Every girl knows the struggle of finding that best lipstick shades for girls that brightens up her day, glams up any outfit and makes her look like an absolute diva. I mean, given the myriad of options available, picking the right one can be an intimidating task. 

But lucky for you, we did quite a bit of research ourselves and narrowed down on the 6 classic lipstick shades for girls that every beauty-obsessed girl must have in her beauty arsenal. These lipstick shades are super versatile and pair well with every outfit to make you look just perfect! 

6 Classic Lipstick Shades Every Girl Should Own 

1. A bright red

lipstick shades for girls bright red

It is no news that a swipe of bright red lipstick can literally transform any outfit and make you look instantly glamorous. Pair it with your casual outfits or complement it with your gowns or LBDs, there is nothing more universally flattering and empowering than a red pout. 

This Lakmé 9to5 Primer + Matte Lip Color - Red Coat is a bright red colour that goes well with anything and everything! It comes with a built-in primer that sets a flawless matte base and evens out your lips, and gives you a smooth application and an intense colour payoff. 

2. Feisty pink

lipstick shades for girls pink

All of us have those days when red lipstick feels too overpowering and nude lipstick feels just too boring. So, what’s a girl to do then? Reach for a pretty pink lip colour, what else! Pink lipstick adds the perfect amount of drama without hogging attention from the outfit. Invest in a pretty fuchsia colour and see the magic unfold. 

The Lakmé Absolute Matte Revolution Lip Color - Shocking Pink is the perfect feisty pink for that ultimate drama. It is designed to be long-wear and infused with the goodness of raspberry seed oil known for its deeply nourishing and soothing properties. The creamy light formula glides on without dragging. The buttery formula softly hugs lips and sets in a comfortable finish. It is enriched with nourishing properties that keep lips soft and tender. 

3. A nude MLBB lipstick

lipstick shades for girls nude

There are some days when we really want to just chill and play it down, and the same goes for our lipsticks too. This is when you need a pretty MLBB (my lips but better) shade in your vanity. It gives your lips a nice wash of colour, minus the drama and OTTness. 

If you are looking for that perfect nude shade that suits all skin tones, the Lakmé Absolute Matte Melt Liquid Lip Color - Nude Sensation is the perfect one for you. It not only gives you a glam and intense matte lip color but also the care of soft and supple lips. Your lips can now enjoy this long-lasting, intense matte for 16 hours, while also feeling moisturised for 16 hours, making it the perfect combination of matte + moisturisation. This liquid matte lip colour stays put on your lips owing to its transfer-proof formula so no need to worry about lipstick stains on the cups anymore! 

4. A plum or berry

lipstick shades for girls plum

Bored of playing miss-goody-two-shoes all the time? Show your wild side with darkish plum and berry hues. A plum or berry shade gives you a really edgy appearance and breaks the monotony of the usual pinks and reds. 

The Lakmé Absolute Plush Matte Lip Crayon - Cherry Pop is the best berry shade that suits all skin tones. It features an ultra-creamy, smooth texture and non-drying matte formula that keeps the lips supple and soft, adding that extra bit of oomph to your pout. This lip crayon gives a rich intense matte payoff on your lips without feeling too heavy or cracking your lips so they look luscious and smooth. 

5. Chocolate brown

lipstick shades for girls brown

Brown lipsticks, especially chocolate browns, have a rich pigmentation and can be worn throughout the day or at night, depending on your eye makeup. Chocolate brown lipstick will give you a little drama if you need a little more than your regular nude lipstick can provide. 

The Lakmé 9to5 Weightless Mousse Lip And Cheek Color - Chocolate Mousse is the perfect chocolate brown shade if you want to add extra drama to your lips. This lip colour comes in a mousse texture that is super weightless and can be used as a cheek tint too. It lasts longer, throughout the day and has a powdery matte finish. 

6. Classic red

lipstick shades for girls classic red

There is no doubt that classic red lipstick can completely transform any outfit or makeup look. Adding a classic red to your wardrobe will brighten your complexion and make your teeth appear slightly whiter than they actually are. Classic red lipstick can say a lot about a woman - It simply suggests that this woman is courageous, strong, bold, and sophisticated and simply demonstrates her confidence and daring. 

This Lakmé Absolute Matte Ultimate Lip Color With Argan Oil - Red Extreme is the classic red that suits all skin tones. It comes with a lightweight formula enriched with luxe argan oil that nourishes your lips and keeps them from drying. Its soft velvety matte texture comfortably sits on your lips and provides a bold, intense colour payoff. 

FAQs about Classic Lipstick Shades Every Girl Needs 

What shade of lipstick looks the most natural? 

Nude lipstick looks the most natural on your lips. But if you wish to take it to the next level, opt for a sheer formula that has a hint of colour. You can choose from cream to satin to liquid lipsticks that come in a variety of different shades and undertones and pick the right shade for you. 

Which lip colour is trending? 

A bold burgundy shade is in trend right now. Whether you're a fan of dark, bold lipstick shades or not, now's the time to pull those vampy hues out. Are you looking for a bold, trending colour to wear? There's no better colour than Burgundy. 

What is the best lip colour for Indian skin? 

For Indian skin tones, look for shades that have yellow undertones. If you are looking for the best pick, try a tiger lily coral, crimson red, punchy pink, or gingerbread nude. Adding a true red to the lips will make them stand out, while deep shades will draw attention to the lips 

Do I wear warm or cool lipstick? 

There are many different shades of lipstick, and it's important to find the one that suits you best. If your lips are more pinkish, then you will probably want to choose a cool lip colour. If your lips are more peachy or brownish, a warm lipstick shade will look best on you.