8 Lipstick Shades for Indian Women with Wheatish Skin Tone

Hello beautiful ladies,

It’s surprising how we have categorized skin colors – pale, fair, wheatish, dusky and dark. Whatever be our skin color, each one of us is beautiful, both inside out. Let not your skin color stop you from wearing anything you desire. But, if you are lost and need some help in choosing the right colors to complement your skin tone, I am happy to help. Wheatish complexion can carry many beautiful shades and here I will recommend you some top ones.

beautiful face of dark haired woman.

1. Glossy nude:


A classic nude gloss is a must have in your vanity. It’s s*xy and sultry yet demure and dignified. It’s the one shade that can take you from client meetings to club parties. It looks beautiful against the wheatish skin and is a top pick for daily wear.

IMBB Picks: Colorbar True Gloss Lip Gloss Natural Tan and Faces Go Chic Lip Gloss Apricot Fizz

2. Bronze:


Bronze shades in creamy as well as matte finishes look stunning on wheatish skin tones. It brings out the warmth of your skin without looking loud or highly contrasting. It can be easily carried by women with both cool and warm undertones. The good thing is that they are office-friendly shades, and hence, you won’t feel extra conscious wearing them to work.

IMBB Picks: Street Wear Color Rich Ultra Moist Rhythmic Bronze and Clinique Glow Bronze Long Last Lipstick

3. Cinnamon:


Cinnamon shades are a rage amongst Indian women. Almost every line of lipstick has a couple or two of cinnamon shades. It is a stunning shade, found in a variety of textures and is such an effortless shade to wear. It is in between peach and brown and is the ultimate transition shade capturing the best of both worlds. If brown lips aren’t your thing, go for cinnamon shades.

IMBB Picks: Lakme Absolute Lip Pout Matte Hot Cinnamon and L’Oreal Color Riche Lipstick Cinnamon Toast

4. Coral:


Wheatish skin can rock coral lips like no other. While coral may look stark on pale skin, but wheatish skin totally makes the color their own. And, coral lipsticks deserve a special mention of their own, always. In fact, you should definitely check out this amazing post by Saloni to pick some super awesome coral lipsticks.

IMBB Picks: Elle 18 Color Pops Coral Romance and Chambor Orosa Tender Coral #521 Lip Perfection Lipstick

5. Rust/Brick:


I feel rust colors are undermined in the makeup world. Brick, rust or pumpkin shade, whatever you call it, is so gorgeous and can capture my breath away. They are stunning shades to wear especially for warm wheatish skin tones. I totally feel everyone should have one rust shade which can uplift the mundane of looks.

IMBB Picks: Sugar Cosmetics Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick 05 Rust Lust and Lime Crime Velvetines Pumpkin Liquid Matte Lipstick

6. Maroon/Burgundy:


The most talked about shades for Indian women. Yes, we grew up watching our moms put on maroon or brown lipsticks and they still continue to charm us. Maroon and burgundy shades are the ultimate party picks, they can totally transform you from drab to fab. Glossy, creamy, satiny and matte – name it and you have this shade in your desired texture.

IMBB Picks: Revlon Super Lustrous Matte Lipstick Spiced Up and Lakme Absolute Maroon Magic Sculpt Studio Hi Definition Matte Lipstick

7. Berry:


There is no way I can skip berry shades from a list of lipsticks. Gorgeous and flattering on all skin tones, there’s a berry shade for every skin tone. Berry-plum shades are a must, must, must have for Indian women. I can’t stop collecting berry shades as they look so pretty on my tanned skin. The best thing is that you can’t get bored of berries, as they are unique in their own right and each berry lipstick has something new to offer.

IMBB Picks: Maybelline Color Sensational Blissful Berry Lipstick and Wet n Wild Berry Recognize MegaLast Liquid Catsuit Matte Lipstick

8. Red:


Last but not the least, the queen of lipstick shades, red. It would be a cardinal sin to miss out red for any skin tone. There is a red tailor made for you, find it and never let it go.

IMBB Picks: Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick – Hot Hot Hot and MAC Ruby Woo Lipstick

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