1. "Freckletone" - Mac
A peachy light nude in colour and consistency, great for lighter brown skin.
2. "Mink" - Revlon
A popular brown girl favourite from the drugstore, Mink is a muted darker nude with a slight pink undertone and a crème finish. It flatters almost all hues of brown skin.
3. "Amorous" - Mac
A pigmented, long-lasting berry mauve with a satin finish.
4. "Diva" - Mac
A deep matte wine-red, Diva can dress up any neutral eye look.
5. "Wine and Forever" - Maybelline 14H lipstick
A long lasting browny red which makes golden skin look even more radiant.
6. "Dolce Vita" - NARS
A sheer and moisturising slap-on-and-go dusty rose pink with brown tones.
7. "Up The Amp" - Mac
An amplified berry purple with a hint of pink, this lipstick is considered to be one of the most flattering purples on women of colour.
8. "Neon Orange" - Mac
A bright, bold, amplified true orange that pops beautifully on duskier South Asian skintones.
9. "Taupe" - Mac
A dusty matte brown that makes "dark nude" much more wearable.
10. "Number 106" - Rimmel London, Kate Collection
A super-bright matte pink that can brighten up just about any make-up look.
11. "Sultry" - Revlon
This pink from Revlon's Matte Balm Stains collection, is as moisturising as it is loaded with colour. It gives your lips a gorgeous stain while staying matte and maintaining a balmy texture.
12. "Little Susie" - Nyx Butter Lipstick
A pigmented bright pink with yellow undertones that bring out the golden in brown skin. Buttery smooth texture that keeps the lips hydrated.
13. "913C" - Wet'n'Wild
A great everyday matte browny pink nude, suitable for a range of skin tones.
14. "Berry Dreamy" - Street Wear Color Rich
A creamy corally nude pink, this lipstick is great for office wear and it comes at a super affordable price.
15. "Blackberry" - Revlon
This deep red berry shade from the Revlon Superlustrous line comes in a moisturising crème formula. Perfect for winters.
16. "Pink Truffle" - Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter
Glossy and moisturising with a buttery texture. An almost glowy pinky brown.
Popular for being an MLBB (My Lips But Better) lippie for many women of colour.
17. "Ruby Woo" - Mac
A bright matte red with blue undertones. Known for flattering all skin tones and making your teeth look white.
18. "Eros" - Nyx
Another bright red, but with an orange undertone instead of blue, Eros has a creamy finish.
19. "Cabaret Blend" - Milani
A creamy deep red with maroon undertones.
20. "Xoxo" - Street Wear Color Rich
A bright and smooth blue-based pink that comes at a pocket-friendly price tag.
21. "Berry Couture" - Revlon
If you're new to purple lips, this sheer berry lipstick is a great way to begin. It is buildable, moisturising, and shiny, and it complements brown skin.
22. "Party Parrot" - Mac
A very bright coral pink matte, only for the daring.
23. "Plumful" - Mac
A very flattering everyday colour which stays bright and pink without being overpowering. Its plummy tones flatter darker desi skin tones and it has a lustre finish.
24. "Satin Enrich 145" - Lakme
This silky nude can complement fair as well as dusky skin tones, and is also on the budget-friendly side.