20 Lipsticks For Pigmented Lips


20 Lipsticks For Pigmented Lips

Hello girls,

Pigmented lips is not an unheard beauty problem and we all know about it. It is quite a common issue and there are rare women who have lips without the slightest of pigmentation. Pigmented lips cannot pull off sheer lip colors but there are few great shades that are going to look great on pigmented lips.

Below are the best twenty lipstick shades for pigmented lips, have a look.

CoverGirl Colorlicious Lipstick 425 Bombshell Pink

CoverGirl Colorlicious Lipstick 425 Bombeshell Pink LOTD

425 Bombshell Pink is a hot pink shade that most girls love. It is not that very bold hot pink, but is the perfect shade that is easy to wear. This lipstick is deep shade and single swipe gives amazing flush of color to your pout which is perfect for covering pigmented lips. It has a balm like texture and allows easy & smooth application and is very forgiving for dry lips. It stays for amazing 5-6 hour duration and later leaves a strong stain behind.

ESTEE LAUDER Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick Red Tango

ESTEE LAUDER Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick - Red Tango Review Lip Swatches+color on lips

It is super bright brick red shade with warm brown undertones with high glossy sheen. Since it has insane pigmentation and the texture is super light plus extremely creamy and glides like butter on lips. It stays on for more than 4 hours. Once the sheen fades off, it leaves a strong reddish brown tint.

YSL ROUGE VOLUPT Silky Sensual Radiant Lipstick #15 Extreme Coral


It is a very warm bright orange coral with red undertones; it is extremely glossy but there is no shimmer in it. Also it is one of the most famous shades from YSL Volupte range. It is extremely creamy and doesn’t bleed. It has nice pigmentation and is long wearing.

NYX Simply Red Lip Cream SR04 Maraschino

nyx simply red lip cream SR04 Maraschino lotd

SR05 Maraschino is mainly a beautiful mix of pink and red shades. The shade is very bold and it gives different hues of red and pink under different light source. It has a creamy texture and is highly pigmented and goes completely opaque in a single swipe covering every bit of lip pigmentation.

Loreal Color Riche Star Collection Pure Reds Lipstick CSR7 Pure Rouge

Loreal Pure Reds PURE ROUGE lipswatch

Pure Rouge is a gorgeous blue based Red shade. This is best red shade to brighten up your face and will flatter all Indian skin tones. The lipstick is insanely pigmented just a single swipe goes opaque on lips and not more than double swipes are required for precise application.

Colorbar Matte Touch Lipstick Rose Clair 29

You can buy the below shade from flipkart here

rose clair lipswatches

Rose Clair is a pretty coral pink shade that compliments all the skin tones as the shade gradients towards being more pink than a true coral shade. It has a soft texture, with a complete matte finish. The pigmentation of this lip shade is intense in a single swipe. It stays for good 3 hours.

MAC Off Shoot Lipstick

MAC off shoot lipstick swatches

A highly pigmented long staying shade which gives me MLBB color. It’s a daily wear shade which is going to suit most skin tone from NC 30 to NC 50. It is smooth, pigmented and long staying.

Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick Crush

urban decay crush lips

CRUSH is described as a hot pink shade; it is bright and vivid shade of cool toned Neon Fuchsia with super glossy sheen to it, The texture is not very light weight but still comfortable to wear and layers easily. The lipstick doesn’t settle in fine lines nor does it bleed, it leaves behind a strong tint. It goes absolutely opaque in a single swipe.

Wet n Wild Mega Last Lipcolor 905D Smokin Hot Pink


It’s a true bright pink shade with red undertones something which will suit both warm and cool skin tone. With this even fair as well dark skin tone girl can wear this shade comfortably. Insanely pigmented and stays long.

Lakme Absolute Creme Lipstick in Sheer Berry

You can buy the below Lakme shade from here

Sheer Berry Lakme Absolute Lipstick

It is a nice berry pink color, less on berry and more on pink side. It is not muted or something, it is a very fresh color which brightens up my face instantly. The texture of lipstick is semi matte. It is nicely pigmented, goes opaque in a single swipe and stays for good 6-7 hours.

