Women who are into makeup and cosmetics for quite a long time know how it is important to highlight the features that will make them look elegant. And in the case of lipsticks, this is very true. Women generally love to wear lipsticks and their vanities will stay incomplete unless they have a lipstick of their choice. If you are confused about which lipsticks to have in your vanity, then don’t be. Yes! I am here to list out the Top 15 Lipstick Brands To Check In India.
Top 10 Lipstick Brands To Check In India
MAC or Makeup Art Cosmetics is without a doubt number one brand to consider while buying lipsticks. It started in the year 1984 in Toronto and has been a part of the reputed Estee-Lauder Companies since 1998. Previously, the company started out by making products for models as well as makeup professionals but with time from a niche brand, it turned out as one of the biggest global brands.
What I like about MAC is that it is one of the most socially conscious brands that has taken initiatives like Back to MAC Recycling, Cruelty-Free Beauty, Viva Glam, and more.
Now, are you aware of the fact that MAC initially gained fame due to the lipsticks they have manufactured? Well! If not then let’s have some look at the cult favorite lipsticks by MAC.
a) MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lip Color
The women who prefer timeless glamor can pick up this retro matte liquid lip color. These are supremely saturated shades and are very much long wearing. In fact, it will give you the most unforgettable liquid suede finish.
b) MAC Retro Matte Lipstick
Talking about MAC retro matte lipstick, these are the classic lipsticks for all women over the globe. This one is the iconic product that made MAC famous in the first place. The MAC retro matte lipstick is formulated to define, shade, as well as showcase your lips beautifully.
c) MAC Amplified Lipstick
Another cult favorite when you talk about MAC lipstick that is used by women everywhere is the amplified lipstick. It comes with twenty one iconic shades and all are pretty long lasting. All the colors are supremely pigmented.
2. L’Oreal Paris
L’Oreal stands as one of the most esteemed brands in the world. It is a French cosmetics company that was founded in the year 1909 and is the largest brand in the world.
a) L’Oreal Paris Pure Reds Color Riche Collection Star Lipstick
These 4 custom shades in red are made to suit all skin tones. To give you a beautiful, sultry look, these lipsticks are enriched with jojoba oil, velvet spheres, as well as pure pigments. Hence, wearing these lipsticks will make your lips look luscious, hydrated, and velvety.
b) L’Oreal Paris Rouge Signature Matte Liquid Lipstick
This kind of liquid lipstick comes with a unique oil-in-water formula that will surely make you feel comfortable wearing it throughout the day. It is so light in weight and will easily glide on your lips and is available in several vibrant shades to suit all Indian skin tones. These lipsticks are supremely pigmented and will stay on your lips for 24 hours without smudging, drying the lips out, or flaking it.
c) L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick
The L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick is pretty much pigmented and will give you the rich matte look you desire to have. You will fall in love with the finish as it is smooth and has a silky texture. This will keep your lips super hydrated along with ingredients such as jojoba oil. As a result, it is easier to apply on your lips and will last longer.
3. Maybelline New York
Maybelline is one of the best subsidiary brands of L’Oreal that started the journey back in 1915, just by a 19 years old entrepreneur Thomas Lyle Williams. He saw his sister using Vaseline, ash, as well as coal for her eyebrows. This is a 102 years old company and the head quarter is in New York. Since, the launch of this brand, this has been recognized all over the world for its quality as well as innovative beauty products.
In fact, are you aware of the fact that Maybelline lipsticks are one of the safest lip products available and they are gluten free as well?
a) Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lip Gradation
If you are an adventurous, sexy, and bold woman, this lipstick is for you. It is a double sided lip product that will give you a graded look along with a pop of color. You will see a blender tool at one end and the other end comes with a pop of color. This will give you a nice matte finish.
b) Maybelline New York Color Show Matte Lipstick
This lipstick range from Maybelline comes with 12 gorgeous shades and all are enriched with an ultra0care hydrating formula. It will help in preventing your lips from drying. The lip color is pretty long lasting and will not fade away even in severe heat as well as humidity.
c) Maybelline New York Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick
If you love to wear creamy lipsticks then these are just perfect for you. The lipsticks are of creamy texture and meet a burst of statement making color. It is great for everyday wear, is pretty hydrating, and will last you longer. In fact, you will love how it glides on your lips smoothly and will keep it moisturized throughout the day. These are available in 15 shades.
