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    Top 5 Lip Shades For Brown Skin

    Finding the perfect lip shade for your brown skin tone can be quite a task but worry not as we are here to help you out with that!
    • Neha Pande
    • Editorial
    Updated at - 2021-09-17,17:28 IST
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    Lipsticks are a safe haven for an immediate confidence boost. Be it at a party with friends or a job interview, a swipe of any beautiful lip shade can make you feel ready for the world. There is a quote by Anne Lamott which says “Joy is the best makeup. But a little lipstick is a close runner-up” so finding the best lip shade for your skin will definitely make you a winner.

    Many of you might not know that lipstick dates as late as the Ancient Sumerian people and Indus Valley civilization who were first to invent and wear lipstick, about 5,000 years ago. They used to crush gemstones and use them to decorate their lips. In Egypt they crushed Carmine bugs to create a red lip tint which also differentiated between the social classes.

    It is quite hard to find the best shades for brown skin tone so we have made a top 5 list for you to choose from.

    A Classic Red

    Red is the King of classics; from start to end it has always been a winner and a favourite for brown skin tone. A classic red lip is the biggest confidence boost you can get. This shade exudes elegance and makes a statement everywhere you go. It makes your skin tone look rich and radiant. Red colour is a symbol of royalty in many countries. It can even be used to create the perfect korean blurred lip look.

    Red is also a shade which is worn often at Indian wedding as it is not only a symbol of royalty but also considered the symbol of prosperity and fertility. 

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    Coffee Mocha

    Mocha is an earthy tone which looks almost like a beautiful nude on brown skin. If you want the perfect nude lip for your skin tone you need to try a coffee mocha shade which is a shade of brown lipstick. Coffee mocha is a soft brown making it a perfect nude for brown skin.

    If you search nude lipstick online you will get lighter shades since they are the perfect nude for fair skin tone but mocha is the true nude for brown skin tone.

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    Sensual Plum 

    Plum shades are gorgeous on brown skin; especially Indian skin tone. A rich Sade of plum can go from a night at the club to a fancy dinner date. A sexy plum lipstick will undoubtedly going to make you feel like a boss. Spice up your look with spicy plums lip.

    Peachy Goodness 

    A soft mocha peach shade will make you feel oh so ethereal . A peachy shades is a beautiful feminine colour which will make you feel like a Disney princess. There are a lot of varieties of peach but the best is definitely a mix of peach and mocha lip shades.

    Many might not know that symbolises of raw desire and trust. Maybe now it’s time to let your lips do the talking for you.

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    Badass Black

    You must have not thought that the devilish black would be on the list; but it is. This shade is not for the faint hearted since this shade takes a lot of confidence to pull off. Though; the shade black looks stunning on brown skin. If you want a sexy edgy look you should try black at least once.

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    Your skin and body like you are unique. While we have taken all measures to ensure that the information provided in this article and on our social media channels is credible and expert verified, we recommend you consult a doctor or your dermatologist before trying a home remedy, quick hack or exercise regime. For any feedback or complaint, reach out to us at