texture and will glide smoothly onto your lips. It’s a perfect shade for work and isn’t OTT at all. Also, it’s enriched with Vitamin E, jojoba and olive oil that helps in hydrating your lips. No more dry lips, yay!
Price: Rs 450. Buy it here.
7. Nykaa Paintstix - No Chill Orange
Brighten up your day with some orange on your lips. Wear it to a lunch date or at night, it’s perfect for both! This gorgeous lipstick consists of Vitamin E and nutrient-infused butter that will help keep your lips moisturized and plump.
Price: Rs 425. Buy it here.
8. Maybelline Color Show Matte Lipstick - Mysterious Mocha
This mocha-colored lipstick shade is perfect for day wear when you want some color on your lips but don’t want to go bold. It won’t fade in the scorching heat, and instead, it will provide your lips with some nourishment as it consists of ultra-care hydrating formulas.
Price: Rs 335. Buy it here.
9. Colorbar Matte Touch Lipstick - Two For Tango
This semi-matte lipstick glides smoothly on the lips and doesn’t make them dry. You can wear it all day long as it’s long-lasting and doesn’t need to be reapplied. It also helps in moisturizing your lips and gives off a nice orange-ish red color.
Price: Rs 550. Buy it here.
10. Faces Ultime Pro Matte Lip Crayon - Wrapped Up
If you want to go natural, then this shade is perfect for you. This lip crayon has a matte finish and will make your lips feel so velvety. You will get a high color payoff in just one stroke and you don’t need to reapply it the entire day. Make it your go-to color, ladies!
Price: Rs 799. Buy it here.
11. SUGAR It's A-Pout Time! Vivid Lipstick - Breaking Bare (Mauve Pink)
Get classic matte lips with this gorgeous shade of mauve without going OTT. This shade is perfect for a dinner date with bae. It glides onto the lips easily and gives off a satin matte finish. Time to pucker up, ladies.
Price: Rs 599. Buy it here.
12. L.A. Colors Matte Lipstick - Tender
This lipstick will give you a super matte finish without making your lips dry. It also helps in keeping your lips hydrated and soft during the day which is the cherry on top. Have fun with this gorge colour!
Price: Rs 395. Buy it here.
13. L.A. Girl Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick - Carried Away
This hot lip colour will make you feel on the top of your game this summer. It’s long-lasting which means you won’t have to apply it again and again. It also has a velvety matte finish which will make your lips feel oh-so-smooth.
Price: Rs 550. Buy it here.
14. NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick - Peach Bellini
Peach is going to be your favourite colour this summer! This beautiful peach-coloured lippie will make your lips look plump and pretty in a jiffy. This lipstick is mineral based and it glides on like satin on your lips. It also gives a high colour payoff. Grab this baby, we say!
Price: Rs 475. Buy it here.
15. FACES Ultime Pro Liquid Lipstick Matte Berry Boost
Don’t worry, girls, you won’t end up with bright purple lips with this shade. This lipstick will give off a subtle and shiny mauve shade. It will also keep your lips soft and hydrated as it consists of shea butter and almond extracts. Say hello to soft and sexy lips, ladies!
Price: Rs 899. Buy it here.
16. C.A.L Los Angeles Envy Pure Color Lipstick - Rich Mapple
This gorgeous and sexy shade of pink is all you need to add some colour to your lips. This shade might be light but looks oh-so-sensual. You can wear it anytime, anywhere and you’ll look absolutely stunning. Get this lovely shade, now!
Price: Rs 400. Buy it here.
17. Maybelline Creamy Matte Lipstick - Pink Power
Light lipsticks do both, minimalism and chic. This gorgeous lip shade is perfect for days when you're going for a 'no make-up' look. This is an ultra-sensual and densely-pigmented hue that will make you look like a dream. It has a smooth and creamy texture which stays on for a long time.
Price: Rs 299. Buy it here.
It’s time to pucker up, ladies!