How about a little walk down memory lane? Okay, remember the time when Aisha Chinai went, ‘Made in India, ek pyaara soniya, ek dil chahiye that's made in India’. Ah, still makes you groove, doesn’t it (not to mention Milind Soman’s godly guest appearance). We hope that revolutionary tune worked to pull you out of the 21st century beauty rush right back into the world of rich Indian beauty. Join us as we teleport you back in time. We’ve narrowed down makeup lovelies that not only do what they’re meant to but beat the rest and live up to their expectations.
Here are 8 makeup products to know, love and celebrate, all made in India.
Perfect for even the most sensitive skin types, the Forest Essentials Floral Makeup Remover Oil sweeps away the most stubborn makeup in a swish. The best part about this (and every Forest Essential creation) is that its 100 percent natural, powered with super lush organic treats. This lovely oil is infused with garden-fresh flowers and herbs to remove makeup gently and effectively. Give your skin a day off. It needs it more than you know.
This iconic brand was our mums’ favorite and now it’s ours. Woke up looking dull and sallow? Who cares. Spoil yourself with the Lakme 9 to 5 Weightless Matte Mousse Lip & Cheek Color. This hybrid formula instantly reacts with the moisture in your skin and lips to give them a naturally rosy flush. Just swipe a few blots of this lighter-than-air formula on your lips and cheeks and blend well with your fingertips. No mirror needed. Oh, and go for shade Scarlet. It’s gold for literally all skin tones.
Following the cult classic nail paint line, here’s another legendary offering from Nykaa, the delicious matte lipstick range! The creamy, long-lasting texture gives you pout-worthy lips in one stroke and glides onto lips for a gorgeous soft, matte finish. Plush, pigment-rich formula, intense colour and kissable lips.
Running out of time and you want to quickly swish a winged liner, here’s one worth investing in. For a barely-there cat-eye, Coloressence Pearl Liquid Eyeliners guarantees the thinnest and most subtle of lines. Slide this one for a thick and dramatic high-impact look. Oh, and when is the last time you looked hot at the gym? Chin up and wing it, because this pigment will last through the sweatiest workouts. Score!
DId someone say celestial glow? Mhmm, we did. Enriched healing properties, mixed with mineral color giving the skin an out-of-the-ordinary glow, the Ruby's Organics Creme Blush - Illuminate is equipped with the finest shimmer to make you glow like an ethereal angel. Swipe this creamy formula over your cheekbones and blend seamlessly with your fingers for a perfect not-too-shimmery, natural glow. You can so pull off the ‘I woke up like this’ card with this miracle creation. Your secret’s safe with us.
Shall we take a moment to thank the makeup gods for this fantabulous lip gloss ladies. Really. The Blue Heaven Glittering Lip Gloss is ridiculously insane for what it promises. This gloss offers an intense color swish and moisturization (which works great for fall btw). Formulated with flexi-glide technology for that super shiny effect, this non-sticky formula gives you sheer coverage for a patent-finish pout with a sprinkle of glitter. Oh, and it's perfect for both dry or sticky dilemmas. It can’t get more Indian than this. Arey wah!