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Red lips can not only make you look like a diva, it can boost your self confidence manifolds. Red lipstick is not a bridal lipstick anymore, you can wear full-on red mouth to parties, events, and even office, the key is to pick the right kind of red and wear it with aplomb. Imagine sporting a hot red lipstick with a pristine white shirt, beige trousers, you would look smashing, right? So, what are you waiting for, pick a nice red lipstick from these 30 lipsticks mentioned below, and walk with your head high as if you own the world! Here’s a list of 20 best red lipsticks for Indian skin.
Tips To Wear Red Lipstick:
- Prep your lips by exfoliating your lips with a homemade sugar lip balm (mix a bit of honey in 1 tsp sugar) to make it soft and smooth and to get rid of any dryness. Apply a nice lip balm to get rid of flakiness.
- Keep rest of your face makeup subtle, wear a light shade of pink as blush, and keep your eye makeup really simple, just a liner and mascara should be enough.
- Keep rest of your look neutral as much as possible, don’t clash it by wearing a bright red or coral dress.
- If you feel the lipstick is too bold, you can tone it down by using a brown or neutral lipstick on top/
- To make your red lipstick last longer, apply the first coat of lipstick, blot with a tissue, then swipe the lipstick again. This way your lipstick will last longer on the lips.
30 Best Red Lipstick Shades For Indian Skin:
(The prices have been mentioned in approximate values).
1. Maybelline Color Show Lipstick Cherry Crush: INR 300
A nice cherry red lipstick with a smooth and creamy texture to brighten your look. The best thing about this lipstick is its affordable price.
2. Colorbar Brick Red Ultimate 8hrs Stay Lipstick: Price INR 950
This is a moist matte, vibrant red lipstick that brightens up the face and adds glow to the complexion.
3. Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick Pioneer: Price INR 625
This is one of the longest staying red liquid lipstick. This beautiful red lipstick does not bleed, transfer, or smudge. It stays on for 5 hours on the lips.
4. Smashbox Always On Liquid Lipstick Bawse: Price INR 1900
It’s an eight-hour wear, liquid matte blue-based bright red lipstick. This red lipstick will suit all skin tones. It’s an insanely pigmented red lipstick that stays on for long hours on your lips.
5. Stila All Day Liquid Lipstick Beso: Price INR 1900
Stila Beso liquid lipstick is an absolutely beautiful bombshell red lipstick that will look good on all skin tones. The staying power is really good and this lipstick is transferproof.
6. MAC Ruby Woo Lipstick: Price INR 2000
This is a cult-favorite red lipstick of all times. It’s the most popular lipstick out there. It’s a bold red lipstick that every diva should carry in her purse.
7. Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Color Regal: Price INR 1700
This is a bold and vibrant red lipstick that would suit all skin tones. It applies smoothly and evenly with its hydrating formula. The staying power is around 5 hours.
8. Chambor Extreme Wear Transferproof Liquid Lipstick 431: INR 845
The shade “431” is a hot, bold and bright red shade. It will look good on all skin tones. This liquid lipstick has an ultra matte finish with a very good staying power.
9. Chambor Orosa #501 Blazing Red Lip Perfection Lipstick: Price INR 995
This is a pretty reddish coral lipstick with strong orange undertones. It will flatter fair to medium skin tones really well. It has a smooth and creamy texture and stays on the lips for a decent amount of time.
10. Elle 18 Color Pops Selfie Red Matte Lipstick: Price INR 100
This is a pretty warm red lipstick with a creamy texture that comes at a really affordable price.
11. Clinique Matte Crimson Long Last Soft Matte Lipstick: INR 1650
A stunning red lipstick with a soft matte finish. It has a good staying power, does not settle into fine lines.
12. Sugar Cosmetics That ’70s Red It’s A-Pout Time! Vivid Lipstick: Price INR 599
A gorgeous red lipstick in matte finish with decent pigmentation and creamy texture. The staying power is around 6 hours for this lipstick.
13. Lotus Herbals Pure Colors Lip Color Spanish Crimson: Price 295
This is bright neon red lipstick, a bridal red lipstick actually. This is a creamy lipstick with an average staying power.
14. Lotus Herbals Ecostay Lip Color Shanghai Red: Price INR 645
This is a bright red lipstick which comes with SPF 15 and matte finish.
15. Revlon Rich Girl Red Super Lustrous Lipstick: INR 700
This is a smooth red lipstick with a glossy finish with an average staying power.
16. Revlon Retro Red 004 Super Lustrous Matte Lipstick: INR 700
It is a super creamy lipstick which is a rich mature shade of red. The pigmentation is great and only one swipe of the lipstick gives enough coverage to conceal pigmentation on the lips.
17. MAC Russian Red Lipstick: Price 1500
This is a deep red lipstick that brightens up complexion and has a matte finish. It has insane pigmentation and stays on for long hours on the lips.
18. MAC Relentlessly Red Retro Matte Lipstick: Price INR 1500
Relentlessly Red is a very in-the-face cool toned pinkish red with coral undertones. It almost is a neonish kinda color, very bold red.
19. Lakme Enrich Satin Lipstick #354: Price INR 200
This is a gorgeous cherry red lipstick that will suit all skin tones, with a creamy texture.
20. Lakme 9 to 5 Primer + Matte Lipstick Scarlet Surge: Price INR 500
This is a bright orange-red lipstick with a matte formula that stays on the lips for around 5 hours. It’s a pretty bridal lipstick too.
21. L’Oreal Paris Tint Caresse Lipstick Rose Blossom: INR 1050
This is a pretty subtle red powdery lipstick with which you can create lovely ombre lip.
22. Huda Beauty Liquid Lipstick Heartbreaker: Price INR 1650
If you have tried all the red lipsticks and nothing looked good on you, then it’s time to check this lipstick from Huda Beauty. It will look on all skin tones, is super opaque, and has a good staying power.
23. Maybelline Colorsensational Lip Gradation 1 and 2: Price INR 550
This is a gorgeous red lipstick with color stick at one end that will give a gorgeous pop of color while the cushion blender tool at the other end will give a graded look.
24. Faces Ultime Pro Red Fantasy Matte Lip Crayon: Price INR 799
This is a rich red matte crayon lipstick that stays on the lips for almost 8 hours. It’s a beautiful red color that feels like butter on the lips.
25. NYX Perfect Red Matte Lipstick: Price INR 500
It’s a perfect dupe of MAC Ruby Woo lipstick at just a fraction of its price. It has a non-drying matte texture and stays for long on the lips.
26. NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Madrid: Price INR 600
This is a perfect red lipstick for dusky and dark skin tones because it has the right mix of berry and red shades.
27. Revolution Duel Matte Iconic Pro Lipstick: Price INR 600
This is a stunning red cranberry lipstick with a good staying power and a lovely texture.
28. Lakme Absolute Red Rush Sculpt Studio Hi-Definition Matte Lipstick: Price INR 600
It’s a dark red lipstick which is highly pigmented and with a matte finish. This lipstick also has a good staying power.
29. NYX Professional Makeup Powder Puff Lippie Cream: INR 600
This is a lovely red lipstick with a pillowy cushion applicator that goes on mousse-y on the lips and sets to a powdery soft finish.
30. Lakme Absolute Red Flames Sculpt Studio Hi-Definition Matte Lipstick: INR 700
This is another bright red lipstick from Lakme’s Absolute range. It’s a rich lipstick with good pigmentation that feels light on the lips.