Day weddings are so in. Less hectic, more fun and let’s admit that the pictures are absolutely beautiful! Well hello, Bollywood agrees too!
And even when the sun is shining bright, a little makeup never hurt. While your bestie bride will hire the best makeup artist, do you realise how tricky your makeup is going to be? How are you going to get that perfect pout selfie?
We spoke to our favourite makeup artists who revealed their favourite lipstick shades that are perfect for a day wedding.
All the listed products are easily available in Indian markets as well as online.
In Shades Of Pink
Mehr by MAC
Two of our fine makeup artists, Avantika Kapur and Chandni Singh, highly recommend this shade! The cool undertones of this lovely matte finish shade are sure to add a lot of freshness to the face. The best part about it is that it works fabulously on Indian skin tones. It’s hydrating, opaque and can definitely be your safe colour. Available at your nearest MAC store or buy online here.
Gossip Gurl Liquid Matte by Huda Beauty
This gorgeous liquid matte shade of pink is excessively light to wear (you might forget you’re wearing anything on your lips) and stays for a long time. Pair it up with minimalistic eye makeup and your lips would pop-out. This shade would go best with light and medium skin tones and is recommended by our makeup expert Sakshi Sagar. Buy it from your nearest Sephora store and check it out here.
Blessed Matte Lipstick by L.A.Girl
This vanilla scented lip colour is great for medium skin tones. The presence of shea butter in it makes it highly hydrating and of a smooth texture. It is a rosy shade that tends towards pink more and would look beautiful in natural light. It is highly recommended by our makeup artist Chandni Singh. You can buy it online here.
Bazaar matte lipgloss by L.A Girl
A warm pink with a bright finish and a smooth cream-like texture is just the lipstick for you for a day wedding if you have a light Indian skin tone. It has an opaque finish and looks chic. Suggested by our very own Chandni Singh. Buy here.
Playful Pigment Lipgloss by L.A Girl
Playful is a playfully vibrant lip shade that looks gorgeous at day events. It’s precisely a carrot pink colour according to Chandni Singh and does not require more than one layer to get the perfect colour. Again, this is great for light and medium Indian skin tones. You can buy it online here.
Kristen by Kylie
When we are listing shades of pink how can we forget this warm brown berry pink lip colour. It is great for all Indian skin tones and lasts for a long time. The shade, when applied, gives a subtle yet striking shade of pink lips and the matte finish doesn’t even dry the lips.Our makeup artist Sakshi Sagar wholeheartedly recommends this for day weddings. Check it out here.
In Shades Of Peach
Wrapped Up Lip Crayon by Faces
This is a perfect coral shade of peach suggested by Chandni Singh and will look good with minimal or dewy makeup. It’s feather light and has an elegant vibrancy even if it is basic neutral shade. Works well on every skin tone. Buy it online from here.
Dolce Liquid Lipstick by Anastasia Beverly Hills
A beautiful matte muted coral peach colour that is elegant and subtle. This long lasting lip colour is recommended by our makeup artist Fatima Soomar. Buy it from Sephora store and check it out here.
Touch of Spice by Maybelline
Not being too brown, this shade is just perfect and of course, beautiful. It is almost like marsala with plum undertones and it’s deep shade makes it look royal. This charismatic colour is also suggested by Tejasvini Chander and is suited for all skin tones. Buy it online from here.
Icon Matte Liquid Lipcolour by Huda Beauty
A pink-ish peach colour that would look amazing on most Indian skin tones. This is a bright peach shade that becomes darker when it dries up. Suggested by Tejasvini Chander, this colour would light you up at the day wedding. Buy it online here.
Mocha by MAC
This brownish yellow peach shade has a satin finish and a soothing vanilla fragrance. Its matte finish combined with brown-ish tinge makes it perfect for Indian skin tones. It would be great if you want a natural look and it is suggested to us by Sakshi Sagar. You can buy it online here.
In Shades Of Mauve
Mauve It Over by Revlon
This deep matte mauve shade is perfect for all Indian skin tones. It’s dark but subtle and hence, would not look heavy for a day wedding. It is decently hydrating with a soft texture and brilliant pigmentation. This shade is suggested to us by the very talented makeup artist Anjie Gogna. But it online from here.
Lovesick by Kat Von D
If you are not willing to wear dark mauve, then be sure to go for this pink-ish mauve shade with flawless texture. It is a bright shade with grey undertones and would go well with light skin tones. Makeup artist Fatima Soomar thinks it would be a great choice for day weddings! Buy it from your nearest Sephora store and check it out here.
In Shades Of Nude
Velvet Teddy by MAC
This matte finish deep tone beige suggested by Chandni Singh is basically a pinky beige.It has an opaque finish and if you plan to get a dark eye makeup then definitely go for this shade. This colour would complement medium skin tones. Buy it online from here.
Trendsetter by Huda Beauty
This adorable shade that smells like delicious cake batter is a brown nude (nude with a brown undertone). This colour would look beautiful on all Indian skin tones and also looks elegant in natural light. Makeup artist Tejasvini Chander thinks it would be a perfect choice! Buy it from your nearest Sephora store or buy it online from here.
Don't Be Afraid To Go Bold!
MAC Retro Matte Ruby Woo
The shade is described GRAND by Tejasvini Chander (makeup artist) and would be a perfect choice if you want to go for red on your lips. It looks steamy with a matte finish and stays on for a long time. Buy it online from here.
Choosing a lipstick colour doesn’t only depend on sunlight (or the absence of it). Some dark lip shades can be worn at day weddings if you are adventurous enough to sport them. Make sure you wear these bold shades with light or pastel eye makeup at a day event, as suggested by makeup artist Ojas Rajani.