6 plant-based lip and cheek tints that colour and care for the skin

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If you are looking for a single beauty product that is a true multitasker, then hybrid lip and cheek tints should be at the top of your list. Their credibility lies not just in being free of dubious synthetic chemicals like silicones, petrochemicals, SLS, Parabens, and talc but also being loaded with antioxidants. These potent botanical extracts repair lip skin barriers and lock in moisture while also pigmenting the pout effectively. They blur the lines between skincare and makeup with an effortless dab on your lips, cheeks and even eyes. And, in under a few minutes you are ready. Celebrity makeup artist Bianca Louzado gives these a nod of approval,“Anything that cuts downtime for a working woman, as well as a busy girl on the go, gets my thumbs up.”

Ahead, scroll through to pick from our selection for the season.

Ilana Beet Tint

6 plantbased lip and cheek tints that colour and care for the skin

This beetroot pigmented lip and cheek tint adds colour to your face in one easy roll-on. It has a sheer texture, and its reddish-orange hue is versatile choice for Indian skin tones. Created with certified organic fruit-based ingredients, this is cult-favourite for a reason.

Daughter Earth Lip & Cheek Tint

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Formulated with a blend of plant butter, moringa seed and almond oil, sea buckthorns, vitamin E and vanilla, this is lip care and colour consciously packed in one tiny pot. In pursuit of being animal-friendly, traditional beeswax has been swapped with plant-based candelilla wax in the concoction. While the range is available in 12 shades, and our vote goes to the original pink.

Earth Rhythm Lip & Cheek Tint

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This multitasker, which double up as a blush and lip colour can be slipped into your tiniest bag. Made with organic certified jojoba oil, grape seed oil and pomegranate flower extract, it comes in recycled and recyclable materials. To apply, lightly tap the applicator in the centre of the lips and diffuse it outwards.

Aegte Organics Lip & Cheek Tint

6 plantbased lip and cheek tints that colour and care for the skin

If you are looking for fuss-free makeup, then check out Aegte Organics’ Lip & Cheek Tint. Dab it on the cheeks for a natural-looking flush. With extracts of beetroot and tomato, it’s safe to apply on the eyes, lips and cheeks for a hint of colour. Upon regular use it minimises lip pigmentation and plumps up chapped lips.

Just Herbs Herb-Enriched Lip & Cheek Tint

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Complementing all Indian skin tones, this range is available in seven buildable shades for all occasions and is ideal for times when you want to make a statement without being flashy. Its potent blend of jojoba oil, javitri, rice starch, sweet almonds, and moringa comforts winter-dry lips.

Asa Lip & Cheek Tint

6 plantbased lip and cheek tints that colour and care for the skin

This soft buttery formula in bullet format is the perfect balance between comfort and sustainability. From flattering browns to peachy pinks, there are numerous shades to pick. And, its refillable aluminium case is a lesson in conscious beauty and comfortable to carry.

This article first appeared in Vogue


  • Aparrna Gupta

    Transitioning from crafting stories for The Asian Age and Bombay Times to setting beauty trends in Verve, Aparrna Gupta’s journey has always revolved around resonant storytelling. Her prowess in content creation is unparalleled, with articles featured in renowned publications like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, L’Officiel India, Lifestyle Asia, Elle, and Femina. She also excels in content ideation, trend identification, mood board creation, and product styling. Her expertise has proven invaluable to homegrown brands, enabling them to authentically connect with their audience.

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