Pinks, reds and nudes might be the talk of the town, but it’s time to make a statement with vivacious, totally on trend browns. Unlike many throwback trends, brown lipstick is definitely one that deserves to be kept alive. Whether you need a subtle, office-appropriate lip or dusky, after-hours drama, our pick of beautiful browns will sort you out. The best thing? These go with every skin tone!
Shade: Brownton Abbey
Sugar? Yes, please! If Maroon 5 wasn’t swearing by this budget-with-a-bang brand in their popular song, they have no clue what they’re missing out on. This peachy brown pick brightens any skin tone and sits super comfortably on your lips, thanks to its creamy consistency and lightweight finish. Only a few swipes required for a rich, pigmented pay-off.
If liquid lipstick is your thing, ‘Jhumki’ from the Nykaa Matte to Last! collection should be in your cart already. It’s a bestseller for good reason – the nude brown hue suits almost every skin tone, while its nourishing formula keeps your lips soft and supple throughout the day. Optimistic and uplifting, just like the girl its inspired by, this one will give your lips the pick-me-up it needs.
The perfect pout is a myth… said no one that tried ‘Seeker’ from Maybelline’s New York Super Stay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick collection. Neutral but super saturated, it amps up your skin tone and lasts for up to 16 hours. It also features a unique applicator that allows on-point application for the perfect finish. Bold but wearable, one swipe of this baby is all you need to make those heads turn.
Shade: Café De Flora
Pamper your lips with Café De Flora shade from the L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick range. Its formula consists of Jojoba Oil that makes it ultra moisturizing and adds a smooth, silky finish to your lips. And don’t even get us started on how long-lasting it is! Glide it on at 10am and it’ll stay on till 6pm without a doubt. With its gorgeous matte effect, this brown offers luminosity, luster and sits comfortably on your lips.
Shade: Truly Mine
When you think of brown lipstick, is it a rich, broody brown? Your search ends at ‘Truly Mine’ by Colorbar Matte Touch Lipstick. Don this stunning brown hue on your lips for its highly blendable and pigmented formula. With Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil and Shea Butter, this creamy shade is extremely moisturizing while giving you an opaque, long-lasting finish.
The ‘Trendsetter’ from the Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick is the stuff dreams are made of. Courtesy: its intense color that will stand out on every skin tone. Apply a thin layer of this lightweight formula on your lips and watch it intensify to an opaque, transfer-free finish. While this shade might look different on every skin tone, it miraculously suits them all. It’s the playful brown you need to have some fun with your look or to create a signature style.