Whether you're looking for makeup advice or just want a quick rundown on your favourite beauty brands, here's a list of the top 10 cosmetic brands in India, product recs included. Go ahead, drool over popping lipsticks, head-turning liners, sumptuous palettes and durable foundations from the best makeup companies. Scroll to begin. Ahead, the best cosmetic brands in India in (approximately) ascending order of affordability.
10 Best Cosmetic Brands in India
MaybellineMaybelline" is a poetic alteration of the founder's sister's name, Mabel. The legend goes that in enhancing her eyes with a homemade mix of coal and Vaseline, she gave her brother, Thomas Lyle Williams, the jolt of inspiration he needed to invent the company's first cosmetic product: eye makeup, subsequently named after her.
- Rs712Rs890(20% OFF)
- Rs380Rs475(20% OFF)
- Rs299Rs405(26% OFF)
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- Rs75Rs100(25% OFF)
LakmeLakmé is a homegrown company that makes not only some of the best, but also the most affordable, cosmetic products for women. Its best known for its durable foundations, brilliant lip colours and head-turning eye makeup. Fun fact: the name is an anglicisation of "Lakshmi", the goddess of wealth, also known for her beauty.
- Rs223Rs310(28% OFF)
- Rs323Rs450(28% OFF)
LotusLotus Sunscreen. But did you also know that the company, "India's best natural beauty care brand", makes some of the best makeup products in the Indian market? We really like their waterproof eyeliner (it has decent staying power) and moisturising lip colours (available in a range of gorgeous shades!)
- Rs225Rs275(18% OFF)
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- Rs274Rs295(7% OFF)
- Rs122Rs135(10% OFF)
ColorbarColorbar is best known for its lipsticks, but makes a whole variety of other makeup that we'd swear by. We recommend the Velvet Matte Lipstick for bold lips, the Perfect Match Primer to smoothen pores, the Mesmereyes Kajal for perfect lining, and the Waterproof Liquid Liner that does as it says.
L'OréalL'Oréal is the world's largest cosmetic company and one of the best cosmetic brands in India with products spanning the whole spectrum. You name it, they make it - from hair colour, makeup, perfume, sun protectants and anti-ageing formulas.Fun fact: Maybelline is really a subsidiary of L'Oréal, so you can imagine its scale.
- Rs599Rs799(25% OFF)
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- Rs1,664Rs1,999(17% OFF)
The Body ShopThe Body Shop teeters on the high-end makeup side, but assures high-end quality, so you can be sure the spend will be worth it. Its beauty products range from BB creams, foundations, lipsticks & lip liners to primers and makeup removers. Here are some products we recommend - have a look.
- Rs1,550Rs2,499(38% OFF)
- Rs1,420Rs1,595(11% OFF)
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