10 Shades of Red Lips: Shades That Look Amazing on Brown Skin

Red lips have the power to make you look sexy, bold, confident and classy. Here are some 10 shades of red that would look amazing on brown skin ladies. And they also super affordable.

10 Shades of Red Lips: Shades That Look Amazing on Brown Skin

Here are some affordable and gorgeous looking shades of Red for your pouty lips.

#1. Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Gloss – Gleaming Grenadine

Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Gloss – Gleaming Grenadine

Price- Rs.380/-
Gleaming Grenadine is a bright red color with a hint of pink to it. This is a pretty color and will definitely suit all skin tones. It has some shimmer in it but it is hardly visible on lips. It is a good choice if you are experimenting with red shades. It is semi-opaque and partially covers super pigmented lips.

#2. City Color Creamy Lips - Sweet Sangria

City Color Creamy Lips - Sweet Sangria

Price - $2.99
Sweet sangria is a blue-toned cooler shade of red. It is the most pigmented lip product I have ever seen. It is super opaque and provides a smooth and even coverage. It hides my pigmented lips completely. It is creamy in consistency and a little goes a long way. It gives semi-matte finish and the formula is said to be similar to the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams. The shades fades off after a meal and/or a drink but leaves behind a nice stain. This looks awesome on Brown Skin.




#3. Milani Color Statement Lipstick - Red Label

Milani Color Statement Lipstick - Red Label

Price - $5.00
Red Label is a beautiful blue-toned Red from Milani's Color Statement Lipsticks. It feels light on the lips. The texture is slightly creamy and glides on like a dream. It has this subtle vinyl sheen to it that is not overly glossy. It provides excellent coverage and is such a great option for pigmented lips.

#4. Coastal Scents Luscious lipsticks - 12

Coastal Scents Luscious lipsticks - 12

Price - $3.95
The Coastal Scents luscious lipsticks are creamy and paraben free. There are 15 shades in this range, from vibrant pinks and deep reds to rich purples. The packaging is very sleek and looks like a high-end lipstick. The staying power is not so great but at just $3.95 a pop you can afford to experiment. It does leave a nice stain on the lips.

#5. L.A Girl Glazed Lip Paint - Pin Up

L.A Girl Glazed Lip Paint - Pin Up

Price - $2.99
The Glazed Lip Paints come in squeeze tubes. Nothing fancy about the packaging, but is very travel-friendly. The formula is creamy and feels light on the lips. The shades are extremely pigmented and offers excellent coverage to dark and pigmented lips. it dries to a nice lacquered finish. The formula isn’t smudge or transfer-proof and leaves behind a mild stain.

#6. Maybelline Color Sensational Velvet Matte Lipstick – Mat 11

Maybelline Color Sensational Velvet Matte Lipstick – Mat 11

Price- Rs.380/-
Maybelline Color Sensational Velvet Matte Mat 11 is a deep warm red shade. It comes in a chic and stylish packaging. The texture is creamy and feels extremely lightweight. It provides excellent coverage and you need just one swipe for a smooth and sexy-looking lips. Take it from me, this shade is a must have for brown skin girls.

#7. Lakme Enrich Satins – 354

Lakme Enrich Satins – 354

Price – Rs. 240/-

Shade 354 from Lakme Enrich Satins is a gorgeous orange-toned red lipstick with gold shimmer. It is such a festive shade and is great for weddings. The packaging might be boring but the shades aren’t. This range of Lakme lipsticks are quite inexpensive and can certainly try out various shades. The color payoff is excellent and completely covers pigmentation on the lips.

#8. Maybelline Color Show Lipstick – Ruby Twilight

Maybelline Color Show Lipstick – Ruby Twilight

Price- Rs.260/-
Ruby Twilight is a deep ruby red shade. The lipstick is creamy and glides on easily. Considering the price, the miniaturization and pigmentation are good. It stays on for 4-5 hours, even after a heavy meal in between.

#9. Incolor Colorstay Liquid Lipstick – Scarlet Red

Incolor Colorstay Liquid Lipstick – Scarlet Red

Price- Rs.250/-
Scarlet Red is an orange-toned Red. It is not overtly bright and will suit almost any skin tones including brown skin. It gives a nice powder matte finish. It comes in dual wand form, with a clear lip gloss on one end and the liquid lipstick on the other end. The pigmentation of this liquid lipstick is remarkable and it completely covers dark spots and pigmentation issues.

#10. Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Polish – Glam 12

Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Polish – Glam 12

Price- Rs.380/-
Glam 12 is a beautiful and toned down red with orange tones to it. It has minuscule glitter that are not obvious but lend a healthy amount of sheen to the lips. The shimmers are evident only when you remove the lip gloss as they get deposited in the fine lines. The staying power is pretty awesome and survives a heavy meal. The best aspect of this product is its miniaturization. This is a great buy considering the cost and its excellent features.

Which one is you favorite red shade (not necessarily from this list)? Do comment below and let us know.

Thanks for reading!

  • Namrata Bhattacharya

    Incolor scarlet red is my fav 😍

    • http://shadesofaduskywoman.com/ Sudhaa Gopinath

      Mine too!!

  • http://www.thebeautyholic.com Mariyam@TheBeautyholic

    So many red lippies you have. I love the Incolor one!

    • http://shadesofaduskywoman.com/ Sudhaa Gopinath

      Yes, Mariyam and still eyeing more red shades 🙂

  • http://www.thebeautyinsideout.com thebeautyinsideout

    I haven't tried many red lipsticks, so I don't have a favorite. The city color lippie looks so good on you 🙂

    • http://shadesofaduskywoman.com/ Sudhaa Gopinath

      Thanks, Safi.

  • http://senseiteve.com Anubhuti

    maybelline mat11 is my favorite...loved the compilation 🙂

    • http://shadesofaduskywoman.com/ Sudhaa Gopinath

      Thanks, Anubhuti. That's my go-to shade. Never fails me.

  • Ragini Abhinandan

    Maybelline - Ruby twilight and LA Girl are my favorite <3

    • http://shadesofaduskywoman.com/ Sudhaa Gopinath

      (y)

  • http://makeupmartini.com/ Makeup Martini

    Love the compilation with swatches! xoxo

    • http://shadesofaduskywoman.com/ Sudhaa Gopinath

      Thanks, Pavithra.

  • http://shadesofaduskywoman.com/ Sudhaa Gopinath

    Thanks, Anamika. Will check out this shade.