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THE BEST OF BASE: Let’s Talk Foundations, Concealers And Compacts

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‘Your skin better than mine, sweetie’ is the kind of attitude we’re totally digging right now. From classics to cult, discover Nykaa’s pick of the best base heroes for fall. After all the trial-and-error approach can really do a number on your bank account.

So, to help you with your hunt, we’ve gathered some of our favorite base makeup products.


Whether you’re looking to disguise dark circles or tuck away blemishes, we’ve rounded one liquid, stick and a balm concealer (yes, they come in the form of balms too!) to help you tackle standard skin imperfections. We’ve coined this section the ‘True beauty heroes’.
best base makeup products - concealer

• Liquid

If you already have one of these babies in your vanity kit, yes fell for them too! On the other side, if you haven’t, well then you’re missing out on something great. A single stroke of the L.A. Girl Pro Conceal HD formula promises a smooth application to keep your complexion looking fresh and creaseless all day. We’re in love.

• Balm

All hail the Ruby's Organics Concealer BalmFormulated with rich oils and super organic clays, this power product is a huge hit amongst animal lovers and famed-up makeup artists. Enriched with healing properties to give your skin a hydrated coverage, a little blot goes a long way. Sold.

• Stick

Ah, the beauty of convenience we tell you. Yes, we’re talking about our starrer pick that falls under stick concealers, the Wet n Wild MegaGlo Makeup Stick - Conceal and Contour. A heavy duty concealer that can be used to erase stubborn skin issues and broken capillaries, you can have all confidence with this stunner. *Flicks Hair*


From old classics to new releases, we scoured the finest foundations that promise phenomenal results. Quench your complexion with these beauty, because flawless skin is non negotiable. So let’s get on with it, shall we?
best base makeup products - foundation

• Stick

Following the cult classic of their dreamy butter gloss line, the Colorbar Full Cover Makeup Stick will be your latest obsession. The good thing about this versatile stick is that you can slap this on your entire face and also use it on your isolated areas that need a little extra attention. Outcome? Unreal.

• Serum

Lakme Absolute Argan Oil Serum Foundation With SPF 45 is custom-made for the modelesque backstage glow on the go. Well, of course it is, especially with all that lush Argan oil blended in the formula fresh from sweet Morocco. When it comes to a full coverage foundation that sits comfortably on your face, this one ticks all the boxes.

• Liquid

When it comes to the Nykaa SKINgenius Sculpting & Hydrating Foundation, this queen is everything we look for in a liquid foundation. What sets itself apart from its contemporaries is not just its powerful sun filters but also comes with an impressive color adapting technology that’s syncs right into your skin tone. So god for bid you pick the wrong shade, you’re still safe. Phew!


Slay shine this fall with these reigning compacts that topped the beauty charts this year. With temperatures dropping, we can finally stop worrying about sweating off our base the second we step outside. Bless.
best base makeup products – compacts

• Pressed

This plush formula comes with oil-absorbing spheres to remove dreaded shine, leaving you with a super soft matte finish. It’s all about the natural enhancement and bouncing the light in the right place with this empress. The best part about the theBalm Sexy Mama Anti-Shine Translucent Powder? It’s kind to even the most sensitive skins. Double tap!

• Loose

Designed to be virtually invisible on your skin, the Colorbar Flawless AirBrush Finish Loose Powder comes with an impressive light reflecting formula that airbrushes all your skin dilemmas away like a freakin’ boss. Want a soft-focus glow that almost looks professionally retouched? Go for this one. 

• Cushion

The Innisfree No Sebum Mineral Powder contains a barely-there formula packed with super minerals, and provides sheer coverage in its weightless application that works wonders. Dab it across your nose, chin and between the brow to remove any shine. This beauty is literally all you need for some hubba hubba winter skin. And ofcourse the packaging can totally make any lady swoon, classy all the way!
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