10 affordable red lipsticks for Indian skin tone
When I look at my most used lip colors, they’re everyday lip shades. But I have to admit that on days I can’t pull myself together, a red lip does wonders (Strawberry waffles too). It works amazingly well as a temporary boost which kinda does the trick for me. I think every woman should own at least 1 red lipstick even if she reaches for it sparingly. With this thought in my mind, I came up with post on affordable red lipsticks for Indian skin tone. Hope it helps you welcome the first red lippie in your life or maybe more.
I have linked all the products to their reviews so that you can read more about them and see more pictures.
If you are in need of a full-on red in a proper matte finish without compromising on your budget, try this one out. It’s fairly water-proof as long as you’re having drinks. The formula breaks when you start indulging in oily food.
Price in India: Rs.205
Maybelline color jolt intense lip paint ‘Vamp Red’ is a beautiful deep red shade which should suit a variety of skin tones. Twice, I mixed it with a primer and wore it as a light tint of blush along with the lip color. It gives a lip tattoo kind of finish after some minutes when it settles and wears for very long.
Price in India: Rs.450
This lipstick is a part of 6 lipsticks being sold for just Rs.349. You also get a kajal free.
If a little part of you wants to rock a red lip but you feel scared, give this one a try. It has a low-medium coverage. Given its texture, it’s not a long-wear formula.
Price in India: Rs.60
Read more: 9 matte red lipsticks for Indian skin tones
This is one of those affordable red lipsticks for Indian skin tone that’s easy to wear for beginners. It has a crayon packaging with a retractable mechanism. The texture is lovely as it smoothens the fine lines and doesn’t cling to any dry bits on lips. It doesn’t wear for long but I don’t mind doing a touch-up 2-3 times a day as it’s really low-maintenance.
Price in India: Rs.475
Dupe of Christian Loubiton lipstick in looks aspect. Dupe of a famous brand when it comes to name aspect too. It’s definitely not a must-have but if you need to look at some change in your makeup pouch, it’s a good choice.
Price in India: Rs.450
‘Ruby Touch’ is a cherry red shade that should suit medium as well as dark Indian skin tone. It is a satin finish- more sheen than a matte lipstick and smoother in texture. It leaves a light stain behind so that your lips aren’t left colorless.
Price in India: Rs.195
If you want a complete matte finish without the high-maintenance of a liquid lipstick, check this one out. Wearing a balm underneath is a must to get a proper application with it. It offers medium coverage and even after a full meal, a stain is left behind.
Price in India: Rs.295
Make sure you don’t mix with it with your set of Crayola crayons. I have become a huge fan of this affordable range from Lakme as all the lip colors have a consistency good texture. ‘Berry Red’ applies easily and lasts well. It does feel a little waxy but nothing major. It’s one of the best affordable red lipsticks for Indian skin tone.
Don’t forget to ask your free sharpener with it!
Price in India: Rs.185
Another super affordable red lipstick from Elle 18. It won’t cover very pigmented lips completely or stay for an eternity. But if you want an easy red and don’t mind the touch-up part, go for it.
Price in India: Rs.150
CAL Los Angeles ’02, Dusty Rose’
Even though it transfer with drinks and snacks in between, it manages to stay for around 4 hours. Since the color stains a bit, the lips aren’t left completely colourless. Personally, it’s a plus point for me as it eliminates the need for a quick touch-up.
Price in India: Rs.399
What are your favourite affordable red lipsticks for Indian skin tones?
Goes back on Jabong to check whether or not that Mango shirt with pearl buttons has got a more discounted price or not. Nope but next day delivery is available. Clicks on her size to see if there’s a low stock alert. Nope. Should I order or wait for more discount? Yeah, I’ll wait. Or.. Decisions! Decisions!