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7 Best Lipstick Shades for Indian Skin

If you are the one who is looking for the lipstick shade that will suit the best, then you are on the right page. As Indian skin tone has different shades from fairer, duskier to medium, you cannot wear every shade available in the market. Thanks to the variety of skin tones our country has, we have far more options to go with. There is nothing like a specific colour that is suitable for most of us.

Read this blog thoroughly to know the perfect lipstick shades for Indian Skin tone.

Right Shade of Lipsticks for Your Skin tone

As you can find a lot of shades in the market, choosing the correct shade for your particular skin tone is very important. Here is a list of different skin tones from which you can identify your own and choose the best lipstick color for Indian skin.

Fair Skin Tone: If you have a fair skin tone, then you must go for shades like bright red, purple, poppy pink, or wine shades. On this skin tone, neutral shades (like nude shades or browns) of lipsticks also go well.

Medium Skin Tone: If you have a medium skin tone, then go for orange, pink, mauve, nudes, or any other plump shades. However, darker shades will not match perfectly with this skin tone.

Dusky Skin Tone: Wine, berry, and plum colours compliment the dusky skin tone. Also, other colours like mocha, reds, and browns suit you perfectly, if you fall under this skin tone.

Wheatish Skin Tone: You can go for colours that have orange, nude, and yellow undertones. Or you can just experiment with different shades like caramel or dark beige shades. 

7 Best Lipstick Shades for Indian Skin

Mostly, Indian women have a warm undertone and when buying your favourite lipstick, you need to keep that in mind. Here is the list of natural looking lipstick shades for Indian skin.

  • Jaquline USA

    Jaquline USA Stay With Me Matte - Boss Babe

    At Jaquline USA, we have a wide range of lipsticks, from matte lipsticks to velvet lipsticks. You can also find different colours in lipsticks such as red matte lipstick, nude matte lipstick, brown matte lipstick, pink matte lipstick, etc.

    The Jaquline USA Stay With Me Matte in Boss Babe is best for medium to dusky skin tones. This liquid lipstick is packed with a matte base, it delivers an intense colour payoff. Its smudge-proof and transfer-proof formula offer long-lasting wear. Its lightweight formula glides on smoothly and offers a 12+ hours stay with a non-drying matte finish.

    • RENEE

      RENEE Crème Mini Lipstick - Pinker Bell

      This mini lipstick is especially to nourish the soft layers of your lips and give them the luscious shine they deserve.  RENEE Crème Mini Lipstick in Pinker Bell is best lipstick shades for fair skin in India. You can easily fit this lipstick right into your pouch or your purse. It is enriched with jojoba oil along with other natural ingredients that give proper hydration to your lips.

      • Revlon

        Super Lustrous Luscious Matte - Wild Thoughts

        This matte lipstick is lightweight and comfortable to wear all day long. Super Lustrous Luscious Matte in Wild Thoughts is best for fair to medium skin tones. This non-drying formula is infused with natural ingredients like Moringa oil, Agave, and Cupuacu butter. It will give you instant smoothness and hydration. This bullet lipstick comes in a matte black tube with gold sleek giving it a classy look.

        • Lakme

          Lakme 9 to 5 Weightless Mousse Matte Lip and Cheek Color - Rosy Plum

          It is Lakme’s first-ever lip and cheek tint. It comes in a mousse texture that is weightless formula giving you a powdery and smooth finish to your lips and a light tint to your cheeks. This lipstick is perfect for office wear with no touch-ups. With its reservoir tip applicator, glide it seamlessly to get a smooth finish. This Matte Lip and Cheek Color in Rosy Plum go with the wheatish skin tone.

          • Maybelline

            Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink Brooklyn Blush – Enchanter

            This super stay matte lipstick is smudge-proof and transfer-proof and stays up to 16 hours. Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink is a waterproof lipstick that lasts all day long. With an intense colour payoff, it will not dry out your lips. The arrow applicator will help you apply your lipstick flawlessly.

            Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink Brooklyn Blush in Enchanter is best lipstick color for Indian skin.

            • Colorbar

              Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick - On D Stage!

              Get a high-intense payoff with this Velvet Matte Lipstick. Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick in On D Stage is best for medium to dusky skin tones. This 2 in 1 tube lipstick will give you velvety smooth touch with a matte finish. Enriched with natural ingredients and Vitamin E, it stays up to 5 hours.   

              • L’Oréal Paris

                L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick - 246 Betty Rouge

                L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick is ultra-hydrating, giving you a velvet matte finish. It is enriched with Jojoba oil to keep your lips hydrated all day long. The rich pigmented formula gives you an intense colour payoff.

                L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick in 246 Betty Rouge is perfectly suitable for fair to wheatish skin tones.

                Tips to Use Lipsticks for Beginners

                Now, you know how to choose the best lipstick for your wheatish, dusky, medium, or fair skin tone, here are some tips to use lipsticks correctly.

                • To get a perfect finish, you can use a lip liner before applying your lipstick.
                • Whether you wear lipstick daily or not, you must do proper lip care to keep your lips healthy.
                • You can just fill your lips with your lip liner to get a natural look and do not forget to blend it properly.
                • After you are done applying your lipstick, do not forget to blot your lips with a tissue to get a long-lasting effect.


                Whether you are going to buy a single lipstick or a lipstick set, know that the above-mentioned lipsticks are the best Lipstick shades for Indian skin. Stop mixing your lipsticks and buy your favourite shade. We have a wide range of lipsticks that goes perfectly with every Indian Skin tone.

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