The pretty pink hue is easily the second most-sought shade after red in the lipstick aisle. From muted to punchier, this classic color boasts of a wide spectrum of shades that can fit every occasion from work meetings to surprise dates. Besides, a swipe of pink lipstick lights up a dull day in an instant. We mean it. The right choice of pink can help you sport even a bare face with oomph; a vibrant pink can turn your mood around on Mondays and be your saving grace on days, your natural glow goes on a strike. Curious to find your pick?
Best Pink Lipstick Shades
Here are our picks of best pink lipsticks for that pretty boost. You can thank us later.
Nude lipsticks with pink undertones easily gives you the girl-next-door-look without going OTT. Now if are looking for a nude lippy that checks all your demands – smooth application, water-resistance, opaque matte finish and long-wear – meet your soulmate SUGAR Nothing Else Matter Longwear Lipstick - 22 Bare Hug. Its paraben-free formula gives you a softer pout with a long-lasting stain that isn’t patchy. Plus, it doesn’t feel heavy on the lips.
Hey, sometimes you could really do with a sweet baby-pink lippy in your life! Swipe on the Blue Heaven Non Transfer Lipstick - 712 Baby Pink for a super-pigmented matte finish that will last you through lunch. The best part? Unlike other troublemakers, this one promises to not budge off your lips and won’t leave your pout feeling thirsty too. And if you pair it with blushed cheeks and kohled eyes, kaboom!
On days when you are not up for bright and bold, tiptoe into the pink lips trend with a lighter tone. Spekta Cosmetics Matte Lipstick – Tease dries down to a smudge-proof, hydrating and matte finish in a single swipe (seriously). Not just that, it goes the extra mile by keeping your pout moisturized with a nourishing blend of Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter and Vitamin E. Reach out to this dainty hue for lips that speak flirty yet subtle.
If Barbie-pink is not exactly your jam, lean on a hue on the other end of the spectrum; think dark pink. Unlike its paler cousin, this shade offsets the playfulness of pink by a tint that says power like no other. Wet n Wild Silk Finish Lipstick - Dark Pink Frost offers rich, creamy and buildable color that goes on ultra-smooth and feels weightless on your lips. Add to that, it’s chock-full of conditioning ingredients like Vitamins A and E, Aloe Vera, and Macadamia Nut Oil that ensures a hydrating finish.
On the color wheel, rose pink is a lot closer to red than it is to pink which is why this hue is perfect for anyone who wouldn’t ditch the red for anything. Making it even better is the Just Herbs Ayurvedic Lipstick - Subtle Tea Rose Pink Shade, a cruelty-free and herbal infused lippy containing the purest form of nature. How? It excludes silicones, mineral oil, parabens, heavy metals and other chemicals to ensure a safe formula that makes for a comfortable wear.
Inspired by the pink-purple flower of fuchsia plant, this color is deep with strong purplish undertones. SUGAR Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick - 07 Rethink Pink has a comfortable texture that glides like butter on your pout and stays there for the long haul; think of a commitment that easily lasts through the happy hours and dance. Plus, it contains a generous helping of vitamin E for a saturated yet hydrated pucker.
Looking for a pink that veers into the bold territory without appearing vibrant? Think mauve pink which boasts of purplish pink hue with grey overtones. For excellent coverage and high color pay-off, opt for SUGAR Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick that dries to matte in less than a minute with zero feathering. Plus, its creamy consistency means a smoother glide for easier use. Also nice: It’s so long-lasting, you can stop worrying about constant touch ups in front of a mirror.
Ever gazed at a lippy and uttered the words “Never a dull moment with you!”? Well, if it’s negative, meet your new BFF: MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Rouge Mat Matte High Pigmented Lipstick - M203 Matte Neon Pink. The neon hue will take you from basic to bold in no time with a single stroke. With a vivid coverage and velvety finish, this popping shade will keep the spirit alive for a good 10 hours without a smudge. Always knew this’ the one!
When you can’t decide between light and dark pink, pick hot pink that hits the perfect sweet spot in the middle. To get your hands on a lipstick that follows you to lunch, the date, and late-night strolls, pick the Nykaa So Matte Lipstick - Hot Pink Punch. This delectable matte is a high-impact shade infused with Vitamin E for a soft, cushiony and long-lasting finish. Oh and the color payoff is so intense it doesn’t need more than one swipe. Smooth.
If pink and orange are both your favorites, go coral. This shade has a good reputation of perking up even the dullest of skin tones. Got your attention, didn’t we? If you would prefer going go au naturel, opt for SoulTree Ayurvedic Lipstick - Coral Pink enriched with the goodness of Organic Ghee, Castor Oil and Sweet Almond Oil. This nourishing blend naturally protects and locks in moisture to protect your lips from damage and keep it healthier. Plus, it leaves your lips saturated with a vibrant hue that can last longer than your longest days.
FAQs On Pink Lipstick Shades
1. I would like to explore more pink hues that are different from the usual, common picks. Recommend a few lesser known pink colour lipstick shades.
2. I have a wheatish complexion and am looking for pink shades that can suit me. Please suggest pink colour lipstick shades for wheatish complexioned women.
3. Suggest pink colour lipstick shades for dark complexioned women.
4. Suggest pink colour lipstick shades for fair complexioned women.