Talking about the best brands of lipsticks in India, one can’t miss out on the name of Lakme. It is owned by Hindustan Lever and specializes in a wide range of beauty as well as skincare products.
This brand is also known for the quality products they manufacture and the ranges are always within the reach of any average Indian woman.
The brand has grown massively with its new ranges of lipstick from ‘Absolute’ to ‘9 to 5’, the quality is just amazing and they are really affordable!
Lakme has some unique lipstick formulations, and they are definitely a must-try!
a) Lakme 9 to 5 Weightless Matte Mousse Lip and Cheek Color
It is a pretty versatile product and if you are looking to invest in a single product that works as a lip and cheek color, then you go for this one. This lip stain is great for your daily wear as it is pretty weightless and has a powdery matte formula. It will stay on your lips for a longer period. They are available in ten vibrant shades
b) Lakme 9 to 5 Primer+Matte Lip Color
If you want a flawless lip base but a rich color and 12 long hours of stay, then you can blindly go for the Lakme 9 to 5 Primer+Matte Lip Color. It will give you that flawless as well as a beautiful matte finish and you will love the intense color payoff. The lipstick comes in thirty different shades.
c) Lakme 9 to 5 Crease-Less Creme Lipstick
One of the most amazing Lakme lipsticks that went viral- the 9 to 5 Crease-Less comes in several shade variants. They are pretty soft on your lips and will glide smoothly. The lipsticks are enriched with jojoba oil as well as Vitamin E that will help to nourish your lips. This will stay on your lips for a longer period and are great for daily wear.
Colorbar is one of the most popular brands when it comes to high-quality beauty and makeup products. However, they are pretty affordable. And it is one of the fastest growing beauty brands in India. The formulation of their lipsticks is supremely comfortable on lips.
a) Colorbar Kiss Proof Lip Stain
This Colorbar kiss proof lip stain comes with a revolutionary no-transfer formula. It will glide on your lips flawlessly and will stay on your lips for a longer period. It leaves a beautiful matte finish and is enriched with vitamin E and antioxidants.
b) Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick
If you like to wear lipsticks, then you can try out these velvety and matte lipsticks. They will last for more than 8 hours without smudging, bleeding, as well as feathering. In fact, it will instantly make your lips look fuller and lush. They are supremely pigmented and with one single stroke, you can get the intense color and will do the trick for you.
c) Colorbar Take Me As I Am Lipstick
These are the jumbo crayon that is pretty much multi-functional. This will color your lips like lipstick and at the same time will nourish your lips like a lip balm. What I like about these lip crayons is that they are enriched with the goodness of vitamin E, castor oil, as well as shea butter. You will love how creamy they are and will give you the best color payoff.
Revlon is yet another amazing makeup brand that was started back in 1932 by the Charles and Revson brothers. Initially, the brand was found only in some of the New York beauty salons but in today’s market, you will see them in vanity tables and makeup bags of women around the world.
They are specialized in personal care, skincare products, as well as fragrances. Here are some of the most popular lipsticks to check out.
a) Revlon Color Burst Lip Color
The Revlon Color Burst Lip Color will keep your lips hydrated by 156%. This offers a sheer to medium coverage and is enriched with mango, shea, as well as coconut butter. You can wear it without wearing a lip liner and great for women with dry lips.
b) Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick
If you want to have soft and lustrous lips, then go for these super creamy lipsticks with the Liquisilk technology. It moisturizes your lips and boosts hydration. The colors are rich and pigmented and keep your lips hydrated for long.
c) Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Color
The liquid lipsticks are pretty light in weight, fully matter, and are extremely long wearing. With one stroke you can have full coverage and will keep your lips hydrated throughout the day.
