Indian makeup Brands and International Make up Brands


Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Top 10 Make Up Brands In India

Skin is a very sensitive organ, irrespective of whether it is the face or any other part of the body and facial skin is even more sensitive and is more prone to rashes and skin reactions since its kept open all the time.

To take care of the skin and to cover up those imperfections of the facial skin, a lot of women rely on cosmetics. This makes it very important for them to choose the right kind of product and the right brand for the product which will not irritate their sensitive skin.

The top 10 most favourite and trusted cosmetics brands among Indian woman. Take a look into your beloved makeup brands and see if you have not yet given some a try.

1. Lakme:

A product of Unilever Brand, this is probably the most trusted over generations. It is also the first makeup brand to launch an array of skin and face products for woman in India. And it still continues to innovate with new products being launched every year.

The latest launch includes The Lakme Absolute Range which offers baked chromatic Duo tone eye shadows to Absolute lip range and Lakme eye conic range. It’s skin care products are also very well-known! Starting from Lakme’ moisturisers to sunscreens and face washes they are have been widely adopted into daily skin care routines by many

2. Revlon:

One of the first international brands to its set foot in India, it offers a wide range of lip, nails, eyes and face cosmetics. It’s wide array of nail paints are a huge craze among makeup lovers. It’s liners and lip colours is another huge favourite of woman of all ages in India as well as abroad.

3. Amway:

Slowly gripping the Indian market, This makeup brand has launched a wide range of skin, makeup and health care products. Amway has now launched a woman’s exclusive skin care range called Attitude which is being widely advertised on the television these days. There is another offshoot of the Amway range .That is called Artistry. This offers exclusive colour cosmetics products.

4. L’Oreal:

This glamorous brand offers not only cosmetics for face and skin but also hair care products. It’s marketed worldwide and is advertised by the most well-known faces all around the globe. In India it is endorsed by Aishwarya Rai Bachhan and Sonam Kapoor, abroad by Penelope Cruz, Demi moore etc

5. Maybelline:

Maybelline New York, this brand has never come up with a range that hasn’t been an instant hit. Their products are awesome! Right from their diamond shine or extreme water shine lipsticks to their awesome range of eye tattoos that has been recently launched. Their colossal kajal and volume express mascara created quite a huge craze in the market recently.

6. Color Bar:

An easy choice among all the small makeup artists since it offers a huge range of great coverage and long staying foundations and great range of lip colours. It’s a hot favourite among woman of all ages who prefer lasting formulation for skin cosmetics or like mixing choices of foundations for achieving a desired tone of colour.

7. Avon:

This brand has emerged in India and is very well known for direct marketing. This has not only provided many woman with employment and part time income but has also paved the way for introduction of a huge variety of cosmetics and skin products which is easily available sitting at home via the hands of the direct selling agents. We also get to lay our hands on the international branded perfumes via its hand like Little Black Dress, Surreal Garden Eau De Toilette, etc. Its instant fairness, anti marks cream and other products of the Skin Natural’s Range are a hot favourite among housewives. Teens love their simply pretty range of awesome nail colours.

8. Elle 18:

This brand has always targeted the youth. This lively brand has always come up with something innovative to suit the likeness and style of the young school and college girls. It recently launched Color bomb products that have a wide range of lip colours too. These are affordable as well as come with a unique centre moisturizing stick of cocoa butter.

9. Chambor:

Chambor products have been marketed in India now for quite some time. Its growing popularity as an international brand is to be reckoned with. Its face products are a huge craze among makeup lovers. Its nail paints are also lovely though slightly on the expensive side.

10. M.A.C.

This is undoubtedly the most famous luxury international cosmetic brand now widely marketed and loved in India as well. This is especially loved by most backstage makeup artists since its quality and stay on power is the maximum in most cases. It offers a wide range of face products with lasting coverage. Its brushes are also a hot favourite among celebrity makeup artists.
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Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Top 7 International Makeup Brands

The ‘once-upon-a-time’ limited cosmetics industry has witnessed a very drastic change in style of manufacturing, marketing, selling and purchasing.

Thanks to the technology that has helped offer almost every kind of beauty product in different brands, colors, shapes and sizes to suit almost all skin tones and types.

This positive change in the industry further has helped beauty companies offer products at almost all consumer centric places…And when we have to step out to buy makeup by the brand tags, the racks are filled with endless options.

However, it is very important for you to visit the right counter to get the right product as per your skin needs.

Consider factors like coloring, application, cost, product’s ingredients and brand quality to choose from the top cosmetic brands.
Here are a few top international makeup brands that almost offer all kinds of products to suit most skin tones and types.

1. Olay:

Olay is one of the world’s best-selling cosmetic brands today. Embarking its journey in early 1950’s, Olay has extended its range to over 100 different moisturizing and cleansing products.

2. Avon:

Instituted in late 1880s, Avon is one of the world’s largest direct sellers of beauty and makeup products. Their product line includes Avon color cosmetics, ANEW and Avon’s Skin-So-Soft that works as both a moisturizer and mosquito-repellent.

3. L’Oreal:

Starting their journey with a hair dye formula, L’Oreal Group has set a mark for itself on the market. It aims at providing premium quality cosmetic and beauty products. L’Oreal’s safety standards cater to the needs of the masses.

4. Neutrogena:

Launched as Natone during 1930, a recognized skincare, hair and cosmetic brand and has audience in more than seventy countries. It stands out for its innovatory niche marketing of products including the pioneer clean-smelling glycerin soap bar, the Clear.

Currently, Neutrogena encompasses a wide range of products for men and women including specific product lines for acne, premature aging and sun protection.

5. Nivea:

Nivea claims to be the number one personal skincare brand in the world, which has its base in 200 countries. It laid its foundation with the development of a water-in-oil emulsion as a skin cream with Eucerit.

Nivea has been awarded as the “Most Trusted Brand” award in February 2010

6. Dove:

Starting a revolutionary new Beauty Bar in year 1957, Dove is the world’s seventh largest makeup and skincare brand offering products for both men and women.
Their product line includes antiperspirants/deodorants, beauty bars, body washes, lotions/moisturizers and face plus hair care products being sold in over 35 countries.

7. Estée Lauder:

The Estée Lauder is acknowledged as the makeup brand which tries to meet the requirements of men as well as women. The main product line of estée lauder encompasses wide range of products from moisturizers to oil correctors and from shampoo to styling gels as well as fragrances and makeup products. The company’s products are sold in over 150 countries under different brand names like Estée Lauder, Clinique, Lab Series, Prescriptives, Origins, Aramis, M-A-C, Tommy Hilfiger, Bobbi Brown etc.
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