Beauty is the vast, dynamic expanse inhabited by people of different tones, textures and tastes. Hence far from the ‘one size fits all formula’, the beautiful distinction adroitly explains the need and the want for ‘n’ number of formulations and makes. Although there is an avalanche of offerings (we are looking at a mixed bag- homegrown and global stores) in the market that we deem fit for us — access to some of the renowned global labels seemed like a dicey prospect. Well, it did, till a few moons ago. Lucky for us, endeavours like the Cross-Border store on Nykaa have mapped the burgeoning demand for cult classics from globally loved stores with readily available products. A tap on your screen is all it takes to reap the benefits of top-notch skin, hair and makeup products. On that topic, the Cross-Border store has added stellar new offerings to their line that will help you crank up your beauty game and how! To further help enhance your experience, we have collated a list of gems that deserve a spot on your beauty cabinet.
This ‘age in reverse’ elixir is one of the most sought after offerings in the beauty landscape. The single concoction from Venn works on multiple fronts such as: enhancing the skin’s elasticity, improving the skin’s barrier and dwindling the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and is worth every penny (healthy skin is not an expense but an investment). The formulation is brewed with antioxidants and high-performance peptides that help lock moisture into your skin. Featuring star ingredients, VENN's patented form of Ginsenoside Compound K, and a key anti-aging active component of Panax Ginseng makes this offering infallible in circumventing any and all skin concerns.
With exposure to external aggressors like UV rays and excessive pollution, your face becomes congested and, well, dull. To tackle these issues you can count on this cleanser by Faace that doubles up as a mask! Yes, this formulation adeptly removes the gunk from the pores, zaps those oil pockets on your face and eradicates the dead skin cells from the epidermis. The end result of which is a luminous glow, clear complexion and a smooth base. Well, we are sold, take that coin! Kaolin clay-responsible for extracting sebum and oil steals the show in this offering; however, we cannot forget the line of an amazing supporting crew such as green tea, turmeric, AHAs, BHAs, avocado and Hyaluronic acid to name a few.
Grappling with irksome dark spots? Enter the Vitamin Brightening And Facial Serum By Jumiso All Day. It helps restore the health of your skin by waning dark spots and administering even tone throughout. Laced with vitamin tree extract (86.14%)- a hero ingredient to combat acne, this product helps diminish pores, dwindles oil pockets and also abates acne affected areas. This serum is so lightweight that you can wear it during the day or night, no stress.
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The Lovestruck Matte Liquid Lipstick from DOUCCE not only gives your lips an exquisite matte finish but also, a rich boost of hydration. Does it get any better than this? Well, yes! The formulation sits in a sleek bottle with a precision applicator, that aids in dictating the amount of product that you are looking for one wear! You can pick from 12 different hues that range from preppy to nudes and transition supremely well from day to night.
Harnessing the indisputable power of key Ayurvedic botanicals like: Jasmine, Neem, Lotus, Turmeric, Saffron, Shatavari and Gotu Kola — this efficient cleanser percolates into the deeper layers of the skin. The meticulous brew adroitly removes makeup from the face, stubborn grime from the pores and leaves your skin feeling fresh, hydrated and cleaner.
A pigmented formula teamed with a four-bobble wand that gives your lashes a full 360 degree coverage. Yes, you read that right. If you have been chasing lush, 4D lashes then then Scandal Queen Mascara from Fairy Drops is the perfect product for you! It helps lengthen, volumize and curl up your lashes without weighing them down. The product also helps nourish your lashes, thanks to the presence of almond oil, squalane, honey, jojoba seed oil, and aloe vera leaf extracts. Just one swap will give you natural looking, plump and clump-free lashes!