Wet n Wild MegaLast Lipstick in Spotlight Red 911D

Wet n Wild MegaLast Spotlight Red lipswatch

A very true red, not too warm and not cool either. It brightens up face and gives an instant glamorous look. The formula is excellent too because it’s matte without being too drying. This lipstick is highly pigmented and is very long lasting.

Maybelline Pink Alert Lipstick POW 4

You can buy the below Maybelline shade from here


POW4 is a very pretty pink color which has neon touch in it. The color is super bright and happy. The texture of this is creamy and super soft. Pigmentation and staying power are awesome.

NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream SMLC17 Ibiza

nyx lip cream ibiza

Ibiza is described as a deep rose pink shade with coral hints in it. The lip cream has a pure matte finish and gives a fuller look to the lips. The texture of this lip cream is soft and has a creamy consistency which is just perfect for application on the lips. The color payoff of this soft matte lip cream is just fabulous and one swipe of this lip cream is all you need to cover pigmented lips.

Chambor Powder Matte Lipstick 166 Coral Rose

You can buy the below Chambor  shade from here

Chambor Coral Rose LipSwatch

Coral Rose is a coral pink shade with reddish undertone. This will suit both fair to dusky beauties. The formula glides well without tugging and has a complete matte finish. A single swipe goes opaque on lips and lasts for up to 6-7 meals.

NYX High Voltage Lipstick S22 Rock Star

nyx lipstick HVLS22 rock star

HVLS22 Rock Star is mainly a red-pink shade. It is a very vibrant and unique. The texture of this lipstick is very creamy and applies smoothly on the lips. These are light weight lip colors and are highly pigmented. One swipe of the lip color is enough to give that perfect shade on the lips and stays for long.

MAC Amplified Creme Lipstick Morange


Morange is a gorgeous neon orange shade that instantly brightens up the face. Since it belongs to the amplified range it has a soft creamy texture. It is insanely pigmented and not more than one wipe is required to get opaque coverage. It simply looks gorgeous on the fair complexions!

Colorbar Darkened Summer Matte Touch Lipstick 42M Peach Life

You can buy the below Colorbar lipstick shade from here

Colorbar Darkened Summer Lipstick Peach Life swatch

Peach Life is a pretty pink shade with coral tones to it. It is superbly pigmented. One swipe is enough to get the desired color. This formula is matte yet not over drying like the regular matte lipsticks. It stays for around 4-5 hours.

Lakme 9To5 Crease-Less Lipstick Mauve Spot

You can buy the below Lakme 9 to5 creaseless lipstick shade from here

lakme 9to5 creaseless lipstick mauve spot lotd

This one belongs to the nude shade category and is light brown hue with very slight undertones of mauve shade. It looks more of a creamy light nude brown shade. It has decent color pay off to cover pigmented lips easily.

CoverGirl Colorlicious Lipstick 300 Garnet Flame

CoverGirl Lipstick 300 Garnet Flame Lip Swatch

300 Garnet Flame is a very beautiful pink based red shade. The pink undertones play their role in making the shade a little less bold, so every girl can actually give this shade a shot. The lipstick has a lip balm like texture that melts on lips like butter and is really easy to apply. It sets to a satiny finish and makes lip look full. This lipstick is heavenly pigmented and single swipe gives amazing flush of color to lips. It stays for more than 5 hours on me and leaves a very very strong pink stain behind.

Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Moss Lipstick in 08

Rimmel 08 Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick FOTD

It is a beautiful dusty rose shade with warmer undertones. It has a creamy and smooth texture and stays for long duration. Also it is intensely pigmented and covers every bit of pigmented lips easily.

These were some fabulous lipsticks that have great color pay off and will look great on pigmented lips.

Which among these are your favorites?

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  1. Thank you @Nausheen.. 🙂 which one would you like to pick from above?

    @Peekaboo — Rose clair is one of my fav too 🙂


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