My 10 Best Lipstick Shades for Indian Bridal Makeup

10 best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

Top 10 Bridal Lipstick Shades for Indian Skin Tones

By Contributor: Mamta

So are you getting married anytime soon or in the near future? If yes then you must be aware that looking your best on the wedding day is so important, as the memories of same are going to be with you for your entire life. When things come to bridal makeup, lips play the major role and that is the time to sport all the bright and bold colors that make you look the best in the pictures, as anything pale or light can completely wash you out. While choosing lip colors for Indian bridal makeup there are many things that have to be kept in mind, like the outfit, skin tone – fair, medium or dark and also the rest of makeup done on face like eyeshadows and blush used. The following list of bridal lipstick shades will cover all the traditional shades as well some modern ones that are long lasting so

      you do not have to worry for frequent touch ups that are best suited for Indian skin.

1. Mac Retro Matte Lipstick Ruby Woo

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

Every bride’s vanity will be incomplete without this one; no skin tone can go wrong with it as it is a universally flattering shade of red. It is a matte cool toned red lipstick that instantly brightens up the face and lasts for long hours. Price: Rs 1190.

2. Lakme Absolute Creme Lipstick Runway Red

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

If you like your reds to be slightly deeper, then this one is for you. It is a beautiful deep warm cherry red that does not look over the top, it has s creamy finish and glides easily on lips. Price : Rs 600.

3. Mac Lipstick Russian Red

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

This is the perfect classic red shade, if you feel ruby woo slightly drying then this is the way to go. It is slightly darker and much bolder shade with strong warm undertones. Creamy and glides easily and suits almost all Indian skin tones. Price : Rs 1190.

4. MAC Amplified Creme Lipstick Craving

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

This is the most gorgeous plummy lipstick which looks very flattering on all Indian skin tones. It is a very wearable and fresh shade which every bride can carry with ease. Price : Rs 1190.

5. Colorbar Velvet Matte lipstick Brick O La

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

This is a very unique shade, it is the perfect mix of brown, red and coral almost like earthy brick red if you shy away from bold reds, then go for this one and it comes at such a great price tag. Price : Rs 275.

6. MAC Satin Lipstick Retro

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

Every bride should have a neutral lipstick especially when the eye and other face makeup is quite heavy. Mac Retro is a peachy brown shade which looks great on medium to dusky skin tones as well, and does not look washed out in pictures. Price : Rs 1190.

7. Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick Hooked On Pink

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

Pink lipstick is a must have, but often times they look too pale and washed out especially in pictures, but not this one! It is deep ruby warm pink and hence looks amazing on darker skin tones as well. Price : Rs 399.

8. Chambor Powder Matte Lipstick Rubis Rouge

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

This one is a very wearable shade of red, it is an orange based warm matte red and therefore looks amazing on Indian skin tones, and also is quite long lasting. Price: Rs 595.

9. Rimmel London Lasting finish Lipstick Tantrum

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

Tantrum is a pink based red with micro shimmer, different from all the above mentioned options. It is has a very creamy and moisturizing texture and great for dry lips, along with being an excellent budget option. Price : Rs 250.

10. Revlon Colorburst Lipstick Raspberry

best bridal lipstick shades for indian skin tones

Are you fond of wearing berry shades? This one is a deep berry pink shade that looks amazing on dusky complexions and will suit all Indian skin tones; it is just perfect for brides. Price Rs : 600.

So this was a list of some good red, pink, peach, brown, plummy and berry lipstick suggestions. You can pick any of these to wear on your wedding day or even post wedding dinners and holidays since Indian brides transform completely after their wedding..thanks to bright makeup! I am sure you must have found many suitable options to make your wedding day and functions even more special.

Which is your favourite bridal lipstick? Share your views with us.


  1. I like maybelline hooked on pink so muchh!
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  2. You can add Mac chili as well. It’s a pretty orange based red.
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  3. Amazing post Mamta! Really helpful
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  4. VNA is best for listing posts. Its really helpful guys.
    Ruby woo is a must for bridals :)
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  5. Lovely compilation :) All of them are gorgeous shades :)
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  6. Good collection of bridal lipsticks :) Heard so many good reviews on Ruby woo!
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