7. Sugar Cosmetics
Sugar Cosmetics is a US-based brand that claims for the women who refuse to be stereotyped into roles. What I like more about these lipsticks is that they are 100% free of cruelty and are vegan. They are of superior quality and will offer you longer staying power as well as a high-color payoff.
a) Sugar Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipstick
If you know what is “one-coat wonder” is, then this lipstick is just great to give you the full burst of pigment just using one single swipe. It comes in several colors from wine to coffee to sexy red and will not fade at all.
b) Sugar It’s-A-Pout-Time! Vivid Lipstick
If you love the matte trend, you will love this lipstick. You will find it creamy and moisturizing as well as it glides on easily to settle into a gorgeous matte finish.
c) Sugar Matte as Hell Lip Crayon Lipstick
This Sugar Matte as Hell Lip Crayon Lipstick will give you the best coverage and will offer you a higher color payoff. It will offer you pretty long lasting coverage and is supremely pigmented hence, you don’t need to do any kind of touchups.
The brand Faces is a proud Canadian heritage that is there for 40 years and comes with some exclusive makeup range. In fact, the lipsticks are enriched with antioxidants and have all other nourishing properties. What I love the best thing about these lipsticks is that they don’t text and trial products on animals and are also hypoallergenic.
a) Faces Ultime Pro Longwear Matte Lipstick
If you are looking for waterproof lipsticks that will last for more than 8 hours, then you can go for these creamy texture lipsticks. They have enriched in Vitamin E as well as antioxidants that will give you smooth and high coverage.
b) Faces Ultime Pro Matte Lip Crayon
If you are a lip crayons lover, then you will love these Faces Ultime Pro Matte Lip Crayons. They are highly pigmented and will offer you supreme coverage but has a nice satiny matte finish. With just one stroke, you will be able to get the super comfortable finish on your lips and it will last for hours. The best thing is that they are paraben-free.
c) Faces Go Chic Lipstick
These lipsticks are pretty moisturizing and will offer you a creamy and soft texture. It will easily glide onto your lips and has a pleasant fragrance that will offer you a fresh feeling throughout the day.
Chambor beauty house comes from Geneva, Switzerland and the lipsticks from this brand are created using the best formulations. This comes in a wide range of lipstick formulations starting from crayon to liquid. In fact, the brand has launched in the year 1993. They are specialized in a huge range of beauty products including amazing fragrances.
a) Chambor Moisture Plus Lipstick
This Chambor lipstick comes with a nourishing feature that will keep your lips hydrated and will prevent them from drying out. Moreover, it will give you a smooth as well as radiant finish that will allow you to make the perfect pout.
b) Chambor Extreme Wear Transfer Proof Liquid Lipstick
If you are looking for a nice, non transferable, as well as long wearing lipstick, then you can go for this Chambor Extreme Wear Transfer Proof Liquid Lipstick. With a single stroke, you will be able to get the supreme color payoff and extreme coverage as well. It has a creamy matte finish texture that will last for a longer period.
c) Chambor Powder Matte Lipstick
The Chambor Powder Matte Lipstick comes with a dual action formula that will nourish your lips and will hydrate them as well. These are combined with a moisturizer and matte effect. The ultra-pigmented powder matte lipsticks are enriched in vitamins and are pretty comfortable to wear throughout the day.
NYX cosmetics was launched by Toni KO in Los Angeles that too in a 600 sqft building. The company took the start in the year 1999, and in 2014 it was sold to L’Oreal for a whopping five hundred million dollars!
This cosmetic brand comes with a wide lipstick range and other beauty products of high quality. Here are some of the must to check lipsticks from NYX.
a) NYX Professional Makeup Matte Lipstick
These are one of the best lipsticks out there. I personally love using them. They are super light on your lips, glides smoothly, and are pretty long lasting. It will not dry out your lips and the color payoff is super amazing. This is non-glossy and has a high-fashion matte finish.
b) NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream
It is available in several beautiful shades and some of them are statement-making shades as well. This one is neither too matte nor too glossy and somewhere will balance the two. The sweet scented lip cream is light in weight and long-lasting.
c) NYX Professional Makeup Full Throttle Lipstick
The new and advanced waterproof lipstick by NYX is the makeup artist’s dream. It’s a super-saturated matte color and it will last long hours which is amazing. In fact, it will give you an incredibly perfect pout.