Sunday, February 12th, 2012

By Mehak Sagar, 24, India, Global Contributor

Mehak is 24-years old and a number-crunching economist from India. When she’s not analyzing data, she’s analyzing beauty, which is where her real passion lies. She loves blush and the color peach, and together, the two give her unparalleled happiness (hence her blog, Peaches and Blush). Aside from beauty, she loves food, shoes, traveling, dancing, and painting. She has an unhealthy obsession with chocolate cookies, lip balms, her three-year-old niece, and planning her upcoming wedding. Mehak lives with a joint family, which means 13 people in a single house, but she says it just means there is more makeup to go around!

Lakme Lip Love Conditioner

3 Indian Lip Products for Soft, Lush Lips on Valentine’s Day

Let’s face it:  most men hate oodles of lipstick, or at least my man does. So with Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s essential to stock up on subtle lip products that work well for date nights! Here are three Indian lip products for soft, lush lips on Valentine’s Day.

Lakme Lip Love Lip Conditioners (Rs 225 or $4.50): These lip conditioners were made for Valentine’s Day! They come in adorable heart-shaped pots and give a juicy,wet look to the lips. While they won’t heal extremely chapped lips, they ensure your pout is drenched in subtle color and stays hydrated for those Valentine Day Date Nights. My favorites of the Lakme Lip love Conditioners are Flirt, a bright fuchsia pink, and Charmer, a bright coral orange. They also come in two other colors: Hottie and Siren. I recommend you stock up on all four of these! If you want an overload of the cheesiness factor, then also take a look at Lakme’s Lip Love Lipstick which come inscribed with word love on them.

Boutique Bio Berry Plumping Lip Balm (Rs 99 or $2.00) | The Biotique Bio Berry plumping lip balm claims to be a ‘medicinal product’ but one look at the pretty watermelon inside of it, and medicinal is the last word you would think of. It is mostly sheer, giving a light watermelon tint to the lips and keeps lips hydrated and soft throughout the day. While I am not a big fan of the slightly cough syrup like smell, it does give a fuller pout to the lips and makes sure your lips stay hydrated throughout the day!

Colorbar Coral Crush Lip Pot (Rs 495 or $10.00) | The Colorbar Lip Pots are kind of like liquid lipsticks. Similar to NYX Lip Lacquer Pots but much more pigmented, they last an immensely long time, give mostly opaque coverage, and have a cushioned feel on the lips. Coral Crush is an earthy terracotta orange, which looks great on warm skin tones and is a must for me. They come in a range of other colors like Cherry Pop, which is a deep red, and Pink Velvet, which is a plummy pink .

See more photos & swatches! 

Lakme Lip Love Conditioner

Lakme Lip Love Conditioner

Lakme Lip Love Conditioner

Biotique Lip Balm

Colorbar Coral Crush Lip Pot

Colorbar Coral Crush Lip Pot

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12 thoughts on “3 Indian Lip Products for Soft, Lush Lips on Valentine’s Day

  1. Nice post Mehak!!Totally agree about lakme lip is super gorgeous..i got one in coral shade and I am looking forward to using it more:))

  2. I love Biotique lip balm is a great product.

  3. PakiGirl

    lol, I’ve never commented before but I had to just from reading ur bio, cuz I’m pakistani, 24, have a 3yr old niece and also love blush. Except i’m not planning a wedding………..yet!

  4. I love the coral crush pot from colorbar. Its always in my kit.

  5. ellyp

    Torture. This post is torture!! I so wish I could buy some of these!!! I live in Colorado so there’s no hope. I can’t even find a decent food store to buy my Indian food staples, let alone makeup or skincare. :(

  6. parveen

    i so agree with mehak..lakme lip love is awesome and am so inlove with siren

  7. sonia

    ai hai! yes i agree with the commenter below, this post IS torture! haha i wish we could have these indian products in the states, especially without a gross price inflation due to import cost. buttt, my parents are going to delhi soon and i’m totally requesting all these items! by chance do you know where they are commonly sold?