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10 Lakmé Lipsticks Perfect For Every Indian Skin Tone!

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I think we’ve all established the fact that the #HauteSquad loves their lip colours, and one such brand that we’re ALWAYS using is Lakmé — and there’s no doubting why.

Lakmé is one homegrown cosmetics brand that is accessible to every Indian girl. From its bold eyeliners to stunning range of lipsticks, we all have at least one, if not more, Lakmé product in our makeup kits.

When it comes to lip colours, no other name matches up to the pocket friendly variety than this brand has to offer. With a whole lot of lipstick types, finishes, colours, and packaging, there’s so much to add to your basket…it almost confuses you!

ALSO READ: 15 Best Nude Lipsticks For All Indian Skin Tones

Since there are so many Lakmé products out there, we’ve narrowed down the best colours across its range — some are classics, while others are experimental. But trust us when we say, these are colours you must have in your makeup kit!

These lippies will complement every Indian skin tone, and will pretty much fit any occasion and budget. So are you ready to get your hands on these products?


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Lakmé 9 to 5 Crease-less Creme Lipstick in Carmine Kick (Rs 383)

Looking for a lipstick that will last you your entire work day? This 9 to 5 lipstick is a creme product that is enriched with vitamin E and hides lines with one stroke. This allows for a smooth application and a creaseless texture.

The colour is a deep purple that is a little bolder than a red, but if you’re looking for a strong statement lip, this one is it!


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Lakmé 9 to 5 Weightless Matte Mousse Lip & Cheek Color in Pink Plush (Rs 489)

This weightless mousse lip colour doubles up as a blush too. Lightweight and super pigmented, even though this one provides a matte-like finish, it is uber nourishing and doesn’t dry out your lips.

Add a pop of colour to your day with a strong pink shade, and if you don’t like it too bold, don’t worry, as its formula is totally buildable.


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Lakmé Absolute Argan Oil Lip Color in Drenched Red (Rs 750)

If you’re looking for a nourishing glossy lips colour, this one is perfect. Enriched with Argan Oil, the Absolute range is perfect for that voluptuous pout.

Go for a classic red with this one — something that will perfectly fit into any occasion or time of day.


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Lakmé Enrich Lip Crayon in Shocking Pink (Rs 185)

Did you love crayon pens as a kid? Then this one is apt for you! Sketch in your pout with this lip colour crayon, as it has a soft texture and yet provides a matte finish. Highly pigmented, the colour payoff is amaaazing.

Shocking pink is one colour that is loved by everyone, so why not have some fun with the colour on your lips right? Perfect for day wear, the lip crayon also contains shea butter, which will leave your lips nourished all day.


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Lakmé Absolute Plump And Shine Lip Gloss in Crimson Shine (Rs 383)

Want to gloss it up this season? Then a tinted lip gloss should be your go-to choice. Providing high-shine pigments, the gloss give your lips that 3-D effect and voluminous shine.

Once again, this shade is classic colour that everyone loves, so amp up your evening date look with a touch of glamour!


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Lakmé Absolute Gloss Addict in Rustic Red (Rs 680)

A glossy finish in the form of a lipstick, the Absolute Gloss Addict gives you a liquid lip gloss shine with just one stroke of the stick. With rich colour and super high shine, the lipstick provides a soft and creamy texture.

Once again, this red is one that needs a place in your kit as it is ideal for weddings or festivals that need some glam.


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Lakmé Absolute Lip Tint/Pout Matte in Tangerine Touch (Rs 553)

If you don’t want too loud a pigment, and just want to indulge in a little bit of colour, then this nourishing lip tint will suit your needs. Pout away with this matte tint that has an excellent colour payoff.

And guess what? It doesn’t need sharpening because it has a retractable pen. This season, add a bright colour to your makeup with this tangerine lip tint.


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Lakmé Enrich Matte Lipstick in BM12 (Rs 266)

Besides red, brown is also a go-to hue for Indians, and we’ve seen many celebrities rock the brick brown lip. A retro trend that seems to sticking to its fame, wearing a brown adds a dressy touch to whatever you wear.

A brown lip with a subtle smokey eye works well for an evening soiree. Or if you just want to let them lips do the talking, wear this shade with a simple cat eye.


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Lakmé Enrich Satin Lip Color in P128 (Rs 277)

This satin lip colour glides on perfectly and gives you a moisturising sheen. This pink is apt for day wear, as it not a totally nude colour, but is subtle and adds a rosy tint to your lips.


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Lakmé Absolute Lip Pouts Matte Masaba Lip Color in Hot Pink Queen (Rs 750)

The latest addition to their collection is the Masaba collaboration, which brings your favourite candy colours to life. Matte yet non-drying, these fun lip colours range from nudes to bright pop colours — there’s one for every occasion.

This hot pink is as hot as you picture it to be. Apt for subtle, everyday wear, this colour is one you can rock as a lip tint, or even build it up to a proper pink shade!


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