This story was updated in January 2019.
Nothing is sexier than a deep plum lip!
Priyanka Chopra has time and again wowed us with her deep plum lips at numerous Hollywood events and we can’t get enough! As we enter the fall season, upgrade your makeup game by adding these luscious shades to your kit. From a juicy plum to an inky eggplant – a yummy plum lipstick shades flatters everybody.
Don’t let the name fool you, there’s nothing sheer about this product. One swipe of this velvet matte lipstick and you have a kiss of plum that is fab on dusky and darker skin tones. It’s also super hydrating and high quality, perfect for daily use.
-Ultra Gliding Shine Oils, gives a smooth silky application
-Jojoba oil gives perfect hydration up to 4 H
-Color stays true up to 6H
-Can be too sheer for some
-Slightly drying for dry lips
Price: ₹ 750. Buy it here.
Very dramatic, very fall!!
This plum lipstick by Maybelline has a very creamy texture and glides on smoothly. You can achieve vibrant and crisp colour with these supremely sensational lipsticks rich in honey nectar.
It's that kind of a colour, you’d save for a night out!
-Doesn’t dry up lips
Price: ₹ 450. Buy it here.
Vibrant and great for work or for a dinner date, we’re crushing on this plum lipstick shade called Bombshell Berry by Nykaa. This soft, matte lipstick will give you that flawless pout.
-Extreme color intensity
-Soft matte finish
-One stroke application
-Consists of Vitamin E and nutrient-infused butter
Price: ₹ 425. Buy it here.
Got a bit too sun-kissed on the beach? Well, this deep and plum lipstick shade of burgundy with a hint of purple and red is great for you. On a side note, Sugar cosmetics is a vegan cosmetics brand, making their products ideal for conscious consumers.
-Creamy texture, comfortable on the lips
-Neither drying nor moisturizing
-Available only online
Price: ₹ 599. Buy it here.
Just as the name suggests, this lipstick has a bit more violet than wine, making it stand out for girls with dusky skin tones. It’s also a good nude for those who want a dash of purple pigment and not a flat-out brown shade.
-Smooth and buttery
-Covers pigmented lips
-Lasts all day with minimal fading
-Dash of shimmer
Price: ₹ 799. Buy it here.
This plum color lipstick is great on paler skin tones, as it is more on the magenta-side of plum. The colour will look vibrant as opposed to the typical darker plums out there. Quick tip: After applying your first coat, blot and reapply to get a really intense colour.
-Colour is buildable
-True matte finish
-Highlights dry patches of the lips
-Settles into fine lines
-Leaves the lips dry
Price: ₹ 270. Buy it here.
Don’t be scared by the name, because this rich plum lipstick shades works on every skin tone. This plum is almost closer to a merlot, but with a touch of purple. It also boasts of being a long-wear product which is great if you’re out partying all night!
Price: ₹ 3500. Buy it here.
What we like about this product is that it isn’t as pigmented as the other brands. It allows you to control the intensity of the plum colour. It’s sheer enough for a quick daytime use, or you can take your time with this plum coloured lipstick and apply a few coats for a darker hue.
-Hydrating to the lips
-Staying power could have been better
Price: ₹ 749. Buy it here.
We know it is all about the matte lip right now, but sometimes a girl just needs a bit of high shine gloss. Glosses tend to go with most skin tones as you can apply it over a base of your choice. This sparkly gloss by Lakme is giving us serious Spice Girl vibes and we love it!
-Staying power is good.
-Doesn’t bleed or stain.
-Moisturizing for dry lips
Price: ₹ 475. Buy it here.
Those of you who love plum shades will go Ga-Ga over this beauty.
This is a fabulous aubergine plum shade, with a creamy-matte finish. Infused with rich Moroccan argan oil, this lip shade carries the ultimate power to nourish your lips along with intense pigmentation. This can make for a perfect wear for all traditional parties and suits all Indian skin tones perfectly well.
Ladies! weather you love plum or not, this plum shade is a beauty that you can’t afford to miss!
-Stays for a good 6-7 hours
-Moisturises the lips really well
-Leaves a nice stain even after meals
-Transfers a lot
Price: ₹ 800. Buy it here.
Bobbi Brown is known for her brilliant shades that match any skin tone, and lipstick lives up to that standard. Deep brown skin tones will rock this colour flawlessly. The plum lipstick colour picks up on the warm tones of your skin. Boys won’t be able to look away!
-Extremely creamy lipstick
-Infused with Vitamin C and E
-Fades, smears easily.
Price: ₹ 3250. Buy it here.
Bordering on a neutral, this shade is great with any makeup, as it doesn’t distract from the overall look. It also has 14 hours of coverage, ideal for long work days, or even longer dates.
- Long-lasting formula for upto 8-9 hours
- Shelf life of 30 months.
-Not transfer proof.
Price: ₹ 575. Buy it here.
Pack a punch with your plum pout! This bright burst of purple-plum is what you need when you want to go neutral with your makeup and outfit, and have your lips literally do all the talking. This plum shade is for any skin tone, but it really is for a girl who knows how to pull off strong colours.
-Smooth creamy, lightweight texture
-Richly pigmented formula
-Hydrating to lips
-Stays for 6-7 hours
Price: ₹ 1500. Buy it here.
This mauve-plum-purple lip gloss is best on lighter skin tones but can work for any if worn with a darker base lipstick. It has high shine and specs of fine glitter for added effect. This one is definitely for the younger more girly-girl out there.
-Super matte yet super comfortable
-Applicator is not beginner-friendly.
Price: ₹ 845. Buy it here.
Sometimes a good lip liner can make or break a lipstick. True to its name, this lip pencil from M.A.C is a plum lipstick shades and works well with all lipsticks. Give your classic nude a plum touch for a change or just over the line for a fuller pout - it’s up to you!
-Applies easily and smoothly
Price: ₹ 1450. Buy it here.
Let your lips do the talking!
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